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

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

I Call This Look… — Nick lives with four writers in Bushwick. Is the son of a Fortune 500 CEO. Would rather jump off a cliff before ever rev...

Singh’s Sporting Goods Specializes in Cricket Gear — The pace at Singh's Sporting Goods is as languid as a cricket match - some of which can last for five days. A customer might try 30 bats before deciding to think it over and return the following day. Another might wander in, take a seat and watch a game from New Zealand on the shop's TV.
Jun 20, 2015

My story for tomorrows NYT Metropolitan on a cricket shop in Ozone Park. For bowlers & wicket keepers of the boroughs…

Jun 21, 2015

My piece for today's @NYTMetro Metropolitan, about a cricket shop in Ozone Park. An NY cricket institution:…

Jun 21, 2015

RT @markscruby: Another great cricket-in-NY story by @AlexVadukul in @nytimes. Love seeing something so familiar thru a foreign lens.…

At Alan’s Alley Video, an Audience Lingers in the Aisles — The old woman sits in her winter coat amid towers of VHS tapes and DVDs, watching neglected Hollywood classics on the television above her. The shop's staff can say little about her except that she appears regularly and knows a lot about movies, but has rarely if ever rented one from them.

Neighborhood Joint

May 23, 2015

RT @Stuart: This weekly column about New York long-standing local joints is consuming me and my Saturday. #NYC

Strange, Beloved, Local, Endangered: Five Years of the Neighborhood Joint — It's the funny old store with a display that hasn't changed in decades and has exactly what you need. It's the clam shack, the ice cream stand, the well-worn diner, all wonderfully out of step with the current food trend.
May 23, 2015

Why I Heart NY: Strange, Beloved, Local, Endangered: Five Years of the Neighborhood Joint

May 22, 2015

Beloved, Local, Endangered: 5 Years of Neighborhood Joints. What's your fave? Lemon Ice King? Octopus's Garden?

May 22, 2015

The mournful quality of the Neighborhood Joint feature, of documenting an imperiled species, comes to the fore here.…

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Stateside, Kicking and Screaming at the Football Factory — Roger Smith, a bleary soccer fan, was still waking up as he sipped his Guinness, squinting through the darkness at the television. Others in the basement bar drank stronger stuff, washing down heavy breakfast sandwiches. The grotto reverberated like a tuning fork when a ball whistled into the net, jolting Mr. Smith alert, before the room returned to its reverent silence.
May 15, 2015

Wrote about the soccer cathedral in the grotto-like basement of a Midtown bar. For Sunday @NYTMetro… cc @FFactoryNY

May 15, 2015

Also. While reporting had no clue I was standing next to a v famous musician until after. Can anyone spot him?…

May 18, 2015

RT @LouieLazar: Gem of a story by @AlexVadukul on a cave-like soccer pub with some intense English fans…

Two Visual Tales of New York — The two photographers were born just two years apart and grew up poor in Brooklyn in the 1920s and '30s. The war awakened them creatively. Their subject was New York. Although they became two of their city's most voracious visual chroniclers, their similarities mostly ended there.
Apr 18, 2015

Bit I did on Jerome Liebling & Fred W. McDarrah - two city great photographers now paired in two shows: @NYTMetro…

May 11, 2015

@MrMattWilley Scanning Avaunt tweets. Came across this. Didnt know you were fan. Wrote bit on JL for paper other week…


Mar 16, 2015

RT @rachsyme: new york is the best place in the world to eat by yourself and i really enjoy @AlexVadukul's column about just that…

Solo Eats: Ben's — 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.

The New York Times — Recent and archived news articles by Alex Vadukul of The New York Times. Spurred by the absence of an indictment in the Eric Garner case, demonstrators took to the streets in a bid to disrupt New York City's rhythms. The small Greek Orthodox church that stood as a reprieve from the city's furious financial nerve center was crushed as the World Trade Center collapsed on Sept.
Mar 12, 2015

May only interest my parents, but some cool news. Finally got an NY Times author page!!…

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Jul 28, 2015

Props to the old guy next to me jamming hard to jazz flute solos.

Jul 27, 2015

RT @pourmecoffee: Donald Trumps' lawyer has a very particular set of skills. Skills that make him a nightmare for people like @timkmak…

Jul 27, 2015

The fate of the NYC pay phone, now little used. At this old Midtown seafood restaurant? The phones…

Jul 26, 2015

Working on a sports related story. Boy, avoiding some of the genre's writing cliches is hard!

Jul 26, 2015

RT @MorganTheScribe: Write because you have something to say not because you're waiting on someone to validate your craft.

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