This is the most wonderful time of the year … shop local!

We have wrapped our gift guide 2021 Incline (Volume 1) in different categories to help you find the perfect gift for your loved ones. Are they nature lovers? How about a nostalgic yinzer? Maybe they are cookie lovers or know how to entertain? Flip through our favorite choices – and let the gift-giving begin.

🖼 For the nostalgic yinzer …

Although we are obviously biased, Pittsburgh really wouldn’t be Pittsburgh without our slopes. This mini print Duquesne Incline local artist Shane Henderson Sure that evokes fond memories for everyone in 412. Is there a Pittsburgh landmark that means something to you or your loved one? Most likely, Shane designed a stunning print for this. Look at its orange, green and purple prints to find iconic landmarks such as Kaufman’s watch, Racer in Kenwood, Three Rivers Stadium, Alegen Observatory, and more. The cost of mini-prints is $ 5, large ones – $ 30.

Is there anything that says about the “holiday season in Burg” as in the classics Christmas star-advertisement from Eat’n Park? It first aired in 1982, and it still sounds true year after year. Remember this “smiley” memory and give it to your loved one Eat’n Park Christmas Tree shirt from Steel City. $ 32

“Ham Isali, Klondike and other tales from behind the counter” is the Heinz Center for History the latest book award-winning author Brian Butko. With more than 400 historical images and accompanying stories, readers can learn how the company has gone from working with horse-drawn milk wagons to becoming the world’s largest chain of dairy stores. $ 19.95

🏞 For nature lovers …

This bandana is part of the AAAnimals League: Allegheny Animals with Attitude All Stars project commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy honoring native wildlife. Local artist Mary Tremont shows different species in the design: the “Home” team consists of regional animals, and the “Visitors” team includes species that have been brought to the region. Check the rest AAAnimals League line in Love, Pittsburgh, including T-shirts and bags representing Mexican Weier Street squirrels, wild turkeys from Mount Washington, Bloomfield bats, Hamwood deer and others. $ 20

🍜 For gourmets / artists …

Every chef should take care of his utensils if he wants it to be preserved for many meals. Lovett Sundries, which is very recent opened the brick and mortar in Wilkinsburg, is a small family-owned company that produces handmade soaps, care and washing products, including conditioners for cast iron pans or wooden cutting boards.

Who doesn’t love expendable gifts? Address the taste of your kidneys (hah, got it?) With a jar or two Jam Maple Street made by a duo of mother and daughter right here in Pittsburgh. Choose blueberries, lemon, HoneyRum strawberries, apple pie, peppers and more. They are all sold out on their website now, but you can find them at local stores like Love, Pittsburgh; a shop at the Phipps Conservatory; and De Fer Coffee & Tea. $ 12

🍪 For cookie lovers …

Pitches, idols, peanut butter flowers, oh my! We all think about cookies at this time of year, but let’s be honest, Pittsburgh residents study the art of cookies all year round. Give a lover a cookie in your life Belt cookie table cookbook Bonnie Tows, former Atlas Obscura field agent, with forward Beth Cracklauer. (Psst – currently sold at Belt Publishing for just $ 8.)

🕯 For those who need to take care of themselves a little …

Tonic and sage is a vegan brand of sustainable body care based in Wilkinsburg, manufactured by Mick DeHonist. She uses her knowledge of herbalists to create products such as Body Buttahs, herbal balms, bath bombs, and more. (Pss – I. interviewed Miko some time ago and decided to buy her Element Body Buttah. I use it every day and it always establishes me with its earthy fragrance. You are lucky because she is currently working with the BOGO offer on Body Buttahs.) Prices are different.

🐶 For your friends with cute pets

Pittsburgh is created for pet lovers, and these t-shirts too. Give a friend who loves a dog or cat »Pitspurrr”Or“Pupsburg”A shirt printed locally in the Commonwealth Press. Both cost $ 15.

🐛 For curious kids …

PACKAGE returns the fan pack. The Pittsburgh transplant Brooke LaGrand has started a local business that sells essential waist bags with custom-printed prints in sizes suitable for children (and adults), hoping to inspire toddlers to gain independence and carry their treasures. She quickly learned that big kids (um, we adults!) Also want this trendy, functional bag. All sizes cost $ 45.

