James M Singleton is a Downtown Pittsburgh Cultural District resident who takes point-and-shoot camera snapshots of major changes and updates using this boondoggle as a platform and playground for web development.


Downtown Pittsburgh and Cultural District

A Cultural District update was released on October 19, 2018.
The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust is the official up-to-date source for the Cultural District.
James is watching the development of the Mon Wharf Switchback Ramp on the Smithfield Street Bridge, 350 Oliver Street off Smithfield, and the Downtown Pittsburgh Holiday Inn on Fort Pitt Boulevard.
The Pittsburgh Playhouse on Forbes Avenue has been completed.
James will be updating Pittsburgh Buildings and upgrading Cultural District Images throughout the Autumn season.
Pittsburgh Skyline and Pittsburgh Night Skyline images still needs to be updated.
Image quality will be improved anticipating mobile data speed advances.

2017

Pittsburgh Distrikt Hotel on Boulevard of the Allies has opened.

James' wish has been granted and now there is a Dog Park in Downtown Pittsburgh located on the downtown side of the Rachel Carson Bridge. Also, there is a Downtown Pittsburgh Dog Park in PNC Plaza for smaller dogs.

2016

The JLL Center appears to be finished.

2015

The Tower at PNC Plaza has been completed. The Clemente Bridge Bike Lane is open and EQT Plaza has been renovated.

2014

Mellon Square restoration has been completed and the Downtown Pittsburgh Penn Avenue Bike Lane is ready.

James M Singleton

James is a Microsoft Windows Insider and enthusiast who is interested in free and open source software and the advancement of the web.

This experimental webpage will always be in beta and can change at any time.

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Thoughts by Pittsburgh James...

A newly activated CDN is going to make this webpage load even faster!

Could zero-emission buses replace light rail transit?

This section is just some filler to add some text content to the page.

Inflation is rearing its ugly head again, it now takes two apples a day to keep the doctor away.

Why have a goat, if you don't let someone get it every now and then.

When dogs bite, their owners always call it a nip.

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Players overachieve during the last year of their contract.

New contracts causes players to fall out of warranty.

With no SEO, how did you find this website?

No need to watermark these low quality images.

"Time takes time" means forever.

Social media is fine as long as you don't share anything.

Is being a devil's advocate the same as trolling?

Thoughts by Pittsburgh James are funny and punny.

When something becomes hard to watch, it's time to stop watching.

Imagine what could happen if a smart toilet was hacked.

You're considered a "walk-in" even if you're in a wheelchair.

You can say "I taped it" as long as they still call it footage.

Low inventory at Pittsburgh dispensaries leave patients not high and dry.

Who carries cash anymore? I just carry a quarter for ALDI.

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Publishing can improve spelling and grammar.

Connecting smart devices to the Internet right now is not very smart.

A smart car can fit in the Downtown Pittsburgh Penn Avenue Bike Lane.

It's a shame that you can only get two wings per chicken.

Facebook friends and Twitter followers can ruin your reputation.

Even if you have a strong heart, it can change in a heartbeat.

Can your heart stop beating in a heartbeat?

James believes that you become the company that you keep.

It's time to sell those stocks before the bottom drops out.

After the Women's March there will be a sausage fest.

Don't you just hate it when that milk starts messin' with you.

Never let a shoplifter in your house even if they're family.

Sometimes you have to shut the door before another one opens.

Sign on truck says "AAA Batteries Delivered and Installed".

Let them know, if you're thinking about getting them a pet.

The good you do will come back to you.

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The good you do can come back to bite you.

It wasn't rain, but water main.

Can you wear red right after the holidays?

NFL ratings are down. They need to bring back sportsmanship.

The Mobile Virtual Presence Device is now a reality.

It's better to replace a cheap home printer than to waste ink troubleshooting it.

When I eat beef I get sluggish like a cow.

The world's best browser is a bloated memory hog.

The world's greatest browser makes up only around 15% of the browser market.

When the phone battery runs out of power usually the backup charger is out, too.

One lemon doesn't define a brand.

Google is kind of creepy with spiders crawling the web.

Be a lamb because sheep are so baa.

Could Pastry, Pie, Parfait, Popsicle or Pudding be next for Android P?

Spelling is easy, it's the grammar that's hard.

Pittsburgh's Streets Run Road sounds redundant.

The nose knows, that's why they call it the nose.

These are tweets that didn't make the cut.

Microsoft's defunct word processor app "Microsoft Works" is an oxymoron.

A junkie could be considered an oxymoron.

Do smart clocks move clock-wise?

The "Pittsburgh Left" is becoming a thing of the past.

NFL Receivers should run and cut, not cut and run.

Cats can condemn a house, but can't dog-it-out.

Website functionality trumps aesthetics as the modern look is just a fad.

Can eminent domain be applied to domains?

Designing a pillow that I will use as my pillow.

I didn't quit smokin', but the cold turkey was good.

Ever used a reverse paring knife?

I used to think that a kardashian was a flower.

He-said she-said equals doubt, he-said they-said removes the doubt.

The staff at "Compassionate Certification Centers" in Pittsburgh are very compassionate.

Pittsburgh PAT buses run late so often that when it does run on time, you miss it.

When having a procedure done at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, I always feel like I'm on an assembly line.

Google Chrome has sure gotten fat throughout the years.

If you lose face, does it include the neck?

Popular adhesive bandage container gave me a paper cut.

If they're not going to install roundabouts in Pittsburgh, then adaptive traffic lights are a must.

I'm not gonna to cease and desist, I'll just shut it down permanently.

A lot of those Bluetooth speakers are getting too big for their britches.

The new Firefox Quantum is like Microsoft Edge with teeth.

All my computer needed was a hard boot.

Pittsburgh Playhouse brings culture to the Business District of Downtown Pittsburgh.

If a bird lays a golden egg, is it a nest-egg?

If you're really paranoid, Duck Duck Go.

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Allegheny County Jail
Arrott
August Wilson Center
BNY Mellon
Benedum Center
Centre City Tower
COC
Chatham Center
Citizens Bank Tower
Civic Building
Clark
Convention Center
Distrikt Hotel
Doubletree
EQT Plaza
Federated Tower
First Side - 151
Gateway Center
Gateway Towers
Grant
Gulf Tower
Heinz Hall
Highmark
JLL Center
K & L Gates
Kaufmann’s Grand
Midtown Towers
Oliver
Oxford Centre - One
Pennsylvanian
PNC Center
PNC Firstside
PNC Plaza
PPG Paints Arena
PPG Place
Pittsburgh Playhouse
Pittsburgher
Point Park University
Renaissance
Residences
River Vue
Roosevelt Arms
Stanwix - Eleven
Theater Square
U.S. Steel Tower
Westin Convention Center
William Penn Hotel
Wyndham Grand

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