We’ve gathered gorgeous gifts, all from local retailers, to put together the WHIRL 2012 Gift Guide that will make this your best holiday ever!
Compiled, edited, and written by Andrea Bosco + Rachel Jones | Photographs by Cayla Zahoran | Still lifes produced by Nicole Barley + Allie Wist
ACADEMY OF PODIATRY — THE FOOT STORE
Warm someone’s heart and sole with a gift certificate for shoes at the Foot Store. $50 and up. 5851 Library Road, Bethel Park. 412.831.3719. academyofpodiatry.com.
AESTIQUE PLASTIC SURGERY + MEDISPA
Give the gift of beauty. The Very Merry Facial Beauty Package includes Visia skin care analysis, a deluxe facial, and a full makeup application with Jane Iredale Makeup. $60. One Aesthetic Way, Greensburg. 724.832.8266. 5989 Penn Circle South, Shadyside. 412.345.0061. aestique.com.
ALL-CLAD METALCRAFTERS, LLC
Cook your holiday meal with new commercial strong nonstick cookware. Now with 7x’s improved release, 2x’s improved durability, and 2x’s improved stain resistance. This cookware is PFOA-free, oven safe up to 500 degrees, dishwasher safe, and has a lifetime warranty. $100- $225. 424 Morganza Road, Canonsburg. 724.745.8300. all-clad.com.
Get the gift that gives back. Gift certificates to Animal Friends can be redeemed for pet adoption, pet supplies, boutique items, classes for people or animals, or canine social events. All proceeds benefit its shelters. 562 Camp Horne Road, Sewickley. 412.847.7000. thinkingoutsidethecage.org.
ANIMAL RESCUE LEAGUE SHELTER AND WILDLIFE CENTER
Rescuing a pet is a gift for your family and the animal in need. Adopt a pet two weeks before Christmas and have your new best friend delivered on Christmas morning for free! $30-$75 for cats. $55-$250 for dogs. 6620 Hamilton Ave., Larimer. 412.345.7300. animalrescue.org.
Instead of a gift box, give the gift of a box! Barber Stack of Boxes is a set of four graduated flame mahogany nestling boxes with rosewood crossbanding and brass handles. The largest is a 12-inch square, and the smallest is a 6-inch square. $1,243 for the set or $213-$425 for individual boxes. 506 Beaver St., Sewickley. 412.741.1969. antiquarianshop.com.
ARTHUR MURRAY DANCE STUDIOS
Cut a rug this season with five lessons starting at $99 at any of the four Pittsburgh locations. Downtown, 412.261.2947. Wexford, 724.933.0055. McMurray, 724.942.4707. Monroeville, 412.373.2101. arthurmurry.com.
Add some history to your home this holiday. The Sign Mother of God, a Russian iron from the 18th century, is finely painted on gilded ground with good detail. $6,350. 110 S. Main St., West End. 412.922.8898. artifactsweb.com.
ARTISAN PLASTIC SURGERY / RENEW SKIN CARE AND LASER CENTER
It may be freezing weather, but the Venus Freeze will make you feel better. This new, ground-breaking treatment is the first and only multi-polar device cleared by the FDA for non-invasive skin tightening, cellulite reduction, and body contouring. Holiday special: six treatments and one maintenance, $1,399. 400 Oakbrook Commons Drive, Greensburg. 724.830.9305. artisan-plasticsurgery.com.
A table for two with a beautiful copper top and an industrial cast iron base is the perfect place to serve cocktails at your next holiday party. $549. Add round, wood-top stools for $279 each. 2613 Smallman St., Strip District. 412.765.2522. artistryathome.com.
A beautiful porcelain bowl or vase will look perfect at your next holiday dinner. Asian Influences carries a wonderful collection of Japanese and Chinese ceramics that are sure to fit your style. Prices range from $50-$800. 3513 Butler St., Lawrenceville. 412.621.3530. asianinfluences.com.
ASSOCIATES IN OPHTHALMOLOGY
See everything clearer this season with a $600 discount on bladeless LASIK surgery. 9970 Mountain View Drive, West Mifflin. 800.246.1000. pittsburghlasik.com or aioeyesurgeons.com.
Booking a holiday wedding? Choose The Atrium and receive complimentary uplighting in your color choice. You must mention this ad. $595 value. 1031 New Castle Road, Prospect. 724.865.2830. theatriumonline.com.
AUTO PALACE PORSCHE
Go over the (three) rivers and through the woods in a 2013 Porsche Cayenne Diesel! $55,750. Complement your stylish ride with a fashionable black leather handbag. $525. 4627 Baum Blvd., Oakland. 412.687.4000. auto-palace.com.
AW ELSE BOUTIQUE, LLC
Switch up your jewelry all season long with Magnabilities interchangeable magnetic jewelry. Purchase a necklace, pendant, and insert and get $2 off hundreds of inserts to choose from. 1020 Four Towne Square Drive, Greensburg. 724.420.5236. awelseboutique.com.
Order a gift card over the phone and take your bambina out for the special dinner she deserves. 3825 Washington Road, McMurray. 724.942.3904. badoscucina.com.
BEEGHLY & COMPANY JEWELERS
Enchant her with bangles in sterling silver and stainless steel with diamonds or gemstones from the Hampton Steel Collection by Gabriel & Co. A stack of bangles makes a bold statement, or a single bangle is understated elegance. 401 S. Main St., Greensburg. 724.832.1500. beeghlyandcompany.com.
Bistro@Bella Sera serves diners a meal that combines exceptional value and convenience, as food is served at a pace determined by the guest. Gift cards start at $15. Or to learn how to whip up a spread yourself, as Bella Sera Catering offers cooking classes! Gift certificates start at $60. 414 Morganza Road, Canonsburg. 724.745.5575. bellaserapgh.com.
BELEZA PLASTIC SURGERY
Ring in the new year with a new look. Beleza Plastic Surgery offers several lines of skincare products and a ton of treatments, including ultherapy treatments, intense pulsed light facial rejuvenation, laser hair removal, VI peels, and micropeels. 2605 Nicholson Road, Suite 210, Sewickley. 724.759.7777. beleza-plasticsurgery.com.
BIG BURRITO RESTAURANT GROUP
Spice up the winter season with gift cards to all of the Big Burrito restaurants: Casbah, Eleven, Kaya, Mad Mex, Soba, and Umi. Available at the restaurants and online. bigburrito.com.
