Other places where you can buy locally made products:
The staff at Lawrenceville’s micro marketplace has curated a Holiday Give Guide with a cool selection of items made by local artists. Choose a present that fits your budget (prices range from $4 to $200) or purchase a gift card so your loved one can select their own handmade piece of Pittsburgh. By signing up for a Small Mall Grab Bag subscription, a partnership with CSA PGH, you get a different surprise every month, each valued at $25.
The Artsmiths of Pittsburgh
Located at 329 E. Main Street in Carnegie, the shop boasts artwork, apparel, jewelry, cards, books, home décor, Pittsburgh-themed merchandise and novelty items. In-person shopping with limited entry occurs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday through Sunday. You also can visit the online store for an even safer shopping experience.
The Lawrenceville storefront at 4209 Butler Street is open for in-person shopping and curbside pickup from noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, and from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Check out Wildcard’s online inventory of out-of-the-ordinary gifts that range from Pittsburgh apparel and greeting cards to candles and kitschy kitchen accessories.
Whether you’re buying Pittsburgh gifts for expats or building up your own Steel City-centric collection, there are tons of items here to express your hometown pride. There are two locations: Downtown at 805 Liberty Ave. and 301 Shiloh Street in Mt. Washington. Visit the website to book your in-store appointment or to do some virtual shopping.
While their retail locations in Mt. Lebanon and Bloomfield are temporarily closed, the gang at Commonwealth Press continues to churn out cool shirts and other PA-centric wares that you can buy online to show your allegiance to the Keystone State.
Steel City Clothing
Give the gift of Pittsburgh this season by sending someone a “Wish Yinz A Merry Christmas” T-shirt. The company has clothing lines celebrating your favorite Pittsburgh institutions, from Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood to the city’s sports teams. Take a trip to the Downtown shop at 625 Smithfield Street or go online, n’at.
You don’t need to buy an admission ticket to flutter around the National Aviary’s gift shop on the North Side. The selection includes sustainably sourced, handmade products, local art and gifts that aren’t just for the birds. You can also purchase memories by signing a loved one up for an animal encounter or program.