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. 


Thursday, February 20

Gapers Block

Gapers Block on Facebook Gapers Block on Flickr Gapers Block on Twitter The Gapers Block Tumblr


Local Borders bookstores are in their final days. Here are photos of the carnage over the last couple months.

Hyde Park:
closing Hyde Park Borders store, cafe still (sort of) open
by katherine of chicago

Michigan Avenue:
Everything Must Go
by Erin Nekervis

Lincoln Village:
closing Borders, Lincoln Village
by katherine of chicago

All Lined Up
© Andy Marfia

GB store


GB store
GB store

GB Store

GB Buttons $1.50

GB T-Shirt $12

I ✶ Chi T-Shirts $15