Give someone special a night out on the town, and get a gift for yourself! Throughout December, for every $100 worth of gift cards you purchase, you’ll receive a $10 gift for you. 210 Racetrack Road, Washington. 724.503.1510. bisteccapittsburgh.com.
BOCKTOWN BEER AND GRILL
Treat your loved ones to an Endless Fry Party this season. The B-Store at Bocktown Beer and Grill also offers Bocktown Bucks, which can be used at the store or restaurant, and short-sleeved tees starting at $15. The Point at North Fayette, Robinson. 412.788.2333. Beaver Valley Mall, Beaver Valley. 724.728.7200. bocktown.com/b-store.
A gift certificate for yoga classes benefits your friends and family members long after the gift has been opened! Try a variety of classes and levels for yoga newbies, seasoned vets, and everyone in between. $48 for a four-class package. 1113 E. Carson St., South Side. 412.481.YOGA. bys-yoga.com.
CANADIAN FUR COMPANY
Keep warm with multi-pleated coats by Max Marab, $1,425-$1,660, or non-bulky, down-filled lamb leather coats by Rosa Mori, $1,095-$1,195. 625 Smithfield St., Downtown. 412.471.1330. canadianfurco.com.
CARNEGIE MUSEUMS OF PITTSBURGH
Share the Carnegie family of museums with your family — or friends! Members receive free year-round admission to Carnegie Museum of Art and Natural History, Carnegie Science Center, and the Andy Warhol Museum. $75-$250. 440 Forbes Ave., Oakland. 412.622.3314. 4museums.org.
Carol’s own homemade fudge will be perfect on the dessert table. Choose from 20 unique flavors, including cappuccino, chocolate mint, maple walnut, raspberry cheesecake, and chocolate peanut butter. $12.95/pound. Buy a pound or more and save 20 percent! 125 W. Station Square Drive, South Side. 412.391.1234.
CASA D’ORO DIAMONDS AND FINE JEWELRY
Sparkle this season with Charriol Diamond stackable bangle bracelets available in yellow, rose, black, and white. $325-$795. Charles Krypell Silver and 14-karat white gold pendant and earrings with black and white sapphires. $895-$990. 910 Sheraton Drive, Mars. 724.776.2424. casadoro.com.
CHELSEA’S OF NEW YORK.COM
Step out in style with rhinestone pumps with hidden platform from Pleaser USA. This exquisite shoe is adorned with more than 7,800 hand-applied rhinestones and is available in 14 colors. The white/silver shoes are perfect for brides! $139. 877.629.7192. chelseasofnewyork.com.
CHOP, WOK, AND TALK!
Impress everyone at your holiday dinner after taking cooking classes at Chop, Wok, and Talk! $65 per class or $220 for four classes. 5404 Penn Ave., Bloomfield. 412.362.0679. chopwoktalk.com.
CIOPPINO RESTAURANT AND CIGAR BAR
Pick up a gift card to Cioppino Restaurant and Cigar Bar in any increment. 2350 Railroad St., Strip District. 412.281.6593. cioppinogroup.com.
CRESCENT BATHS AND KITCHEN
Magnificent mirrors in a variety of styles make the perfect housewarming gift. Prices range from $250 for a vanity mirror with a 9-watt bulb to $450 for a hardwired LED wall mount mirror. 6301 Butler St., Lawrenceville. 412.782.3300. crescentbathsandkitchens.com.
CYPRESS LUXURY HOME BOUTIQUE
Add some warmth this winter with LAFCO candles. These natural, soy-based candles in beautiful glass vessels bring ambiance and art to your home. $55. 5900 Ellsworth Ave., Point Breeze. 412.363.1100. facebook.com/cypressluxury.
D’S SIXPAX & DOGZ
If you know a beer connoisseur, try a mix-and-match six pack, single bottles for baskets, oversized specialty bottles, growlers, or a gift card for all the above! $10-$50+. 1118 S. Braddock Ave., Regent Square. 412.241.4666. ds6pax.com.
Give the gift of perfect hair. This limited edition package is filled with best-selling Bumble and bumble styling products, including 2 oz. shine-on finishing spray, 4 oz. thickening hairspray, 2 oz. grooming crème, and 4 oz. surf spray. $48. 2751 Sidney St., South Side. 712.488.4418. destefinosouthside.com.
DIANNE ADRIAN PHOTOGRAPHY
Create a family portrait that reflects who you really are. Bring your pets, go to your favorite place, gather your whole family, or create an excuse to wear your wedding dress again! Special pricing for a limited time. 1509 Sugar Run Road, Venetia. 412.215.5296. adrianphoto.net.
DON’S APPLIANCES / HILLMON APPLIANCE DISTRIBUTORS
Clean up after your holiday party with a Miele S 6270 Quartz Canister Vacuum with a 1,200- watt Miele-made VortexMotor and new low-noise feature. $399. You can also try the Miele S 7260 Cat & Dog Upright Vacuum with a 4,800 RPM brush roller motor. $599. 310 Commerce Park Drive, Cranberry. 724.779.9393. 2335 Washington Road, Canonsburg. 1759 N. Highland Road, East Liberty. 5958 Baum Blvd., East Liberty. 866.544.1711. hillmonappliance.com. donsappliances.com.
EASTER SEALS WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA
Easter Seals Western Pennsylvania presents “A View from Mt. Washington” as the 2012 holiday ornament. The limited edition ornament is dipped in 24K gold and made exclusively for Easter Seals. $20 plus shipping and handling. Net proceeds support children and adults with disabilities and other special needs served by Easter Seals. 2525 Railroad St., Strip District. 412.281.7244. westernpa.easerseals.com.
EAST END COOPERATIVE MINISTRY
Check out the online “gift” catalog and honor someone with a gift this holiday that helps those in need in Pittsburgh’s East End. $15-$250. 250 N. Highland Ave., East Liberty. 412.361.5549. eecm.org/donate/gifts-of-hope.
With a customized luxury home from Eddy Homes, everyone will want you to host the holiday parties! 242 Station St., Bridgeville. 412.221.0400. eddyhomes.com.
EMILY K. BUA & TADE BUA-BELL
Escape this winter weather! Live lavishly in a designer-appointed Mediterranean villa with lush landscaping and south-facing lake views at 16642 Cortona Lane, Naples, Fla. $1.499 million. 296 14th Ave. South, Naples, Fla. 239.465.4645. emilykbua.info. tadebuabell.info.
Get this season’s hottest shoes in a New York minute. 5417 Walnut St., Shadyside. 917.386.4211. emymack.com.
