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.
✶ Thank you for your readership and contributions over the past 12-plus years. ✶
Friday, April 28
If by hottest, you mean deadliest, that is. Some light poles, fences and sidewalk grates throughout the city are electrified.