With Mother's Day behind us, it's time to focus on the important men in your life! From bowties to books, we've curated a list of local gifts perfect for dads to make this year easier on you.
Father of the Year Card
This card from Sapling Press is sure to put a smile on your dad's face. It's blank inside with plenty of room for you to write a special note. If the "Father of the goddamn year" isn't your style, check out our Your Are Loved card or the Heart Block Print card.
Soda Fired Flask
Each flask is unique just like your dad! These ceramic flasks are hand-built by Britney Smith Ceramics and make it easy to store your drink in style.
love, Pittsburgh Everything Salt
Is your dad a grill master? Does he pretend to be? If you answered yes to either of those, you've got to check out the love, Pittsburgh Everything Salt. This tasty exclusive blend is great for meat, veggies, popcorn, potatoes... well everything!
The Original Daggerfish
The Daggerfish is a minimalist fishing kit complete with everything you need for backcountry fishing. Ultralight and compact, with a hollow handle for extra storage and weight reduction, the Original Daggerfish is the perfect hand line for dads. Learn how to cast and reel the Daggerfish at http://daggerfishgear.com/learn
Have your dad charging his phone is style. The Kerfcase wireless charging block comes in Maple or Walnut finishes and will rapidly charge your phone. Simply plug the charging block in and lay your phone on top of it. Voilà! Your phone is charging.
Right Where You Left Them Key Tag
Is your dad constantly losing his keys? This snarky keychain will help him keep track of them (hopefully). Created by Sapling Press, each keychain is wooden with an engraved message and a brass finish keyring.
Pittsburgh In Olden Times Book
Let's hear it for the dads who love sci-fi! The Alternate Histories Olden Times Book combines historic images of Pittsburgh with iconic fantasy characters. There's even a Yinzilla!
Add a picture of you and your dad to the Keystone Frame by Slap Stuff Together for the perfect Pennsylvanian Father's Day Gift. This handmade wooden frame will fit a 4x6 photo.
Three Rivers Tee
This shirt is perfect for the dad who loves Pittsburgh. The Three Rivers Tee from Worker Bird lists Pittsburgh's famous three rivers. Anyone from Pittsburgh will know exactly what it means!
This one is for all the dapper dads out there. Knotzland's bowties are sure to turn heads at any event. Each is handcrafted from repurposed fabrics by a Pittsburgh artist.
Three Sisters Bridge Koozie
What Pittsburgh dad can resist a koozie? Help your dad keep his drink cold with the Commonwealth Press Three Sisters Bridge Koozie. It features the Roberto Clemente Bridge, Andy Warhol Bridge, and Rachel Carson Bridge.
Is your dad craving some outdoor time? Give him a good reason to stand by the water with this fishing hand reel by Daggerfish. It contains everything he needs to reel one in, tucked neatly inside the hollow wooden handle.
No matter what you end up gifting your dad for Father's Day, the most important thing is showing you love and appreciate him. We want to shout out to all the dads out there, Pittsburgh or not, we hope your Father's Day is great this year!