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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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South Siders are shopping less often in their own neighborhoods, a study by the Chicago Reporter and Chicago Public Radio found. The reasons are complicated, but one reason stands out: stores are following the white people.

 
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