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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Spike, the corpse flower at the Chicago Botanic Museum, may be blooming tonight or tomorrow. You can watch his unfolding live online; when it's confirmed, the Museum will be open until 2am for visitors to get a whiff of Spike's revolting smell.

 
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