Making the switch from nonfiction to fiction writing.
A 2013 Pushcart Prize nominee for fiction.
“The Lewis or Clark of today is sitting safely behind a laptop and instead of mapping terra incognita, he is placing red pin tabs over his favorite tattoo parlors.”
How artists and designers in Baltimore become informal developers, perhaps the most auspicious and tenacious developer of them all.
Reinventing a building’s function, or bringing it back to life, is not an easy prospect. So what does it take to keep a city nimble and alive?
In which I argue that it’s time to challenge our path dependent thinking about cities and come up with new models for living.
An abandoned 120,000 square foot factory becomes a model for public education.
We’re living longer than ever. But where will we literally live? Behind the scenes of the design-for-aging movement.
Boxing champion Joe Gans was one of the most celebrated athletes of his time. So why do so few people remember his name?
The story of how one church restored the world’s largest set of Tiffany stained glass windows still in the original setting.
Five weeks and too many cities to count: Stories from that time I worked for a rock band on tour.