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. 

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Neil Steinberg wrote a column about the line at Hot Doug's that included an anecdote about two "hefty" women who sat down and scooted forward as the line moved. The comments -- which two editors flagged but let stand -- struck Chicagoist Associate Editor Lisa White and many others as gratuitous fat-shaming.

 
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