When you’re looking for something to do pop on over to Shadyside. A stroll along Ellsworth Ave is sure to liven up your day and enhance your happiness quota. Here are three visit-worthy places that will add a smile to your face. 

Miss T’s Beauty Lounge

Miss T’s Beauty Lounge (5865 Ellsworth Ave) is a high-end salon with moderate pricing and personal attention. Relax and pamper yourself with the finest organic products and the utmost in personal attention. With beauty treatments designed just for you, you’ll find the latest techniques in the spa industry. This day spa, located on Ellsworth Ave., also does waxings, facials, dermaplaning, as well as lavish eyelash extensions. Visit their website for a full list of services. Available by appointment only, call 412-880-8230 to book your self-care treatment.

Senyai Thai Kitchen

Seeking a unique dining room and beautiful outdoor seating with authentic Thai dishes? Senyai Thai Kitchen (5865 Ellsworth Ave) provides an uncommonly enjoyable dining experience and mouth-watering dishes like Crab Curry, Hung-Lay, and Woonsen Pad Thai. Owner Tu Wade recently trained under some of Bangkok’s most knowledgeable chefs in preparation for the opening of Senyai. The results of her training, along with her expertise in Thai food, make for a truly epicurean experience. Although BYOB, their restaurant manager can recommend wine or beer pairings to enhance your evening (+ an excellent bottle shop with wine selections is just next door).

WAX Jewelry Design Studio

WAX Jewelry Design Studio (5901 Ellsworth Ave) specializes in custom jewelry design, engagement rings, wedding bands, and the re-design of existing jewelry. Clients can participate by working side-by-side with the designer and sculptor Keith Belles to create a personalized one-of-a-kind creation in platinum, gold or silver, using diamonds, colored gemstones, pearls, meteorite, and many more unusual materials. The studio also features a curated collection of national and international jewelry designers. Open Saturdays from 11am – 3pm, or by appointment any time or day of the week. Call 412-363-9299 to schedule a design consultation.

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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 givegodyouryes.com and fullhipster.com.

  1. Highly recommend a stop at a Steel City Improv Theater, on Ellsworth by the South Highland bridge. I’ve seen a bunch of shows there, and am taking a improv class now. Love them!

  2. Another MUST while on Ellsworth Ave is Eons Fashion Antique! They are right on the corner of Ellsworth and College St. The owner has spent the last 37 years as shop curator of a large selection of vintage clothing, jewelry and accessories. He offers great vintage for men and women and is a safe place for anyone experimenting with fashion choices. Eons is open 12-5 every day. Definitely worth a visit!

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