Crystal Nelson holds one of the coats she was able to purchase for an elderly couple who is homeless with funds donated by neighbors.Patty Wetli/Block Club Chicago

Lincoln Square Neighbors Join Forces To Help Elderly Couple Who Lost Their Home

What started as a fundraiser for winter coats has turned into a neighborhood-wide mission to help an elderly couple.

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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.