February culminates the beginning of another Black History month. As we commemorate the contributions of African Americans in this country, it’s never been a better time to support our own local Black Owned Businesses. Don’t know where to start? Check out our list of BOB’s in the 412 that you can support today. To stay up to date on BOB’s beyond those highlighted here we recommend following blackowned.pgh!
Trap Yoga Studios
Founded in 2018, Trap Yoga Studios is a black owned yoga studio located in East Liberty putting its own spin on typical yoga practices by offering power yoga classes that are set to a series of hip-hop, r&b, and soul music. In addition to Trap Yoga they offer Vinyasa, Kundalini, Gentle Yoga, Zumba, Burlesque, Twerk, and Reiki classes. They currently have in-studio and virtual classes, host private yoga parties, mommy & me, couples classes, and much more!
Black Owned Restaurants
With so many delicious Black owned restaurants to choose from it wouldn’t be right to pick just one. From carribean, soul food, BBQ, healthy eats, sweets, and much more there is something for anyone and everyone to enjoy. You can find the full list of restaurants here and if we missed a favorite of yours please be sure to let us know in the comments!
Tonic & Sage
Tonic & Sage is a vegan full body care company owned by Pittsburgh native Miko DeHoniesto who made body care products as a hobby before she decided in late 2020 to start her business. Products include herbal balms, herbal teas, sage bundles, bath salts, body scrubs, body and hair butter and much more!
Viral on Carson
Located in the Southside, Viral on Carson is a hypebeast fashion boutique selling exclusive, high brand sneakers, apparel, and accessories. Brands offered include Yeezys, Jordans, Supreme, Louis Vuitton, and more!
Emmanuelle Ceramics specializes in handmade functional ceramic dinnerware and home wares using hand-built and wheel-thrown ceramic techniques. The artist Emmanuelle combines different techniques of texturing, carving, imprinting, and sculpting to cover her clay surfaces in lace and floral motifs. Inspired by her mother’s love of flowers and gardening, Emmannuelle combines this love with the art of ceramics to make unique and intricate creations.