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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.

Lincoln Square »

Tomato hornworms are a major garden pest, until wasps lay eggs on them and eat them from the inside out.

Downtown »

Havas wants its employees to share their "good fortune" in getting a day off by donating to SocialWorks.

Downtown »

National Hot Dog and Sausage Council says people over the age of 18 should ditch the ketchup.

Humboldt Park »

Jeff Zimmermann's artwork has a recurring theme: hot dogs ... with no ketchup.

Downtown »

Learn all about Chicago's hot dog love affair. It's more beautiful than it sounds.

Wicker Park »

"We are just cleaning up. I know how rumors get around in this day and age," bar owner said.

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.