Andrew is a veteran reporter and writer who is capable of working on everything from breaking news to magazine-length features. He is known for a strong narrative voice, in-depth investigative work and combining his video and photography skills with his writing.
Andrew's work has appeared in the New York Times, the Guardian, ESPN The Magazine, Outside Magazine, Fox News, The New York Daily News, Hemispheres Magazine, Rock and Ice and other publications. When he is not busy reporting, Andrew can be found either on his bike or hunting for fresh snow to ski.
There were 48 ships laden with goods destined for store shelves across the United States sitting at anchor in southern California's San Pedro Bay on Wednesday.
ith year-round perfect riding weather and a topography that allows both bike commuters to enjoy pedaling without too much strain and experienced riders to explore the nearby mountains and hills, Los Angeles in many ways is a cyclists' paradise.
Shortly after her first protest at the trash incinerator plant, Zulene met Mike Ewall, the present-day director of the Energy Justice Network and a Pennsylvania native who was then a local college student.
Thomas Callahan is a lifelong bike fanatic and the owner of Horse Cycles, a custom bicycle company based in Williamsburg that he founded in 2007. Known mainly for gorgeous steel-framed urban bikes, Mr. Callahan recently turned his attention to building what he described as “the ultimate East Coast trail bike.”
Del Ficke is a soil junkie. "It's like a drug the first time you feel real good soil," he says. "You get it in your hands and can feel how good it is. You can smell it and taste it. You just want to take a big old hit of it."
A profile on prolific Colombian mountaineer and artist Erwin Kraus
While L.A.’s population of around 4 million people makes up only about 38 percent of the county’s total population.
Skid Row is an unorganized collection of warehouses, wholesale storefronts and decaying low-rent hotels
The corner of East Third Street and Bell in Dayton's East End offers a view of what happens when the American Dream leaves town.
When the hit show "Smallville" ended its run on air after 10 seasons in 2011, actress Allison Mack was unsure what to do next. "I realized that I kind of grew up on a TV show and didn't really know where to go afterwards," Mack told Fine Magazine last year.
It has now been two years since the vicious murder left a family without their beloved sister and aunt and put a peaceful suburban area on edge, but law enforcement and prosecutors in the region - at least publicly - appear no closer to bringing Denise Barger's murderer to justice.
When Raonel Valdez walked into a Coral Gables, Fla., apartment building early one morning last March, he already had a rap sheet that included arrests for felony possession of both marijuana and methamphetamine, aggravated assault and was also a suspect in a major smuggling case that brought Cuban migrants to Mexico on stolen go-fast boats.
While nobody would fault Nelba Márquez-Greene for retreating into their own world of loss after the shooting, the family almost immediately after the tragedy the family launched the Ana Grace Project - an initiative that helps communities identify children with mental problems like Lanza.
While Uri Rafaeli's case, which is currently being decided in Michigan's Supreme Court, is extreme, it is hardly unique as more than 100,000 homeowners in the state have fallen victim to an aggressive property tax statute that legislators in Lansing passed two decades ago.
Following the hanging, rumors spread far and wide that Holmes - a master con man and manipulator - had paid off prison guards to hang a cadaver or some unsuspecting fellow inmate in his place and let him slip off into hiding in South America.
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is going on offense against mounting protests rocking Lansing over her strict stay-at-home orders - saying she will not apologize for protecting people's health during the coronavirus pandemic and alleging there are political undercurrents rippling through the demonstrations.
When he took the stage last Wednesday night for his farewell address, Barack Obama made his case for the agenda he doggedly pursued these past eight years - touting gains in the job market, the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, legalized gay marriage and breakthroughs in foreign affairs stretching from Cuba to Iran.
