Green Parent Chicago

www.greenparentchicago.typepad.com
What it’s about: Eco-friendly and off the mainstream news, events and activities for green living and natural family living in Chicago
Started: 4/1/08
Contact: Christine S. Escobar, Founder and Editor, Lead Writer
editors@greenparentchicago.com

Twitter: greenparentchgo

2010 New News Survey Participant

Greg Hinz blog at Crain’s Chicago Business

www.chicagobusiness.com/hinz
What it’s about: Chicago-focused politics and government
Started: 10/1/08
Contact: Greg Hinz, Columnist Blogger
ghinz@crain.com

Crain’s Chicago Business
360 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60657

2010 New News Survey Participant

Hello Beautiful!

www.edwardlifson.com
What it’s about: Architecture
Started: 2003
Contact: Edward Lifson
ELifson@gmail.com

2010 New News Survey Participant

Hinsdalean

www.thehinsdalean.com
What it’s about: Community news in Hinsdale
Started: 9/1/06
Contact: Jim Slonoff, Publisher
jslonoff@thehinsdalean.com

7 W. First St.
Hinsdale, IL 60521

2010 New News Survey Participant

Hot Potato

http://www.playhotpotato.wordpress.com/
What it’s about: Hot Potato is the little stories that fill you up. We cover stories not picked up by major media outlets, and we publish high-quality soft and hard news stories with multi-media.
Started: 06/01/2008
Contact: Christopher Brinckerhoff, Publisher
hotpotatonews@gmail.com

Hot Potato
649 Salem Court
Palatine, IL 60074

Video: http://www.youtube.com/user/u2christopher?feature=mhw4
Photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/30973745@N07/

2010 New News Survey Participant

Hyde Park Herald 
& Lakefront Outlook

www.hpherald.com
What it’s about: News in the neighborhoods 
of Hyde Park and Bronzeville
Started: Herald in the ’90s; Outlook in 2009
Contact: Gabriel Piemonte, Editor
g.piemo@hpherald.com

Herald Newspapers, Inc.
1435 E. Hyde Park Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60615

2010 New News Survey Participant

I Hate My Developer

www.ihatemydeveloper.blogspot.com
What it’s about: Developer/condo-related issues, urban pioneering and South Side observations
Started: 8/1/05
Contact: The Woodlawn Wonder
Natasha_Chicago@yahoo.com

Twitter: WoodlawnWonder

2010 New News Survey Participant

Illinois Outdoors

http://www.chicagonow.com/blogs/illinois-outdoors/
What it’s about: Fishing, hunting, and the outdoors
Started: 01/01/2010
Contact: Don Dziedzina, President, Illinois Outdoors Inc.
iloutdoors@comcast.net

Illinois Outdoors, Inc.
PO Box 713
New Lenox, IL 60451

2010 New News Survey Participant

Inside Online

www.yournews.com
What it’s about: General information, news & events
Started: insideronline in 1996; yournews in 2008
Contact: Ronald Roenigk, Publisher
inside@britsys.net

Inside Publications
6221 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60660

2010 New News Survey Participant

Journal of Ordinary Thought

http://www.jot.org/journal_of_ordinary_thought.php
What it’s about: Writing about family histories, personal experiences, and neighborhood issue by adults in the neighborhoods of Chicago.
Started: 1996
Contact: Hollen Reischer, Editor
hreischer@jot.org

Neighborhood Writing Alliance
1313 E. 60th St., Suite 238
Chicago, IL 60637

2010 New News Survey Participant

Keep Us Connected

http://www.keepusconnected.org
What it’s about: AT&T’s discriminatory treatment of public, educational and government (PEG) access channels
Started: 2007
Contact: Michelle King, Business Manager
mking@cantv.org

CAN TV
322 S. Green St.
Chicago, IL 60607

Twitter: cantvchicago

2010 New News Survey Participant

Lake Effect News

www.lakeeffectnews.com
What it’s about: LEN is online community news site, much in the scope of a traditional neighborhood print newspaper. We cover crime, politics, development, education, and interesting neighborhood characters, events and organization on Chicago’s Far North Lakefront, including Rogers Park, West Ridge, Edgewater and Uptown.
Started: 05/19/2009
Contact: Lorraine Swanson, Editor/Publisher
lswanson@lakeeffectnews.com

Twitter: lakeeffectnews

2010 New News Survey Participant

Latino Policy Forum E-Newsletter

www.latinopolicyforum.org
What it’s about: Policy Information regarding Latinos
Started: 2008
Contact: Sara McElmurry, Communications Coordinator
smcelmurry@latinopolicyforum.org

