New Streetsblog Feature: Recent Comments

We’ve added a new "Recent Comments" feature to the sidebar beneath "Hot Topics." The five most recent comments will always be posted there. Hopefully, this will give people another good way to delve into and keep track of the ongoing conversations here on Streetsblog.

Any other feature requests? Feel free to let us know here in the comments section.

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