See visions of sugar plums in style with Oliver Peoples’ XXV glasses that honor its 25th anniversary. The frame, which is featured in their most recent ad campaign on actor Ray Liotta, comes with glass polarized lenses. $430. SouthSide Works, Shadyside, Squirrel Hill, South Hills, Robinson, Wexford, Wilkins Township. 800.422.5320. eyetique.com.
A Fairmont Pittsburgh gift card can bring joy to everyone on your list. Available in any denomination, these gift cards can be redeemed for overnight stays, meals at Habitat, drinks at Andy’s, and even spa services. 510 Market St., Downtown. 412.773.8800. fairmont.com/pittsburgh.
When it gets cold outside, baby, snuggle up with a blanket throw in cotton, wool, fleece, or cashmere. $72-$350. 5408 Walnut St., Shadyside. 412.621.4700. shopatfeathers.com.
THE FIREPLACE AND PATIOPLACE
An oil-rubbed, bronze outdoor firebowl with lattice design and 36” steel construction is perfect for roasting chestnuts or snuggling on a chilly night. $289. 1651 McFarland Road, Mt. Lebanon. 412.343.5157. 4920 McKnight Road, North Hills. 412.366.6970. 21266 Route 19, Cranberry. 724.452.5157. 4285 William Penn Hwy., Murrysville. 724.325.1155. firepatio.com.
FOOTLOOSE AT THE GALLERIA
Look stylish head to toe with Frye Boots, Andrew Marc leather jackets, Diane Von Furstenberg dresses and handbags, and Chan Luu bracelets. $150-$700. The Galleria, 1500 Washington Road, Mt. Lebanon. 412.531.9663.
Dazzle this holiday season with Beverly Feldman’s “too much is not enough” biker boot. $450. 736 Bellefonte St., 412.687.3663. footlooseshadyside.com.
THE GALLERIA OF MT. LEBANON
The Galleria is Pittsburgh’s premier place to find the “wow” in unique, stylish, elegant, and one-of-a-kind holiday merchandise and accessories. 1500 Washington Road, Mt. Lebanon. 412.561.4000. galleriapgh.com.
GALS ON AND OFF THE GREEN
The Nike Tour Premium down-filled vest, which reverses from black to soft white, is great for football games, running errands, golfing, or traveling. It’s perfect for the “Gal” on your list! $190. 7440 McKnight Road, Ross Park. 412.630.8808. galsonandoffthegreen.com.
GATEWAY CLIPPER FLEET
For a unique gift that captures the essence of Pittsburgh’s beauty, purchase a gift card to view the three rivers up close and personal. 350 W. Station Square Drive, Station Square. 412.355.7980. gatewayclipper.com.
GEORGE DELALLO COMPANY
The quickest way to someone’s heart is through their stomach, right? Do it with a DeLallo gift set full of goodies from antipasti and imported sauces to chocolate-dipped biscotti and crisp pizzelles. 938 S. Center Ave., Mt. Pleasant. 1.800.433.9100. delallo.com.
Give the gift of a Tuscan escape at the new Villas at Gervasi Vineyard. Overnight stays and stay packages are available online. $199/night and up. 1700 55th St., Canton, Ohio. 330.497.1000. gervasivineyard.com.
Customize a bellissima gift basket for someone who loves Italian treats. Choose from marinara sauce, sunflower vinaigrette, oil/vinegar cruette set, Italian candies, Girasole T-shirts, and more! $35 and up. 733 Copeland St., Shadyside. 412.682.2130. 733copeland.com.
GLASSWORKS AND CHEEKS
Toast the New Year with ornate Yurana Design glasses with figurines on the stem, $35, or choose from several other holiday glasses from Glassworks. And for those sleepy, snowy mornings, try a set of Salvage dog print pajamas from Cheeks. $66. 5406 Walnut St., Shadyside. 412.682.5443. glassworksandcheeks.com.
GLUTEN FREE ZONE
Experience an entire store dedicated to those living a gluten-free lifestyle. For the holidays, treat your loved ones to a gluten-free gift basket. Prices range from $39.99 to $59.99. Shipping is not included. 4430 William Penn Hwy., Murrysville, 724.327.5000. yourglutenfreehealth.com.
Make her holiday happy with a Simon G. jewelry creation. It features diamonds set in beautiful rose gold with red enamel accents. 717 Liberty Ave., Clark Building, Suite 203, Downtown. 412.281.1789. goldstockjewelers.com.
GREEN FOREST CHURRASCARIA
Celebrate the holidays with delicious meat prepared the Brazilian churrascaria way. Pick up a gift card or enjoy a dinner with one glass of red or white wine. $50. 655 Rodi Road, Penn Hills. 412.371.5560. greenforestdining.com.
GROVE CITY PREMIUM OUTLETS
Tackle your shopping list at Grove City Premium Outlets and save 25-65 percent on all of your holiday gifts. Join the free VIP Shopper Club online for even more savings. Gift cards are available $20-$500. 1911 Leesburg Grove City Road, Grove City. 724.748.4770. premiumoutlets.com.
Pastry Chef James Wroblewski and his team are whipping up some homemade holiday goodies. Their cookies, jams, hot cocoa mixes, and chocolates can add a little sweetness to a snowy day. $4-$15. 510 Market St., Downtown. 412.773.8848. habitatrestaurant.com.
HARVEST VALLEY FARMS
Bring a bundle of joy to your loved ones with a gift basket from Harvest Valley Farms. Filled with a selection of locally sourced items, these baskets either fit set themes or can be filled with your choice of fruits. 6003 Cunningham Road, Gibsonia, 724.898.FARM. harvestvalleyfarms.com.
Look your best this season with long gold necklaces with lockets or watch key pendants, along with long gold chains with semi-precious chains. 5501 Walnut St., Shadyside. 412.682.0226. hennejewelers.com.
HEY BETTY! VINTAGE CLOTHING
Dress up your holiday best with collectable vintage designer costume jewelry from companies like Trifari, Weiss, and Vendome. $25-$125. 5890 Ellsworth Ave., Shadyside. 412.363.0999. heybettyvintageclothing.com.
HOWARD HANNA REAL ESTATE
Find your new home for the holidays with Howard Hanna. Visit an agent at one of the 45 local offices. 412.967.9000. howardhanna.com.
