The family whose Black Lives Matter sign shook their conservative town

In the tiny Catskills community of White Sulphur Springs, there are a couple dozen Trump signs—and one house with Biden and Black Lives Matter signs. But even though everyone knows each other, there isn’t much dialogue.

The Guardian, September 2020

Is Inpatient Behavioral Health Care Gone for Good in Ulster County?

An investigation into whether Westchester Medical used the pandemic as an excuse to get rid of inpatient psych and detox in Kingston

The River, September 2020

Perhaps the best dinosaur fossil ever discovered. So why has hardly anyone seen it?
Two feuding families, a Montana rancher called the Dino Cowboy, and one of the most exciting paleontological finds of the century

The Guardian, July 2019

The Siren Song of the Mighty Towa Towa

On empire, nostalgia, transnational economies, finch singing competitions, and the Caribbean

Roads & Kingdoms, May 2017

Return to Nature

Green burial goes beyond not polluting. It's about people needing and caring for land, conducting life-affirming activities there—including death

Yes! Magazine, cover of September 2019 issue

Visiting an Experimental, Do-It-Yourself Library in Brooklyn

At the Sorted Library, a library/art project about archiving, memory, collections, and discovery

Literary Hub, July 2018

The Hudson Valley Space Race

The specter of gentrification looms large in upstate NY

Chronogram/The River, October 2019

Who's Hunting Now?

Five stories of modern New York hunters

Chronogram/The River, November 2019

The Green Gold Rush

A deep dive into why New York State didn't end marijuana prohibition in 2019

Chronogram/The River, July 2019

The State of Sex Ed in New York

What should sex education look like in the era of #MeToo?

Chronogram/The River, August 2019

'Let's Activate the Universe'

Inside health-tech's efforts to spur better recruitment for clinical trials

MM&M, May 2020

Best Behavior
Two behavioral marketing campaigns illustrate the challenges of resonating with patients
MM&M, March 2020

Saving Face?

Facebook's reputation as a responsible steward of personal data took a hit with the Cambridge Analytica scandal. How are its patient communities responding?

MM&M, September 2018

The Unique Arts Festival Where Performers Play for Their Health Care

Reporting on O+ Festival in upstate NY, which establishes a radical community-betterment exchange

Yes! Magazine, November 2018

How a 27-Year-Old College Dropout Is Simplifying Health Care

A profile of an innovative digital health care company

Fortune, October 2016

Street Fight
In and amongst the community-led redevelopment efforts of Brownsville, Brooklyn
BKLYNR, August 2013

Sacred Songs, Secular Spots

A profile of the Renaissance Street Singers, an atheist choir that performs in the streets of New York

The New York Times, April 2013

Bringing Bebop Back Home
At Bill's Place, a jazz speakeasy in Harlem
The New York Times, November 2014

Voices Carry
Out in Sunset Park with the copwatch group El Grito
Brooklyn Magazine, September 2015

Letting Go
A cover profile of Noah Baumbach, on the occasion of While We're Young
Brooklyn Magazine, March 2015

What's Behind the Texas Breakfast Taco Wars
On gentrification and food politics in Austin
Extra Crispy, June 2016

Can Starbucks Make It In Italy?

An historical look at Italian coffee culture, or: the grande caramel macchiato comes to Milan

Extra Crispy, August 2016

A Place That Plucks Heartstrings

Visiting a West Village guitar salon, in the footsteps of Paul Simon

The New York Times, February 2014

Strange Ways: The Long Journey of Howard Fishman

In Brooklyn and Helsinki with the itinerant folk musician

Brooklyn Magazine, September 2015

Can the Lincoln Railsplitters Win It All?

One year after Sandy, a high school football team seeks redemption for Coney Island

BKLYNR, November 2013