Isra Rahman is a reporting intern at DNAinfo Chicago. She grew up in the northwest suburbs of Illinois and is currently studying journalism and political science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. During the school year she works as a features writer for the Daily Illini.

Fun Fact: In elementary school, Isra convinced her entire class that her family owned the Ramen Noodle company because it matched most people’s pronunciation of her last name. 

Bridgeport, Chinatown & McKinley Park »

August 16, 2017

The Adler Planetarium has set up eclipse glasses around the city for their #equippedtoeclipse campaign.

South Chicago & East Side »

August 11, 2017

Ald. Susan Sadlowski Garza (10th) is hosting a series of meetings to decide how to spend the money.

Logan Square & Humboldt Park »

August 10, 2017

The first 75 children are eligible at the event sponsored by several public officials.

Hyde Park & Kenwood »

August 9, 2017

Police issue a warning after two robberies in Woodlawn on July 22nd and 27th. 

Lakeview & Wrigleyville »

August 8, 2017

Eldredge, a huge Cubs fan, tapped Chicago artist Jim Bachor to promote his new album.

West Loop, Near West Side, Pilsen »

August 7, 2017

First Step Youth Foundation will honor Michael Haynes and Dequarrius Cannon in a tribute game Saturday.

South Chicago & East Side »

August 4, 2017

The most recent rip-offs took place at lots at Kensington, Hegewisch and South Chicago stations. 

Englewood, Auburn Gresham & Chatham »

August 4, 2017

Charles Preston's open mic is held biweekly on Sundays at 79th Street and Cottage Grove, rain or shine.