Quality Inn University Center
3401 Blvd of the Allies
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: (412) 683-6100
Fax: (412) 683-6101
3401 Blvd of the Allies, Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15213
- Phone: (412) 683-6100
- Fax: (412) 683-6101
Jay's Book Stall sits in the midst of several colleges in Oakland and many students visit the stall for their literary needs. The store sells general fiction and nonfiction books and the shelves are also stocked with scripts, plays and psychology topics. A 15 percent discount is offered to anyone who is a member of the PBS affiliate WQED.
The latest fashion fad to hit the streets of Pittsburgh is the number 412 stamped onto your chest. The trendy store of the same name features a one-of-a-kind collection of t-shirts, hoodies and jackets etched with this hard-to-miss logo on its front side. They are available in multiple sizes and under various themes like Barca and G.I. Also on sale are sports gear and apparel by high end brands like Nike, OBEY, Life After Denim, and so on. The contemporary establishment, with its clean lines and monochrome walls, lets the mounted graffiti do the talking.
The Zenith Gallery has grown tremendously over the years. It began as a small antique shop in a residential neighborhood. Soon, the owners opened a side room to exhibit artwork in a variety of media. Before long performance artists, such as spoken-word artist Lydia Lunch, were performing in the gallery. Finally the owners added a Tea Room, which serves an extensive collection of teas as well as vegetarian dishes for lunch and dinner. Local and national artists display their work on the gallery walls, while performances are put forth by local bands, cabaret acts and touring musicians.
Renowned as one of Pittsburgh's best haute couture stops, Jupe has all you need to dress yourself for any occasion. The store offers respite from regular chain stores and sells bags, tees, shoes, belts, and purses with prices that are reasonable and more affordable than those of other boutiques.
CommonWealth Press is Pittsburgh's ink specialist. The enterprise offers customized screen printing of t-shirts, posters, banners and logos. Choose from four top-quality fabrics including an eco-friendly kind to ink your art onto, for a one-of-a-kind t-shirt collection. The apparel comes in a variety of quirky prints and funky designs, personalized to suit your individualistic style and aesthetics. The trendy selection caters to all budgets and sizes.
Owner Steve Ford is living his homecoming dream courtesy of his chic store, Decade. After dappling in the retail industry for a while, Ford founded his very own boutique in 2006. The collection features trendy and comfortable fashion alternatives for men and women, ingeniously arranged in the New York loft-style establishment that was engineered by Ford himself. It features works of local and emerging designers like Freepeople, DeadBuryDead, Brixton, WeSC and so on. The functionality in every piece and vintage influences in their designs are hard to miss.
Located in the South Side Flats neighborhood, this little shop can be easily missed for a local clothing store. However, Figleaf has grown to a chain of boutiques that has five branches across the country, while their number seems to be growing by the day. The East Carson Street location has a range of clothes and accessories to suit everybody's need. The best part about this brand is that it is trendy, stylish and affordable! So if you need a summer dress that doesn't burn a hole in your pocket, you should head to the Figleaf. Cute print dresses, colorful accessories and good quality dress materials are all in their collection. Log on to the website to see the latest arrivals.
If mixing vintage with contemporary is your style, then head to Yesterday's News. Don't go by the size of the store, the exquisite collection features an array of women's second-hand clothes, pillbox hats, costume jewelry, trendy handbags, sharp suits, stylish overcoats, shoes and accessories. Every piece on sale is from the 1920s to the 1980s and exudes its own old-world-glam quotient. The unique and statement-making selection caters to every style and aesthetic and promises to liven up your ensemble.
People ignore it, but shoes actually show the class and standard of a person. To choose the best visit the Ten Toes showroom. The most stylist and trendy shoes are waiting to bring glamor to your feet. From Cinderella-like heels to platforms, from sandals to boots, all are available here. The coveted pairs go for USD30 upwards. And while you're there, don't forget to have a look at the clearance rack, where last seasons shoes are sold at much cheaper rates.
Kards Unlimited is the best place to visit if you are looking for some pretty and exciting gifts. They have an awesome collection of cards, candles, t-shirts, photo albums, beer steins, ties, wind chimes, garden decorations, ornaments that hang from the ceiling, and amazing stationery. This store is always bustling with a crowd that consists of people of all ages. The kids won't be able to resist temptation once they get a glimpse of the toys on display.
Lululemon's trademark logo has stamped its impression across the continent. The flourishing company stemmed from the founder, Chip Wilson's, need for gear specially designed for his yoga class. That very need coupled with the science of athletic fabric led to the first of the chain stores in 1998. Today, it boasts numerous outlets in America and Canada catering solely to the fashion requirements of fitness freaks. The collection includes comfortable and stylish tank tops, hoodies, undergarments, pants and shorts for both the sexes. The exclusive yoga line features mats, towels and accessories; and the store also plays host to weekly yoga sessions.
People often stop at Prantls Bakery in Shadyside to inquire about the alligator-shaped bread in the window. The bakery sells the traditional-shaped loaves of bread and the shelves are full of delicious pastries, cakes and cookies. The house specialty is the burnt-almond torte. Don't forget to try the old-fashioned whipped cream cakes.