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Block Club Blog

About this feature

The Block Club is DNAinfo Chicago's blog. It's a place for fun things we see on the internet — or in the neighborhoods. Feel free to loiter.

Beverly »

Owners of the cafes in Beverly and Bronzeville were highlighted for their healthy food and local hiring.

Lincoln Square »

Common wildlife like skunks and raccoons are exotic zoo animals in places like the Netherlands.

Lincoln Square »

An "Aloha Elvis" theme at DANK Haus' Friday open house actually makes a certain kind of sense.

Downtown »

A DNAinfo reporter hooked a GoPro to the bottom of a stunt plane. Here's what it saw. 

Downtown »

Hawaiian Zane Kekoas Schweitzer demonstrates a hydrofoil in a video posted online.

Downtown »

The Chicago song celebrating an anniversary raises the question, what Is "Toddlin'"? Or "Todd'Ling"?

Downtown »

Chicago's got free food, festivals, rare baby ducks — and the Swedish flag water tower is back.

Morgan Park »

The Edna White Community Garden will convert the Morgan Park brewery's waste into food for flowers.

Edgewater »

The Bob Newhart Show was set in Chicago from 1972-78 and his character lived in a Thorndale Beach condo.

Mt. Greenwood »

Pat O'Connor attended St. Rita High School and was selected in the seventh round by the Detroit Lions.

Downtown »

Mayor joins in the fun at Lollapalooza, adding to his repertoire.

Wrigleyville »

The soon-to-shutter Taco Bell will also be remembered for slow service and wrong orders.