PPG Voice of Color 2016 color of the year is Paradise Found, an aloe green.

Soothing creams and natural tones highlight paint colors of the year

Paint companies are tuning into the consumer need to get away from dangers and their personal devices for a minute and relax.

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 The white brick Colonial features a two-level turret on the left.

Buying Here: 1938 Colonial in Oakmont offers charm, nice details

Built in 1938, the white two-story brick house has a level lot, a two-level turret, hardwood floors and other architectural features.

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Oakmont at a glance

Characterized by rolling hills and lush countrysides on the banks of the Allegheny River, Oakmont started in 1889 as a tract of farmland.

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 Julie Coletti in her kitchen. Behind her are original windows that were turned into light-filled display cabinets.

Casa bella: Shadyside beauty melds tastes of Italian & Victorian hospitality

Julie Coletti’s grand house and six others will be open Sunday for the 36th annual Shadyside House Tour.

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 Peg Parks with her 8-foot-long steel lion in the living room of her Lawrenceville row house, one of 11 houses on the tour. The house features a 30-year collection of painting, sculpture and wood carving by her late father, Seigle Parks.

Retiree followed young people to Lawrenceville for her new digs

Peg Parks has a tried-and-true formula for choosing the hippest Pittsburgh neighborhood in which to live: Follow the young people.

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Collier Township at a glance

Located 11 miles southwest of Downtown, the 12.8-square mile township has a history that precedes the Revolutionary War.

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 Upgrades available in this Collier townhome include hardwood floors.

Buying Here: Location and value in Collier's Centennial Point

S&A Homes Centennial Point community near Settler's Ridge appeal to both first-time buyers and empty nesters looking to downsize.

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 The open floor plan features a blended kitchen, dining and family rooms.

Buying Here: Village at Stonegate one of many villa communities in Festival of Homes

The Village at Stonegate is a community of villas featuring first-floor master bedrooms and low-maintenance community living.

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 Penn Township at a glance

Penn Township at a glance

Penn Township, 25 miles east of Pittsburgh, might be best known as the land where the Battle of Bushy Run was fought and won in 1763.

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 The kitchen features soapstone counters and tall windows.

Couple's 'new' city home a canvas for their tastes

The home on South Pacific Avenue, featured on Sunday’s Friendship House and Architecture Tour, has seen a century's worth of history.

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City walking tours

Allegheny City Society and Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation offer walking tours on the North Side and other parts of the city.

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Hard-to-recycle, chemical collections set

Collections scheduled Oct. 3 and 10 for hard-to-recycle items and household chemicals.

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 This two-bedroom, two-bath townhouse on the South Side was on the market for $219,000 and just went under agreement.

Zillow: Pittsburgh area housing prices down in many communities

But Pittsburgh real estate professionals dispute the Seattle-based company’s findings.

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 Ron and Jody Kotun, standing in their living room, will show off their home in the 3rd annual Wilkinsburg House & Garden Tour on Sept. 26.

Wilkinsburg tour features 1940s home in neighborhood built for Westinghouse execs

Couple is proud to show improvements on their Blackridge home, one of 10 stops on Wilkinsburg House & Garden Tour.

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 This five bedroom, 3 1⁄2 bath home sits on 3⁄4 acre, right across the street from the Sewickley Golf Club driving range on Backbone Road in Bell Acres.

Buying Here: Bell Acres colonial abuts golf course

Bell Acres house and landscaped grounds offer views and an easy jaunt across the course at Sewickley Heights Golf Club.

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Bell Acres at a glance

Located 19 miles northwest of Pittsburgh, Bell Acres is nestled in the floodplains of Big and Little Sewickley creeks.

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 The new dining room set from the Hable for Hickory Chair collection includes the Tate armchair, the Olivier table in an Ebony finish, dark dark walnut is the standard finish, and the Loretta side chair.

Designer Susan Hable reaches for the stars at High Point

Textile designer Susan Hable boldly goes into furniture design with a new collection, Hable for Hickory Chair.

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Audit: Section 8 properties owe $508,000 in taxes

$500K gone uncollected for such properties at county, municipal and school levels since 2012. Homestead exemptions also improperly granted.

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Wilkinsburg House & Garden Tour set

From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sept. 26, homes ranging from the former home of hall of fame baseball player Bill McKechnie to a midcentury modern

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