Eric Heyl

Heyl: As seniors and hipsters descend, make sure you know the difference

Hookah fanatics have many reasons to settle in Pittsburgh. So do shuffleboard-playing septuagenarians. But although they share favorable living conditions here, there are subtle but important ...

Heyl: Comprehending Pa.'s liquor reform oddities may drive you to drink

Don't drink and legislate. That's apparently the lesson to be learned from the state's new liquor reform law that recently went into effect. It's sufficiently ...

Law-abiding, self-driving Uber fleet will be dangerous fit with yinzers

Someone slam the brakes on this plan. In a national first, Uber is poised to put a fleet of self-driving cars on Pittsburgh streets. But ...

Heyl: Group aims to hasten donations to flood victims in Baton Rouge

For Janice Waters Shapiro, the devastating flooding in Baton Rouge, La., hit home. That's because when she was growing up, the submerged Louisiana capital was ...

Body scans don't diminish convenient solution for excess airport space

This idea could take local apartment living to lofty new heights. Allegheny County Airport Authority CEO Christina Cassotis believes Pittsburgh International Airport is too large ...

Heyl: Left Hand, W.Va., eschews chance to celebrate maligned southpaws

In an incredible statistical oddity, everyone in this tiny West Virginia town is a left-hander. That's why it's so disappointing to find the place is ...

Ludicrous legislation takes toll on Pennsylvania Turnpike

Slam on the brakes. That's what state lawmakers want to do to increasingly frequent instances of motorists skirting payment of Pennsylvania Turnpike tolls. The problem wouldn't ...

Collection agency comes calling over unresolved UPMC bill charge

Edward Petrosky's jaw surgery in March relieved his facial discomfort but left his daughter with pain in the posterior. Marianne Krizmanich said repeated attempts to ...

Heyl: UPMC's $2.5 million settlement in overbilling case a slap on the wrist

PITTSBURGH (Exaggerated Press) — UPMC, Western Pennsylvania's gargantuan health care conglomerate, was slightly injured in an incident involving a federal whistle-blower lawsuit in which it ...

Clinton, Trump certain to make Primanti Bros part of their platforms

In this critical swing state, it isn't difficult to predict the winner. When the presidential election occurs on Nov. 8, The National Review believes Donald Trump ...

Tributes to Cardille a testament to impact he had on Pittsburghers

Bill Cardille had every right to be irked. Two years ago, I called the legendary local broadcaster immediately after he had been let go from ...