Warm Weather Walks Start Tonight!
Mark your calendars for the 2015 Warm Weather Art Walks on Ellsworth, our FirstFriday ArtWalks from May through September. The Summer gallery crawl series kicks off on tonight May 1st, with additional dates June 5, July 10, August 7, and September 4. Each event is held from 5:30-8:30 p.m., and will feature art, live music, shopping at local businesses and food trucks along the route. Get all the details on our website.2015ArtWalkSlider

Pittsburgh Marathon this Sunday, May 3rd!

Helpful for both runners and spectators alike, find all of the maps, parking, entertainment and other helpful race weekend info you need – all in one place! Click here to view the digital Ultimate Marathon Guide. If you need to travel around the city on race day, use this helpful map to guide you through the detours. Click here to view the “Guide to Marathon Sunday” map, where routes in/out and around the city are provided. And of course, if you’re looking for a great place to watch the marathon, Think Shadyside!

Cheer on Animal Rescue League Runners
The ARL is excited to have 314 people running for their rescue as part of our Dick’s Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon Paws Over Pittsburgh team. Over the past five years these amazing runners have raised close to $500,000 for our animals. Please give a shout out to any of our runners you see on Sunday May 3, 2015 as the marathon runs through Shadyside.

Warm Weather Yappy Hour at Petagogy
Bring your pup to Petagogy and join us for our Warm Weather Yappy Hour on Friday, May 1 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm! Enjoy free beer (for the humans) and free Barley Bones–treats made from spent brewing grains (for the dogs)!

Humans must be at least 21 years of age. All dogs must be on leashes (no retractable leashes, please) and must be comfortable around other dogs and people. Dogs over six months old must be spayed or neutered.

Petagogy’s Warm Weather Yappy Hour is being held in conjunction with the Warm Weather FirstFriday ArtWalks along Ellsworth Avenue. Discover art galleries, hear live music, browse local shops and enjoy delicious grub from different food trucks.

5880 Ellsworth Avenue

9th Annual A Flavor of the East End
On Saturday, May 16, East End Cooperative Ministry will host its 9th annual A Flavor of the East End to benefit at-risk youth and those in our community who struggle with hunger, homelessness. Join us and 200 of your friends from the community to sample tasty fare from some of our local restaurants, and try your luck at our raffle table, auction and mystery boxes. Tickets are $100, to purchase tickets or make a donation, visit EECM online. go to

6140 Station Street

Calling all avid readers!
The Kenmawr Book Club, led by local librarian Tessa Barber, will be having its second meeting on Thursday, May 21st at 6:30pm in the Community Room. The group will be reading Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, a novel acclaimed for its authentic exploration of themes like race and immigration. Attendees are encouraged to bring a favorite snack to share with the group; friends welcome. Inquiries can be directed to

401 Shady Avenue

Music for Midsummer Nights
Shadyside Presbyterian Church presents Music for Midsummer Nights, a mini-series of midweek concerts in June. Join us for four delightful concerts on Wednesday evenings:

  • Wednesday, June 3, at 7:00 p.m. Andrew Fouts, baroque violin; Justin Wallace, harpsichord. Music of Bach, Castello, and Handel. Admission: $5
  • Wednesday, June 10, 7:00 p.m. Kathy Linger, soprano; Ellen Fast, piano; Ron Samuels, clarinet. Featuring Schubert’s The Shepherd on the Rock, as well as music of Strauss, Handel, and Purcell. Admission: $5
  • Wednesday, June 17, 7:00 p.m.  Erica Washburn, soprano; Justin Wallace, piano.  Songs of Emily Dickinson.  Admission: $5
  • Wednesday, June 24, at 8:00 p.m.  Chanticleer Co-presented by the Pittsburgh Chapter of the American Guild of Organists.  Tickets: $25 (Capacity crowd expected; please secure tickets in advance.)

Free on-street parking is available surrounding the church.

5121 Westminster Place

WT Summer Camp Rocks!
We are so excited to share the 2015 line-up of unique and smart summer camps that have been created for campers ages 3 – 18 at WT’s North Hills and City Campuses. Campers can choose from an array of options in adventure and play, sports and physical fitness, creative and visual arts, and academics. All programs are designed and taught by WT’s faculty and education partners. Learn more and register today!

