Less recent stories

Between 2007 and 2010, I worked as a journalist in Washington D.C. I wrote feature stories and a column on D.C. real estate and urban development for the Washington City Paper and occasionally freelanced for other publications. Here are some examples of my work:

Feature stories

‘All I wanted was a doctor’ (Washington Post, March 9, 2010)

What Happens When Your Favorite Thrift Store Gentrifies?‘ (Washington City Paper, Dec. 4, 2009)

Tome Rule‘ pdf (Washington City Paper, Aug. 29, 2008, cover story)

‘Pity Party‘ pdf (Washington City Paper, Dec. 14, 2007)

Lights on or off? (Houston Press, Nov. 9, 2006)

Housing Complex Columns

The Story of 1612 U Street, and a Bit Beyond: Four developers and businessmen flow in a tangled orbit around David von Storch’s starter building (Washington City Paper, Jan. 27, 2010)

Home Coming Out: Navigating Craigslist Can be Tricky for GLBT People (Washington City Paper, Aug. 26, 2009)

Ballad of 14th and T: The cycle of death continues for one of D.C.’s most storied buildings (Washington City Paper, March 4, 2009)

Food writing

‘Best of D.C. 2009, Best Cupcake’ (Washington City Paper, March 2009)

Meals and Spiels‘ pdf (Washington City Paper, Sep. 5, 2008)

‘Bittersweet Romance,’ an  interview with Régine Palladin, wife of famed chef Jean-Louis Palladin (The Washingtonian, March 2008)

‘Fry, Fry Again’ (The Washingtonian, March 2007)


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