6 beautiful homes in and around Pittsburgh

Upper Thornburg. This 1956 three-bedroom home sits on a 1-acre private lot 15 minutes from downtown. Designed by architect Tasso Katselas with unique angles and glass walls, it has been updated with new windows, dual-zone heating and cooling, a chef’s kitchen with wine refrigerator, and a main suite with balcony and heated bathroom floors.

The landscaped property features planted stone walls, mature trees, and a dining-lounging area under an awning. $729,900. Austin Rusert, Coldwell Banker Real Estate Services, (716) 319-7003.

Mount Washington. The floor-to-ceiling windows and outdoor balcony of this corner-penthouse condo overlook downtown and the three rivers. The home, clad throughout in bamboo, has a living room with a rotating couch, a gourmet kitchen with illuminated glass counters, and a bedroom with a spa bathroom, walk-in closet, and hidden pocket wall with a built-in Murphy bed.

Ownership includes two garage spots and access to the pool, gym, and community

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Pittsburgh Penguins Reverse Retro Jerseys Land Tomorrow

And….here we go. Addidas’s long-teased leaked and debated Pittsburgh Penguins reverse retro jerseys will land on Monday just in time for holiday shoppers. The Penguins fourth sweater will join the mustard bottle yellow alternate sweaters and the traditional Penguins black and white home and road collection.

Leaked on Oct. 19 by Icethetics, the website covering jerseys, found a trove of jerseys for sale on eBay from an Indonesian seller, where Addidas makes the NHL sweaters.

There were fake San Jose Shark sweaters floating around on the internet, and the Sharks President called them out. However, the Penguins reverse retro sweaters picked up some steam when the Pittsburgh Penguins declined to comment on unofficial news.

The Addidas Penguins reverse retro jerseys will land on Monday amid much hype and promotion. The NHL could use a revenue boost after spending nearly $90 million to “bubble” the NHL playoffs in Edmonton and Toronto

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Pittsburgh police bust business selling baby turtles.


Pittsburgh police busted a business illegal selling baby turtles on Friday.

Pittsburgh police official Twitter account (@PghPolice)

Pittsburgh police busted a business that was allegedly selling turtle hatchlings — which is illegal — authorities posted on Twitter.

In the tweet, officers said that the Humane Animal Rescue took possession of the tiny turtles after authorities executed a search warrant in the 2600 block of Brownsville Road.

The United States made it illegal to sell baby turtles (or small turtles) smaller than 4-inches long as pets in 1975 because they “harbor salmonella, a bacterium that causes a highly unpleasant

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Steelers players feed Pittsburgh ballot counters

With the eyes of the nation intently watching the late presidential vote tallies in states across the country, Pittsburgh Steelers players are helping the process in their home city.

According to multiple reports, some Steelers players bought dinner on Wednesday for workers counting ballots in Pittsburgh.

NBC News photographer Paul Rigney initially reported Wednesday evening that the Steelers were buying dinner for all the workers tallying votes at the Allegheny County ballot counting site.

Sports Illustrated’s Albert Breer and ESPN’s Brook Pryor confirmed the report but clarified that the effort was fronted by individual Steelers players instead of being coordinated by the team.

The names of the players involved remains a mystery.

Pennsylvania’s role in deciding the White House

As of Wednesday evening, Joe Biden held a 264 to 214 lead over President Donald Trump in the electoral college tally, according to calls made by the Associated Press.

The candidate

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Rise Pittsburgh, a Commercial Real Estate Agency, Expands to Add Tech-Enabled Residential Division and Software

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‘Super pea’ could reduce risk of Type 2 diabetes, researchers find

A “super pea” should be added to flour to stave off diabetes, Imperial College London researchers have said, with a study finding that it helps prevent blood sugar spikes. A type of wrinkled pea may help control blood sugar levels and could reduce the risk of Type 2 diabetes, a study published in the journal Nature Food suggests. Scientists have said incorporating “super peas” into foods in the form of whole pea seeds or flour may help tackle the global Type 2 diabetes epidemic. The research focused on a naturally occurring wrinkled pea which, while genetically identical to the regular smooth peas often found in supermarket frozen food aisles, contains higher amounts of so-called resistant starch due to a natural mutation. “If peas were not harvested fresh for freezing, but allowed to mature on the plants, it

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Pittsburgh Airport area real estate transactions for the week of Oct. 23


Lindsey Marie Foster Jeffreys sold property at 621 Ferree St. to Caleb and Amanda Falbo for $195,000.


Patrick Looman sold property at 110 Brook Side Drive to Kevin and Leah Binsell for $410,000.

Benjamin Rumburg sold property at 412 Colt Cir to Matthew Lopresti for $314,000.

Twin Lakes Development LLC sold property at 49 Equestrian Drive to Christopher Patrick and Natasha Morgan Clancy for $469,458.

Patrick McParland sold property at Hookstown Grade Road to NCHI Holdings LLC for $3,500.

Darren Julius Rogers Jr. sold property at 210 Horse Shoe Drive to Ajaykumar and Nehalben Ranpura for $322,500.

Stephen Charles Ruberto sold property at 224 Horse Shoe Drive to Billie Schulli for $285,000.


Marie Keegan sold property at 62 Coraopolis Road to Joseph Prince and Rebecca Smith for $164,000.

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