As of January 1, 2016, Gapers Block has ceased publication. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
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The South Side Irish Parade planning committee announced this morning that it "is not planning to stage a parade in its present form in March of 2010." The decision reflects the strain having 300,000+ people attend the parade -- and the public drunkenness, multiple arrests and fights that come with it. Alternative events are in the works.

 
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