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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. 

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March 23, 2017

The shooting happened Thursday around 2:15 p.m., according to police.

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March 23, 2017

The old photograph shows the west side of Bernard Street at Wrightwood Avenue.

Logan Square & Humboldt Park »

March 23, 2017

It's proof struggling schools need investment to succeed, Principal Seth Lavin said.

Logan Square & Humboldt Park »

March 23, 2017

More than 17 schools are slated to participate in Saturday's community fair, which kicks off at 11 a.m.

Logan Square & Humboldt Park »

March 22, 2017

The fest will bring together industry folks and at-home bartenders for seminars and tastings.

Logan Square & Humboldt Park »

March 22, 2017

The bar's first "Kiss & Tell" event is scheduled for 9:30 p.m. March 30.

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March 21, 2017

The Roots will headline this year's fest, which has outgrown its longtime Palmer Square home.

Logan Square & Humboldt Park »

March 21, 2017

Inside is an address book, a rosary, two tubes of lipstick, a pen, a Kelvyn Park pin and more.