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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Lois Weisberg, head of the Department of Cultural Affairs since Harold Washington was mayor, is resigning Feb. 1. In her announcement, she slammed plans to privatize the city's summer festivals.

 
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