Daley’s sells rustically elegant furniture, clothing, home accessories, and jewelry for the urban cowgirl seeking a splash of rural sophistication. Set up a romantic, candlelit dinner with a loved one or recently rediscovered set of car keys with a half-dozen candles ($15+) set in iron candleholders ($12+). Lamps ($95+), picture frames ($20+), and books ($8+) boast the textured browns and muted bold colors of modern rustic design. Sofas can be custom ordered and, like Frankenstein, pieced together from the finest leather and cowhide to create a monstrously chic creation or adopted fully formed from The Jeff Zimmerman Collection ($1,600+). Once domiciles are decked out, visitors can adorn themselves with jewelry from Sweet Bird Studio, selections of Double D clothing, or a classy pair of Old Gringo boots ($440+) available in a variety of bucolic flavors.
One of the country’s largest independent paint dealers, Spectrum Paint furnishes contractors, Fortune 500 companies, and homeowners with a vast variety of paints, stains, and specialty wall coatings from respected brands. A gallon of pastel PPG Pittsburgh Paints WallHide Ceramic ($24.28) decks nursery walls in stain-resistant hues, and 1-inch FrogTape ($7.97) protects windowsills with the music of hundreds of croaking amphibians. A wistful 2.5-inch AllPro Mako poly/nylon paintbrush ($7.97) dreams of the day it will dip its bristles into a nearby PPG Pittsburgh Paints sample quart ($6.79). The absorbent AllPro .75-inch Gold Pro roller cover ($5.69) ensures the even, universal application of paint to walls, cabinets, or reprints of the Mona Lisa. The shop's staff provides excellent service, aiding customers in product selection and answering questions.
BounceU envelops kids in a colorful indoor playground populated with inflatable slides, tunnels, and jump houses. Kids can bounce and boomerang about the clean and monitored environment, which is also climate controlled to fend off the summer heat and a fleet of winter snowmen. Parents may reserve bounce rooms for private parties of up to 25 people. BounceU also hosts a variety of fun party package add-ons that include food and treats, as well as programs, classes, fundraisers, and team parties.
Owned by Don and Leslie Jones, Savory Chef delivers innovative cooking in a warm and casual atmosphere. First opened as a kitchen accessories store and cooking school, Savory Chef's café features an open-style kitchen that showcases head chef Scott VanTuyl and his team of ingredient crafters as they prepare homemade breads, pastas, and desserts. A cheese and sundry fruit plate ($6.99) begins dinners with a choose-your-own-adventure of four cheeses, pairing each with deviously delicious partners in crime: fruit, nuts, and quince. A hearty chunk of toasted foccacia accompanies the grilled spinach salad, which comes drizzled with a truffled red wine vinaigrette ($5.99). The wooden dinner tables ably hold the heft of the grilled center-cut pork chop plate ($14.99) with sweet potato puree, honeycrisp apples, shaved fennel, and creamed swiss chard. Smoked duck breast ($19.99) travels with a carryon bag of blue cheese mashed potatoes, caramelized beets, and an ergonomically conscious pomegranate reduction.
Vibrant, intricately patterned rugs cling to nearly every inch of the two-story walls inside Ahmady's Persian Rugs, towering above a glossy show room dappled with stacks of their folded and flattened brethren. Founded in Iran in the 19th century, the store harks back to its historic roots with a bevy of antique rugs crafted from such materials as hand-spun wool or silk and natural dyes. The third-generation family staff specializes in rare Persian and Oriental rugs, which they import directly alongside European varieties, antique reproductions, and contemporary designs. Ahmady's also offers a 100% trade-in policy, which guarantees that if customers change their minds, update their decor, or cease their feuds with the color taupe, they can swap their rug for another in the store's inventory.
The designers at Kitchen Concepts consider every angle of a client’s kitchen to create intricate, detailed design plans. Based on these, a production team crafts custom cabinetry in a range of styles, from ornately hand-carved to sleek and functional. A range of accessory options help keep kitchenware organized without labeling forks with Dewey decimal numbers.