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Mina Bloom

Reporter/Producer @mina_bloom_ Contact

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 »

November 2, 2017

The woman was walking to a friend's house around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday when she was robbed, police said.

Logan Square & Humboldt Park »

November 2, 2017

For most of November, it'll be open two days a week, between 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays.

Logan Square & Humboldt Park »

November 2, 2017

The old photos show the station, 2525 N. Kedzie Blvd., over the years, from 1895 to 1972.

Logan Square & Humboldt Park »

November 2, 2017

The fatal shooting happened around 10 a.m. in the 3800 block of West Augusta Bouelvard, police said.

Logan Square & Humboldt Park »

November 2, 2017

The new establishment will have a sidewalk cafe, permits show.

Logan Square & Humboldt Park »

November 1, 2017

The eviction notices "caught many families unprepared," activists said.

Logan Square & Humboldt Park »

November 1, 2017

The "Hamilton" creator said "Almost Like Praying" was inspired by "Maria" from "West Side Story."

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November 1, 2017

At one point during the charged meeting, a resident accused an alderman's staffer of being racist.