HOT HAUTE HOT
Get the perfect gifts for the man or woman in your life here! Find handmade jewelry by Rebel Designs for her, and handmade leather jewelry boxes, picture frames, and CD cases for him. $58-$120. 2124 Penn Ave., Strip District. 412.382.2323. hothautehot.net.
HUNTINGTON NATIONAL BANK
Surprise someone you love with a brand new 2013 Ford Mustang convertible from Woltz & Wind Ford. Financing is available through Huntington Auto Finance. 310 Grant St., Downtown. 800.824.1386. huntington.com.
HYATT REGENCY PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
A gift card to this luxury airport hotel can be used for dining, spa visits, and other accommodations — perfect for someone who makes more flights than Santa! $10-$500. 1111 Airport Blvd., Coraopolis. 724.899.1234. pittsburgh.hyatt.com.
This holiday, make a difference in a child’s life. For every soft toy and children’s book purchased between November 4 and December 29, IKEA Foundation donates $1 to help fund children’s educational programs through UNICEF and Save the Children. $1-$14.99. IKEA gift cards are also available. $5-$500. 2001 Park Manor Blvd., Robinson. 412.747.0747. ikea.com.
INDUSTRY PUBLIC HOUSE
A gift card to one of Pittsburgh’s newest, top-rated restaurants means everyone on your list can enjoy a hand-crafted salad, one of 40 beers on tap, one of five signature burgers, and Pittsburgh’s hottest cocktail: The Smoke Stack. 4305 Butler St., Lawrenceville. 412.683.1100. industrypgh.com.
THE INN ON NEGLEY
Create a memorable overnight package for your special someone. The luxury accommodations — complete with fireplaces, Jacuzzi tubs, and gourmet breakfasts — make for a great winter escape. Gift certificates are also available for Afternoon High Tea Service Brunch and the Cookies and Cocoa Service. 703 S. Negley Ave., Shadyside. 412.661.0631. innonnegley.com.
IT WORKS! SLIMMING BODY WRAP
Give the gift of slimming, tightening, and toning. A better you is as little as 45 minutes away! $30-$99. 1262 Montclair Drive, Upper St. Clair. 412.848.3016. kimsitworks.myitworks.com.
JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER OF GREATER PITTSBURGH
Get in shape this season with a JCC membership. All members have access to state-of-the-art cardio and strength training facilities, full court gymnasiums, heated indoor pools, expert personal training, and a huge variety of group exercise, yoga, and Pilates classes. $49/month. 5738 Forbes Ave., Squirrel Hill. 412.521.8011. 345 Kane Blvd., South Hills. 412.278.1975. jccpgh.org.
JODEN WORLD RESOURCES
Show him you care with a Gents Vintage Steel Rolex Turn-O-Graph watch with a gray and black dial. The original box and papers are included. 144 S. Broad St., P.O. Box 589, Grove City. 724.458.1111. joden.com.
Dazzle her with a beautifully handcrafted, beaded tassel necklace. With a variety of styles and colors, find one that’s perfect for any occasion. $200-$250. 3919 Washington Road, Donaldson’s Crossroads, McMurray. 724.941.8372.
KARATS OF PITTSBURGH
Sparkle this season with a 1.70 karat square-cut amethyst pendant from the Metalsmiths line of sterling silver jewelry. Metalsmiths is hand-crafted in Canada and features a variety of beautiful, natural gemstones. $88-$775. 501 Valley Brook Road, Suite 103, McMurray. 724.941.1973. karatsburgh.com.
Accessorize this season with pieces from leading designers. Choose from boot wraps, jewelry, cashmere sweaters, coats, and leather wristlets, wallets, handbags, and boots! 100 Pennsylvania Ave., Greensburg. 724.853.6551. katwalkstyle.com.
A Maike 2D leather Liebskind cross-body bag in night blue is 100-percent leather and much cuter than Santa’s bag of toys! $198. 345 Freeport Road, Aspinwall. 412.782.2033. kristiboutique.com.
Molton Brown Thai Vert Fine Liquid Handwash is the perfect gift for your hands! Infused with Thai kaffir lime leaves, this soap’s cleansing essential oils leave the skin soft, refreshed, and smelling great. 10-fluid-ounce pump bottle, $28. 249 Fifth Ave., Downtown. 412.471.5727. The Galleria, 1500 Washington Road. Mt. Lebanon. 412.344.5727. larrimors.com.
For a perfect holiday dinner with a view of Pittsburgh, pick up a LeMont gift card in any denomination. 1114 Grandview Ave., Mt. Washington. 412.431.3100. lemontpittsburgh.com.
Add some magic to your kitchen with the Paula Deen Home Collection. Paula’s Kitchen Organizer Cabinet is available in oatmeal (light tan), molasses (dark espresso), porch swing (linen), and screen door (weathered green) finishes. $1,199.99. 800.262.5200. levinfurniture.com.
LEXUS OF NORTH HILLS
The 2013 LS460 F-Sport: It’s more horsepower than eight reindeer and much more stylish than any sleigh. $74,935. 15025 Perry Hwy., North Hills. 724.940.1400. lexusofnorthhills.com.
Keep warm this winter with shearling hats, gloves, slippers, scarves, and more! $75 and up. 5850 Forbes Ave., Squirrel Hill. 412.521.3848. littlesshoes.com.
LOUIS ANTHONY JEWELERS
Amelia Jewel one-of-a-kind precious beaded bracelets and necklaces make everything merry and bright. 1775 N. Highland Road, Upper St. Clair. 412.854.0310. louisanthony.com.
MALONE FLOWER SHOP
Decorate your tree with origami ornaments. These “folded” ceramic treasures come in festive shapes, such as snowmen, penguins, reindeer, dogs, and more! $12.50-$16.50. 17 W. Pike St., Canonsburg. 724.745.2850. malonesflowers.com.
MASSAGE HEIGHTS AT BAKERY SQUARE
Relax away any holiday stress with a gift card or one of Massage Heights at Bakery Square’s products. Choose from candles, diffusers, bath and body products, shoulder wraps, eye pillows, robes, linens, and more. $15-$200. 207 Bakery Square Blvd., Larimer. 412.535.3565. massageheights.com.
Style it up this season! Kerastase gift sets for $92, Bumble and bumble gift sets for $30, and gift certificates in any amount are the perfect way to do it. 5932 Penn Circle South, Shadyside. 412.441.5151. mcnsalon.com.
MEAT AND POTATOES
Just like you can’t have meat without potatoes, you can’t have a foodie on your list and not give them a gift card to this fab restaurant. 649 Penn Ave., Downtown. 412.325.7007. meatandpotatoespgh.com.
