- John Surico is a freelance writer reporting on urban planning issues. He's written over 500 articles for a variety of outlets.
- Surico teaches prospective journalists how to report on cities at New York University.
- He has written for The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, VICE, The Atlantic, Lucky Peach, Bon Appetit, and The Village Voice.
John Surico is a journalist, teacher, and urban planning researcher who has been writing articles about cities for almost a decade, from open spaces and mobility to food and drink.
His reporting has taken him to cities around the world: Stockholm, Havana, Mexico City, Rio de Janeiro, and more. He writes a monthly newsletter called "Streetbeat" on cities and how they're changing. He is a research fellow at the Center for an Urban Future, a New York City think tank, where he's written major policy reports on the city's parks, libraries, and recovery from COVID-19.
Find his work in The New York Times, VICE, Bloomberg's CityLab, Bon Appetit, Lucky Peach, The Village Voice, and more. He has published over 500 articles focused on cities.
What's your desert island food and why?
"An eggplant parm hero. Simple, I know, but it is home in a handbasket."
What's your favorite condiment and why?
"Undoubtedly tzatziki. Which could also be the name of my new band."
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