Tuesday, October 08, 2013


Block clubs ahoy!  There's a good amount of chatter today about Alderman Tom Tunney's hope to form block clubs to combat crime.

Snark aside, we are big fans of neighbors looking out for neighbors and we are looking forward to seeing this idea grow.

Although, we aren't quite sure how effective they will be if there aren't enough police officers to provide timely responses to the clubs' calls for assistance.

And just look at the attractive signage a block club can produce. If the idea takes off, we may have found something to replace the much-missed giraffes on Elaine Place.