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. ✶
Wednesday, August 24
Atlas Obscura's Obscura Day is Saturday, and Chicago events include a tour of the Busy Beaver Button Museum, a visit to the Letter Writers Alliance, a Forgotten Chicago tour of Goose Island and Pulaski Park, an Art of Darkness scavenger hunt at the Art Institute, and a day of fun at the Boring Store.