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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.

Near West Side »

"The thing about selfie sticks is that they're not for taking pictures of yourself," said the rocker.

Wicker Park »

The Tour de Fat is charging up to $30/ticket; the watermelon contest winner will snag a pair of tickets.

Downtown »

Harley made "Servi-Cars" for Chicago police officers, and one's on display at the Harley Museum.

Downtown »

You can get free ice cream this weekend — or tie the knot at Wrigley.

Wicker Park »

"People were leaving comments that the car's problems were my fault," said owner of the lot.

Near West Side »

LCD Soundsystem, A Tribe Called Quest, and Solange are all slated to headline the three-day music fest. 

Logan Square »

Streetcars, known as the Chicago Surface Lines, ran from 1859 to 1958 in Chicago.

Downtown »

The former Bulls star appears to have a lot of Jordans — but we also spied some cowboy boots.

Albany Park »

Check out images of the storm water diversion tunnel in progress.

Downtown »

The video by photographer Max Wilson compiles five years of shots.

Lincoln Square »

A spectacular map catches lightning bolts in a flash.

Wicker Park »

"[The owner of the car] is aware of it and is supposed to be coming back next week," the lot owner said.

Pilsen »

Four Chicago artists collaborated on the colorful mural that features Schoenhofen Brewery's founder. 

Lincoln Square »

Wildflowers are blooming along fences, in alleys and through cracks in sidewalks.