Going Up Against the Boss

Miller McCune, March 2011
How Hugo Boss Lost a Cleveland Union Battle
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Seed Money

Hemispheres, 12/2010
Where does Charlie Trotter go for fantasy vegetables? A small family farm in Huron, Ohio.
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The Tiny Record Empire in Cleveland

The Root, 10/13/2010
Thomas Boddie never had aspirations to build another Motown, but the legacy left in his sealed-up studio is an important piece of musical history.
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How Joe Bought the Farm

Chicago Reader, 1/17/2008
Five years ago, Myopic Books owner Joe Judd thought he was going to die. When he didn't, he decided to live the life he'd always wanted.
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Tattoo Rescue

Chicago Reader, 7/20/2007
Scars, track marks, gang tats— if they're ruining your life, Eric Dean Spruth wants to cover them up.
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Firsts

O Magazine, 2/7/2006
Extraordinary people tell stories of their milestone moments.
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Chicago Journal

Wicker Park Edition, 9/15/2005
A front page from my other life as an editor.
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