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.
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Tuesday, March 28
The intersection of the Edens and the Kennedy will soon be known as the Gerald J. Roper Gateway, after the CEO of the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce. But everyone will continue call it the Junction or Montrose.