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From apartment decor to local events and everything in between. Wondering how you can decorate small spaces? Where you should go this weekend? How to be a better neighbor? We're covering all that and more! So check out our blog below, and come back each month for a new post from our employees!

National Cut Your Energy Costs Day

National Cut Your Energy Costs Day

The start of a new year brings excitement for change and the chance to do new things. We have a suggestion for one of your resolutions, and it may be something you've never thought about adding to your vision board - cutting energy costs. Read more

January Events Around Pittsburgh and Bakery Square

January Events Around Pittsburgh and Bakery Square

Ring in the new year with winter activities to do with your friends and family! Read more

Walnut Capital's Year in Review: 2022

Walnut Capital's Year in Review: 2022

2022 was a great year for Walnut Capital - not only for our employees and residents but also for our communities and fellow yinzers. We've compiled some of our favorite takeaways from an action-packed year in Pittsburgh. Read more

December Events Around Pittsburgh and Bakery Square

December Events Around Pittsburgh and Bakery Square

Ring in the holidays with joyful events around Pittsburgh and Bakery Square! Read more

Life at Walnut Capital: Judy Smith

Life at Walnut Capital: Judy Smith

The fashionista herself, Judy, gives us all the tea on where she started 18 years ago at Walnut Capital and how she became a Resident Manager over time. Read more

November Events Around Pittsburgh and Bakery Square

November Events Around Pittsburgh and Bakery Square

It's the start of the holiday season and there are plenty of things going on around Pittsburgh for you to explore and enjoy. Read more

Trails & Parks Within Miles of Walnut Capital Residents

Trails & Parks Within Miles of Walnut Capital Residents

Our properties are within miles of beautiful parks and trails that are perfect for that bit of sunshine and exercise you might be looking for. We've compiled a small list of areas you can adventure to take in this season and all its beauty. Read more

Walnut Capital Recognized as a 2022 Top Work Place

Walnut Capital Recognized as a 2022 Top Work Place

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has recognized 105 Companies and Organizations in Greater Pittsburgh as Top Workplaces for 2022. This is the second year in a row that Walnut Capital has been named a Top Place to Work. Read more

Jim Davis Wins PAA 2022 Best of Apartment Living Individual Award

Jim Davis Wins PAA 2022 Best of Apartment Living Individual Award

Jim is the Maintenance Tech at Bakery Living, and has won the PAA 2022 Best of Apartment Living Individual Award! Read more

Life at Walnut Capital: Kellie Cannavine

Life at Walnut Capital: Kellie Cannavine

To know Kellie is to love Kellie. And if you know Kellie, you surely know about Walnut Capital. Read more

Fall Decorating Tips

Fall Decorating Tips

Pools are closing, end-of-summer sales are posted, and every coffee company has just announced their pumpkin spice latte is back. You know what that means...it's finally Fall, and it's time to decorate your apartment! Read more

How to Throw the Perfect Apartment Dinner Party

How to Throw the Perfect Apartment Dinner Party

No matter the size of your place, throwing the perfect dinner party can be a great way to introduce the special people in your life to your home. However, throwing a dinner party in your small apartment does not mean the party needs to be small. This is your time to go ALL OUT! Read more

How one Pittsburgh developer wants to fix Oakland's dead zone

How one Pittsburgh developer wants to fix Oakland's dead zone

Oakland is a neighborhood with plenty of personality dominated by Beaux-Arts/City Beautiful-era monumental civic architecture and student energy but that's not true of the entire neighborhood. Read more

Walnut Capital shares first phase of Oakland Crossings development project with residents

Walnut Capital shares first phase of Oakland Crossings development project with residents

"Developer Walnut Capital and design firm Strada presented the first phase of their proposed Oakland Crossings project to community residents during a development activities meeting co-hosted by the city of Pittsburgh Monday evening." Read more

Our Favorite Pittsburgh Summer Activities & Spots

Our Favorite Pittsburgh Summer Activities & Spots

Pittsburgh weather is constantly changing. One day it can be raining, the next snowing, and the day after 80 degrees. However, we love our summer months and try to make the most of the time we can spend outside. Read more

Life at Walnut Capital: Jen Dupal

Life at Walnut Capital: Jen Dupal

With over 20+ years working at Walnut Capital, Jen has a story (or two) to share! Read more

Local leaders, developer break ground on project to connect Larimer, Homewood to East End

Local leaders, developer break ground on project to connect Larimer, Homewood to East End

Pittsburgh Mayor Ed Gainey, Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, Walnut Capital Developer and community members from Larimer and Homewood met Thursday morning to break ground on a multi-model road project intended to connect the neighborhoods to jobs and amenities in the East End. Read more

Bakery Square to add a new Richard DeShantz restaurant, plus Jeni's ice cream

Bakery Square to add a new Richard DeShantz restaurant, plus Jeni's ice cream

As Richard DeShantz Restaurant Group looks to expand its portfolio in the Pittsburgh area, take a bite (and sip) of this: An izakaya restaurant is headed to Bakery Square. Read more

Developers reportedly looking to turn former Quality Inn into mixed use building

Developers reportedly looking to turn former Quality Inn into mixed use building

""What Oakland needs is density. We need a more diverse population of all income levels, all types of jobs. Right now, it's dominated so much by students that it's not really a thriving community," Todd Reidbord, Walnut Capital President said to the Post-Gazette." Read more

Renting vs. Purchasing Furniture

Renting vs. Purchasing Furniture

Moving into your first apartment can be scary. Similarly, if you are moving into an apartment or city for a short period, lugging all your items might be daunting. Read more