How great is it that the state authority designed to oversee Pittsburgh now needs oversight?
Aaron Stubna, ever active, is building up a movie house, off the beaten path. Installing a microbrewery is a good move, too.
It seems Pittsburgh’s 18 miles of busways may put the city in the “driverless” driver seat with Uber.
Lainey, a city high schooler, introduced Hillary Clinton at an event Monday. ”I think government can be beautiful,” she says.
Pittsburgh Rock ’n’ Roll Legends or many in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame honorees — all once played in an Oakland club called The Decade.
Here’s cold comfort for Allegheny County property owners: Indiana County’s reassessment is a great big fat mess.
There’s something about watching an old movie set in the future with your kid. Most of your life is in the rearview mirror; hers is ahead.
The bright high-schoolers at the YMCA Youth & Government convention in Harrisburg should be an inspiration to our grown-up lawmakers.
Employees have said they will walk off the job this morning, calling for an end to unfair labor practices with the union.
That unconscionable mass murder seems to be getting less attention than the loss of Wendy Bell’s job.
Arrivals and departures on The Pennsylvanian rose from 85,590 to 94,075 last year. Add another train and the numbers would surely rise.
Many a North Sider would just like something, anything on this block of decaying, boarded buildings. Molasses rules, though.
You’ll have to decide whether this sequel is yesterday’s equal, but I’m confident of this much: I’m barely scratching the asphalt.
I asked readers to name the dumbest traffic designs in town. Emails and comments flooded in like rush-hour traffic on the Parkway East.
Eminent domain seems like cruel work. But Jim Broadbent is a gentle man who, on the state’s behalf, struck decent deals with homeowners.
Eleven Irish boxers will compete tonight against Pittsburgh athletes, in the third annual feat of goodwill that defies the odds.
Pittsburgh is competing in Smart City Challenge for transportation. 50 million smackers. In the meantime, give me the worst traffic makers.
The Central Catholic student and athlete died 20 years ago. His spirit and love of life lives on, however, in a wider community.
As a state rep gets ensnared in the business, it’s worth saying again: The state should just make them legal and take a cut of the action.
For Bill Gandy, the Allegheny City Historic Gallery is a labor of love, though what we’ve lost can’t help but summon pain.
Robert Hanna bought 300 acres in 1769 because it was near water and the Forbes Road. Hanna’s Town didn’t last long, but it lives on today.
The sylvan suburb, a walker’s paradise, wants to promote safety. It’s nice that they tag drivers, too.
Why the city was slow to cash your property tax check, Part 2: The school district wonders why there can’t be a better way, and city agrees.
I, like thousands of city homeowners, wondered why my property tax check wasn’t cashed Feb. 10. Here’s why.
“The Last Baby Boomer:The Story of the Ultimate Ghoul Pool,” a novel by Latrobe’s Chris Rodell, gives us boomers a a good-humored humbling.
Dream the big dreams, folks. Feel the buzz of Bernie if you like. But don’t expect this election to make a gerrymandered U.S. House embrace
Ms. Barbee, 30, is an artist in Lawrenceville with a relentless drive to be interested in everything and everybody, and her work shows it.
With strict rules and strong support, single men living at the Allegheny Y are finding a path to stability.
If a Pennsylvania state representative has a groundhog’s back, does that mean we’ll have seven more months of budget impasse?
Some scattered thoughts on old stories and new
John Morris, an artist who moved to Pittsburgh from Brooklyn a decade ago, sees the city in unconventional ways, which is always a tonic.
Check out the stats at the Carnegie Library: e-books are popular, but the good old book on dead wood is alive and well.
“There’s no lead in our water,” said James Good, executive director of PWSA.
Stained glass windows from an old Lithuanian parish are going to grace a new church in Nigeria, with a little bit of help.
With Pennsylvania’s polarized politics, primaries are becoming the real elections. The bloody internal fights bring out the worst.
Pennsylvania has 18 congressional districts and every artfully drawn one of them is designed so the incumbent needn’t worry.
The best kind of do-gooder: The Snow Angels program links people who can’t shovel their walks with able-bodied folk who can. Spots are open.
Should Pittsburgh follow California’s lead and wean itself off fossil fuel investments? Yes, no, maybe?
Turnpike tools increased 6 percent this year.
Move over, Trump: Absurdity in politics is hitting new heights in the Pennsylvania Capitol, where dysfunction is the new normal.
The fine print in that new city parking meter app? Says that some folks in Georgia are in charge. No need to panic, however.
I wish my readers all good things, but this year I have specific presents in mind.
Sure, Steve “The Joker” Miller deserves his place in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. But can we petition to keep his lyrics out of it?
Should solo Parkway North commuters be able to use the HOV lane if they pay for the privilege?
When a city authority decided that East Enders clamoring for an ice rink in an old armory were right, it turned down more lucrative offers.
I liked it better when Trump was just a reality show host. He was on once a week and you could either watch “The Apprentice’’ or not.
Even granting that the HOV lane isn’t open 24/7, there’s clearly room for growth — and maybe a new source of funding.
Brian O'Neill: For the love of the game or parking spots, people of Shadyside can live with an ice rink
The support for an indoor rink in the old Hunt Armory has as much to do with opposition to apartments as support for ice.
The brainchild of Mike Diven from Brookline, Cubans will meet local boxers for friendly competition on the Clemente Bridge in July.
Barb Kline, at 71, is still on the job at Nied’s in Lawrenceville. What’s her secret to good health? “I drink a lot of water and I pray.”