555 Morewood Avenue

Celebrate your Business – State Farm
Small businesses get a BIG break on insurance. State Farm now provides discounts up to 40%, and financial services for business owners, making it the perfect time to consider how your business could cut costs while still getting the coverage you need. As your business grows and changes, so does the need to protect it. Together, we will look at the options you have to help protect your investment with business insurance and financial services that are uniquely flexible to meet your ever-changing needs and budget. As you know, the best businesses thrive on great service, which is why our local agency is the right one for you. Whether you call, click, or come by, you can be sure that you’ll always get the Good Neighbor service we’re known for. We look forward to meeting you at Adriana Pasquini’s State Farm Insurance and Financial Services.

735 Copeland Street


Hat Luncheon & Kentucky Derby This Weekend
Hey Betty! is featuring their Spring selection of pretty vintage hats in a variety of styles including wide-brimmed sun hats, flowered pillboxes and fascinating little fascinators. All one-of-a-kind and sure to make a splash at the Kentucky Derby, Spring Hat Luncheon or a Summer Garden Party. And the guys aren’t left out. There’s a straw fedora waiting for you, along with a fresh load of dapper bow ties. Come to where the stars shop-Hey Betty!. And follow us on Instagram @heybettyvintageclothing.

5890 Ellsworth Avenue

Top Ten Gifts for Mother available at Penhollows:
1) Purple Orchid Clutch
2) Glitter Butterfly Journal
3) Glass Decoupage Tray
4) Elias Artmetal Frame
5) Flying Bird Botanical Teas
6) Leather Jewelry Roll
7) Amethyst Bowl
8) Halcyon Days Bracelet
9) Rigaud Lilas Candle
10) Bundle of Lavender

244A South Highland Ave.

Mother’s Day Weekend Show
Four Winds Gallery welcomes award-winning Navajo silversmith Cody Sanderson who will present his latest designs. Please join us for a special Mother’s Day weekend show
Friday, May 8 (6-8pm) and Saturday, May 9 (11am-5pm).

5512 Walnut Street

Chanel Eyewear Trunk Show
Please join Eyetique on Saturday, May 9 for an exclusive Mother’s Day Styling Event with Chanel Eyewear! Enjoy refreshments and one on one styling with a Chanel stylist at our Walnut Street boutique. Chanel’s entire collection of eyeglasses and sunglasses will be available for browsing, styling and purchase. For more information or to schedule an eye exam, give us a call.

5418 Walnut Street

Roberta Weissburg Leathers
April 24th-May 10th – Brighton Ears To You at Roberta Weissburg Leathers! Purchase any Brighton necklace and bracelet and you can choose any pair of Brighton earrings free. *Free earrings must be of equal or lesser value to the highest priced item purchased. Limited to stock on hand. Prior purchases and charm jewelry excluded.

5415 Walnut Street

Remember Mom on Mother’s Day May 10th!
… with a gift certificate from Scribe Fine Stationery in Shadyside!

We have exquisite stationery and gifts from the likes of Crane & Co., Julie Holcomb Printers San Francisco, Bernard Maisner Fine Stationery, Dempsey & Carroll Engravers NYC, Gilah Press Designs and others.  Stop in early and be sure to ask Sara for her custom gift wrap for that special day!

731 1/2 Filbert Street

Vietri Rustic Garden Planters, Pots, & Vases at Glassworks!
April showers bring May flowers!
Grow them in a Vietri Rustic Garden planter or pot.
Display them in a Rustic Garden vase.
Makes a great Mother’s Day gift.

Click here to see the entire collection.

5406 Walnut Street

May Celebrations
It’s May again and that means Mother’s Day is right around the corner! Kards Unlimited is the perfect place to find everything you’ll need for Mother’s Day like great cards and the perfect gift for every mom. May is also Get Caught Reading Month, Teacher Appreciation Week is the 4-8th, and the 11-17th is American Craft Beer Week! And of course May has a ton of fun holidays like May the Fourth (celebrating Star Wars on the 4th), National Pizza Party Day (5/15), Geek Pride Day (5/25), and Sierra Club Day (5/28)! For everything you’ll need to celebrate these and all the great days of May, come visit KU today!

