Serena Solomon

Reporter/Producer @serenaspeaks ssolomon@dnainfo.com

Serena Solomon is a reporter/producer for DNAinfo.

An Australian who has maintained a daily obsession with news since a young age, Serena started out as a social worker, working with homeless teenagers for five years, before making a career change to journalism.

She studied International Communications with a major in journalism at Macquaire University in Sydney, and completed a year-long study abroad program at the University of Washington, in Seattle. While in Seattle she worked with SCAN, a community access station, as a PR assistant and as a reporter. She also reported for the Daily, the school's award-winning student publication.

After Seattle, Serena moved to the East Coast to work with the New York Times on "The Local."

Fun Fact: Serena's favorite pastime is to fumble through other people's junk at yard sales or flea markets.

Williamsburg, Greenpoint & Bushwick »

July 25, 2014

5 New Restaurants for You to Try This Weekend

A burger with waffles instead of a bun and a miso-flavored BLT are on offer at new eateries.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

July 20, 2014

5 Ways for You to Treat Your Beat Summer Feet

Walking on dirty hot streets in sandals can leave summer feet in need of help.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

July 18, 2014

6 New Restaurants for You to Try This Weekend

Munch on lobster rolls in an outdoor garden or try a Canadian burger at these new eateries.

Downtown »

July 18, 2014

What's a Chucker? How to Talk, Dress and Behave at a Polo Match

Come off as sophisticated and informed at a polo match this summer.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

July 14, 2014

GIF GUIDE: How to Shape Up Your Thighs and Calves This Summer

Personal trainer Rachel Lavin gives seven simple exercises and stretches for calves and thighs.

East Village & Lower East Side »

July 11, 2014

4 New Restaurants for You to Try This Weekend

Recent additions to the city's food scene include organic dumplings and gelato sculpted into a flower.

East Village & Lower East Side »

July 10, 2014

Decaying Subway Posters Become Art in DNAinfo Photographer's Exhibition

The photography of Ben Fractenberg uncovers beauty in aging and peeling subway advertisements.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

July 4, 2014

4 New Places to Eat at in New York City Neighborhoods Right Now

A gourmet cafe in Chinatown and a unique chicken fingers store have opened in the city this week.