There’s More to the Cor’: There’s always something to discover when you explore Coraopolis — from coffee and food to boutiques and uniques. 

Second Saturday Street Festivals

Make it a point to explore the Cor’ this summer! Especially during the “Second Saturdays” events June 8th and July 13th, where live music, food trucks, vendors, and special events will have you feeling love to and for the Cor’.

Queen Beans Café

Queen Beans Cafe is a contemporary coffee cafe with an R&B vibe. They offer a wide variety of pastries made fresh every day. 

Their summer series kicks off on June 8th with a celebration of their 6 month anniversary. Their official Grand Opening starts at 11:30am with specials, raffles, live music, and giveaways. Follow them on Facebook and Instagram for more information!

Project Angels Boutique

Project Angels Boutique offers both everyday staples and unique pieces catering to sizes XS-3X. With a welcoming environment, you can make yourself at home with the coffee bar and lounging area. Also, once a month, they have “Ladies’ Nights” where they stay open late to have drinks and appetizers. 

25% of sales each day go to supporting their sister non-profit, Project Angel Bags, helping women and children in need with basic necessities. It takes a village, and they are thrilled to be a part of Coraopolis!

Taitan Game Shop

Taitan Game Shop is a Navy veteran and minority-owned hobby gaming store that focuses on collectibles and trading card games. Their primary offerings are Magic: The Gathering, Pokémon, Disney Lorcana, and Star Wars: Unlimited, as well as a large selection of hobby supplies. 

Also, they host weekly/monthly events! They aim to grow and build a community that not only enjoys and embraces gaming, but encourages other’s growth and success when they walk out of their store.

Snappy’s Taphouse

Snappy’s Taphouse is a neighborhood restaurant and bar that brews hard cider, serves wine from their sister winery, and has an extensive tap-list focusing on Pennsylvania-made beers. They are known for their approachable and mouth-watering dishes. Try one of Snappy’s burgers, like the loaded 3 oz. Angus “Snapper Smasher” smash burger. It’ll make your taste buds dance!

They’ll be keeping the summer celebrations alive all summer long with an inviting atmosphere, live music, and Wednesday trivia nights. Whether you’re a regular or a first-timer, Snappy’s Taphouse is where memories are made.

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

Mo is a pun-loving Pittsburgher who likes to take photos and write. When not focusing on her kiddos, you'll find her pursuing happiness and working on living the American Dream via one craft beer at a time. She blogs at and

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