Looking for creative ideas for brunch, cocktails, culture, hiking, shows, shopping and more during the Labor Day holiday and the coming week? Check out the many local hotspots frequented by our recent NEXT Up contributors, and maybe you’ll be up next! We welcome suggestions.

Jennifer has worked at the Mattress Factory, Brooklyn Museum of Art and Dahesh Museum of Art and is co-author of Pittsburgh Signs Project: 250 Signs of Western Pennsylvania. She also is co-coordinator of Handmade Arcade. Musically, she is in a band called The Garment District and is a founding member of Brooklyn's The Ladybug Transistor.