Mr. Lenny Moran-Burgh Nation T- Shirt Man

Saturday morning I drove down to the Strip District of the city to purchase items for the cookie table for the wedding. Ingredients; pistachios, hazelnuts, almond paste, Portuguese Pignoli Nuts, anise seed,fig jam, and some doilies for the cookie trays. Stopped by the Steeler Nation T-shirt display and told the proprietor his shirts were being worn in Zagreb. I bought them last year. We struck up a conversation and before you know it, Mr. Lenny Moran opened his a guitar case and showed me where Tom Petty had signed it T.P. and then had a well-worn leaflet autographed by Muhammed Ali. Turns out Lenny is a songwriter as well as a Steeler Nation T-shirt entrepreneur. If you’re from Pittsburgh you might have heard his Rock’n the Igloo!   Check out his burghnationtees.   He had a tablet with wireless capability and I was able to show him the post of the Steelers slide show where he was featured last January.   Lenny had placed Steelers folding chairs to save a parking spot for a couple of nuns who came and set up a table to sell Advent wreaths.  It was a nice morning.  He graciously consented (I hadn’t asked last January) to be on the blog.  Thanks Mr. Lenny Moran.

Lenny Moran and his autographed guitar.

Note to SELF:

 Carry good camera at all times

Carry good camera at all times

Everywhere, ALWAYS!!!

All iPhone once again.

11 thoughts on “Mr. Lenny Moran-Burgh Nation T- Shirt Man

  1. That’s some guitar! I’d love to sit with him and get a tour of the signatures. I doubt that he let just anybody sign it and hearing the tales behind them would be fascinating.

  2. I love your people at work series. This is the best. Next time I’m at the strip I will surely look for him.

  3. Thanks for leaving a comment on my page and leading me here. I’m not wild about portrait photography, but I really like this series of photos documenting people at work in your town. Yours will be the page the social historians pour over in twenty years time.

  4. What a wonderful story. I am a new blogger and your posting have been a source of inspiration to me. The next time I am in the strip district I will look up Lenny Moran. Thank you for sharing.

  5. Lenny has all the bases covered!! Love his Tees …. guess it figures about the French T being a non-seller in the Burgh, n’est-ce pas? 🙂

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