Brian O'Neill


Brian O’Neill: Something stinks about how people act in public now

This page regularly runs “Random Acts of Kindness.” Might we get just as many letters if we went with “Random Acts of Rudeness”?

2 days ago


 Mayor Sophie Masloff in May 1989.

Brian O'Neill: Sophie Masloff was thinking young with tax cut

Mayor Sophie Masloff’s wage-tax cut is still with us, and so are more young workers.

5 days ago


Brian O’Neill: Militarization of police has its hidden costs

Events in Ferguson remind us of the G-20 and how a city withholds details of new gadgets and weaponry.

1 week ago


 In February 1993, Mayor Sophie Masloff announces she will not run for re-election: "I love this city, and I loved being able to help the people who are so much a part of my life."

Brian O'Neill: Sophie shrewdly summed up city

Sophie Masloff mastered the art of being underestimated.

1 week ago


Brian O'Neill: It's still too rocky to begin new housing at arena site

The Penguins and Hill District leaders are searching for agreement on developing former Civic Arena property. They’ve got a ways to go.

2 weeks ago


Brian O’Neill: State official’s purge ends a lesson to kids

The governor’s special adviser on higher education exits and an excuse mill is shut down.

2 weeks ago


 Butch "Eddie Munster" Patrick, left, with Tim Bendig, whose company, In Person Productions, represents pop culture celebrities.

Brian O'Neill: Tim Bendig's pop culture nostalgia is old-fashioned business

A Whitehall man has learned how to profit from his own love of pop culture nostalgia. (And he gets to hang out with Eddie Munster.)

3 weeks ago


 Heather Pencak, left, and her husband, Joe, of New Kensington walk their English bulldog, Champski, toward the gate at PNC Park Tuesday. The Pencaks and Champski were among the many pet owners and pets who visited Pup Night at PNC Park Tuesday.

Brian O’Neill: Picky eaters or not, a big night for the dogs

Most dogs will eat anything, and some will chase trucks, so it’s little wonder they dig treat trucks.

3 weeks ago


Brian O'Neill: There's one good sign that commutes may not have to be such a drag

A daily message along Greentree Road brightens the route for some motorists.

1 month ago



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