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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It's easy to forget that bro-blog The Chive was founded in Chicago (and that it started off as an Onion imitator). The site has a rabid following, and it's hosting a touring music festival that's coming to Soldier Field June 28.

 
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