Lauren Glassberg  | ABC7 WABC News Team
Lauren is an Emmy-award winning journalist who has been a member of the Eyewitness News Team since 2000.

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.

Lauren's Stories
Iconic Broadway theater being lifted 30 feet above Times Square
Lifting the Palace Theatre will preserve the iconic venue while freeing up ground-floor space for commercial use.
Connecticut COVID omicron update: Governor Lamont wants to keep kids in classrooms safely
As students in Connecticut return to school, Governor Ned Lamont said Tuesday he wants to keep them there and avoid remote learning.
These bonbons at the Columbus Circle Holiday Market are selling out in 20 minutes
"I did the math and I did 15,000 pieces this month alone, by hand, by me, no machines, which is an insane thought," Corpuz said.
NYPD's Mounted Unit prepares for New Year's Eve in Times Square
This year the horses will help officers see above the crowds -- and help those in need see an officer who is 10 feet high.
Shortage of Santa impersonators due to COVID worries comes as demand is at all-time high
Demand for Santa is at an all-time high, but there's a shortage of St. Nick impersonators this season for a good reason.
Neighborhood Eats: Native Noodles brings new take on Singaporean food in Washington Heights
While so many restaurants closed during the pandemic, the owner of Native Noodles saw an opportunity and thought the timing was right to bring Singaporean food to Washington Heights.
Unlikely porch pirate caught on video stealing holiday package in Connecticut
A woman in Connecticut was shocked to discover she was the victim of a porch pirate -- but the question wasn't who took her package, but what.
Sylvia Weinstock, revered wedding cake designer known as the 'Queen of Cakes,' dies at 91
Sylvia Weinstock, a baker often referred to as the Queen of Cakes and known for her extravagant wedding cakes, died on Monday at age 91.
Neighborhood Eats: Burger shack brings Strange Flavor to Bushwick, Brooklyn
Strange Flavor Burger Shack offers Brooklynites a combination of the unusual, the Sichuan technique and flavor profile, and the familiar, hamburgers.
NYC takes step forward to make outdoor dining permanent fixture on city streets
While the pandemic-inspired outdoor dining helped many restaurants stay financially afloat during the pandemic, not everyone is happy about it.