The Block Club Chicago team. (Standing left to right: Stephanie Lulay, Shamus Toomey, Jen Sabella. Seated: Mina Bloom, Alisa Hauser, Lee Edwards, Kelly Bauer, Mauricio Pena)

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Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published
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Craft Beer Festival Returns to Ravenswood This Weekend

Beers from Band of Bohemia, Begyle Brewing Co., Dovetail Brewery, Empirical Brewery and Half Acre Beer Company will be on tap.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published

Wicker Park Soup Kitchen Would Become Apartments Under New Plan

Demand for the soup kitchen and social services has declined in the changing neighborhood, the center's executive director said.