9 Things We Love in October

Ward off Ravens fans with this must-have Steelers zombie gnome, the perfect lawn accessory.

Night of the Living Steelers Zombie

Hines Ward doesn’t get to be the only Steelers alum among the walking dead: Have your own at home! This Pittsburgh Steelers zombie gnome ($19.95) will ward off any unwelcome Ravens fans. [fanatics.com]

This Steel City Cotton Works Pittsburgh zombies hoodie ($44.99) is a great find no matter how baseball season ends: You’ll combine two very Pittsburgh things (Pirates and zombies) with this oh-so-soft garment. [House of the Dead, 4110 Butler St., Lawrenceville; 412/687-0510, steelcitycottonworks.com]

Tired of not being able to find your glasses? Leave them on this shesham wooden eyeglasses rest ($18) from Ten Thousand Villages to save yourself time. You’re also supporting fair trade by purchasing a sustainable wood product from India. [5824 Forbes Ave., Squirrel Hill; 412/421-2160, tenthousandvillages.com]

Show your funkier side before Halloween with these zombie family decals ($10.95) on your car. Your clean-cut next-door neighbor may want to showcase his typical kids and schnauzer, but you can exhibit how your clan will look post-apocalypse. [mfshop.org]

In case your family and friends didn’t already know how much you adore Pittsburgh, remind them by displaying these machine-washable towels ($14.99) on your oven handle. [garbella studio, 1806 Chislett St., Highland Park; garbelladesign.com/shop]

Gear up for hockey season with custom-logo footwear ($85). A little extra work for this product is worth it: Send Dan-O Florez your TOMS, and he’ll mail back your kicks decked out in Pens pride. Use coupon code "Pittsburgh" to get $15 off. [etsy.com/shop/DanOFlorez]


Join the team of KVWN-TV for a night and garb yourself for Halloween as Anchorman Ron Burgundy with these pajamas ($30), sold exclusively at Pittsburgh’s 80tees.com. You’ll be kind of a big deal. [80stees.com]


Furnish your desk in style with these hand-blown glass business card holders ($24). [Gallery G Glass Inc., 3710 Liberty Ave., Bloomfield; 412/683-1700]

You can find magnets with Pittsburgh images on them anywhere. But this laser-cut maple wood magnet ($16) with the Steel City skyline etched into the top half is crafted for The Shop in East Liberty by Kristen Shearon of Havok Designs. [214 N. Highland Ave.; 412/450-0258, theshopinel.com]


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