Steve Huggins, Jeff Skrentny and Larry Krutulis at the 6th anniversary of the Birds & Beers club they founded.

Chicago’s ‘Birds & Beers’ Club, Started On A Lark, Now Unites Thirsty Birders From All Over

"We've obviously filled a niche," said club co-founder Jeff Skrentny. "People want to hang out with similar people with the same interests."

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Yo-Yo Ma Will Perform With Kids In A West Side Park After His Big Millennium Park Concert

As part of Friday's Day of Action against gun violence, Ma will be performing across the city at events geared towards building community.

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Feds Raid Ald. Carrie Austin’s Far South Side Ward Office

An FBI spokeswoman told Block Club Chicago agents had "conducted court-authorized law enforcement activities" in the area.

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Want To Break a World Record? Head To A Chicago Park District Pool Thursday

The Park District is joining in on a worldwide effort to break the record for the World's Largest Swim Lesson.