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.
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Saturday, July 23
The Tribune is replacing its TribLocal staff with Journatic, a Chicago-based "media content provider" that also publishes Blockshopper, which writes about real estate transactions without talking to the owners.