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. ✶
Tuesday, March 28
Chicago's Department of Transportation filled more than 600,000 potholes in streets, highways and alleys in 2011. That's a new record.