21. The block club people are passive-aggressive
Block club signs aren't cosmetic. Those signs are a nice way of saying "leave your B.S. at home, we've got a good thing going here."
22. You'll find the best shopping deals at the 87th/Dan Ryan stop
Socks, bags of candy, bootleg movies, and white T-shirts, all on the cheap.
23. Believe it or not, we like living here
It’s true -- we love it. The collection of diverse neighborhoods that makes up our side of town is one of our city’s best kept secrets.
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Evan F. Moore is a South Side resident whose work has appeared in The RedEye Chicago, ChicagoSide, Huffington Post, Time Out Chicago, and Community Media Workshop’s We Are Not Alone/No Estamos Solos project on youth violence. Follow him on Twitter @evanFmoore.