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.
"Passage" is the kind of place the owner was looking for when he was craving comfort food. It's a throwback in some ways to the pubs in his hometown, with elevated fare to appeal to picky New Yorkers. "Passage" is located at 40-11 30th Avenue in Astoria.
Lord and Taylor was not yet open to shoppers on Wednesday, but people were headed to the roof for a party.
In this edition of Neighborhood Eats, we've got a taste of Ethiopia you can get without ever leaving Manhattan.
Many companies are now starting to offer in-house child care to help ease the burden for their employees. But what if you work for yourself or are trying to launch your own business?
A bad case of the flu and a long wait for a Z-pack at a chain pharmacy inspired Eric Kinariwala's to launch Capsule, a New York-based start up that digitizes the pharmacy experience and gets rid of the hassles.