From the closing of Humperdinks to the rare sightings of bobcats and coyotes, 2019 was an intense year for the neighborhood. While we mourn many residents, and look hopefully towards 2020, here are the top 10 online stories by Advocate readers:

10. Bobcats, coyotes on the prowl in Lake Highlands

9. Here’s the scoop on new shops at Lakeridge Village

8. Woman assaulted in White Rock Valley home invasion

7. Neighborhood leader Carolyn Gillis killed in Belize excursion crash

6. Boy in ‘very critical condition’ after running into roadway

5. Woman arrested after starving, abusing two dogs

4. Brandon Bor, former Wildcat football player, drowns at Joe Pool Lake

3. Humperdinks on Greenville to close Sunday

2. Dallas man arrested for Lake Highlands drug deal murder

1.RISD teacher Rob Temple commits suicide during child exploitation probe