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Samantha Malone

Sam is a a 19-year-old Chicago-based writer who spends her free time working on music. She is a passionate writer interested in entertainment. At any time of day, Sam can be found writing or working on her new music.


New “Origami in the Gardens” exhibit at Morton Arboretum opened this weekend, and it’s amazing Rare Chicago New “Origami in the Gardens” exhibit at Morton Arboretum opened this weekend, and it’s amazing Samantha Malone, 12:27pm, May 22
Cubs catcher Willson Contreras plays catch with fan during rain delays Rare Chicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras plays catch with fan during rain delays Samantha Malone, 10:47am, May 22
Busy parents, prepare to get your drink on at a new wine bar coming to the Lincoln Park neighborhood Rare Chicago Busy parents, prepare to get your drink on at a new wine bar coming to the Lincoln Park neighborhood Samantha Malone, 10:29am, May 22
Here’s what Nick Offerman did recently, proving what a die-hard Chicago Cubs fan he is Rare Chicago Here’s what Nick Offerman did recently, proving what a die-hard Chicago Cubs fan he is Samantha Malone, 9:21pm, May 21
Behold the beauty of the Chicago skyline at night Rare Chicago Behold the beauty of the Chicago skyline at night Samantha Malone, 11:51am, May 21
What’s the deal with WGN’s latest changes in morning news? These internet users think they know Rare Chicago What’s the deal with WGN’s latest changes in morning news? These internet users think they know Samantha Malone, 11:48am, May 20
This summer’s Navy Pier fireworks will feature music from the Rolling Stones Rare Chicago This summer’s Navy Pier fireworks will feature music from the Rolling Stones Samantha Malone, 5:21pm, May 19
Chicago resident captured incredible images in this week’s thunderstorm Rare Chicago Chicago resident captured incredible images in this week’s thunderstorm Samantha Malone, 4:49pm, May 19
Step aside Los Angeles, Chicago is now the “best restaurant city in America” Rare Chicago Step aside Los Angeles, Chicago is now the “best restaurant city in America” Samantha Malone, 1:51pm, May 19
Chicago Starbucks are now donating all their unsold food to a local shelter Rare Chicago Chicago Starbucks are now donating all their unsold food to a local shelter Samantha Malone, 1:25pm, May 19
This new coffee shop in Back of the Yards is hoping to improve the neighborhood’s image and be the best cup of coffee in the city Rare Chicago This new coffee shop in Back of the Yards is hoping to improve the neighborhood’s image and be the best cup of coffee in the city Samantha Malone, 1:44pm, May 18
Cubs manager Joe Maddon toasts his 1,000 win with a fine glass of red wine Rare Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon toasts his 1,000 win with a fine glass of red wine Samantha Malone, 11:47am, May 18
A security camera caught the moment a drunk man punches a female security guard in the face Rare Chicago A security camera caught the moment a drunk man punches a female security guard in the face Samantha Malone, 6:27pm, May 17
Anti-violence advocate gets shot in the back while trying to flee an armed robbery in the South Loop Rare Chicago Anti-violence advocate gets shot in the back while trying to flee an armed robbery in the South Loop Samantha Malone, 11:46am, May 17
Cook County Jail is experiencing a bit of a problem on holidays when massive amounts officers call in sick Rare Chicago Cook County Jail is experiencing a bit of a problem on holidays when massive amounts officers call in sick Samantha Malone, 11:31am, May 17
Chicago weatherman tells viewer to “shove it” after getting heckled and told he looks like an old man Rare Chicago Chicago weatherman tells viewer to “shove it” after getting heckled and told he looks like an old man Samantha Malone, 11:03am, May 17
Almost 150 years ago, the great fire roared through Chicago — but it really did great things for this city Rare Chicago Almost 150 years ago, the great fire roared through Chicago — but it really did great things for this city Samantha Malone, 4:37pm, May 16
An Illinois nursing student was missing for nearly a week before her family got the sad news Rare Chicago An Illinois nursing student was missing for nearly a week before her family got the sad news Samantha Malone, 4:26pm, May 16
The story of Chicago’s 1909 plan and the City Beautiful movement show how Chicago’s been a world leader for more than a century Rare Chicago The story of Chicago’s 1909 plan and the City Beautiful movement show how Chicago’s been a world leader for more than a century Samantha Malone, 4:10pm, May 16
An Italian deli institution of Chicago is sadly shutting its doors after nearly 70 years Rare Chicago An Italian deli institution of Chicago is sadly shutting its doors after nearly 70 years Samantha Malone, 4:42pm, May 11
After missing in the wilderness for six days, good news for Chicago woman and her family Rare Chicago After missing in the wilderness for six days, good news for Chicago woman and her family Samantha Malone, 3:53pm, May 11
Anti-gentrifiers’ act of vandalism faces backlash: Their “course of action that lacks vision and provides no leadership” Rare Chicago Anti-gentrifiers’ act of vandalism faces backlash: Their “course of action that lacks vision and provides no leadership” Samantha Malone, 3:41pm, May 11
Chicago has one of the cheapest peak happiness rankings in the U.S. Rare Chicago Chicago has one of the cheapest peak happiness rankings in the U.S. Samantha Malone, 10:00pm, May 10
Prisoners in Chicago are now able to get pizza delivered to their cell Rare Chicago Prisoners in Chicago are now able to get pizza delivered to their cell Samantha Malone, 9:39pm, May 10
Now is your chance to own a piece of the historic Buckingham Fountain Rare Chicago Now is your chance to own a piece of the historic Buckingham Fountain Samantha Malone, 4:43pm, May 9
This is Chicago’s best chicken and waffle joint Rare Chicago This is Chicago’s best chicken and waffle joint Samantha Malone, 4:07pm, May 9
Chicago’s rat problem is so bad that they are now pleading with the public to not feed them Rare Chicago Chicago’s rat problem is so bad that they are now pleading with the public to not feed them Samantha Malone, 3:56pm, May 9
Comedian Chelsea Handler stops by a Chicago luncheon to crack jokes and talk about Syrian refugees Rare Chicago Comedian Chelsea Handler stops by a Chicago luncheon to crack jokes and talk about Syrian refugees Samantha Malone, 9:25pm, May 8
Like something out of a movie: Cubs left fielder makes a catch like none other Rare Chicago Like something out of a movie: Cubs left fielder makes a catch like none other Samantha Malone, 9:14pm, May 8
Chicago Movies in the Park is back — here are the titles you can look forward to this summer Rare Chicago Chicago Movies in the Park is back — here are the titles you can look forward to this summer Samantha Malone, 8:50pm, May 8