MEMORABLE MOMENTS CREATIVE MEDIA SERVICES
For a gift of lifelong memories, Memorable Moments will digitally transfer all of your cherished family media from photos, VHS, and 8mm film reels onto a DVD or portable hard drive the size of a small book. Creative slideshow presentations for your holiday get together can also be created. 412.496.4502. mem-moments.com.
For jazz that’s smoother than eggnog, pick up a CD, concert ticket, or gift certificate. 1815 Metropolitan St., North Side. 412.322.0800. mcgjazz.com.
THE MODERN MATCHMAKER, INC.
Find someone to meet under the mistletoe in a private consultation with a matchmaker. $250. 2725 Forward Ave., Squirrel Hill. 412.521.3747. themodernmatchmaker.com.
Got a yoga goer on your list? YogaRat yoga towels are essential for any hot yoga class. These microfiber towels absorb the sweatiest practice and enable comfortable positioning on the mat without slipping. They’re machine washable, great on the go, and available in many colors. $34. 1906 Penn Ave., Strip District. 412.551.1555. moonglowyoga.com.
MORGAN CONTEMPORARY GLASS GALLERY
Josh Simpson’s Planets allude to the mystery and wonder of the natural world while exemplifying the unique capabilities of the quality of glass. These intricately designed pieces are a perfect gift for any occasion! $75. 5833 Ellsworth Ave., Shadyside. 412.441.5200. morganglassgallery.com.
Decorate your holiday meal with gorgeous table settings ($100) or a package with chargers, plates, silverware, Mosaic linens and napkins, and Bill Chisnell production centerpiece. $500. 3050 Sassafras Way, Polish Hill. 412.562.2800. partymosaic.com.
The limited edition GEN X bracelet by Marissa Designs is a unique, bold mix of leather and metal that creates a hip yet sophisticated cuff-style bracelet. Perfect for the jewelry lover on your list, the GEN X was launched at a Hollywood event in 2011 and became an instant hit. $48-$70. 600 Taylor Way, Bridgeville. 412.319.7483. mozaicboutique.com.
Need a place for that egg nog or hot chocolate? Nota Bene has 100 Letterpress coasters with Pittsburgh themes. $30. 9 Brilliant Ave., Aspinwall. 412.782.6300. notabenepaper.com.
Give your loved ones the gift of adventure and exploration with a gift certificate to the destination of their choice. 1147 Freeport Road, Aspinwall. 412.963.7272. olsenolearytravels.com.
Looking for the perfect gift for that special guy? Visit the OMEGA Boutique and ask about the Seamaster Planet Ocean “SKYFALL” Limited Edition timepiece. $6,500. 1000 Ross Park Mall Drive, Ross Park Mall, Ross Park. 412.364.6910. omegawatches.com.
OMNI WILLIAM PENN HOTEL
A gift card from Pittsburgh’s premier historic hotel is the perfect gift for someone special. Enjoy a romantic weekend getaway, dinner, or brunch in the award-winning Terrace Room — or cocktails in the Tap Room, Palm Court Lounge, or the new Speakeasy. 530 William Penn Place, Downtown. 412.281.7100. omniwilliampenn.com.
Dress to impress with a fabulous wrap or ruana in cashmere, five-cotton blend, sequins, or solids. $68-$198. Top it off with a vibrant-colored clutch or wristlet. $28-$98. 1 Brilliant Ave., Aspinwall. 412.781.3443. onebrilliant.com.
Sparkle and shine with a collection of Notte jewelry by Ippolita, all in black rhodium, sterling silver, and 18 karat yellow gold. Try a Squiggle Cuff, $2,495, three-charm necklace, $595, or Jet Set earrings, $1,595. 5857 Forbes Ave., Squirrel Hill. 412.421.6777. 532 Beaver St., Sewickley. 412.741.8080. orrsrocks.com.
THE PALACE THEATRE
Entertain everyone on your gift list with a gift certificate valid for any tickets sold through The Palace Theatre Box Office. Your recipient can choose from a variety of acts, including national touring headliners, bands and comedians, plus a variety of regionally produced entertainment. 21 W. Otterman St., Greensburg. 724.836.8000. thepalacetheatre.org.
Carry all your gifts in a Zina Eva small shoulder bag! This Italian lambskin bag is made by skilled craftsmen, giving each bag unique accents. $120. 5541 Walnut St., Shadyside. 412.687.7354.
“Bling” in the new year with stackable rings in 14K gold and sterling silver with gemstone and enamel accents. Ross Park Mall, Ross Park. 412.369.4400. South Hills Village, Bethel Park. 412.831.8652. Westmoreland Mall, Greensburg. 724.836.5025. 5424 Walnut St., Shadyside. 412.683.3100. pandora.net.
PARACCA INTERIORS FLOORING AMERICA
Give a gift that will last for years to come. Bathroom floors, an area rug for the living room, or an updated backsplash for the kitchen are just some of the many choices! 1000 Pittsburgh Road, Valencia. 724.586.7777. paraccainteriors.com.
PARIS 66 BISTRO
Impress your host this holiday with a hand-wrapped gift box of authentic French macaroons. Box of 12, $22.40. Gift cards are also available. 6018 Penn Circle South, Shadyside. 412.404.8166. paris66bistro.com.
PAUL MICHAEL JEWELRY AT THE COLLECTION
Commission the creation of an original piece of jewelry by Paul Michael for someone special on your list. He will create a piece that perfectly captures their personality. $250-$250,000. 732 Filbert St., Shadyside. 412.559.5352. paulmichaeljewelry.com.
The Fling-ama-String by Moody Pet is the purrfect gift for the cat lover on your list. The battery-operated toy hangs on any door and has two speeds to keep any cat busy for hours. Get it right meow! $24.99. 5880 Ellsworth Ave., Shadyside. 412.362.7387. petagogypgh.com.
Buy a gift, get a gift! With any gift card purchase of $75 or more, receive another gift card good for a free product. 1700 E. Carson St., South Side. 412.488.6618. philippelusi.com.
THE PICKET FENCE
Win the party host of the year award with Kitchen Papers’ placemats in tear-off paper pads. Choose from holiday patterns or create a customized 50-sheet pad. $20-$30. 5425 Walnut St., Shadyside. 412.246.0350. picketfenceshadyside.com.
