Brian O'Neill

 The original art that accompanied Peter Leo's 1986 column documenting his feat.

Brian O'Neill: Driving the Pittsburgh Marathon now officially faster than running it

Marathon route is getting easier, or maybe it’s just that cars are better.

1 day ago

Brian O’Neill: Potty’s No. 1 problem is being available

I stopped by the fabulous public toilet near the corner of 18th and East Carson streets on the South Side, only to find the gate was locked.

4 days ago

Brian O'Neill: Yinz won't believe how TV plans to portray Pittsburgh

Yinzers are about to get their day on TV, alas. A production group is combing our hills and valleys for a family to misrepresent the region.

1 week ago

 Jacob B. Sweitzer.

Brian O'Neill: Civil War ties feel right at home in Pittsburgh now

It’s nice to have a tie at home to an authentic Civil War hero.

1 week ago

Brian O'Neill: Try not to tax yourself meeting IRS deadline

It’s a great time to do taxes ... or to postpone doing them.

2 weeks ago

Brian O'Neill: From 1892, caricatures and poetry about 'All Sorts of Pittsburghers'

Written by Arthur G. Burgoyne, who covered the Homestead strike the same year, the book skewered the famous no less than memes do today.

3 weeks ago

Brian O’Neill: Nonprofits don’t always mean little guys

Nonprofits and the little guys aren’t one and the same when it comes to Harrisburg tax measure.

3 weeks ago

Brian O'Neill: On Allegheny County Council, the rubber stamp rules

The process, not the picks, should be the concern for any fan of democracy.

4 weeks ago


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