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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. 

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November 1, 2017

The two-day fest, set for Nov. 11 and 12, will be held at Elastic Arts for the second year in a row.

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October 31, 2017

The agency recently issued a request for proposals for the CTA-owned site at 2525 N. Kedzie Blvd.

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October 30, 2017

The driver was issued three citations, including one for driving without insurance.

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October 30, 2017

Scofflaw group's new bar, 3204 W. Armitage Ave., is all about exposed brick and plush leather seating.

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October 30, 2017

Also closing is adjoining bar Mezclaeria Las Flores. "We hope you'll come say goodbye," a post reads.

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October 27, 2017

The owner is expected to tear down the old bakery building in the coming months.

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October 27, 2017

Light food, beer and wine will be served at the fundraiser, set for Nov. 11.

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October 26, 2017

The bar, 3204 W. Armitage Ave., has a sidewalk-facing, 2,000-square-foot patio with built-in fireplaces.