Without local shops, shoppers would buy gifts exclusively from in-flight catalogues, forcing fathers to sneak into airplane wheel wells on Black Friday to order spy camera blenders for their children. Enjoy earthbound browsing with today's Groupon: for $20, you get $40 worth of gift baskets and more from A Basket of Pittsburgh.
Locally made goods take center stage in A Basket of Pittsburgh's city-centric gift-vessels. Laud the Steelers' AFC North dominance with the City of Champions, a willow-style basket loaded with Iron City beer nuts, Miller's Sweet & Hot mustard, team buttons, a Terrible Towel, and enough snacks to load Bill Cowher's angriest jutted-out jaw twice ($75). The lustrous Penguins Pride box arrives bearing Nicholas Columbian Coffee packets, a pro-Pens thermal tumbler, Betsy Ann gold and silver chocolate stars, and a duet of black-and-gold munchables ($45). Adorable nonsport birthday boxes ($25+) and lady-focused gift baskets ($25+) are also available, as are in-town delivery and international shipping.
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Fabulous Cookies' iced pound cake, Pittsburgh Popcorn Company's chocolate-caramel popcorn, and George Howe Co.'s jumbo cashews nearly spill over a colorful rendering of The Incline. The Steel Town icon graces the outside of the Birthday from the Burgh basket, a signature Basket of Pittsburgh item packed solely with goods from local vendors. In fact, 'Burgh-born contents are the common thread through all of the company's gift baskets, whether the basket's theme is Steelers Mania, romance, or new baby.