PITTSBURGH BALLET THEATRE
Give the gift of a magical, holiday tradition. Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s The Nutcracker is on stage December 7-30 at the Benedum Center. Tickets start at $25.75. 2900 Liberty Ave., Strip District. 412.281.0360. pbt.org.
PITTSBURGH BUSINESS TIMES
Thank your clients with a subscription to Pittsburgh Business Times, which includes 52 weeks of breaking business news, strategies, and leads, plus the 2013 Book of Lists. For a limited time, your gift certificate also includes a $25 gift card for the Carlton Restaurant. $95 (save $20 through December 31). 424 S. 27th St., Suite 211, South Side. 412.208.3845. pittsburghbusinesstimes.com.
You buy the tickets, they choose the show! Gift certificates for two can be redeemed for two seats to the 2013 summer season at the Benedum Center. $75 for balcony seating. $100 for main floor seating. 719 Liberty Ave., Downtown. 412.281.2822. pittsburghclo.org.
PITTSBURGH CENTER FOR COMPLEMENTARY HEALTH AND HEALING
Treat your loved one’s body, mind, and soul this season with a pampering spa service, such as an Ayurvedic Hot Stone Spa Ritual or a Peruvian Chocolate Indulgence Treatment. 1124 S. Braddock Ave., Suite B, Edgewood. 412.242.4220. pghhealthandhealing.com.
For the sports fan on your list, get the gift card for a great meal and a fun night. 381 North Shore Drive, North Shore. 412.321.2121. U.S. Steel Tower, 600 Grant St., Downtown. 412.434.0800. pghgrille.com.
PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
With a gift card to an airline that operates from Pittsburgh International Airport, you can give the gift of travel. $25 and up. 1000 Airport Blvd., Coraopolis. 412.472.3525. flypittsburgh.com.
PITTSBURGH ZOO & PPG AQUARIUM
The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium has partnered with the Manchester Bidwell Organization to offer “polar bear” poinsettias. With every purchase, a donation will be made to support Polar Bear International conservation projects. You can also surprise the animal lover on your list by adopting an animal in his or her name. One Wild Place, Highland Park. 412.665.3640. pittsburghzoo.org.
POOL & SPA OUTLET
The weather outside is frightful, but Sunlighten Saunas are so delightful. This No. 1 physician- recommended brand offers pre-set programs for weight loss, skin rejuvenation, detoxification, pain relief, heart health, and blood pressure reduction. Exclusive bio-feedback technology allows users to track calories burned and heart rate in real time. $3,500-$8,000. 150 Galley Road, Peters Township. 724.873.7665. pool-spaoutlet.com.
Give the gift of glam with a Posh gift card. 1725 Washington Road, McMurray. 412.833.6636. posh-beauty.com.
The iconic burnt almond torte has sweetened many a holiday. Pick one up or send a delivery to more than three of your friends. $25 plus shipping. 5525 Walnut St., Shadyside. 412.621.2092. 438 Market St., Market Square. 412.471.6861. prantlsbakery.com.
PRESTOGEORGE COFFEE AND TEA
Instead of a bottle of wine, bring a pound of coffee to your next holiday party! Gift cards are also available to get hundreds of locally roasted gourmet coffees or more than 300 loose leaf teas from around the world. 1719 Penn Ave., Strip District. 412.471.0133. prestogeorge.com.
THE PRIORY HOTEL
Take a chance on the Rivers Casino package for two, which includes an overnight stay in an elegant guest room, slots vouchers, a card for food and beverages at the Rivers Casino restaurant of your choice, in-room champagne, and transportation to and from the casino. It’s a guaranteed win! $249 plus tax. 614 Pressley St., North Side. 412.231.3338. thepriory.com.
PRUDENTIAL PREFERRED REALTY
The Pittsburgh real estate market is heating up, and your home may be worth more than you think. Check out how much with a free home evaluation from a professional Prudential real estate agent. 9401 McKnight Road, Squirrel Hill. 800.860.7653. prudentialpreferredrealty.com.
Accessories make the perfect stocking stuffers! Pursuits has an amazing selection, including Longchamp handbags (prices vary) and magnetic brooches. $30. 740 Filbert St., Shadyside. 412.688.8822. pursuitspittsburgh.com.
Getting all nestled and snug in your bed? Do it in style with a cotton nightshirt by Betsey Johnson in a novelty print, $60-$62, or a cotton nightgown from Hanky Panky. 5824 Forbes Ave., Squirrel Hill. 412.521.5977. pussycatunlimited.com.
RADIANCE PLASTIC SURGERY & ADVANCED SKIN CLINIC
Get a fresh face for the new year! Gift certificates are available for treatments — like Botox, Juvederm/Restylane, peels, laser hair removal, fractional laser resurfacing, and photofacial treatments — or clinical-grade skin care products from Skinceuticals, mybody, Vivite, and more. $30-$200. 701 Boyce Road at Washington Pike, Bridgeville. 412.220.8181. drcherup.com.
RICHARD LAWRENCE INTERIORS
Come see, feel, and smell the winter wonderland at Richard Lawrence Interiors. Check out limited edition Mark Roberts fairies and Santas in hundreds of sizes and colors. $29-$995. 2301 Smallman St. Strip District. 412.234.5370. richardlawrenceinteriors.com.
For a present that’s a guaranteed win, get a Rivers Casino gift card for the restaurants, the gift shop, or cash at the cage. 777 Casino Drive, North Shore. 412.231.7777. riverscasino.com/pittsburgh.
ROBERT MORRIS UNIVERSITY
Make holiday shopping a slam dunk with season tickets for the RMU Colonials men’s basketball team. The team played in two of the past four NCAA Tournaments and has made four consecutive appearances in the Northeast Conference championship game. $85 for center court tickets for the season. $70 for general admission tickets. 6001 University Blvd., Moon Township. 412.397.3000. rmu.edu.
ROBERTA WEISSBURG LEATHERS
The motorcycle rider on your list would love a Rizal mink motorcycle jacket! 5415 Walnut St., Shadyside. 412.681.8188. 527 S. 27th St., SouthSide Works. 412.488.8008. robertaweissburgleathers.com.
THE SALVATION ARMY WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA DIVISION
The greatest way to give this season is to offer hope to those in need. Help provide food, clothing, and shelter to families in Western Pennsylvania. 700 North Bell Ave., Carnegie. 412.446.1500. salvationarmywpa.org.
