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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. 

Wicker Park & Bucktown »

May 26, 2017

A proposed law would require a 10-minute grace period before illegal parkers face big fines.

Logan Square & Humboldt Park »

May 26, 2017

Get ready for retro cocktails, milkshakes and root beer floats at The Pink Squirrel, 2414 N. Milwaukee.

Logan Square & Humboldt Park »

May 26, 2017

Oscar López Rivera, who spent decades in jail, returned to Humboldt Park Thursday.

Beverly, Mt. Greenwood & Morgan Park »

May 26, 2017

There's loads to do this weekend, indoors and out, across Chicago's neighborhoods.

Logan Square & Humboldt Park »

May 25, 2017

Crews will likely start building the project — complete with 25 affordable housing apartments — in June.

Logan Square & Humboldt Park »

May 25, 2017

The photo shows people gathered at the foundation of the church at Kedzie and Albany avenues.

Logan Square & Humboldt Park »

May 25, 2017

Zissou Tasseff-Elenkoff is gearing up to open his own gallery, All Star Press, at 2775 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Logan Square & Humboldt Park »

May 24, 2017

The duo behind The Little Pickle, 3703 W. Fullerton Ave., is aiming for a mid-to-late summer opening.