As NEXTPittsburgh reported last year, the idea of La Gourmandine taking over the long vacant Dimperio’s Market space was the result of a years-long search by downtown residential nonprofit agency Action Housing to revitalize the Second Avenue business center.
A new independent coffee bar and café opens on the North Side in Brighton Heights.
In addition to the recently opened Union Standard and Southern Tier Brewing Co., several new restaurants will soon open, many of them Downtown.
Gluten Free Goat Bakery and Café has opened its first brick and mortar retail shop and dining space.
"Beyond any singular medal, the thing we're proudest of, and for which Wigle stands out in the industry, is the number of medals we bring home across our portfolio each year," says Meredith Grelli, co-founder and co-owner at Wigle.
“It’s great to be back to work. I love it and I’m just really happy to be wearing an apron everyday again!” says well-regarded local chef Derek Stevens about his recently-opened downtown restaurant venture, Union Standard.
“I’m on cloud nine right now,” says first-time nominee Casey Renee from Whitfield, adding “It’s so exciting to be on this list next to pastry chefs I look up to. It feels good.”
The annual Cupid's Undie Run, held Saturday near PNC Park, drew a big crowd to support The Children's Tumor Foundation.
Cody Baker and Chance Humphrey are the team behind Creatives Drink, a quarterly event where young creatives have a chance to network in a relaxed space with free cocktails and good tunes.
Duck Donuts is opening its first Pittsburgh shop in the South Hills. Could the city's next doughnut boom be starting?