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Dime’s March Madness Sneakerhead & Culture Travel Guide, Part 1

The Andy Warhol Museum

The Andy Warhol Museum (photo. Ric Evans)

PITTSBURGH

Shopping: Decade – 1407 E. Carson Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203
Decade carries popular street wear brands, like WeSC, as well as local Pittsburgh designers. They also carry women’s clothing so if you are travelling with your significant other she can take advantage of the store’s unique collection as well.

Grubbing: Primanti Brothers – Various locations
Sure it’s a local chain but it is also a Pittsburgh institution dating back to the 1930s. The local favorite is the cheese steak but the corned beef also gets rave reviews.

Sight Seeing: Andy Warhol Museum – 117 Sandusky Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
The Warhol is one of the four Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh and houses the majority of Andy Warhol‘s work. The museum is seven floors of pop art devoted to the Pittsburgh native.

OMAHA

Shopping: Denim Saloon – 4914 Underwood Ave., Omaha, NE 68104
Denim Saloon is “Omaha’s premier denim bar.” If you scoff at the thought of paying more than $50 dollars for a pair of jeans know this- there is nothing like owning a pair of high quality denim. Carrying some of the higher end denim lines, Denim Saloon’s knowledgeable staff will help you find your perfect fit and finish.

Grubbing: Hartland BBQ – 5402 NW Radial Hwy, Omaha, NE 68104
You can get a double meat sandwich at Hartland- a mixture of brisket, chicken or pork. Enough said.

Sight Seeing: Old Market District – Downtown Omaha bordered by South 10th St
The Old Market District in Omaha retains its historic features with streets paved in brick and many original warehouses- although they are now mainly lofts. The neighborhood has shopping, restaurants and a number of art galleries where you can pass the time before the games start.

What places will you be hitting up?

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