The growing Latino population paired with the newly vested importance of the state in presidential politics has many analysts and insiders warning candidates that if they hope to lock down Nevada they better listen to the concerns of Hispanic voters
Hugging the border of Argentina, Chile's Jeinimeni mountains tower over the expansive, arid Patagonian steppe of the Chacabuco Valley. Its snow-capped peaks reflect an auburn sheen on the clouds, contrasting against an azure sky as pumas stalk prey through the sprawling beech tree forests in a part of Chile that Nobel Prize winning poet Pablo Neruda called a "land of frozen teeth gnawed by thunder."
The Big Idea is a series that asks top lawmakers and figures to discuss their moonshot - what's the one proposal, if politics and polls and even price tag were not an issue, they'd implement to change the country for the better?
The Arctic Slope Regional Corp., the only regional Native corporation that has rights to future oil revenues from the subsurface land it owns beneath ANWR, has demanded that other corporations stop asking Congress to require the company to share any of its oil wealth.
The snow begins to pile up on the streets of Manhattan as a steady stream of taxis rush down Broadway toward Union Square amid a cacophony of horns, revving engines and screeching tires. The lunchtime crowd scuttles along the sidewalk, bundled up in heavy winter coats and hunched under umbrellas while a lone bicycle messenger precariously swerves through traffic.
The stench is the first thing you notice. The smell of Brooklyn's Gowanus Canal is a mix of raw sewage, industrial chemicals and stagnant salt water that assaults the nostrils and - especially for anyone visiting the area on a full stomach - can be nausea-inducing.
Profile on cycling director Jonathan Vaughters and his efforts to combat doping in the sport.
Tucked in a remote corner of the city's sprawling Parque Metropolitano, Yojany Pérez and other skaters are gathered on a hazy and humid afternoon at the bottom of a dried-up, concrete lakebed.
Perched atop a rock outcropping overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, the Nazaré lighthouse has stood sentinel for decades in this corner of Portugal, north of Lisbon, helping guide wayward ships through the rugged, unpredictable surf toward the tiny port town it shares a name with.
It's been called by many names. The Hell of the North, The Queen of the Classics, The Easter Race. To George Hincapie, Paris Roubaix has always been the elusive prize. For 17 seasons, the American cyclist has lined up at the start in the town of Compiègne to begin the 160-some mile race over the centuries-old cobblestones and battered roads of northern France.
With the cycling world's attention trained on France, the South American nation of Colombia is quietly preparing for it own national tour.
On the early morning hours of December 20, 1983 in Rio de Janeiro, the most coveted prize in the world of sports disappeared without a trace. The Jules Rimet Trophy, a gold-plated statue of Nike, the Greek goddess of victory, was named after a former FIFA president who commissioned it.
IN THE LATE 1980s, the legendary hip-hop group NWA introduced America to two things: LA gang culture and the menacing power of a baseball cap (Los Angeles Raiders, black). More than 20 years later, gang members continue to sport pro and college team hats to rep their crew.
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The center grew out of 826 Valencia, a similar program in San Francisco that Dave Eggers, the author of the best-selling memoir "A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius," helped establish in 2002. To attract children and help finance the project, the 826NYC organizers decided they needed a front.
When Rapha announced that it was teaming up with Apple to create a line of bike accessories for cyclists who want to keep their electronics safe on the go, it seemed like a meeting of the minds of two eminently style-conscious brands.
Looming over one of the the city's most affluent neighborhoods, the favela of Vidigal rises in a maze of narrow streets clogged with motorcycle taxis, Volkswagen "kombi" vans and makeshift concrete and rebar homes wedged into the steep hillside of Rio de Janeiro's Morro Dois Irmãos (Two Brothers Hill).
Armed with a 35mm camera, photographer Bolívar Arellano was there to capture the tragedy and triumph of New York’s Latino community during that turbulent decade.
Surfing in Rockaway, One Year After Sandy One of the first conditions of happiness is that the link between Man and Nature shall not be broken. -Leo Tolstoy Driving over the Cross Bay Veterans Memorial Bridge from Broad Channel is how I always get my first real look at New York's claim on the Atlantic.