Tuesday, November 20, 2007

What Do You Want, Do You Really Really Want?

No, the Growler has not turned Spice Girl.

But the Growler has been making noise on this site for a long while, and it's time to turn the tables.

The question two days before Thanksgiving is this: what does the community want? What are people's hot button issues? Are there broad issues or do they differ depending on a resident's microlocation within the neighborhood?

This is a chance for readers to say what concerns them most about the immediate environs as well as the larger neighborhood. Nothing is too trivial. Worries can be big issues like parking, traffic, public housing, crime, policing, trash, the schools, transit or retail, or something small but meaningful like a tree in front of the house that is in need of attention from the City arborist.

No names are necessary. Just list your top three concerns and indicate generally where you live — either section 1, 2, 3 or 4. If you live outside the ICCA boundaries, call yourself a 5.

And let's see what we come up with.