Articles by Mary Polizzotti

Emma Waters

Emma Waters September 16, 2011 | Local Experts | Read More
After starting college at Loyola University, Emma soon developed an affection for, and appreciation, of all that Chicago offers.  She uses her photography and writing to create a narrative of the architectural and natural beauty of the city.  After graduation Emma has adopted this sports-crazed, canine-friendly...

Neysa Jensen

Neysa Jensen September 6, 2011 | Local Experts | Read More
Neysa Jensen grew up as the child of a National Park Service ranger, so her love of the outdoors comes naturally. She has lived in Idaho for 21 years, enjoying the mountains, rivers, and vast emptiness of the wilderness. Neysa works as a freelance writer and editor, as well as writing fiction. Her three...

Tara Flores

Tara Flores September 2, 2011 | Local Experts | Read More
Born in Southern California and raised in the Midwest, Tara has always been drawn to the energy of the west coast, having spent every summer there since she can remember. By the time college rolled around, the pull was too great. She left a full tuition scholarship at the University of Michigan in order...

Jessica Polizzotti

Jessica Polizzotti September 2, 2011 | Local Experts | Read More
Jessica is a Boston native who was introduced to Boston culture at a young age. When her parents divorced, her father sought a common interest to keep him connected to his not so athletic daughter. Together, they explored Boston food, entertainment, sports, and (when she turned 21) nightlife. This father/daughter...

Sujata Day

Sujata Day August 30, 2011 | Local Experts | Read More
Everything about Los Angeles makes Sujata Day’s heart flutter. And living in the land of perpetual sun, beautiful beaches, and gorgeous people has fueled her creativity in myriad ways. Sujata’s writing career began when her short story “Forbidden Fate” won a competition sponsored by MTV and PEOPLE...

Marshall Hill

Marshall Hill August 29, 2011 | Local Experts | Read More
Growing up as the son of a flight attendant, Marshall has traveled the globe extensively. However, there is one place he will always call home and that is Austin, Texas. With 14 years of “Keeping Austin Weird” under his belt, he has gradually become an expert in all things Austin. Currently...

Ciara Kenny

Ciara Kenny July 22, 2011 | Local Experts | Read More
Ciara spent much of her childhood and teens dreaming of escaping the emerald isle, but after a year of country hopping around the world, she returned to her hometown in Dublin in 2008 full of renewed appreciation for the city. Ciara has a BA in English literature and history from Trinity College Dublin,...

See Africa’s Mountain Gorillas Before They’re Gone Forever

See Africa’s Mountain Gorillas Before They’re Gone Forever March 2, 2011 | Eco-Travel | Read More
With approximately 790 still roaming the earth as of 2010, the mountain gorilla is a critically endangered species that could disappear completely within the next three generations. These gentle giants reside on the slopes of three dormant volcanoes near the borders of Rwanda, Uganda, and the Democratic...