13 Things We Love About Upper Lawrenceville
Eco-conscious shops, great food and some top-notch watering holes make Upper Lawrenceville a happening place day and night.
PhotoS by janelle bendycki
Start your day with a salted caramel latte at Caffe d’Amore coffeeshop [5400 Butler St., caffedamorepgh.com], previously located in the Pittsburgh Public Market.
Upper Lawrenceville is a great neighborhood for shopping local this holiday season. Weave your way down Butler Street and visit any number of niche shops:
For exclusive luxury and independent cosmetic brands, stop by The Gilded Girl Beauty Emporium [5104 Butler St., thegildedgirl.com];
For menswear and accessories, visit Vestis [5124 Butler St., vestispgh.com]
Shop Von Walter and Funk [5210 Butler St., vonwalterandfunk.com] for home décor and specialty gift items.
Calligramme [5417 Butler St., calligrammepgh.com] sells supply-chain-conscious lingerie and home décor — everything is vintage or made in the United States.
Wedding-dress boutique Glitter & Grit [5300 Butler St., glitterandgritpgh.com] offers nontraditional gowns by independent designers.
Upper Lawrenceville is home to Cure [5336 Butler St., curepittsburgh.com], one of Pittsburgh Magazine’s Best Restaurants, which frequently attracts national attention. The establishment specializes in charcuterie.
End your day with a wine cocktail at the Allegheny Wine Mixer [5326 Butler St., alleghenywinemixer.com].
While You’re There
Revision Space [5262 Butler St., revisionspace.com] has been showcasing local artists in various mediums for nearly two years. This month, you’ll find a ceramics show, "Fired in Freedom." Get in on the hopping local brewery scene at Hop Farm Brewing Co. [5601 Butler St., hopfarmbrewingco.com] or North Versailles-based Full Pint Brewing Co.’s taphouse [5308 Butler St., fullpintbrewing.com].