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. ✶
Monday, January 23
The Reader begins a five-part series on the West Side's thriving drug trade with a look at West Humboldt Park and decades of community activism to clean it up.