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.

Bridgeport, Chinatown & McKinley Park »

October 22, 2014

Find Some Serenity at McGuane Park 'Art and Peace' Event

Artist Indira Johnson will discuss her "Ten Thousand Ripples" project.

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October 22, 2014

Organic Food Delivery Service Bets Big on South Side Warehouse

With big ambitions, a food delivery company has opened a Pershing Road warehouse.

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October 20, 2014

Canaryville Book Club to Discuss Michael Chabon Novel

The discussion is part of the "One Book, One Chicago" program.

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October 20, 2014

Pumpkin Patch Coming to Canaryville Park

The park district will host a family-friendly fall event at Taylor-Lauridsen Park.

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October 17, 2014

White Sox Commemorative Bricks are Back on Sale

Proceeds from the sale are sent to the team's charity organization.

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October 17, 2014

'You Could Spend All Day in Bridgeport' This Weekend

The neighborhood is packed with family-friendly and cultural activities this weekend.

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October 16, 2014

'Horses of Honor' Project Highlights Bridgeport, Canaryville Artists

The public art fundraiser features more than a dozen contributions from local artists.