Crain’s New York Business

Fighting the Tides of Change in Red Hook January 23, 2018 [cover story]


Pacific Standard

A Movement Against the Melting Pot December 12, 2017


The New York Times


Archaeologists and Metal Detectorists Find Common Ground January 17, 2017

Sunday Business

Need Better Morale in the Workplace? Simulate a Plane Crash January 8, 2017

Choke Point of a Nation: The High Cost of an Aging River Lock November 23, 2016 [cover story]

A Mail Boat Stays Afloat August 20, 2016


The New Yorker [online]

The Lost-Jewelry Hunters January 21, 2016


The Wall Street Journal


Losing to Illinois at Tug of War Puts Iowa at the End of Its Rope September 7, 2016

Pittsburgh Tries to Eat Its Way Through a Savage Weed May 23, 2016

Gull Migration Adds Hitchcock to Tugboat Dock June 27, 2015

At This Giant Flea Market, the Big Haul Goes to the Porters June 12, 2015

Did Dinosaurs Have Lips? Paleoartist Puts a Face on Ancient Bones March 21, 2015

This Old-Fashioned Printing Shop Knows Where It’s @ November 3, 2014

Greater New York

A Hobby With Some Heavy Lifting March 14, 2016

A Trail Designer’s Job: Get Inside Hikers’ Minds June 2, 2015

Having a Ball: Young New Yorkers Revive Old Dance Craze  March 25, 2015

Chief Engineer for Governors Island Ferry Commutes From Detroit Area November 14, 2014



In the “Black Mayonnaise” of Brooklyn’s Gowanus Canal, Alien Life Is Being Born March 22, 2016



“Should Paris become Pair-EE?” The American media’s pronounced struggle with foreign languages January 12, 2016


The Christian Science Monitor

In New York, Mexico’s richest immigrants lend hand to their countrymen October 26, 2015



After Hastening Gentrification, A Brooklyn Super Has Regrets May 12, 2014