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, Chicago Tribune, Saveur and other publications.

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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

Addiction and overdose is on the rise among Baby Boomers

Here's what you need to know

Marathon article
Men'sHealth

6 Tips for Walking 26.2 Miles: The DIY Marathon

6 Tips for Walking 26.2 Miles: The DIY Marathon

The Washington Post

Carrying a 'throwaway' wallet and other tips in avoiding travel scams ...

Carrying a 'throwaway' wallet and other tips in avo...

Midwest Living Magazine

Yes, You CAN Build Legos For a Living! | Midwest Living

Yes, You CAN Build Legos For a Living! | Midwest Li...

southwestthemagazine.com

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Pfizer - Get Old

7 Habits for a Healthy Heart

Heart disease is the No. 1 killer in America—but it doesn’t have to be....

audiblerange.com

Deep Listening: 5 Ways To Focus Better And Retain More | Audible ...

Deep Listening: 5 Ways To Focus Better And Retain M...

Rac chicken 3 article
Crain's Chicago Business

Which came first? Rent-A-Chicken or the eggs?

Want to dabble in backyard farming? Now you can rent chickens in Chicago

Business Express

4 Ways Small Businesses are Managing Growth

Nearly 80 percent of small business owners say growth is a top priority. Here's what they're doing to manage that growth.