An archaeological dig is underway at a mid-19th century home that some Old Irving Park residents believe may have ties to the Underground Railroad.MG Group / DNAinfo

Was This Irving Park Home Part Of The Underground Railroad? Archaeologists Aim To Find Out

The home was built in 1856 for John Gray, the first Republican Sheriff of Cook County.

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Dog Park Planned For Jefferson Park Stalls As Ald. Gardiner Pulls Plug On Funding

Now-former Ald. John Arena (45th) promised a group advocating for a dog park at Austin-Foster Park $100,000. But new Ald. Jim Gardiner says hundreds of neighbors oppose the plan.

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Another One: DJ Khaled Brings Miami Soul Food Franchise To Austin

Miami's DJ Khaled opened The Licking this week at 5045 W. Madison St., thrilling West Siders with its unique spin on soul food.