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Mina Bloom

Reporter/Producer @mina_bloom_ mbloom@dnainfo.com

Mina Bloom is a reporter/producer covering Logan Square and Humboldt Park for DNAinfo Chicago. She previously covered Uptown and Andersonville, Lincoln Park and Old Town.

Before joining the DNAinfo Chicago team in summer of 2014, Mina worked at Groupon in customer/merchant resolutions for two years. Prior to that, she was an editor for Forbes Travel Guide. Mina's work has also appeared in Time Out Chicago, The A.V. Club, 22nd Century Media and Gapers Block. She graduated from Columbia College Chicago where she was the arts & culture editor for The Columbia Chronicle and a staff writer for Echo Magazine.

Mina is from the northern suburb of Highland Park, home of the best hot dog joint in the Chicago area: Michael's.

Fun fact: Mina had a T-shirt made with a Hello Kitty face in the shape of the Wu-Tang Clan symbol, effectively combining two of her favorite things. 

Logan Square & Humboldt Park »

September 25, 2017

"You constantly see joggers out at that hour by themselves. It's very disconcerting," one neighbor said.

Wicker Park & Bucktown »

September 25, 2017

Jonathan Nicholas, 23, is accused of being the man who exposed him outside a Humboldt Park day care.

Logan Square & Humboldt Park »

September 24, 2017

Police released a photo of a suspect wanted for public indecency Saturday. 

Logan Square & Humboldt Park »

September 22, 2017

The bar will also be serving up dog-themed craft cocktails like the Pooch's Punch ($11).

Logan Square & Humboldt Park »

September 22, 2017

The postcards, which depict neighborhood streets in the early 20th century, cost $40-70.

Logan Square & Humboldt Park »

September 22, 2017

Neighbors are tangled up in a debate over how events should operate in the newly-established park.

Logan Square & Humboldt Park »

September 21, 2017

The stretch of Milwaukee near the Megamall site is heating up.

Logan Square & Humboldt Park »

September 21, 2017

Top neighborhood spots like The Whistler, Scofflaw and Parson's will supply the booze and food.