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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.

Portage Park »

The installation, titled "Swan Song," will remain in front of Josie's Frozen Yogurt Cafe until December.

Downtown »

Rainbow cones, police saving dogs and a train that brings you beer: Read up to start your weekend right.

Lincoln Park »

"Everyone knows I'm animal obsessed," said the actor, who plays Jerry on the sitcom.

Woodlawn »

The video features Jorge Mikell, Andarah Hale and others.

Lincoln Square »

Rome nets $1 million a year from the Trevi Fountain. Meanwhile, the Buckingham pulls in $200.

Downtown »

Jimmy Johnson and Nellie Travis Tiger are playing the fest, which is being held in Millennium Park.

Downtown »

Babies in bow ties, cereal bars and bowling alley breweries — Chicago's got it all.

Lincoln Park »

Burnt City's not just a brewery — it's a bowling alley, story and pub. Plus it's got tater tot nachos.

Portage Park »

Northwest Side woodcarver J.R. Cadawas turned a tree into a 10-foot monument to his own dogs.

Lincoln Square »

The occasional prank on Giddings Fountain has become a near weekly event.

Lakeview »

The project was approved in late 2016 after architects went for a more contemporary facade.

Back of the Yards »

The mayor calls in help to fight Dr. Brain Drain as part of the library's summer reading program.

Bridgeport »

More than 20 years ago, Benetti wrote he "would like to be the White Sox sportscaster."

Lincoln Square »

Director Laura Ekasetya offers advice on ways to incorporate a little Lurie into home gardens.