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Katharine Drexel, two ways

As a freelancer, it’s great to be able to pitch a story on something I’ve already written about to another publication. Late last year, The Daily News here in Philadelphia asked me to write a piece about Cordelia Frances Biddle’s…

Fun features

One of the best things about my job is the variety. I’m a regular contributor to The Philadelphia Inquirer’s feature section. This week, you can read my story about Jersey, a therapy dog on staff at Drexel University. Other recent…

Legacy.com’s “The Recipe Vault”

A new feature on Legacy.com is “The Recipe Vault,” which asks food folks to share a recipe that has reminds them of someone they’ve loved and lost. My first one featured Dan Pashman, host of WNYC’s “Sporkful” and author of…

More from City Paper

Let’s stick to a theme. I’d like to share two recent pieces I wrote for Philadelphia City Paper. The first is about the HiV-fighting drug Truvada and how it can make a huge difference in people’s lives, and yet not…

City Paper cover story

Barbershops are more than places to get a hair cut. They’re gathering places, make-shift therapy offices, news centers. My latest story in City Paper looks at some local barber shops and outreach organizations using their influence for everything from violence…