Selected Writing


Review: “Yoonmi Nam: Generally Meant to be Discarded, Studios Inc.” KC Studio

Profile – Three years and going strong: Habitat Contemporary Gallery owner Robert GannKC Studio

Honors: Bianca FieldsKC Studio

Honors: Sandra Scott-RevelleKC Studio

Review: “Exhibit Confronts a Thorny Chapter of U.S. History”KC Studio

Review: “Lisa Grossman: Rivering,” Haw ContemporaryKC Studio

Review: “Captured,” National WWI Museum and MemorialKC Studio

Explore Kansas City’s iconic Art Deco architecture with this self-guided tour – KCUR

A guide to discovering Kansas City’s public art installations – KCUR

Business and Entrepreneurs

Protecting Data in the Age of Artificial Intelligence – UMKC TalentLink

StratFit secures patent, flexes plans for explosive growth with platform built in Google WorkspaceStartland

War For Talent Drives Training Needs at T-Mobile And Other Companies – UMKC TalentLink

How to Manage AI Risk and Use Artificial Intelligence Responsibly – UMKC TalentLink

Hollywood Animation Academy secures home at CentriqStartland

Four Takeaways From AI Tools for Entrepreneurs Workshop Presenter Doug Hohulin – UMKC TalentLink

Belton Bustles With Redevelopment Plans on Main Street and BeyondMartin City Telegraph

Returning the flavor: Fast food startup flexes plan to bring Korean-American tastes to rural MissouriStartland

“Throw Out The Old Playbook,” Just Play Sports SolutionsThinking Bigger

“Command.App Presents,” Command.AppThinking Bigger 

“Laborchart Constructs A Smarter Scheduling App,” LaborChartThinking Bigger

“TrippNT’s Journey To Huge Growth,” TrippNTThinking Bigger

Goin’ to Kansas City Means Big BusinessThinking Bigger


A Barbecue-and-Brewery Tour of Kansas CityAFAR

These 8 Dishes Offer a Taste of Thailand’s Diverse Cuisine and CultureFeast

Meddy’s Brings Fresh Mediterranean Cuisine to BrooksideMartin City Telegraph

It’s soup season! Grab your spoon and try out these Kansas City restaurants – KCUR

Hungry for pizza in Kansas City? Here’s a guide to the city’s many shops and styles – KCUR

Hemma Hemma Brings Globally-Influenced Cuisine to WaldoMartin City Telegraph

From Drive-Thrus to Delivery, Kansas City-Area Farmers’ Markets Adapt to COVID-19Feast

City Bitty Farm Has Big Plans For MicrogreensFlatland

Banksia Is Kansas City’s First Australian-Style Bakehouse and CaféFeast

The Ship Charts New Waters With Food ServiceFlatland

From Far East to Midwest: Kansas City is a Haven for TeaVisit KC

More Feast food and drink reporting


Roots Revival: Vine Street Brewing near 18th and Vine District – Crafted For All

What Is a Foeder? And How to Even Say This WordHop Culture

Hop Culture’s Guide to Barrel-Aging Stout, Barleywine, and More

Friends and colleagues remember Kansas City brewer Rodney BeagleFeast

Kansas City Breweries Join Black is Beautiful InitiativeFeast

Craft beer: Everything you need to know from A to Z (Part 1) and (Part 2) – The Kansas City Star

Do You Know the Do’s and Don’ts of Beer Festivals?The Kansas City Star

Flatland – Tap List – Craft Beer Reporting in Kansas City

Bar, Wine, and Spirits

When Kansas Was America’s Napa Valley – An essay I wrote for the series What It Means to Be American, a project by The Smithsonian and Arizona State University in conjunction with Zócalo Public Square.

Nighthawk opens at Hotel Kansas CityFeast

You, Too, Can Harvest Grapes for Local WineriesThe Kansas City Star

Kansas City Bartender Ryan Rama Wants to Change Your Perspective on TequilaFeast