Brunch isn’t like other meals. When else do you mix your favorite breakfast and lunch foods while sipping alcohol and coffee at the same time? Plus, it doubles as a social activity that can last hours. With dozens of brunch options in Pittsburgh, we asked the experts, ate a lot of brunch and whittled down the list to some top spots, from bloody mary bars to greasy spoon diners. See how many you've been to, or use this as a brunch bucket list.
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On this storytelling stroll, delve into the question "What's in a dream?" as you walk through the woods with fellow outdoor enthusiasts. At stops along the way, consider sharing a short story you've experienced. The two-mile hike covers mostly flat terrain.
Where: Frick Park
When: December 9, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
How much: $12
Famed art collective Carton-F turns trash into treasure. Learn how to create your own hand-made wallet, pen case or business card cases out of cardboard to create a gift for somebody on your list (or for yourself). Advance registration required.
Where: Ace Hotel at 120 S. Whitfield St. (East Liberty)
When: December 9, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
How much: Free with advance registration required
Mingle with fellow art lovers and artists on a pottery tour through Highland Park. Visit the homes of five Highland Park potters and the Union Project Ceramics Co-op to view and purchase the hand-crafted work of local artists. Tours run from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Where: Various locations in Highland Park
When: December 9, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. to December 10, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.
How much: Free
At Assemble's HyperLocal: Queer Craft Market, discover the work of more than a dozen vendors. The event is Assemble's annual showcase of local makers and artists.
Where: Assemble at 4824 Penn Ave. (Garfield)
When: December 9, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Buy, sell and trade at this late-night record fest. Expect live DJs, drink specials and a *lot* of vinyl for sale. A $3 admission fee gets you a free space to sell your records.
Where: Spirit at 242 51st St. (Lawrenceville)
When: December 9, 2017 from 7:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.
How much: $3
Travel back to 2000 — but with the knowledge that Y2K actually isn't something to worry about. (Surprise!) The playlist for the evening hasn't been released, but we can only imagine it's going to include all the hits you remember from middle school dances.
Where: Cattivo at 146 44th St. (Lawrenceville)
When: December 9, 2017 from 9:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
How much: $3