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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Sunday, May 22

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This weekend saw a visit by me to the very cool Northerly Island. If you see what the site used to look like, it's quite amazing that it's lovely and quiet and grassy already. Especially neat is the former airport building, which is now an exhibition hall. Peek in the windows and you can see the former cafeteria and all of the tasteless and bland 1950s architecture. There's a lot of construction going on, so get out there before the site is 'improved' for Clear Channel concerts.

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