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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.

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.

Downtown »

There's a baby boom (with the Cubs to thank), a sandwich war between father and son and free cheesecake.

Gold Coast »

John Cox runs on bonafides learned from his mother, a former Chicago schoolteacher.

Lincoln Square »

Growing corn is easy. Protecting it from critters is hard.

South Loop »

"It's become a movement; it's become a symbol of women empowerment."

Near West Side »

Performers include a male contortionist and Guinness World Record holder for fastest club juggling.

West Town »

The deadline to sign up your dog is this Tuesday, and all dogs must be registered with the city.