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Three “Passive Houses” to be built in Highland Park — homes of the future.

Architect Laura Nettleton of Thoughtful Balance has designed three homes to be built soon in the Highland Park neighborhood which will be constructed by Ecocraft Homes.

Prince Who?

No. 1,350 Yes, its true.  A whole bunch of people signed a petition to replace a statue of Columbus in the Minnesota Capitol with one of Prince.  And in case you asked the reasonable question — “Prince who?” — it refers to the author of Purple Rain who died not too long ago of multiple […]

Why Didn’t We All Know That This Man Was Living and Teaching in Our City?

No. 1,348

No, It is not a Ketchup Bottle that was Stomped. Its Art, You Philistine!

No. 1,143 Its a Pittsburgh thing.  If you don’t get it, turn in your badge.

Remembering Sophie Maslov

No. 1,095  

Pirates Have the Best Fireworks.

No. 1,081

Pittsburgh Parking Court is Organized.

No. 1,067 Back in the day, in the old Public Safety Building, appealing a parking ticket was an experience.  Large crowds, long waits. Limited seating in an overheated room. Lots of noise and occasionally flaring tempers. And, worst of all, it was hard to find a place to park near the Public Safety Building. Not […]

Texas Court Holds that Heinz Has Trademark Right to Its Ketchup Bottle Design

At least in Texas, the Heinz ketchup bottle cannot be duplicated.

Let it Go, Mr. Sanchez!

As the season was about to begin, Sanchez drew a lot attention around the country for his selection of walk-on music. Thats the song that is played while a batter is walking up to the plate. He chose the song “Let it Go” from the Disney cartoon feature film “Frozen.” The reason for the attention was obvious. But times are changing and so are the stereotypical expectations that we impose upon each other and ourselves.

Pittsburgh’s Fourth of July Fireworks . . . Plus

No. 952 Credit: Daily Mail, UK

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CLIFF TUTTLE has been a Pennsylvania lawyer for over 40 years and (inter alia) is a real estate litigator and legal writer. The posts in this blog are intended to provide general information about legal topics of interest to lawyers and consumers with a Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania focus. However, this information does not constitute legal advice and there is no lawyer-client relationship created when you read this blog. You are encouraged to leave comments but be aware that posted comments can be read by others. If you wish to contact me in privacy, please use the Contact Form located immediately below this message. I will reply promptly and in strict confidence.


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