This fully mature tree on West Farragut Avenue is in danger of being cut down as the city works to replace sewer lines.Jonathan Ballew/Block Club Chicago

75-Year-Old Trees In Andersonville Could Come Down As City Replaces Water Lines — And Neighbors Aren’t Happy

As the city works to replace century-old water and sewer lines, trees must come down, the water department says. But neighbors say more can be done to avoid the chop.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park Primary category in which blog post is published
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.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale Primary category in which blog post is published

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.