Former writer and assistant editor at Washingtonian with an MFA in Dramatic Writing from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.
It’s an American icon, and an important piece of United States history. When Grand Central Station opened its doors in 1913, it stood as an opulent monument to ingenuity. But the glittering surface covered decades of complicated history, and more than a few winding secrets… Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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During World War II, hidden power stations below Grand Central Station may have been the target of a Nazi attack. A hidden tunnel might still be reserved for U.S. government officials. And reports suggest that police have orchestrated — and covered up — brutal acts of violence within the storied station. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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With 120 million readers and a Partner Program that pays writers, Medium is worth a look for freelancers thinking about self-publishing. But is anyone actually making money on Medium? And if so, how much?
Before Amazon announced where it planned to park its second headquarters, I spoke to economists and urban planners about all the Washington-area jurisdictions in the running (DC, Maryland, and Virginia), and made this infographic hashing out the pros and cons of each location. You can see that my research pointed to Crystal City, VA offering Amazon the most compelling package, which ended up winning out among the 20 finalists last fall.
You may know LinkedIn as the place where out-of-touch relatives endorse you for Microsoft Word skills. You may consider it “Facebook with khakis” and use it only to congratulate old buddies on work anniversaries. If you’re lucky, maybe it’s helped you land a dream gig. But for freelancers, the platform has another trick up its sleeve.
With the recent boom in popularity of escape rooms, I thought who better to put to the test than a group of ex-CIA officials now tasked with quickly handling any emergency that threatens DC.
I profiled a Washington Post photographer who curated a photo expo of undocumented immigrants.
Even when stuck at home, some people took the bold step to start something new: Today, discover the story behind Ecopreneur Evolution and its founders, Grant Kendzior and Maria Daniela Velasco.
Robin Lopez on Instagram: “Life Update: I got a summer job and found my new favorite burrito! The good people of @DosToros invited me down to the Loop so I could…”
Robin Lopez, a professional basketball player, applies for a job at Dos Toros, a fast-casual burrito chain.
As a marketing consultant, I helped write and storyboard this script.
I profiled a graphic designer who made a series of colorful posters of DC neighborhoods. This post generated a ton of traffic for the Washingtonian website and caused the designer's posters to sell out.
I profiled one of DC's most famous athletes by competing against him in a video game where he played as...himself. Thought this was a fun, meta glimpse into the rising star's personality.
To promote DC hosting the 2018 Home Run Derby, I took batting practice with the Washington Nationals' head hitting coach, in a futile attempt to learn how to hit a ball out of the park.