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. 


Thursday, February 23

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Tuesday Funk @ Hopleaf

This month's edition of Tuesday Funk features author Julie Ganey, Gapers Block editor Andrew Huff, writer and poet Sondra Morin, and writer Christopher Sweetin. Hosts Sara Ross Witt and William Shunn lead the show, which is at 7:30pm in the upstairs bar at Hopleaf, 5148 N. Clark St. Free, 21+

Everyone's Hungover @ Empty Bottle

The Empty Bottle, 1035 N. Western Ave., hosts its first annual Everyone's Hungover party, hosted by Jane Beachy, tonight starting at 8pm. Bring a 30-minute playlist on your iPod, sign up and get your slot in the DJ booth. Free, 21+



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