Eight Evanston Bloggers You Should Know
We’ve got plenty of Evanston bloggers contributing to our Local Voices section, including opinion on local politics, advice on the Evanston real estate market and finance tips from a pro.
There are dozens of bloggers on Evanston Patch, sharing their opinions, advice and expertise. We’ve rounded up some of our most frequent and most interesting local voices for a list of bloggers you should know.
1. June Shellene Asks Tough Questions
Is fluoride actually good for kids? What’s the NDAA, and what does Evanston have to do with it? Should we be auditing the Fed? Pianist, singer, composer and musical director June Shellene will make you think.
2. Jennifer Wilson Takes On Cardinal George
Evanston mom Jennifer Wilson’s post about Cardinal George and gay marriage generated more than 180 comments. She’s also written about the craziness of raising teenagers and her objections to the Twilight saga.
3. William Gaul Opines On Finance, Family
William Gaul serves as a wealth advisor for the Trust Company of Illinois and raises his four children in Evanston. He writes about both subjects, including posts on why Shark Tank is a great TV show for families and how the concept of peer pressure sheds light on the process of building an investment portfolio.
4. Scott Kelly Offers Evanston Real Estate Advice
Baird & Warner agent Scott Kelly offers advice on the Evanston real estate market, as well as photos of some of the unique features he’s spotted in homes around the area (including a racetrack in the basement.)
6. JJ’s List Founder Promotes Disability Awareness
JJ Hanley founded JJ’s List to help make local businesses more accessible to people with disabilities. Now she’s blogging on Patch about big news in the world of accessibility and Evanston businesses who are make a difference, like Curt’s Café.
7. A Local Acupuncturist Gives Lifestyle Advice
Mark Sobralske is an Evanston acupuncturist and herbalist with Red Coral Acupuncture who has written about boosting immunity during cold and flu season and how to effectively change a habit. He’s also executive director of the Himalaya Project, a local charity formed to help provide education and health care in the Himalayas.
8. Robert P. Mark Talks Local, National Politics
Robert Mark describes himself as “a writer who flies airplanes…or maybe a pilot who writes.” He’s gotten readers talking about guns and the Second Amendment, as well as local candidate forums in Evanston.
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