Happy Mon(Daé) 21

It’s one of those Mondays where everyone should get a gold star for existing. The Pittsburgh gloom isn’t making it any better, our roads are holding on just as great as our motivation, but cheers to a positive and productive week ahead and pushing through every detour. 412 Freshness There’s so much positivity happening in…

Neighborhood Watch: Braddock’s Rising

I wasn’t born to see Braddock when it was booming but I plan on sticking around for the rebuild. My grandmother worked at the grocery store on the Ave, my mother attended school in Braddock before the merger, and almost every day of my childhood was spent at the Braddock Library. After living in several…

Style & Glam Pittsburgh Brings the Glam in April

Weekends in April call for lots of glam in the forecast and Style and Glam Pittsburgh is the force behind it. This April expect big events with more style and talent that anyone can handle. Every year Style and Glam gets bigger and brighter. 2018 is no different. Founder Jamyce Patterson saw the void in the Pittsburgh…

Seat Yourself at Federal Galley

What’s better than going to one yummy restaurant? Going to four under one roof is the correct answer. And just when you think that there’s no way the peeps at Smallman Galley can outdo themselves, they did! Federal Galley is located at Nova Place and it’s just as cool as its location and bigger than…

4 St. Paddy’s Day Celebrations in the 412

Pittsburgh is known for throwing the second largest Saint Patrick’s Day celebration in the entire country for a reason. From the parade, to the food it’s hard not to have a good time come March 17th, 2018. This year’s parade begins at 10am and takes on the same route as the last. Coming from an…

Happy Mon(Daé) 20

Some people celebrate their birthday for one day and then there are other people like me who celebrate the entire month. I’ve been laser tagging, bowling, bar hopping and even went to New Orleans for the second year in a row to celebrate life. Now that I’m enjoying my vacation from my last vacation (I…

412 Fresh: Savor Six Penn Kitchen One More Time

Saying goodbye to downtown Pittsburgh’s Six Penn Kitchen will be hard but we still have until February 17 to savor the unique flavors. Part of the Eat N Park Hospitality Group the restaurant has been a downtown Cultural District staple for nearly a decade. The company cites the need to focus on their other restaurants…

10 Anti-Basic Pittsburgh Dates

Dinner and a movie is so 2008 when it comes to dating. In a scene where dating is easy as swiping right, effort always leaves the best impression and creativity builds memories. Pittsburgh is anything but basic when it comes to things to do so I’ve compiled a list of things other than dinner and…

Happy Mon(Daé) 19

  Mon(Daè) Motivation “If it costs you your peace, it’s too expensive.” That’s my motto all 2018! I’m not sure what cruise and beach that I took this photo but it definitely is giving me vacation vibes. ✌🏾 I’m Rockin’ Rue21 got me through college and I must say I still rock some things from Rue…

412 Fresh: Pittsburgh Restaurant Week is Coming

Pittsburgh Winter Restaurant Week is coming and it’s basically like a sale at your favorite restaurants. From January 15th-21st.  At first it may seem like no big deal but Pittsburgh Restaurant Week winter or summer is entirely a big deal to foodies who want to ball on a budget. Who doesn’t like good food for…