As of January 1, 2016, Gapers Block is on indefinite hiatus. The site will remain up in archive form while we evaluate our options, which may include a redesign or sale.
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Sunday, January 22
Robert Castillo and John Pennycuff, the first couple to sign up for Cook County's Domestic Partnership Registry, decided to fly to San Francisco to get married.