Before coming to WABC TV, she anchored and reported at stations in Akron, Little Rock and Minneapolis.
She actually got her start in journalism as a teenager, reporting for the Main Street Wire, the newspaper on Roosevelt Island, NY.
It was always her dream to cover her hometown of New York City. She is primarily WABC TV's feature and lifestyle reporter.
You can watch her restaurant features, called Neighborhood Eats, most Fridays during Eyewitness News at 5 p.m.
She is also a frequent substitute anchor.
Lauren is a graduate of Northwestern's Medill School of Journalism. She lives in Manhattan.
It is Spring Training, and the Mets are in Florida, but things are already cooking at Citi Field...at least when it comes to food.
The ice cream can be eaten in a cup or cone with toppings. Cone options include black chocolate and red cinnamon.
The owners are both from the neighborhood and created the kind of space they wanted to dine at and bring friends to. "Peque Vinos + Tapas" is located at 231 West 145th Street in Harlem.
It isn't a barber shop, but a firehouse in Little Neck, Queens, where heads are being shaved to raise money for children's cancer research.
The Tacos at Unico Global Tacos are not your typical tacos. Instead, the owner, Roni Mazum calls on cuisine from around the world to fill the tacos - like Peru for a 'Lima Taco/ with shrimp and jicama mango-cabbage slaw, or Mississippi for the 'Oxford Taco' with fried chicken and smashed potatoes.