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.
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Northerly Island may not get the various amenities suggested in the years since Daley had Miggs Field bulldozed, but it's probably getting something completely unexpected: a 10,000-seat amphitheater, to be run by Clear Channel. Understandably, lots of people are upset, including JAM Productions, the local concert promoter that claims to have originated the idea, only to have it handed to their biggest competitor.

 
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