20 E. Jackson Blvd. #1550
Chicago, IL 60604

Twitter: latinopolicy

2010 New News Survey Participant

Live Here Oak Park

www.livehereoakpark.com
What it’s about: Online community, blog and forum for people living in and around Oak Park.
Started:June 2009
Contact: Becca Martin
livehereoakpark@gmail.com

Twitter: Oakparkerr

2010 New News Survey Participant

Logan Square Neighborhood 
Association

www.lsna.net
What it’s about: The work of the Logan Square Neighborhood Association
Started: 2005
Contact: Monica G. Chavez, Technology 
and Communications Coordinator
mgarreton@lsna.net

2840 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL 60618

Video: www.youtube.com/user/lsnanet

2010 New News Survey Participant

Marathon Pundit

www.marathonpundit.blogspot.com
What it’s about: Politics, local and national
Started:1/1/05
Contact: John Ruberry, Blogger
john.ruberry@sbcglobal.net

Twitter:marathonpundit

2010 New News Survey Participant

Me & My Shadow: A Life in Chicago

http://francesarcher.wordpress.com
What it’s about: Personal accounts chronicaling the histories of Chicago
Started: 11/01/2009
Contact: Frances O’Cherony Archer, Consultant
content1st@gmail.com

Content First, Inc.
P.O. Box 2723
Glenview, IL 60025-6723

Twitter: Content1st

2010 New News Survey Participant

Metropolitan Planning Council Blog

http://www.metroplanning.org/news-events/blog-posts/
What it’s about: The blog focuses on regional growth and development best practices and policy reforms, and regularly touches on topics related to affordable housing, transportation, urban design, and water supply. It is written by the staff of the Metropolitan Planning Council, a nonprofit dedicated to helping shape a more sustainable and prosperous greater Chicago region.
Started: 2009
Contact: Mandy Burrell Booth, Assistant Communications Director
mburrell@metroplanning.org
WATCH THE VIDEO INTERVIEW http://bit.ly/burrellvideo

Metropolitan Planning Council
140 S. Dearborn St., Ste. 1400
Chicago, IL 60603

Audio: http://www.metroplanning.org/multimedia/audio/
Video: http://www.youtube.com/user/MetroplanningChicago
Photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/metroplanning/
Twitter: Metroplanners

2010 New News Survey Participant

Mindful Metropolis

www.mindfulmetropolis.com
What it’s about: News & Lifestyle Journalism Catering to Chicago’s Conscious Community
Started: 05/01/2009
Contact: Richard McGinnis, Publisher
richard@mindfulmetropolis.com

Mindful Metropolis
2020 N California, Suite 7#165
Chicago, IL 60647

Twitter: MindfulMetro

2010 New News Survey Participant

Music Box

http://www.musicbox-online.com/
What it’s about: Music and Pop Culture
Started: 06/01/1994
Contact: John Metzger, Editor
editor@musicbox-online.com

The Music Box
PO Box 3911
Oak Park, IL 60303-3911

Twitter: musicboxonline

2010 New News Survey Participant

New Communities

www.newcommunities.org
What it’s about: Chicago
Started: 2004
Contact: Gordon Walek, Communications Manager
gwalek@lisc.org

LISC/Chicago
1 N. LaSalle St., 12th Floor
Chicago, IL 60602

Video: LISC New Communities and LISCTu – http://www.youtube.com/newcommunities
Photos: http://www.flickr.com/lisc-chicago

2010 New News Survey Participant

Newcity

www.newcity.com
What it’s about: Neighborhood news
Started: 1996
Contact: Brian Hieggelke, Editor/Publisher
brian@newcity.com

Newcity Communications, Inc.
770 N. Halsted St., Suite 303
Chicago, IL 60622

Twitter: newcity

2010 New News Survey Participant

Notes From North Sheridan

http://www.chicagonow.com/blogs/notes-from-north-sheridan/
What it’s about: The college and new resident’s perspective on life in Chicago
Started: 2009

2010 New News Survey Participant

NP Communicator

http://www.communitymediaworkshop.org/npcommunicator
What it’s about: Nonprofit communications
Started: 2007
Contact: cmw@newstips.org

Community Media Workshop
at Columbia College Chicago
600 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60605

