The meeting on Wednesday used a “world café” format to allow people to have small discussions around specific topics. The table focused on business use was one of the more popular topics during the three hour meeting.ALEX V. HERNANDEZ/ BLOCK CLUB CHICAGO

Neighbors Share Dreams On What They Want Built At Former Sears At Six Corners

The standing-room-only meeting lasted three hours and was hosted inside the former Sears Auto Center.

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Jefferson Park, Portage Park Primary category in which blog post is published

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.