Bloomfield, also known as Pittsburgh’s Little Italy, has plenty of Italian-themed things to do. However, did you know it’s full of plenty of other gems? Here are five of the many things to do in Bloomfield.
1. Mark your calendar for Little Italy Days
Every summer, Bloomfield celebrates its heritage with Little Italy Days. Mark your calendars for the 2019 Little Italy Days (August 15th-18th) for plenty of music, games and of course lots and lots of Italian food! More information on Little Italy Days can be found here.
2. Visit Merante Gifts
Merante Gifts is an Italian gift shop that’s been around since 1983. They sell items like pasta bowls and fine ceramics. They also have cooking classes and other Italian-themed events and gifts. More information on Merante Gifts can be found here.
3. Shop at Clothes Minded
The cozy consignment shop Clothes Minded on Liberty Ave. buys, sells and trades vintage clothing and accessories. They prefer items in excellent or good condition. Visit for some great hidden gems! More information on Clothes Minded can be found here.
4. Eat at Angelo’s Pizzeria
Also on Liberty Ave. is Angelo’s Pizzeria. While pizza is their forte (as they say), they also offer calzones and hoagies. They offer Sicilian cut and Boardwalk style pizza as well. More information on Angelo’s Pizza can be found here.
5. See live music at Howlers Coyote Café
Neighborhood bar and music venue Howlers features live music with local and touring musicians of all kinds. Howlers features acts Wednesdays through Sundays. They also air sporting events on their big screen TVs and have a friendly and knowledgeable staff. More information on Howlers Coyote Café can be found here.