Writing

New York Magazine Biography of a Building Series (Winner of National Magazine, NY Press Club, SFJ and NAREE Awards)

Olympic Tower, Where Foreign Billionaires Have Long Flocked

The Master, a Particularly Eccentric Upper West Side Apartment Building

An Exhaustive Oral History of the McKibbin Lofts

Villa Charlotte Brontë, a Cliffside Co-op in the Bronx

One Fifth Avenue, the Downtown Co-op

Graham Court, the Gilded Age Rental

Local/Metro

Grind Larceny — New York Post

Broker’s fee hits nearly $20K for rent stabilized one-bedroom NYC apartmentNew York Post

The McKibbin Lofts Super Asked for a Raise But Was Evicted InsteadCurbed

Co-op Boards Ghost Their ResidentsCurbed

Kosher in Brooklyn, by Way of CairoThe New York Times

Business

How war, weather, and Covid-19 are rekindling the food vs. fuel debateThe Counter

Starbucks Workers Vote to Unionize in BuffaloThe Counter

How a Restaurant Leaves New YorkGrub Street

Can Groceries Save New York’s Restaurants?Grub Street

A Restaurant With No LeftoversThe New York Times

How Much Do Cooks and Chefs Really Make These Days?Eater

Craft Brewers Lighten Up — The New York Times

Culture

Community Fridges Are Not a Pandemic FadThe Counter

Where a Day’s Worth of Food Came From (Gray’s Papaya)New York Magazine

Jason Everman: The Life QuixoticAvaunt Magazine

On Lawrence Sumulong’s “Dead to Rights”The New York Times

How Rap Became the New Punk — Pigeons & Planes

Revival Of Soul Music & Its History In Hip-Hop Production — Stereogum

Science

When Cancer Patients Battle for Taste — TASTE

Meowing at Your Partner is Actually NormalThe Washington Post

Resurrecting Ancient Wines That Can Survive Climate Change — The Atlantic

Worms Could Inspire Plastic Waste-Degrading ToolsScientific American

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