It’s our favorite day of the week: “Free & Affordable Friday!” The ladies of, Heather Walsh and Rachel Booth, are once again sharing their picks for the best deals in town. This week, the bargainistas offer some suggestions on how to plan a romantic Valentine’s Day on the cheap!

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Living’s Ultimate Affordable Valentine’s Day Date

Various locations throughout the Strip District and Downtown Pittsburgh
Find more information at this link’s “all-day date” pick for Valentine’s Day 2011 includes live opera, lunch for two, gallery crawling, dinner and wine for two, live jazz, Valentine’s-themed martinis, parking, tips and of course plenty of romance. Yeah, but what’s it cost? Just $55 to $65 total for TWO people!


Love of Friends

812 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pa. 15222
(412) 325-7723
Love of Friends

No date, no problem! Celebrate art, music, good food and friends at this all inclusive event. Food, drinks and more for only $25 per person or $60 for a group of three. Click here for more info.

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Custom-Labeled Bottles of Local Wine from Pennsylvania Wine Cellars

125 W. Station Square Dr.
Pittsburgh Pa. 15219
Heritage Wine Cellar

An affordable, local and personalized Valentine’s gift idea that costs only $15. Click here for more info.


Celebration Menu at the LeMont

1114 Grandview Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pa. 15211
(412) 431-3100
Lemont Pittsburgh

This dinner deal at the LeMont includes your choice of entree and a LeMont Salad for only $25 per person plus tax & gratuity. Entrées often average around $40 here, so this one is a great upscale deal. Click here for more info.


Germanburgh Valentine’s Date

Various locations on the Northside and South Side of Pittsburgh
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A fun, German-themed Valentine’s date with plenty of food, drink & fun for around $65 per couple

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