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See news like you've never seen it before in our half-hour weekly show, On the Block.

Weigel Broadcasting Co.’s CW26 and The U along with Block Club Chicago bring you a weekly television news magazine, On the Block. The strategic partnership between Weigel’s Chicago television stations and Block Club Chicago, an award-winning, nonprofit news site focused on Chicago's neighborhoods, will tell community stories with visually rich and longer-form news content. On the Block, hosted by CW26 & The U’s Brandon Pope, features street-level reporting and in-depth interviews featuring reporter Jon Hansen in the segment “It’s All Good.”

CW26 is found on WCIU, Channel 26.1, XFINITY 183|1026, Astound TV 6, Dish 26, Direct TV 26, Spectrum Charter 22/616 and U-Verse 10/1010, YouTube TV and Hulu + Live TV.

The U is found on Channel 48.1 and WCIU, Channel 26.2, XFINITY 230|360, Astound TV 35, Dish 48, Spectrum Charter 191, U-Verse 24 and YouTube TV.

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Videos

'On The Block': Episode 323

As the crisis with new arrivals rages on in Chicago, so does the housing shortage. Our panel of experts discusses these crises in-depth. Block Club’s Maxwell Evans talks about the loss of South Side festivals and the 'Fairy Garden' in Woodlawn that has brought “Winnie the Pooh's” Hundred Acre Wood to a South Side Orchard. Plus, we explore a world of insects up close in Avondale.