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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 »

April 24, 2017

The project calls for apartments, including studios starting at $1,400, and 2,200 square feet of retail.

Logan Square & Humboldt Park »

April 24, 2017

The sushi restaurant took over the former Banh Mi Baget spot at 2735 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Logan Square & Humboldt Park »

April 24, 2017

Both the man and the woman had a gun put to their heads while walking home from a bar early Sunday.

Logan Square & Humboldt Park »

April 21, 2017

The dog owner's friend saw the DNAinfo  article and called Eve Ewing to retrieve her dog, Jessica.

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April 21, 2017

This week saw Chicagoans doing good deeds and beautiful spring attractions opening up in the city.

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April 21, 2017

Three people were killed and 18 people were injured in the collapse, which occurred on Sept. 17, 1909.

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April 20, 2017

Should there be an amphitheater in Palmer Square? What about a fitness trail along Logan Boulevard?

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April 20, 2017

It's been about 60 years since the well-traversed median was filled with grass.