Author Archives: Scott Smith

About Scott Smith

Chicagoan, husband, father, writer.

Everything you need to know about tonight’s Frunchroom show

Whether you’re a longtime fan or attending for the first time, we think there will be something for you at tonight’s Frunchroom show: 730pm at Beverly Woods Restaurant. South Side Weekly named us one of the Best of the South … Continue reading

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In the Frunchroom: Nareman Taha

Many of you undoubtedly saw news coverage of Palos Township trustee Sharon Brannigan’s anti-Muslim statements and the subsequent protest and calls for her resignation. One of the women who helped lead this protest will join us at The Frunchroom this … Continue reading

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In the Frunchroom: Ernest Wilkins

As longtime Frunchroom attendees know, we like to bring a variety of experiences, neighborhoods and points of view into our conversations about the South Side. Luckily, we have a cultural anthropologist to help us with that this week. Ernest Wilkins … Continue reading

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In the Frunchroom: Lyletta Robinson

A fixture of conversations about Woodlawn, we are so very excited to welcome Lyletta Robinson to The Frunchroom this Thursday. Since 2005, Lyletta has authored the ChicagoNow blog “I Hate My Developer” which discusses a mixture of Woodlawn neighborhood issues, … Continue reading

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In the Frunchroom: Kathleen Leahy

We try to represent as much of the South Side as we can at The Frunchroom. Our next reader is someone has experience with various parts of that area. Kathleen Leahy is a native South Sider, growing up off the … Continue reading

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In the Frunchroom: Amara Enyia

Our July show has snuck up on us a bit. It’s Thursday! So we’ve got only four days to get to know our readers, starting with Dr. Amara Enyia. Dr. Amara Enyia is a Public Policy expert on city and … Continue reading

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In the Frunchroom: Cole Lavalais

We feature many writers at The Frunchroom. But at our next show this Thursday, we have someone who’s not only a writer, but a woman who’s created a place to help other writers excel, too. Cole Lavalais is a Chicago … Continue reading

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