Twitter: npcommunicator

2010 New News Survey Participant

NUF SAID

http://nuf-said.org/
What it’s about: New Media, Research, and Insights by and about Chicago Youth
Started: 2010
Contact: Tom Bailey, Program Coordinator
cyvn2010@gmail.com

Chicago Youth Voices Network
c/o Issue Lab
4001 N. Ravenswood, Suite 602
Chicago, IL 60613

Photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/46491851@N07/
Twitter: CYVN

2010 New News Survey Participant

nwi.com

http://www.nwi.com
What it’s about: Local news and sports from Northwest Indiana
Contact: Chris Loretto, Director of Interactive Media & Product Development
chris.loretto@nwi.com

The Times Media Company
601 W. 45th Ave.
Munster, IN 46321

Video: http://www.youtube.com/user/nwitimestv
Twitter: nwi

2010 New News Survey Participant

Office Oracle

http://www.chicagonow.com/officeoracle
What it’s about: Insights and advice on office life from a corporate rat
Started: 03/01/2010

2010 New News Survey Participant

Outside the Girl Box

http://www.chicagnow.com/blogs/outside-the-girl-box
What it’s about: It is about self-esteem and empowerment for pre-teen girls
Started: 02/01/2010
Contact: Lauren Kaminsky, Blogger
outsidethegirlbox@gmail.com

Twitter: outgirlbox

2010 New News Survey Participant

Outside the Loop RADIO

www.outsidetheloopradio.com
What it’s about: Local stories, local interviews, topics that don’t always get local mainstream coverage
Started: 9/1/06
Contact: Mike Stephen, Host/Executive Producer
mike@outsidetheloopradio.com

Audio: www.outsidetheloopradio.com
Twitter: outsidetheloop

2010 New News Survey Participant

Outside.In

www.outside.in/Chicago_IL
What it’s about: Hyperlocal news aggregator
Started: 9/1/06
Contact: Chrysanthe Tenentes, Community Coordinator
chrysanthe@outside.in

20 Jay St., Suite 1019
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Twitter: outsidein

2010 New News Survey Participant

Pilsen Portal

www.pilsenportal.org
What it’s about: Pilsen Community
Started: 07/15/2009
Contact: Jaime Guzman, Project Manager
jguzman@resurrectionproject.org

The Resurrection Project
1818 S. Paulina
Chicago, IL 60608

Video: http://www.youtube.com/user/PilsenPortal
Photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/pilsenportal

2010 New News Survey Participant

Post-Tribune

www.post-trib.com
What it’s about: Northwest Indiana news
Contact: name, title
email@email.com

Post-Tribune
1433 E. 83rd Ave.
Merrillville, IN 46410

2010 New News Survey Participant

Progress Illinois

www.progressillinois.com
What it’s about: Progressive news and commentary on metro and state politics in Illinois
Started: 3/1/08
Contact: Josh Kalven, Editor
jkalven@gmail.com

222 W. Ontario St. #310
Chicago, IL 60654

Video: www.youtube.com/ProgressIllinois
Twitter: progressil

2010 New News Survey Participant

Proyecto Latina

www.proyectolatina.org
What it’s about: Highlighting Established and Emerging Latinas in the Arts
Started: 2008
Contact: Irasema Gonzalez, Editor & Co-producer
info@proyectolatina.org

PO Box 891136
Chicago, IL 60608

2010 New News Survey Participant

Revista Contratiempo

www.revistacontratiempo.com
What it’s about: Art, culture, literature and social issue analysis
Started: 05/01/2003
Contact: Moira Pujols, Executive Director
mpujols@revistacontratiempo.com

Contratiempo NFP
1702 South Halsted
Chicago, IL 60608

Audio: http://www.chicagopublicradio.org/Content.aspx?audioID=41818

2010 New News Survey Participant

Rogers Park in 1,000 Words

http://www.RP1000.blogspot.com
What it’s about: Rogers Park
Started: 06/22/2007
Contact: Bill Morton, Author
BillMorton.RogersPark@gmail.com

Rogers Park in 1,000 Words
c/o Bill Morton
1205 W. Sherwin Avenue Suite 803
Chicago, IL 60626

Video: http://www.youtube.com/user/BillMortonRogersPark

2010 New News Survey Participant

SallyDuros.com

http://www.sallyduros.com
What it’s about: My thoughts about the future of news locally and nationwide, as well as sporadic writing about the economy.
Started: 2004
Contact: Sally Duros, Independent Journalist
sally@sduros.com

Video: http://www.youtube.com/user/sduros
Photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/44124450307@N01/
Twitter: saduros

