Brian O'Neill


 A sample of the banners to be hung near the Legacy Square area at PNC Park after the statues were sold.

Brian O'Neill: Statues honoring Negro Leagues gone from PNC Park entrance

Statues of Negro League stars are gone from PNC Park, but the legacy grows.

about 4 hours ago


 Oragene Malay and Johnny Mathis  Circa: 1985.

Brian O'Neill: Mathis fan still in harmony with pop star after 50 years

A Johnny Mathis fan reunites with crooner more than five decades later.

4 days ago


 The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette building at 34 Boulevard of the Allies.

Brian O'Neill: It’s clear how he views this new office

New office offers windows into this writer’s soul, or at least a better share of sunlight.

1 week ago


 The Pittsburgh Promise website, recently updated.

Brian O'Neill: Pittsburgh Promise is refiguring how to help

Pittsburgh Promise is missing the support it needs to do all it wants to do.

1 week ago


 Pedestrians past the display windows at Macy's along Fifth Ave. Monday morning. The company has announced it will close the the Downtown Pittsburgh store.

Brian O'Neill: The view from a Downtown Macy's worker

Dave Malehorn, 52, stocks the shelves of Macy’s Downtown from 6:30 a.m. until opening. Now he knows what G.O.B. means.

2 weeks ago


 The politics of liquor legislation in Harrisburg can make one head spin.

Brian O'Neill: Liquor legislation’s politics can make your head spin

Theory has it that the Republican-dominated Senate passed a liquor privatization bill because they knew Gov. Tom Wolf would veto it.

2 weeks ago


Brian O'Neill: OK, green light that shared streets idea

The time has come for a free-for-all in shared space at busy Downtown intersection.

3 weeks ago


 Friends and family surround Sylvia Wofford Burnett in her room at St. John's Specialty Care Center in Mars on Friday. From left are friend Chari Frederick, brother Gregory Wofford, Sylvia, and friends Wendy Volpe and her son Tino, 6.

Brian O'Neill: Sylvia Burnett dying to host one final blowout

She knows the best time to throw her last party — sometime before she dies. But don’t call it a “funeral party.”

3 weeks ago


Brian O'Neill: Pension mess rooted in bad 2001 bill

Shortsighted pension boost 14 years ago set the stage for the mess that needs to be addressed in Harrisburg now.

4 weeks ago



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