Last Call For Tote Bags (And Free Stories!)
Hello and Happy Monday, Block Club backers!
We are so very close to wrapping up our Kickstarter fulfillment, so before I say goodbye to this form of communication, I want... Read more
Your Subscriptions Are (Finally) Ready & More FAQs
Hello darling backers,
THANK YOU for your patience this week as we worked through some tech issues on migrating your subscription information over to our site. I know I promised... Read more
We're Live! THANK YOU! (Plus Info On Your Subscription)
Hello, beautiful people!
It's official: WE ARE LIVE! And we have you to thank for that.
You're getting a longer message via email today, so I'll keep this brief! We... Read more
Your Totes Are On Their Way (And We Answer Your Questions)
Fueled by coffee, too many doughnuts and perhaps a beer or two, the Block Club Chicago team successfully packed up more than 2,500 tote bags and postcards and... Read more
Your swag is coming SOON!
Hello wonderful people,
Happy Friday! If you follow us on social media, you know that our team has been pretty busy. We've been working to hire another reporter, writing stories... Read more
You Are The Wind Beneath Our Wings, Chicago
Happy Friday, friends!
WE DID IT.
Well, YOU did it: you made Block Club Chicago the most-funded local journalism Kickstarter campaign in U.S. history.
Aside from the bragging rights (sorry... Read more
The Final Countdown: 20 Hours Left To Help Us Break A Record
Spoiler alert: This update contains sappiness
Photos: Chris Sweda/Block Club... Read more
New Swag Alert! And How To Donate A Block Club Membership
Happy Tuesday to my favorite people!
This morning, we are incredibly excited to announce some NEW SWAG and a new donation level for Block Club Chicago members! Proving once again... Read more
Let's Hang Out (Also, We Are SO CLOSE To Breaking A Record!)
Hello you beautiful humans,
Happy Monday! Is it just us or has this month flown by? This has been the most energizing and inspiring few weeks and after hearing from... Read more
5 Things You Should Know About Block Club Chicago
Hello, lovely humans.
It's been a minute since we've updated because we have been BUSY. The interest in Block Club Chicago blew us away, and had us running around to... Read more
What ‘No Story Is Too Small’ Really Means To Us
Happy snow day, Chicago!
Before the weekend hits, we wanted to take a moment to thank you for all your support and share a really great post from one of... Read more
You Just Helped Us Hire Another Reporter
THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU, CHICAGO. You are incredible. We are all blown away by your support and kind words. Obviously, every dime we make will go into covering... Read more
WE'RE NOT CRYING YOU'RE CRYING
Wow, y'all. We are completely in awe of the support we've received this morning. Further proof that this city is the best city on the planet.
We've already surpassed our... Read more