Articles By Block Club Chicago Staff

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Introducing ‘Annik,’ The Baby Beluga At Shedd Aquarium That Was Named For A Blizzard

Voters cast nearly 20,000 ballots to select the name of the Shedd's first beluga calf in seven years.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

No School For 11th Day, But A Halloween Deal Could Happen — If Lightfoot OKs Make Up Days

The 10-day teachers strike could be coming to an end as members of the Chicago Teachers Union's house of delegates plan to meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday to vote on a tentative agreement.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

As Strike Hits Day 10, Former CTU President Karen Lewis Urges Mayor Lightfoot: ‘Keep Your Promises And Let’s Get This Done’

In her letter, Lewis stands in solidarity with teachers and warns Lightfoot: " our members have resolve and will not relent when it comes to the families they serve."

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published

Chance The Snapper, Alligator Robb Halloween Costumes All The Rage In Chicago This Year

We are loving all your Chance the Snapper Halloween costumes — and so is the man who trapped the creature in Humboldt Park.

South Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

Trump Says ‘Afghanistan Is A Safer Place’ Than Chicago And Rips Top Cop For Not Coming To His Speech

Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson said, "The national narrative that Chicago is a city on fire is simply not true."

Bronzeville, Near South Side Primary category in which blog post is published

Overton Elementary School In Bronzeville, An Overlooked South Side Building With A Hopeful Future

Lee Bey's Overlooked Buildings of the South Side: Overton Elementary School at 221 E. 49th Street closed in 2013.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore Primary category in which blog post is published

Hyde Park’s D’Angelo Law Library: A Showstopper With Famous Architect, Rich History And Little Respect

Lee Bey's Overlooked South Side Buildings: U.S. Supreme Court Justice Earl Warren was there when the cornerstone was laid. Richard M. Nixon was at the dedication. And Barack Obama taught constitutional law there from 1992 to 2004.