Here at Made in PGH we love to spotlight small businesses. Back in December we had planned to showcase some shops at the Market Square Christmas Village.That was shutdown of course. But hey, it’s a new year, and you can still check out all of these awesome local stores! From mouth watering chocolates to handmade products made by Pittsburgh’s finest craft people, start off the new year with these original items!    

Chocolate Fusion

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The unique chocolate experience! They recently introduced their new line of artisan truffles, which come in a variety of flavors. It’s edible art! The Belgian chocolate shell is hand-painted with bright cocoa butters, kicking off the new year in a fun way. Flavor and fantastic collide! 

Keystone Steel Co

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The steel city cut out of steel! The unique item is one of their best sellers. It’s a perfect way to display your pride for the city. Handcrafted in the steel city suburbs, you can find unique steel city treasures, ornaments, wall decor, and signs. Script wall decor rules! 

R Wine Cellar

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Who needs a dry January? Not this year. All the wines are made locally in the Strip District! The family urban winery produces premier wines from the best grape-growing regions including California, Pennsylvania, South America! They have home delivery and curbside pickup. Save 10% on all online orders with promo code CHEERS.

Love, Pittsburgh

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Located in Downtown and Mount Washington, you can find gifts and seasonal items sourced entirely from Pittsburgh artists. Love, Pittsburgh curates the best selection of locally made gifts, telling the stories of artists and makers. Their newest One of A Kind collection–Conversation Hearts–includes cuddly Kreepy Dolls. Share your love!   


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PG&H on Smithfield Street features home goods, personal accessories, and freshly brewed coffee. This is America’s Maker Foundry. You’ll find masterful handmade products all locally-made from Pittsburgh’s finest craft people! They have everything from wallets, candles, punch needle art, pillows and more.

This content was provided by a local, independent contributor to Made in PGH, a lifestyle blog.
Josh McCann

Josh has been writing for Made in PGH since 2018, where he writes about upcoming events. He’s a Point Park University graduate and teaches high school English. In his free time you’ll find him playing guitar and writing new songs.

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