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The Incline’s 2021 holiday gift guide (Extended)

It’s the most wonderful time of the year … to shop local! We’ve wrapped our 2021 Incline gift guide (Vol. 1) into different categories to help you find the perfect present for your loved ones. Are they a nature lover? How about a nostalgic yinzer? Maybe they’re a cookie aficionado or have a knack for entertaining? Scroll for our favorite picks — and let the gift giving begin.

Holidays in the 'Burgh / November 28, 2021

What are The Incline readers thankful for in 2021?

“I’m thankful for our mail carrier, Joe, who delivers the mail in our corner of Squirrel Hill no matter the weather. He helps us feel a little more connected to the greater world, especially on those days we feel alone.” — Boaz F.

Holidays in the 'Burgh / November 22, 2021

Pittsburgh food in November 2021: What’s opening and what’s closing

It’s November, and that means we’re back with our tastiest edition of the month — food-and-drink updates. The ‘Burgh is serving some hot new spots to try, with everything from coffee and cocktails to tacos and sandwiches. Plus, the return of some Pittsburgh favorites.

Food and drink / November 9, 2021

Haunted tales, local lore, and much more to celebrate Halloween in Pittsburgh

“From pop culture to folklore, this is a city that is comfortable with its shadowy corners,” writes Sean Collier for Pittsburgh Magazine. A recent article saw Sean try to answer the question: “Why does Pittsburgh love to be scared?” And it’s a good question — it’s absolutely true, we do love a good thrill. The haunted houses, frightening festivities, and local lore prove as much.

Holidays in the 'Burgh / October 29, 2021

Sowing hope through Pittsburgh neighborhood garden prints

After meeting each garden caretaker, taking notes, and snapping pictures, Charlie made a thoughtful design depicting each place of refuge. His illustrations capture places where neighbors could still gather, find peace, and nourish themselves during a profoundly stressful time.

Arts and culture / October 27, 2021

The Incline’s 2021 Procrastinator’s Guide to the Election

It’s almost time for you to do your civic duty and vote! But we know that sometimes these elections can be confusing at best and overwhelming at worst. So in keeping with Incline tradition, we present to you this year’s Procrastinator’s Guide to the Election.

Good to know / October 26, 2021

Carve your Pittsburgh Pumpk-yinz

Did yinz get your carving pumpkins yet? It’s getting closer to Halloween, and we’re pulling these 11 Pittsburgh-themed jack-o’-lantern patterns out of the archives (plus one new design) to get you ready for the 31st. So get out your carving tools, scoop the guts and goop, and make your jack-o’-lantern glow.

Holidays in the 'Burgh / October 21, 2021

News, stories, and resources for Mental Illness Awareness week

For Mental Illness Awareness week, The Incline highlighted relevant news, personal stories, and community resources about mental health in Pittsburgh.

Good to know / October 12, 2021

Pittsburgh food in October 2021: What’s opening and what’s closing

It’s October, and we’re coming in hot with our food-and-drink updates. There’s some tasty new spots to devour: some serving Puerto Rican eats, South American fare, and authentic halal food, and others dishing up bagel sammies, deep-dish pizza, doughnuts, coffee, coffee, and more coffee.

Food and drink / October 5, 2021

Pittsburgh food in September 2021: What’s opening and what’s closing

We’re back with our food-and-drink updates. The ‘Burgh is serving some hot new spots to try this month, with everything from coffee and (nonalcoholic) cocktails, to empanadas and hotdogs, to waffles and ice cream.

Food and drink / September 1, 2021