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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A coastal phenomenon comes to Chicago: The Urban Iditarod, dubbed here the "Chiditarod". The premise is simple: steal a shopping cart, dress up like a "team", and run through the streets. As usual, it's important to drink heavily while participating. Sign up now, the race is in two weeks.

 
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