Journalist and author

Kate Silver is author of Frommer's Guide to Chicago. Her business, health and travel stories appear in Bloomberg Businessweek, Washington Post, The Telegraph (UK), Saveur and other publications.

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citylab.com

At 'Ghost Restaurants,' It's Delivery Only - CityLab

At 'Ghost Restaurants,' It's Delivery Only - CityL...

citylab.com

At 'Ghost Restaurants,' It's Delivery Only - CityLab

At 'Ghost Restaurants,' It's Delivery Only - CityL...

The Washington Post

Ten ways to diminish travel stress - The Washington Post

Ten ways to diminish travel stress - The Washingto...

The Washington Post

Six tips to avoid getting kicked off a plane (leggings not included) - The Washington Post

Six tips to avoid getting kicked off a plane (legg...

The Washington Post

Bloodletting, voodoo and opium: New Orleans museum spotlights medical methods of the past - The Washington Post

Museum explores health care, surgery, culture, drugs and medicine in the 19th century in New Orleans

American Express

How a Daughter's Need Turned One Mother Into a Business Owner | OPEN Forum

When Marilyn Weber learned her daughter was deaf, she set out to help her. Today, she's helped thousands of others through interpreter services.

The Washington Post

Air rage incidents are on the rise. First-class sections aren’t helping. - The Washington Post

Air rage incidents are on the rise. First-class se...

The Washington Post

They aren’t just for backpackers. ‘Poshtels’ boast chic decor and the chance to be social. - The Washington Post

They aren’t just for backpackers. ‘Poshtels’ boast...

Upxpokemon courtesy jawbone article
The Washington Post

Pokemon Go leading to a ‘population-level’ surge in fitness tracker step counts - The Washington Post

New augmented reality game shows the potential for changing the conversation around technology and exercise

Beer can house front article
The Washington Post

A hometown girl goes looking for the quirky heart of Houston

With a Beer Can House, Art Car Museum, chicken-fried rabbit, storage tank art and more, it doesn't take long to find it.

Bloomberg

Finally, You Can Rent a Farm Animal - Bloomberg

Chickens, goats, sheep, bees and falcon are all available thanks to the sharing economy.

Saveur

The Drinkers Guide to Stocking Your Windowsill

Spiff up your in-house bar repertoire by planting a cocktail garden this spring.

Tulum ruins plus beach article
The Washington Post

Avoid the megaresorts of Mexico in hipster mecca of Tulum

Just don't get scammed en route, as this newlywed writer and her husband did.

Method exterior article
billyytz.com

The World's Largest Rooftop Farm Sits on Top of a Chicago Soap Factory

A partnership between Gotham Greens and Method brings a green patch to the south side of Chicago

Pfizer - Get Old

6 Ways That May Ward Off Loneliness | Get ...

Loneliness is an epidemic. Here's what you can do.