Gapers Block has ceased publication.

Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
 Thank you for your readership and contributions. 


Friday, December 3

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December 1st marks the Annual World AIDS day. The city will be hosting its events from 1 - 8pm at the Cultural Center and includes a speech by Rev. Jesse Jackson. If you are up on the North Side, There will also be a candlelight vigil at the Lakeview Lutheran Church at 8:30pm. Details at World Aids Day Chicago website. (Also - know about other events? Send them to inbox @

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