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
Neighborhood Eats: Cuban-Dominican fusion at Floridita
Floridita, which offers customers Cuban and Dominican fusion, has been a Washington Heights staple for years.
Neighborhood Eats: Santo Bruklin serves up Brazilian comfort food
In this week's Neighborhood Eats, Lauren Glassberg checks out Santo Bruklin, a Brazilian restaurant that opened during the coronavirus pandemic. 
Bronx church suspends food pantry after burglars ransack building
A church in the Bronx was forced to suspend its food pantry program that has been supporting hundreds of people during the coronavirus pandemic after the building was burglarized.
Coronavirus News: Community refrigerators help New Yorkers struggling during pandemic
There are now about 15 of the community refrigerators throughout New York City. 
Reopen NYC: Outdoor dining gets creative aboard aircraft carrier, in greenhouses, and on rooftops
"This was the world's smallest aircraft carrier that was used during the Vietnam War," said Michael Trenk, of Baylander Steel Beach.
Reopen News: Real estate bubble 'slowly deflating' in NYC due to COVID
COVID-19 essentially caused the market to go dormant for spring, and now that agents can finally show properties there's pent up supply, and less demand.
Neighborhood Eats: Safari features Somali cuisine in Harlem
Safari opened in Harlem five years ago, giving New York City its only Somali restaurant. Now the owners hope to keep their dream alive.
Coronavirus News: West Coast artist donates 1,800 paintings to NYC hospital
An artist from the West Coast makes an incredible donation to a hospital in New York City.
Neighborhood Eats: Spicy Thai food at Somtum Der in Brooklyn
Somtum Der opened its doors in Red Hook in November, and they were only a few months in when the coronavirus pandemic hit. Now, they're hoping their neighborhood spot can stick it out.
Reopen News: Bronx Little Italy closes Arthur Avenue to allow for more outdoor dining
A two-block stretch of Arthur Ave. will be closed to cars and opened it up for pedestrians and diners.