A hurricane, a fundraiser, and a long ass drive

The moment I saw Hurricane Irma covering the entire state of Florida, I knew it was going to be a total shit show. That's why I (and about a zillion other people) shoved all their valuables in the trunk of their car and fled the state, headed for the Carolinas.

There’s a newsletter now

If you are interested in keeping up with both my Florida Illustrated and my Creative Loafing projects, then you should join my new email list. You'll receive about 1 email a week with links to my most recent writing and photography projects. If you live in the Tampa Bay area,

The Tampa Bay Happy Hour Index

A couple months ago I reached out to friends, family, and strangers via Facebook to find out where the best happy hours in Tampa Bay are. I received very few responses, which only confirms that we really need this list. I searched the internet, looked for Happy Hour advertisements in

My first freelance job for Creative Loafing

Creative Loafing just published one of my pieces, and I couldn't be more excited. I sweat it out in Tampa's Curtis Hixon park for 2 hours last weekend, in 90+ degree weather, covering the unveiling of the latest dog sculptures in Southeastern Guide Dogs' Superheroes on Parade fundraising campaign. I took lots of photos