Gapers Block has ceased publication.

Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. 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. 


Tuesday, May 21

Gapers Block

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You may have noticed. Here's a little more info about what we've done.

Vince Jose Cancasci did the redesign, with technical assistance from Jim Allenspach, David Schalliol and myself.

The redesign is mostly confined to the front page. We've moved some things, changed the look of others and added some new stuff.

  • Rearview is larger.

  • Slowdown is now in the righthand column, and shows start times next to every event.

  • The new Under the Hood section in the center column shows headlines of the most recent stories in all our topical sections.

  • Two feature banners above Merge highlight recent articles of note.

  • A pullquote below Rearview showcases a choice line from one of our articles.

We've also widened the content columns on interior pages, and added links to GB elsewhere (Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and Tumblr) in the masthead, below the search box. And there's more to come -- stay tuned in the next couple weeks for additional tweaks and changes to make Gapers Block better and brighter.

If you come across something that doesn't work right or looks a little wonky in your browser, please let us know!

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