Looking for weekend plans? Take a trip to the energizing, enjoyable, and exciting East Liberty. The neighborhood is filled with  local services, restaurants, and stores to explore. Here are a few of our recommendations that are sure to make waiting for the weekend worthwhile: 

Peace, Love & Zen Wellness

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It’s no secret that 2020 has been a stressful year. Take time to relax at Peace, Love, & Zen Wellness. Open since 2013, the space is a 100% women veteran-owned company. Using natural therapies, the staff focuses on improving the mental, physical, and spiritual health of all clients. Some of the available services, that are hard to find elsewhere in Pittsburgh, are oxygenated water therapy, acupuncture, facial cupping, and more. In addition to services, wellness products are for sale on their website and in-store. Pricing varies off service and frequency, so explore your options online today.

The Om Lounge Yoga & Wellness

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If you’re a long time yogi or new to the practice, the Om Lounge Yoga & Wellness studio is a space for all skill levels. The studio encourages all students to make the yoga practice their own, encouraging modification based off one’s individual needs. Instructors teach and follow Vinyasa Krama sequencing. Temperature checks, spacing, and limited capacity are all in use to create a safe environment for in-person practice. Explore class offerings and descriptions like Om Happy Hour, Om Flow, Om Energize, and more online.Not comfortable in a studio yet? Om Lounge Yoga has a wide selection of online classes. 

Trim Pittsburgh

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A Pittsburgh favorite since 2014, Trim Pittsburgh is the must-stop shop for men’s wear in Pittsburgh. Locally owned, the store is proud to offer a curated collection of merchandise “like nowhere else in the city.” At Trim you can find shirts, pants, swimwear, underwear, activewear, and more from over 40 brands. Shop their entire inventory by visiting their East Liberty store or shop online for a limited selection.

Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa

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In the mood for a day of pampering? Head on over to Head & Stone Massage & Facial Spa.  Massage styles available include Swedish, deep tissue, sports, and more. Need something to tackle feelings of stress? Book an appointment for a Himalayan hot stone massage to help ease any feelings of anxiety, stress, and worry. In addition to massages, a wide array of facial services are available for guests. Treat yourself  to microdermabrasion, peels, and more. Operating under strict Covid-19 safety policies, feel at ease while getting a service done with distancing, limited occupancies, and extensive cleaning practices. 

The Milk Shake Factory

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Treat yo’ self at The Milk Shake Factory. A locally owned business, this Pittsburgh favorite is operated by a fourth generation family of chocolatiers. Flavors like Pumpkin Pie (perfect for the holidays!), Jake’s Shake (chocolate, cookies & cream, brownies), and S’mores (you already know!) make this not your average ice cream store. Not in the mood for a milkshake? Try one of their legendary chocolate treats like dark almond bark, milk chocolate marshmallows, sea salt caramels, and more. A perfect treat for family or friends! Dairy free options are available. 

Paint Nail Bar

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Get glam with a manicure and pedicure to set yourself up for the week.. At Paint Nail Bar, the client comes first. The goal above everything else is making sure that clients walk out with an amazing experience unlike any other. Trained technicians work alongside clients to bring their beauty vision to life, whether natural or glam, for an outcome that all can be proud of at the end of the appointment. Their fume-free environment, custom built- furniture, electric atmosphere, medical grade sterilized implements and friendly staff make paint an enjoyable experience for all clients. Check out available appointments and services today

If you end up exploring any of these business, be sure to let us know on our social media at @MadeInPGH. Have fun! 

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

A Virginia native, Katherine moved to Pittsburgh in 2016 to attend the University of Pittsburgh. After earning her B.A. in Media and Professional Communications in December 2019, Katherine begun working as a Marketing Intern and Public Relations for two different Pittsburgh-based organizations. She loves to travel, read ( big Carnegie Library fan), and explore Pittsburgh during her free time! All while fueled by an unnecessary amount of caffeine, of course.

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