We’re back with more women-owned businesses in Pittsburgh! Here are seven more places to check out. If you know of a female owned business in the ‘burgh, let us know. We’re doing weekly posts on the topic until the end of Women’s History Month.
1. A519 Chocolate
This Millvale chocolate shop makes delicious chocolate truffles with lots of unique flair. Products are hand crafted with artistic originality. Head chocolatier and co-founder Amanda Wright graduated in 2013 from the Culinary Institute of America in Napa Valley, California in Baking and Pastry Arts. Her Steelers and Penguins truffles are not only beautiful to look at but delicious too. More information on A519 Chocolates can be found here.
2. Curbside Coffeehouse
Curbside Coffeehouse in Blawnox is celebrating 11 years in business this year. Owner Kylee Clements opened the shop fresh out of undergrad. Mouthwatering sandwiches, zesty deviled eggs, amazing cookie trays and of course lots of coffee make this an ideal stop for breakfast or lunch. More information on Curbside Coffee can be found here.
3. 52nd St. Market
A friendly neighborhood corner store in Lawrenceville, the 52nd St. Market offers a full line of grocery items, hot and cold sandwiches and breakfast food too. Extra Pittsburgh-related items include the Yinzer sandwich, made with Isaly’s chip chopped ham and American cheese. More information on 52nd St. Market can be found here.
4. Cindy Cohen School of Driving
Cindy Cohen’s School of Driving is one of the leading driving schools in Pittsburgh. Owner and president Cindy Cohen has always been interested in driving. She is a Pennsylvania Approved Instructor through the Department of Education and has even driven charter buses before. More information on Cindy Cohen School of Driving can be found here.
Opened by Pittsburgh native Rebecca Morris a decade ago, Wildcard sells lots of unique gifts, cards, original art and more. Guests rave about Wildcard’s wrapping paper and Pittsburgh Magazine called it “The Best Card Store.” Come here for lots of fun Pittsburgh-related items perfect to send to a relative who is a Pittsburgh ex-pat yearning for home. More information on Wildcard can be found here.
6. Millvale Yoga Collective
Owner Jenny boasts a decade of consistent yoga practice. Before creating the Millvale Yoga Collective, she managed two yoga studios. The Collective offers basic hatha, hatha, restorative and yogalates classes with classes on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. More information on Millvale Yoga Collective can be found here.
7. The Butterwood Bake Consortium
This dessert café is open late—until 11 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, 9 p.m. on Sundays—making it easy to fulfill all your sweets cravings. The Consortium serves cake and pie by the slice and also bakes custom whole cakes. Coffee and espresso are also served. More information on The Butterwood Bake Consortium can be found here.