2010 New News Survey Participant

Second City Cop

secondcitycop.blogspot.com
What it’s about: life and politics from a street cop’s perspective
Started: 05/01/2005

2010 New News Survey Participant

Seeding Chicago

www.seedingchicago.com
What it’s about: How the urban agriculture movement is transforming Chicago communities
Started: 03/01/2010
Contact: Cassandra West, Editor
cwest@seedingchicago.com

Twitter: seedingchicago

2010 New News Survey Participant

Shots in the Dark

http://www.chicagonow.com/blogs/shots-in-the-dark/
What it’s about: Photo blog of the Chicago nightlife scene.
Started: December 2009
Contact: Chuan Vo, Photographer
chuan.vo@gmail.com

Vofotos Photography
3021 W Armitage Ave Unit 207
Chicago, IL 60647

Twitter: vofotos

2010 New News Survey Participant

Sixth Ward

www.thesixthward.blogspot.com
What it’s about: A blog on ward issues and 
state & local politics
Started: 11/1/07
Contact: Levois, Student
itsmymind@gmail.com

Twitter: thesixthward

2010 New News Survey Participant

SkokieNet Community Information Network

http://skokienet.org
What it’s about: News and other information of interest to folks in Skokie, IL; Stories, pix, opinions, and more from anyone in the Village
Started: 1995
Contact: Frances E Roehm, SkokieNet Librarian and Community Liaison
froehm@skokielibrary.info

SkokieNet.org @ Skokie Public Library
5215 Oakton St
Skokie, IL 60077

Video: http://youtube.com/SkokieTalk
Twitter: SkokieNet

2010 New News Survey Participant

Sloopin

www.sloopin.com
What it’s about: Anything to do with Chicago’s South Loop Neighborhood
Started: August 2008
Contact: Ryan Schuster, Founder
sloopin@gmail.com

Sloopin
1430 S. Michigan Ave. Unit 311
Chicago, IL 60605

Twitter: sloopin

2010 New News Survey Participant

Soleil’s To-Dos!

www.so-LAZE.com
What it’s about: diverse cultural Chicago events
Started: 2001
Contact: Stephanie Green, Publisher
Soleil@so-LAZE.com

Soleil’s To-Dos Enterprises, Ltd.
10 North Dearborn, Suite 600
Chicago, IL 60602

2010 New News Survey Participant

South Suburban News

www.southsnews.com
What it’s about:Hyperlocal community news in Chicago’s South Suburbs
Started: 6/1/09
Contact: Glenn Reedus, Editor and Publisher
publisher@southsnews.com

21141 Governors Highway, Suite 304
Matteson, IL 60443

2010 New News Survey Participant

Southland Savvy

www.southlandsavvy.com
What it’s about: Local business news, primarily, with some news aggregation and items that celebrate life in the Chicago Southland.
Started:03/01/2010
Contact: Dennis Robaugh, Partner
drobaugh@southlandsavvy.com

Twitter: southlandsavvy

2010 New News Survey Participant

Southwest Observer

www.southwestobserver.com
What it’s about: Neighborhood news
Started: 3/1/07
Contact: Michael Fielding, Editor
editor@southwestobserver.com

Southwest Observer, a branch of Romeii, LLC
P.O. Box 146
Hudson, WI 54016

Twitter: swobserver

2010 New News Survey Participant

Suburban Chicagoland/Radio Chicagoland

http://www.SuburbanChicagoland.com and http://www.RadioCHicagoland.com (networked together)
What it’s about: Provides news, features and commentary on suburban Chicagoland issues in the news, headline stories and more; also showcases live radio interviews from our weekday radio show Mon-Fri 8-9:30 am 1530 AM Radio WJJG
Started: 2002
Contact: Ray Hanania, Publisher
rayhanania@comcast.net

Ray Hanania Enterprises Ltd
PO Box 2127
Orland Park, IL 60462

Video: http://www.youtube.com/user/rayhanania
Twitter: rayhanania

2010 New News Survey Participant

That’s Awesome

http://www.chicagonow.com/thatsawesome
What it’s about: Anything and everything that is awesome.
Started: 03/01/2010

2010 New News Survey Participant

The Living Room in Rogers Park

http://thelivingroom.blogspot.com
What it’s about: Commentary on a variety of subjects, especially those that will impact the community such a Peak Oil and Climate Change.
Started: 08/01/2006
Contact: Christine Wellman, Writer
livingroominrogerspark@yahoo.com

2010 New News Survey Participant


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