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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The CTA purchased a Big Belly solar-powered compacting trash can as part of its green initiatives -- and then installed it in the Red Line station at State and Lake, 30 feet underground. (Thanks, Tamara!)

 
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