For the ultimate gift of pampering, try a gift certificate or luxurious spa package. The “Vivace Escape” includes a Hydrating Manicure, a Hydrating Pedicure, an Aroma Plus Facial, and a Therapeutic Massage. $220. 620 Warrendale Road, Gibsonia. 724.625.7721. 642 Washington Road, Mt. Lebanon. 412.344.9707. 7206 McKnight Road, North Hills. 412.369.8100. salonvivace.com.
Score major points with the Steelers fan on your list with an autographed Troy Polamalu photograph. 1313 Wellington Drive, South Hills. 412.220.8084. sammaraccessories.com.
Indulge your sweetheart with Bunches of Munches. The stack of glistening, red boxes with an elegant white bow has 16 oz. chocolate-drizzled popcorn, 16 oz. milk chocolate-covered pretzels, and 16 oz. milk chocolate-drizzled potato chips. The perfect mix of sweet and salty. $75. 511 Adams Ave., Canonsburg. 1.800.255.7771. sarriscandies.com.
SASSY’S NAIL SPA
Pamper your friends and family with the nail spa package. They will enjoy 85 minutes of treatments, including foot/ankle/calf massage, heated hand glove treatment, and polish application. $55. 301 South Hills Village, Bethel Park. 412.831.0226. sassysnailspa.com.
Celebrate the good life! A SAVOY gift card is perfect for those who enjoy fine dining and cocktails at Pittsburgh’s premier dining and social destination. 2623 Penn Ave., Strip District. 412.281.0660. savoypgh.com.
The Toffee Taboo Holiday Package, wrapped with a red satin bow, is 32 oz. of the finest Belgian chocolate, hand-molded and finished with a cascade of toffee-encrusted almonds and cashews. $71. 1520 Monterey St., North Side. 412.231.1472. allingoodtasteproductions.com.
SCHAFER FINE ART GALLERY
Spruce up your home for the holidays with new art on the walls. Hessam Abrishami’s limited edition Giclee print “Love Birds” is available on canvas and gallery-wrapped at 24”x48”. $2,000. 320 Castle Shannon Blvd., Mt. Lebanon. 412.344.0233.
Keep your home merry and bright with Laundress Collection of New York for fabric care and home cleaning. $19-$21. 811 S. Aiken Ave., Shadyside. 412.621.5900. schillersrx.com.
For a zen-sational gift, pick up a gift certificate good for yoga classes or workshops in meditation, mantra, therapeutic yoga, and partner yoga. $15/class. $50/4 classes. $100/12 classes. $25/ workshop. 2010 Murray Ave., Squirrel Hill. 5417 Walnut St., Shadyside. 2401 Smallman St., Strip District. 7610 McKnight Road, North Hills. 412.401.4444. schoolhouseyoga.com.
After receiving so many gifts, you’ll have to send thank you notes. Do it in style with fine stationery and ephemera from Scribe. RIFLE holiday products and 2013 calendars are also available. $18 and up. 731 1⁄2 Filbert St., Shadyside. 412.682.1644. scribepgh.com.
The latest trend in jewelry is having diamonds as colorful as the ornaments on your tree! Choose from champagne, chocolate, cognac, blue, black, yellow, pink, and more. $399-$13,000. 215 E. Sixth Ave., Tarentum. 724.224.9114. seitajewelers.com.
THE SEWICKLEY SPA
A Magnificent Pamper gift card includes a signature spa facial, Swedish body massage, steam-mist back treatment, and a heated therapeutic hand and foot treatment. Lasts 2 1/2 hours. $185 if purchased in December. 337 Beaver St., Sewickley. 412.741.4240. sewickleyspa.com.
Give the gift of a good meal and good times and get one back! Buy a gift card for $50 and get a bonus $10. 5500 Walnut St., Shadyside. 412.697.0909. eatshady.com.
Candles are all aglow during the holidays. House yours in three-piece, nested mango wood tea light holders. $38. 252 S. Highland Ave., Shadyside. 412.362.1075. shizenretail.com.
SHUTTERBOOTH PHOTO BOOTH
Have a holiday wedding coming up? Get a photo session in the ShutterBooth photo booth (four- photo grid format), custom design, and print production of 100 custom save-the-date photo postcards. $150. 5168 Campbells Run Road, Suite 104, Settlers Ridge. 724.203.4065. shutterbooth.com.
Celebrate the holidays with gorgeous hair! Kerastase and Shu Uemura gift sets are available at these low prices: $92.50 for Keratase. $98 for Shu Uemura. 1100 Liberty Ave., Downtown. 412.391.1181. sognatoresalon.com.
SOUTH HILLS POWER YOGA
Give the yogi on your list the ultimate yoga package: a gift card for a five-class pass, a Yogitoes mat towel, and a reusable SHPY water bottle. $123. 3045 W. Liberty Ave., Dormont. 412.207.9535. southhillspoweryoga.com.
For the person with the taste for everything, get a SouthSide Works gift card, redeemable at their favorite SSW restaurants and retailers. $10 and up ($2 processing fee applies to each purchased card). 424 S. 27th St., Suite 300, SouthSide Works. 412.481.8800. southsideworks.com.
SPLASH KITCHEN BATH HOME
The holidays are all about coming home. Keep it on the “nice” list with updated shower heads, kitchen faucets, knobs, and more! 1237 Freedom Road, Cranberry. 724.772.1060. 4807 William Penn Hwy., Murrysville. 724.733.2600. 200 Fifth Ave., Market Square. 412.281.3712. exploresplash.com.
SPOILED CHICS BOUTIQUE
Give Santa a run for his money with a hand-crafted, interchangeable belt buckle that easily snaps on and off the belt strap. Each buckle is created with original artwork, coated with a glass-like surface for protection, and topped with Swarovski crystals for extra sparkle. Made in the U.S. $69. 350 Beaver St., Sewickley. 412.741.0977. spoiledchics.com.
Find the perfect gift for every budget: Hand-knit Christmas stockings; PA preferred Alpaca socks, hats, and yarn; hand-smocked ornaments, specialty baking mixes, welded horseshoe items, hand-carved fishing lures, and more! $2-$200. 566 Paden Road, New Galilee. 724.336.5224. standingchimney.com.
STEELHEAD BRASSERIE AND WINE BAR
A gift card for the restaurant or Steelhead Lounge is perfect for your friends who frequently visit CONSOL Energy Center. Pittsburgh Marriott City Center, 112 Washington Place, Downtown. 412.394.3474. thesteelhead.com.
