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. 

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Arnold "Arnie" Morton, the guy who founded the Morton's steak house chain and who also came up with the idea for the Taste of Chicago, died this morning at the age of 83. So long, Arnie; we'll think of you whenever we're eating a lot of food.

 
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