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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.

Downtown »

Learn about underwater properties (literally) in the city, a 5K through a historic cemetery and more.

Uptown »

The defensive lineman turned author visited the school at 4865 N. Sheridan Road.

Wrigleyville »

Shane Abbess will direct the film 'Teammate,' which is based on David Ross' memoir.

Downtown »

Don't let "some hipster person" tell you otherwise, the singer told his Chicago Theatre crowd Tuesday.

Jefferson Park »

The study released Wednesday counted more than 40,000 traffic jams in just two months.

Wrigleyville »

The Cubs' shortstop accidentally kicked a fan's nachos to the ground. Then he replaced them. 

South Loop »

The chain's creation of lettuce and onions, meatballs and marinara is "repugnant," he said.

Downtown »

A mural will honor Chicago's women, puppies are up for adoption and Eddie Vedder is jamming with locals.

Portage Park »

Shep the police dog went on patrols and helped catch train robbers before his death in 1905.

Downtown »

American Academy of Pediatrics: "Carefully consider the consequences."

Logan Square »

The woman's post generated more than 100 responses, fostering a dialogue on neighborhood safety.

Downtown »

The Jane Collective was made up of ordinary Chicago women who performed abortions before Roe v. Wade.

Downtown »

Chris Biela drove 4½ hours to get a video of the northern lights earlier this month.

Hyde Park »

The highest-ranked woman in the world, Hou Yifan, looks forward to studying social work.