Block Club Blog

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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.

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.

Bridgeport »

The effort has raised $70,000 for the Marijuana Policy Project, company officials said.

Downtown »

The former president's daughter also was spotted at Lollapalooza last year.

Lincoln Park »

Tracy Letts' "The Minutes" debuts at Steppenwolf in November and is already destined for Broadway.

West Town »

The parade ended with a tumbling performance and contests for the best groomed, best costumed dogs. 

Downtown »

We came SO close to having a statue named Owly McOwlface in Edgebrook.

Wrigleyville »

An event set for later this month already has garnered hundreds of RSVPs.

Edgebrook »

"Eddie" the owl will spend about a year in front of Local Goods Chicago, 5422 W. Devon Ave.

Downtown »

The four-day music festival starts Thursday in Grant Park. Consider this a warning. 

Wrigleyville »

Find out who once said efforts to start night baseball at Wrigley were "repugnant to common decency."

Pilsen »

It's illegal to explore the century-plus-old silos, but numerous Chicagoans go there anyway.