As of January 1, 2016, Gapers Block is on indefinite hiatus. The site will remain up in archive form while we evaluate our options, which may include a redesign or sale.
✶ Thank you for your readership and contributions over the past 12-plus years. ✶
Saturday, February 6
Snowy owls are on the hunt in Chicago in record numbers, drawn by the city's plentiful rats and seagulls.