Writing

Top Stories

Telling Stories of Domestic Slavery in India, The New York Times/Lens Blog, Dec. 2017

The Unseen Julia Child, The New York Times/Lens Blog, Nov. 2017

Stephen Colbert Uses Profanity to Describe President Trump's Soul', The New York Times, October 2017

Another New York Diner Turns Off the Grill, a Victim of Rising Rents, The New York Times, July 2017

My Grandmothers' Gifts to Me: The Cookbook Generation, Edible Vineyard, July 2017

What to do -- and not do -- for perfect eyebrows, The New York Times, October 2016

Other Recent Work

The Op-Ed Pages, Explained, The New York Times, Dec. 2017

The New York Times Gets a Kids Columnist, The New York Times, Nov. 2017

Putting a Face to the Comment: The New Online Crusaders, The New York Times/Lens Blog, Nov. 2017

Where Were You During the Great American Eclipse? The New York Times, August 2017

Times Insider: Kids Take Over The Times, The New York Times, May 2017

A Club Where Lions Dance and Tradition Takes Root, The New York Times, January 2017

Revisiting Rainbow Cookies at Little Italy's La Bella Ferrara, Edible Manhattan, December 2016

2 Friars' Mission: Reviving a Brooklyn Church in a Religious 'Dead Zone,' The New York Times, October 2016

Service Journalism

It's Mosquito Season. Here's How to Prepare., The New York Times, June 2017

How you can create space in a tiny home, The New York Times, October 2016

How often should you really wash your hair? The New York Times, October 2016 

Award Winning Stories

Pat Gregory Remembered for His Kindness, Gentle Spirit, Vineyard Gazette, May 2014

Artist Ray Ellis Leaves Behind Vision of Vineyard Beauty, Vineyard Gazette, Oct. 2013

Double X Factor, This Lady Can Fish, Vineyard Gazette, Sept. 2013

Special Report on Coastal Erosion: On the Brink, Vineyard Gazette, Sept. 2013

Burning the Candle to Make Ends Meet, Vineyard Gazette, May 2013

Super-Sized Houses Are Talks of Towns, Vineyard Gazette, July 2012

The Vineyard Shuffle: Twice a Year Move is Way of Life, Vineyard Gazette, May 2012

News

Thousands Stranded as Fire Disrupts Metro-North Rail Service, The New York Times, May 2016

Bronx Man Accused of Trying to Join ISIS is Arrested, The New York Times, May 2016 (contributor)

Ethiopia Soars Towards Gender Equality With Its First All Female-Flight Crew, TakePart.com, Dec. 2015

Meet the Middle East's First Female Car Racing Team, TakePart.com, Dec. 2015

This Wet-Suit Like Garment is Reducing Maternal Mortality, TakePart.com, Dec. 2015

Here's a Bold New Strategy For Solving the LGBT Elderly Housing Crisis, TakePart.com, January 2015

Saltwater Heroes Challenge Helps Veterans Find Peace on the Water, Vineyard Gazette, Oct. 2013

First Family Arrives with Little Fanfare, Vineyard Gazette, Aug. 2011

Features and Lifestyle

Things That Go Blink in the Night, Martha's Vineyard Magazine, August 2016

Still Keeping the Beat for Nina Simone, Vineyard Gazette, Aug. 2015

From Lions to Fairies, Julie Taymor Embraces Both Stage and Screen, Vineyard Gazette, Aug. 2015

There's a Chart for That, Martha's Vineyard Magazine, Winter-Spring 2015

Exhibit Honors the Hard Words of War, Vineyard Gazette, Nov. 2014

Fifty Years Later, Freedom Summer Resonates With Past and Future, Vineyard Gazette, Aug. 2014

Smiles Everyone, Smiles; Dockside Inn is Host of the Town, Vineyard Gazette, May 2014

The Mayhew Boys, Edible Vineyard, Harvest 2013

In Unexpected Twist, Love Came Late in Life Yet Right on Time, Vineyard Gazette, Oct. 2012

Dance Theatre of Harlem Returns, Vineyard Gazette, Aug. 2012

Freedom, Family and John Forte on Stage, Vineyard Gazette, Sept. 2010

Food and Agriculture

Ode to Fried Chicken, Edible Vineyard, Early Summer 2016

Blue Water Hunting, Edible Vineyard, Fall 2015

Cinnamon Starship, Edible Vineyard, Fall 2015

The Egg Cream, Edible Vineyard, Summer 2015

The Aviator, Edible Vineyard, May 2015

Talking Coffee with Brooklyn Roasting Company's Head Roaster, Amy Marshall, BKMag.com, April 2015

Fish Fridays from Acme Smoked Fish are Greenpoint's Best Kept Secret, BKMag.com, April 2015

A Complete Guide to Off Cut Steaks with Reynard Butcher Lee Desrosiers, BKMag.com, March 2015

Sick of Baloney, Hungry For Change, Vineyard Gazette, July 2014

From Bagels to Big Time Food Writing, Island Feeds His Passion, Vineyard Gazette, Aug. 2013

Big, Buff and Ready to Rough It, Draft Horses Get the Job Done Vineyard Gazette, Aug. 2013

Fat Ronnie's Keeps Burger Business in Family, Vineyard Gazette, July 2013

Chocolate Quad Cake, Edible Vineyard, Harvest 2012

Long Road to Island-Grown Meat, Vineyard Gazette, April 2011

The Zen of Hay, Edible Vineyard, Spring 2011

Illustrious Cookery Editor on Eating the American Way, Vineyard Gazette, July 2010

Commentary

Sometimes It Takes an Island to Find Yourself, Vineyard Gazette, Oct. 2014

Dressing to the Beat of Her Boots, Vineyard Gazette, Sept. 2013

Finding Comfort in Words Spoken, Vineyard Gazette, Aug. 2013

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