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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.

Hyde Park »

Mensa grew up in Hyde Park and is now a rising rapper with the backing of Kanye West and others.

Austin »

Emanuel accused of having "dumb track mind" after he unflatteringly cited New York's mass transit.

Edgebrook »

The neighborhood group Everyday Edgebrook is asking for volunteers to submit ideas through social media.

Lincoln Square »

Sparklers are among the fireworks that are illegal in the city.

Morgan Park »

The depot at 1982 W. 115th St. in Morgan Park caught fire May 28 and was demolished Friday afternoon.

The Loop »

Wait, how many beers did Sox pitcher Mark Buehrle have before a World Series game?

Downtown »

Pies by Fasano is giving out small apple pies.

Lincoln Square »

Tips on how to make your barbecue environmentally friendly.

Lincoln Square »

Applications are open for the inaugural Chicago Excellence in Gardening Awards.

Logan Square »

There's been a lot of construction lately at the future site of Bixi Brewpub, 2515 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Garfield Park »

We crash about once every eight years, above the national average, Allstate says.

Armour Square »

He was confident he wouldn't have to pitch that day. But then the game went 14 innings.

West Loop »

A viral video of 9-year-old Sage Tenfelde's street fest dance solo has been viewed 200,000 times.