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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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In the midst of much handwringing about the closing of various "institutions" (see today's LA Times story on the Berghoff for the latest example), Debra Pickett of the Sun-Times offers a salutary riposte: look outside the Loop for your own version of what makes Chicago Chicago.

 
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