5522 Wal­nut Street


GALLERIE CHIZ is celebrating its 20th Anniversary with an exhibit titled

Opening Reception Friday, May 1, 5:30-8:30. Show continues: May 1 – 30

Dennis Bergevin
Clay and mixed media
Leonard Leibowitz
With Mellow Jazz by Jessie Wills & John Loverti

Dennis lives in Pittsburgh, and GalleriE CHIZ has been showing his work for many years. Dennis is active in the LGBT community and is celebrating his twenty-fifth year as an AIDS survivor this season. Leonard Leibowitz currently lives in New York but had previously lived in Pittsburgh for many years making art. He is in the collection of the Carnegie Museum, the Holocaust Museum, The Hirshhorn, and others. Leonard was the first artist to exhibit at GalleriE Chiz 20 years ago. Free and open to the public.

5831 Ellsworth Avenue

Warm Weather Walk & Teapots!
Join us for a WarmWeatherWalk, May 1, to view teapots! 9th invitational exhibition at morgan | contemporary glass gallery. It features teapots by more than 60 artists in all media—ceramics, fiber, glass, metal, wood and mixed media, capturing the versatility of the form. This highly anticipated annual show draws international acclaim, while showcasing an ever-diverse group of invited artists to challenge themselves with the teapot form, taking ingenuity and creativity to new heights. Look for work by regional artists: Keith Belles, Holly Dobkin, Edric Florence, Rae Gold, Thomas Hubert, Ron Layport, Ashley McFarland, Laura Jean McLaughlin, Matthew Naftzger, Todd Sanders, and Terry D. Wise. teapots! 9th invitational exhibition continues in the gallery through June 13, 2015.

Don’t forget to stop in for a Mother’s Day gift from our unique selection of hand-crafted jewelry.

morgan | contemporary glass gallery features sculpture, small objects and jewelry by established and emerging artists working with glass. Hours are Tues – Fri, 11 – 5 pm; Sat 12 – 5 pm; CLOSED Sun & Mon or by app’t.

5833 Ellsworth Avenue

Perfect Art for Mom
Italian artist Pino Daeni’s art and canvases elicit feelings of warmth, nostalgia, love, and family. His paintings are often set on vibrantly sunny beaches on the Mediterranean where he grew up.  Pino’s technique, his warm and exciting colors ,and the subtle but simple approach to his subject are the reasons why Pino art, his original paintings, his hand-embellished limited edition serigraphs, and his giclées are sought-after by collectors throughout the art world. Show here is “A Time to Remember”, size 30″ x 36, available at Maser Galleries.

5427 Walnut Street


Mother’s Day is Just Around the Corner
24 Kt. Gold Facial – $105, Give Mom the Ultimate in Pampering at Aestique!
Experience the Power of Gold…Pure Gold has been used for centuries to maintain youthful skin. This extravagant facial helps minimize the appearance of fine lines & sun damage while stimulating the collagen in the skin; all resulting in a luminous, radiant glow!

Includes facial steam, paraffin wax hand treatment, brow shaping, extractions and relaxing massage of the neck and decollate area. And don’t forget we are offering Complimentary Cosmetic Surgery consultations with Dr. Lazzaro and Dr. Antimarino! Call today to schedule your visit.

5989 Centre Avenue

Help Mom Relax
Want to help your mother relax, renew and rejuvenate this Mother’s Day? Bring her into the UPMC Cosmetic Surgery and Skin Health Center and allow Dr. Obagi and her cosmetic staff to treat and pamper her in a way that only she deserves. Give the gift of lift and beautiful skin with 20% of Ultherapy Skin Tightening. Set up a consultation to learn more about our skin care packages today, and allow us to treat her like the queen she is. Also, take advantage of our adorable Mother’s Day gift sets including Elastiderm Eye Cream and Obagi Hydrate! Lift the skin, brighten the eyes and give a glow, the Mother’s Day gift that will keep giving all year long. For more information on this and our other services call our office today!

5401 Walnut St, Suite 300