Alisa Hauser

Reporter/Producer @DNA_wpb ahauser@dnainfo.com

Alisa Hauser moved to Wicker Park in 2005 after living in Logan Square, Old Irving Park and Uptown. From 2009 until joining DNAinfo Chicago, and with the help of a core team, she ran an independent neighborhood blog, chicago-pipeline.

Though Alisa did not study journalism at Ohio University, in Athens, Ohio, she could not resist sending letters to the editor of the school newspaper. The habit landed her a four-year stint writing columns and features for the 'townie' newspaper, The Athens News. Alisa's byline has also appeared in the Lockport-Lemont Sun, Chicago Reader, Chicago Journal and other publications.

Fun fact: Alisa will never pass up a game of Words with Friends.

Bridgeport, Chinatown & McKinley Park »

April 23, 2014

IRL: White Sox vs. Detroit Tigers with Dmitry Samarov, Pre-Party April 29

Enjoy an all-you-can eat and drink pregame buffet party, cheer on the White Sox ... or Tigers?

Logan Square & Humboldt Park »

April 22, 2014

IRL: Sticky Rice Chiang Mai Hosts a Khantoke Dinner for Singles

Guests will sit in a circle and share a hearty Northern Thailand meal with dessert for $20 on April 22.

Wicker Park & Bucktown »

April 22, 2014

IRL: 'Taste of Vietnam' Sampling Party at New Wicker Park Banh Mi Eatery

Indulge in a $15 "try everything" buffet with sandwiches, salad, soups and dessert on April 30.

Wicker Park & Bucktown »

April 21, 2014

Wicker Park Staples Location Closing in May

Signs posted at Staples said the office supplies store is closing May 3.

Lakeview & Wrigleyville »

April 16, 2014

IRL: Fans of Poutine Go Ten Rounds at The Big Cheese Poutinerie

Check out the social media pics and posts from DNAinfo's latest In Real Life meetup.

Wicker Park & Bucktown »

April 3, 2014

IRL: Explore Pop Art Centric 'Paper Jam' at Private VIP Collector's Night

A gallery owner is welcoming readers to learn about art in a small invite-only group on Friday night.

Wicker Park & Bucktown »

April 2, 2014

IRL: Social Media Highlights From Meetup at Piece Brewery and Pizzeria

DNAinfo and Piece hosted an "In Real Life" meetup April 2 at the Wicker Park haunt.

Wicker Park & Bucktown »

April 1, 2014

IRL: Sunday 'Doughnut District' Sampling, Free Wicker Park Historic Walk

Glazed & Infused and Stan's Donuts have donated doughnuts to fuel a walking tour group.