1 Thing To Know
Brighton Heights is close to beautiful trails in Riverview Park — and the green space will soon be even more accessible. Engineering is underway to reconstruct the Davis Avenue bridge that used to connect Brighton Heights and Riverview Park.
Mustard & Relics is a cute, little (and I mean LITTLE) shop for vintage, handmade, and local goods.
California Coffee Bar in Brighton Heights. (Francesca Dabecco / City Cast Pittsburgh)
Eat & Drink
California Coffee Bar is a charming spot to grab coffee, tea, smoothies, sandwiches, and soups.
Bocadillos Bar (meaning “snack” in Spanish) is a cozy hangout for small bites, sandwiches, and craft cocktails.
Black-eyed Susan flowers in a Brighton Heights garden. (Francesca Dabecco / City Cast Pittsburgh)
Go, See, Do!
Explore unique architecture and landscapes at the Brighton Heights House & Garden Tour on Sep. 16, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Attendees get to tour historic homes and lush gardens. There will also be an artist market and food trucks in Legion Park, plus a Molly's Trolley to take you around the neighborhood. Tickets are $25.
Keep an eye out for events, workshops, and more popping up at the mixed-use creative space, Seafoam, on Brighton Road. I went to a handbuilding pottery class there and had a blast!