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Contributing Writer — New York Times
As seen in:  New York Times, Rolling Stone

Writing about the city for @nytimes. US Editor of @portmagazine. Food columnist @openingceremony. Born in Milan 1989. New Yorker 17 years and counting.

The small universe of New York cricket

port-magazine.com — Brooklyn After living in New York for 18 years I travelled two hours to a park on the borders of Brooklyn to watch one of the world's most popular sports - which, through a twist of irony, remains practically invisible in a metropolis known as 'the world's city'.

Searching for Answers in the 1961 Death of an Ayn Rand Follower

nytimes.com — Joanne O'Connor keeps a three-ring binder as thick as a cinder block to contain the story that echoes through her head.It is stuffed with her research about a young woman she never met who died more than 50 years ago. She has trouble explaining why obsession gripped her so, but she does know: "I had to find out what happened."

Brooklyn Man Finds Solace on a Golf Course Made of Trash

nytimes.com — The golfer summoned his focus on the cold Brooklyn street corner and tapped the ball with his rusted putter. A cigarette burned between his lips; his baseball cap was black. Cars rushed past. Two old ladies at a bus stop watched him play under the glow of sidewalk lights.

Off-The-Menu Burgers... For One

openingceremony.us — Solo eating establishments-the truly great ones-require a precise atmosphere. Some are quiet and discreet. Others are unexpected and lie in plain sight. But they can all be difficult to find in a metropolis. Alex Vadukul presents a new one here on the first week of every month.

Oysters And Guinness... For One

openingceremony.us — Solo eating establishments-the truly great ones-require a precise atmosphere. Some are quiet and discreet. Others are unexpected and lie in plain sight. But they can all be difficult to find in a metropolis. Alex Vadukul presents a new one here on the first week of every month.

A Father Strives to Rebuild Ties Strained by Divorce and Alcoholism

nytimes.com — Leonard Sharp limped toward a park bench in front of the Queens public school he had attended as a boy. On another bench an older man sitting with two quiet companions discreetly lit a smoke under the cover of his hooded sweatshirt.

Romanian Tenderloin... For One

openingceremony.us — Solo eating establishments-the truly great ones-require a precise atmosphere. Some are quiet and discreet. Others are unexpected and lie in plain sight. But they can all be difficult to find in a metropolis. Alex Vadukul presents a new one here on the first week of every month.

Jermaine Lawson Returns to International Cricket Competition

nytimes.com — Jermaine Lawson captivated the international cricketing community during the early 2000s with his lightning-fast bowling: an intimidating dart-like delivery that could dismiss batsmen almost before they saw the ball coming. But controversy marred his career, and Mr. Lawson, a Jamaican cricketer who played for the West Indies, gradually faded from the sport's spotlight, leaving his admirers to wonder as to his whereabouts.

Razed by Terror Attacks, a Church Will Rise Anew

nytimes.com — Thirteen years ago, the small Greek Orthodox church that stood as a reprieve from the city's furious financial nerve center was crushed as the south tower of the World Trade Center collapsed on Sept. 11. On Saturday, church officials blessed the ground where the new St. Nicholas would rise.

Tremble, Mortals

nytimes.com — The green dragon with wings spanning the length of a freight elevator trudged into the fluorescent-lit room where two judges greeted him. "I'm Mike," said the man wearing the elaborate costume. "Mike Wong from Cincinnati." The judges examined his costume's fiberglass teeth and the doll on its back creating the illusion that a warrior was astride the dragon.
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Feb 26, 2015

RT @evaholland: Here's the tale of an intern left to man Canada.com all alone after the staff journalists were laid off: rrj.ca/i-was-the-only…

Feb 25, 2015

Monty's in Ocean Grove Miami. How a seafood spot should be done. instagram.com/p/zjIvxkFm7u/

Feb 25, 2015

@EmonHassan oh yea yea. Nothing serious. Just a musing on human experience... I should have used "unfortunate" news or less dramatic!!

Feb 25, 2015

Sometimes coming to terms with bad news can be kind of liberating.

Feb 24, 2015

Had heard this was good. And it is. I hope to write near to this well some far off day. newyorker.com/magazine/2014/…

Feb 24, 2015

Being the dJ at a Sushi Samba seems like probably a fun job.



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