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Natural Hair Holiday Expo 
(press release)



Local Health & Beauty Retailers Supports Small Business Saturday


Pittsburgh, PA-- Local health and beauty businesses will be providing services, facilitating demonstrations, and vending merchandise in recognition and support for Small Business Saturday.


This event will be held on Saturday, November 24th at Alpha Lab Gear, 6024 Broad Street from 12 to 3P. 


The event, presented by the closed Facebook group, It’s A Natural Thang, was formed to "celebrate the beauty of black hair and the innovation of black makers and small business owners," says Tamiah Bridgett, founder of the group.


It’s a Natural Thang continues to expand its reach, catering to close to 8,000 men and women. With eight years of events, the community is always eager to celebrate the beauty of natural hair and to support businesses of color.


There will be local vendors, entertainment, demonstrations and more


Contact Tamiah Bridgett: 

Call: 412-901-0660 



Coverage is requested. 

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Homewood Holiday Market



Pittsburgh, PA – The Homewood community will once again host the Homewood Holiday Market for the entire community and surrounding neighborhoods for the month of December. CKV Suites, a network-sharing business, will host the annual event starting Saturday, December 1st. The marketplace will be open to the public and host many local vendors who provide services in the arts, clothing, music, health & beauty, culinary and more!

“The purpose to doing this again this year is to provide local businesses the opportunity to sell their products and for the community to come out and frequent quality businesses from their community”, says Vernard Alexander,Founderand CEO of CKV Suites.

The event will unofficially launch this Saturday where the community can stop by and participate in decorating and get more information. On Thursday, local vendors will be on hand to sell merchandise.

During specific high traffic hours and days, the marketplace will include free hot chocolate, happy hour mixers, live music with Pittsburgh’s own “DJ Bo” and the “Soulful Santa” will be on hand to greet children on December 8th, 15th and 22nd. (times will vary weather permitting).

The Homewood Holiday Market will start at 12PM (ending at 7PM) on December 1st, 6th - 8th, 13th - 15th, 20th - 22nd. 

CKV Suites is located at 528 North Homewood Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15208.