STERLING YOGA & WELLNESS CENTER
Kick start the new year with health and peace. Try an unlimited month of yoga/belly dance classes, $75, a 75-minute hot stone massage with free aromatherapy oil blend, $65, or a 30-minute reiki and 30-minute reflexology sampler. 2889 Glenmore Ave., Dormont. 412.260.0533. sterlingyoga.com.
STREETS OF CRANBERRY
The quickest way to cross everyone off your gift list is to visit the Streets of Cranberry. With 27 stores in one convenient location, you’ll find something for everyone. 20406-20436 Route 19, Cranberry. 724.772.1877. thestreetsofcranberry.com.
It’s hip to be square this season! Get a Square coffee mug for hot chocolate, $18, Square drinking glass for egg nog, $16, Square Cafe T-shirts in various sizes and colors, or a gift card to get it all. 1137 S. Braddock Ave., Regent Square. 412.244.8002. square-cafe.com.
THE IDEA SHOPS
Serve your holiday treats on holiday and winter-inspired decorative art glass trays. Themes like peace, holly berries, holly birds, pine cones, noel, plaid, and deer will bring a bit of cheer to your holiday party. $15-$35. 229 Spahr St., Shadyside. 412.362.8454. theideashops.com.
THE SONGBIRD SANCTUARY
A Mrs. Snowman Birdfeeder — dressed to the nines with snowflake earrings and floral buttons — is perfect for feeding black oil sunflower seeds to black-capped chickadees, tufted titmice, white-breasted nuthatches, and other backyard birds. $30. 311 Freeport Road, Blawnox. 412.828.5393. thesongbirdsanctuary.com.
THE SUPPER CLUB AT THE GREENSBURG TRAIN STATION
It’s the jack of all trades in gift certificates. Purchase a gift certificate for The Supper Club and use them for wine tastings, cooking classes, chef’s table, or dinner. 101 Ehalt St., Greensburg, 724.691.0536. supperclubgreensburg.com.
Spice up your holidays with a gift card to this Asian-Latin fusion restaurant. 3519 Butler St., Lawrenceville. 701 Warrendale Village Drive, Warrendale. 412.325.3435. tamaripgh.com.
Why not give the gift of Shadyside? Buy a gift certificate to Shadyside, redeemable at any Shadyside Chamber Member. $5-$500. 5501 Walnut St., Shadyside. 412.682.1298. thinkshadyside.com.
Ease your holiday expenses by selling your precious metals at Treasure Hunt. There’s also an incredible selection of jewelry well below retail prices! Locations in Cranberry, South Hills, Allison Park, Monroeville, Irwin, Belle Vernon, Latrobe, Indiana, and McKnight Road. 877.964.GOLD. treasurehuntcoins.com.
UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH AT GREENSBURG
For the person who has everything, give them tickets to the Pitt-Greensburg Theater Company’s performance of “Eleanor: An American Love Story” to be performed April 4 and 5 at The Palace Theatre as part of the school’s 50th anniversary celebration. $18 for adults. $10 for youth or with university student ID. $17 for seniors (over 55). $15 per person in groups of 10 or more. 150 Finoli Drive, Greensburg. 724.836.7741. greensburg.pitt.edu.
UP MODERN KITCHEN
Book your holiday party here, and celebrate what really matters. 5500 Walnut St., Shadyside. 412.688.8220. upkitchen.com.
UPMC COSMETIC SURGERY AND SKIN HEALTH CARE
Purchase Obagi ELASTIderm Eye Cream or Eye Gel and receive a special Obagi travel jewelry box complete with an Obagi ELASTIlash Eyelash Solution inside. $95+tax. Buy any Obagi skin care product and receive a complimentary travel size (1 oz.) Health Skin Protection HSP 35. While supplies last! Blaymore II, Suite 103, Carmody Court, Sewickley. 724.940.SKIN. 5401 Walnut St., Suite 300, Shadyside. 412.621.SKIN. upmc.com.
It’s the gift that keeps on giving. Purchase a $50 gift card and get $10 gift certificate free, or buy a $100 gift card and get a $25 gift certificate free. Wexford. 724.933.8410. Fox Chapel. 412.782.4768. Mt. Lebanon. 412.668.0951. eatwalnut.com.
It always fits. It’s the right color. It’s just what they wanted. It’s a center-wide gift card! Available from $5 to $500, these gift cards are good at 70 stores and restaurants at The Waterfront, including the AMC Theater. 149 West Bridge St., Homestead. 412.476.8889. waterfrontpgh.com.
WAX JEWELRY DESIGN STUDIO
Represent the roots of Pittsburgh with raw stainless steel brooches and earrings from InSync. Australian designer Iris Saar Isaacs transforms drawings into art you can wear. 5901 Ellsworth Ave., Shadyside. 412.363.9299. waxjewelrydesignstudio.com.
It’s the perfect piece of décor: hand-woven, rattan boxes with hand-beaded tops. $65 for 6”x6”x6” and $290 for 9”x9”x7.5” 324 South Highland Ave., Shadyside. 412.441.8888. weisshouse.com.
WINCHESTER THURSTON SCHOOL SUMMER CAMP PROGRAM
Purchase a WT Summer Camp 2013 gift certificate and treat your child, grandchild, or young explorer to a summer of challenging, creative, and fun activities. Ages 3-17. $50, $100, $150, or $250. 555 Morewood Ave., Shadyside. 412.578.7533. winchesterthurston.org/summercamp.
WORLD OF RUGS
For a gift that will last for generations, choose from thousands of one-of-a-kind handmade rugs. $99-$20,000. Robinson Town Centre, 1950 Park Manor Blvd., Robinson. 412.787.7474. paworldofrugs.com.
WORTH NEW YORK
Stay warm and stylish with a brick patent three-strap belt, $198, and black waves to checkerboard oblong scarf, $198. 3311 Annanddale Drive, Nevillewood. 412.337.6953. worthnewyork.com.
VANDERBECK MASSAGE THERAPY, LLC
Treat someone special to a massage therapy or reflexology session. Now through December 20, get $10 off two 60-minute or 90-minute sessions. The deal works on holiday gift certificates or sessions in the studio. Full-price sessions are $70 for 60 minutes and $95 for 90 minutes. 5850 Ellsworth Ave., Shadyside. 412.362.9084. judyvanderbeck.com.
YARNS BY DESIGN
Whether you want to make a gift or have a crafty friend, you can find a variety of beautiful one-skein, quick-knit/crochet projects for the holidays. $6.95-$50. 622 Allegheny River Blvd., Oakmont. 412.794.8332. ybdoakmont.com.
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