Casey Cora

Reporter/Producer @bycaseycora ccora@dnainfo.com

Casey Cora is a neighborhood reporter at DNAinfo Chicago, covering Bridgeport, Back of the Yards and Chinatown.

Born and raised in Joliet, Casey joined DNAinfo after two and a half years editing the Oak Park edition of Patch.com. Prior to that, he covered municipal beats on the Southwest Side, where politics was a contact sport, and covered breaking and community news for the St. Petersburg Times in Florida.

His work has appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times, SouthtownStar, St. Petersburg Times, Patch and the Huffington Post.

Fun fact: A crime brief he wrote about a woman stabbing her boyfriend’s puppet made it to Jay Leno’s “Headlines” segment.

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July 28, 2014

McKinley Park Garden Walk Tickets Are Available

The self-guided tour takes visitors to some of the Southwest Side's best backyard gardens.

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July 28, 2014

'International Night' at Oliver's Cafe to Feature Japanese Cuisine

Bridgeport Chef Oliver Valenzuela sets his culinary sights on Japan.

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July 28, 2014

Former Sun-Times Printing Plant Will Become a Data Center

Once its Kansas-based owners are operating, the building, closed since 2011, will employ 80 people.

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July 28, 2014

More Live Music is Coming to Palmisano Park

The park district's concert series will bring rock music to the urban nature park.

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July 28, 2014

'Homebrewer's Ball' Tickets on Sale

Professional drinkers will judge amateur brewers at this first-of-its kind competition.

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July 24, 2014

Midway Noise Is 'Obscene,' Bridgeport Residents Say

Residents living under a new flight path to Midway gave noise commissioners an earful.

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July 24, 2014

Wingstop Opens in Bridgeport

The chicken chain is already slinging wings at 3032 S. Halsted St.

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July 24, 2014

Donovan Park Concert is Free Fun for the Whole Family

A 10-piece band will move and groove at the Bridgeport park.