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. 


Saturday, August 13

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The New York Times' "Samurai Shopper" visited Chicago recently for an auction of modern design at Wright, 1140 W. Fulton. Nice stuff, but what I want to know is who derides Chicago as "a pompous Milwaukee." Never heard that one before. (Thanks, Matthew.) UPDATE: Reader Matt W. writes that the "pompous Milwaukee" quote is from Leonard L. Levinson. Thanks!

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