Does your toddler know the alphabet of incense? They will soon be if you hang it Pittsburgh from A to Z. from Love, Pittsburgh on the Wall. They will say “P for Pierogi” before you know it. $ 20

Make your little one a unique suffocating friend – a monster-monghael. The Creepy Doll is part of Pittsburgh’s Love an exclusive series with Daniel Baxter. Each Monster has a unique name and is made from recycled fabric. $ 30

☕️ For coffee or tea lovers …

Is someone on your gift list “in every way”? If you answered yes, then you need to buy this mug LuluZ design, gift and fashion store yinzer. In addition to mugs, LuluZ Design has shirts, sweatshirts, hats and more with fun motifs like “Pittsburgh is always worried”, “I’d like to cross three rivers for you” and “Won’t Eins be my neighbor?” All mugs cost $ 19.99.

🧩 For pets…

During the pandemic, it was difficult to put together the complex parts of life together, so many of us bent down inside and dug up puzzles to have fun. – including Puzzle owner Ali Humble. It’s a more modern look at classic puzzles with original art that depicts favorite scenes like. “Lady of the Plants”“Wine night”“Taco Tuesday“And, of course, a love letter to his hometown,”Steel City». All puzzles cost $ 28.

Here in Pittsburgh, there is no shortage of brilliant local candle makers, but we have recently started burning candles from House of LeCroix, so he had to make a list. Candles are small batches and are poured by hand to artists and entrepreneurs Lola Lecroix. Seasonal flavors range from Black Forest plum and amber to ginger spices and forest chestnut. $ 21

🍺 For those who love beer …

If you have a craft beer enthusiast on your list, First Sip Brew Box you covered. The subscription service in Pittsburgh provides monthly showcases of various breweries in a box with a beer tool, branded glasses, stickers, other sweets, delicious treats hand-picked, or a lifestyle item made from malt and hops. Prices start at about $ 24.99 a month.

🍊 For wellness lovers…

Between all the cookies, holiday food and other cookies it can be difficult to get the nutrition your body needs during the holiday season. And let’s face it, we’ve faced more than just a pandemic – it’s a season of colds and flu. Encourage yourself and your health-conscious friends with the help of the Pittsburgh Juice Company. They are currently working on 40% discount on juice delivery programs. $ 39

🌱 For those with green fingers…

Sharpsburg residents Ray and Val Talberta have found a way to combine their love of nature, prey and art to create unique greedy planters. (Read more in The Incline’s interview with Tal & Bert here.) You can find these shiny flower pots and many other household items Tal & Bert Mercantile in Dormont. Prices vary.

✨ For those who have style …

Looking for something really unique? Buy hats, bags, jewelry and more Woven kente. Pittsburgh local and founder of The Woven Kente Baiyinah is committed to supporting vendors and artisans who have strong ethical, social and environmental values. Prices vary.

🛍️ For the proud people of Pittsburgh …

You may remember that Pittsburgh City Council recently introduced a ban on disposable plastic. There is nothing new in this – the decision has been under discussion for years, and other cities have already introduced a similar rule. So encourage your loved ones to bring a reusable bag next time they head to the Giant Eagle with this perfect Pittsburgh “Thank Yinz” bag. from the Commonwealth Press. $ 10

🖼 For interior decorator…

Give your friend’s window a little color and brightness with dazzling hanging glass, Megan’s work on 1 fly. She has different designs and she lacks such products from yinzerific magic feathers or it is perfect little broth. (I personally love the muted colors in them the pleasant condition of the suspensions). Prices vary.

📗 For the conscious community …

Who doesn’t appreciate a thoughtful coffee table book? You can support the 412 Food Rescue mission with the organization’s new book ”Love # FREE: 100 food rescue heroes stories to inspire”, A collection of volunteers who have helped redistribute nearly 20 million pounds of food since the beginning of 412 Food Rescue. Portraits of volunteers were made by photographers Chancellor Humphreycreator of Keep the Pittsburgh Dope. Baron Butch created a cover and image throughout the book, and Veronica Corps wrote for the project the original poem “Ode to 100 Heroes”. $ 45 to $ 60

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