Jessica Mlinaric

Jessica Mlinaric is a writer, photographer, and marketer based in Chicago. Her work covering culture and travel has appeared in Condé Nast Traveler, GQ, The Architect’s Newspaper, Chicagoist, and more. Jessica founded in 2010 to share stories about cities and their cultures. When she’s not writing, you can find her at a loud concert, unusual museum, or neighborhood tavern.

Did a UFO fly over O’Hare Airport? How did the alligator later named “Chance the Snapper” suddenly appear in Chicago’s Humboldt Lagoon? Is Hull House haunted? Why don’t Chicagoans put ketchup on their hot dogs? WTTW award-winning host/writer/producer Geoffrey Baer

Start planning your next trip! On this episode of Round Trip, Colleen and Megan are joined by three authors who write about travel. Learn about the hidden gems and the various cultures across the United States with Daniel Seddiquie, the

I had the pleasure of speaking with local author Jessica Mlinaric about her book Chicago Scavenger: The Ultimate Search for Chicago's Hidden Treasures. Have a listen, and get a copy of the book for yourself!


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