Brian O'Neill

 As previews roll at the Dependable Drive-In in Moon Township, lights from nearby businesses give off a faint glow behind the trees.

Brian O'Neill: Drive-ins make nice story that's more than nostalgia

No need to just be nostalgic about drive-ins when you can still go.

2 days ago

Brian O'Neill: Pittsburgh’s population challenges stand out

Had Pittsburgh played by Sun Belt/​Drought Belt rules, folks in Peters and McCandless and past the airport would be residents paying  taxes.

5 days ago

 Hugo Garcia, a Pittsburgh boxer, takes a break from preparing for the Olympic qualifying tournament.

Brian O'Neill: Local boxer takes a roundabout route to pursue Olympics

Pittsburgh Irish sell burritos to send teen named Garcia to Ireland so an Olympic gold medal boxer can train him to qualify for U.S. team.

1 week ago

Brian O'Neill: Call goes out to mayoral descendants

Roundup of all Pittsburgh mayoral descendants is a herculean task.

1 week ago

Brian O'Neill: Bankers remain too big to jail

The Joe Graziano case shows that the real crime is how easily banks get away with committing them.

3 weeks ago

Brian O’Neill: Faithful family takes landslide in stride

The hill behind your house slides you right out of your home before you can make your first mortgage payment.

3 weeks ago

 It's not much of a vacation when you need to replace a drowned iPhone.

Brian O'Neill: You pay a price, after all, for choosing a staycation

Pittsburgh’s most thrifty columnist relaxes at home for a week, but life finds a way into his wallet.

1 month ago