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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Saturday, October 1

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Speaking of surveillance, three and a half years after it was announced, the City Council Webcam finally went live last week. We missed it completely here at GB HQ, but Chicagoist liveblogged it. You can tune in again at for the next one on Oct. 31. Yep, Halloween. Bet that'll be scary.

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