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.
On this week's "Neighborhood Eats" we head to Brooklyn for some chic comfort food and a modern take on an ice cream parlor.
Magnus Carlsen went head to head with 11 other players in an event held at the Liberty Science Center and broadcast all around the world.
Shuttered gates, padlocks, liquidation sales, line 39th Street as fabric stores are going out of business. Rates to rent these spaces is doubling and tripling.
The flavors of Mexico can be experienced in paletas sold on The Highline and in Astor Place, and now "La Newyorkina" is set to open a shop in Greenwich Village.
It's brunch every day at "Project Brunch" located at 4553 Arthur Kill Road in the Charleston section of Staten Island, where the two owners live as well.