The puff pros at Jernigan's, voted one of 2010's top 20 bars in Pittsburgh Magazine, open their walk-in humidor to smokers of all stripes, serving fine spirits and classy cuisine in an intimate atmosphere reminiscent of the collegial camaraderie of an Irish pub. Stogie devotees can chew on a classic Padron Anniversario, aged four years, or parse words with a Hemingway Series cigar filled with earthy flavors, a spicy finish, and terse stories of its youth spent hunting squirrels in rural Illinois.
Wild Birds Unlimited stocks a wide variety of supplies to please serious hobbyists and ornithological amateurs alike. Based on more than 30 years of research, their cache of supplies is designed to please and attract flocks of all forms, with types of birdseed specially formulated to the season that feature 100% edible seeds. They also carry high-quality feeding equipment, birdbaths, and viewing gear such as binoculars and books on various species and their native regions.
With a focus on footwear for children aged 6 months–8 years, Sten's Stride Rite outfits tykes with kicks from brands including Stride Rite, Nike, New Balance, and Timberland. The shop's seasoned associates perform specialized fittings to ensure that footwear doesn't suddenly fall off or attract rental applications from an old woman who lives in a shoe. When the store's not selling shoes, it supports such organizations as Make-A-Wish, Project Bundle-Up, and The Children's Home of Pittsburgh.
The professional bike whisperers at Trek of Pittsburgh are well-equipped to revamp cycles of all shapes and sizes with comprehensive service packages. The Silver tune-up package buffs up bikes by adjusting braking and shifting mechanics, ensuring bikes can smoothly ascend hills and shapeshift into clothes-drying racks. Trek also equips velocipedes to carry their velocipedalers by lubricating chains, inflating tires, and performing a complete functionality and safety inspection. The Gold package gears up cycles for a Tour de Anywhere with shifting adjustments, component lubrication, lateral wheel truing, a complete bearing inspection and adjustment, a light frame cleaning, and a motivational pep talk. The Gold package also includes free brake-pad installation, though the brake pads themselves are not included.