As of January 1, 2016, Gapers Block has ceased publication. 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 over the past 12-plus years. 


Monday, April 23

Gapers Block

Gapers Block on Facebook Gapers Block on Flickr Gapers Block on Twitter The Gapers Block Tumblr


GB store

Dining Out for Life

Restaurants all over the city will donate a portion of today's sales to help EdgeAlliance, a West-side organization that provides housing and support for people living with HIV/AIDS during the annual Dining Out for Life event.

Not Another Beer Dinner @ The Dawson

Tonight from 6:00p.m.-9:00p.m., The Dawson (730 W Grand) hosts a beer dinner featuring Brooklyn's Evil Twin Brewery. Five food stations (including a cheese table, carving station, and raw bar) designed to be paired with one of six of their brews is setup on the restaurant's second floor. Evil Twin brewer Jeppe Jarnit-Bjergso is also on hand to chat. Tickets are $60 per person (tax and gratuity included).

"Whiskies of the World" Dinner @ Schubas

Starting at 6:00 p.m., the multi-course dinner at Schubas' Harmony Grill features pairings of different whiskies or scotch, such as Bushmills Irish Whiskey, Crown Royal Canadian Whiskey, and Bulleit. Diageo Master of Whisky Kyle McHugh will host and bartend. Tickets are $60.

LP Marketplace Record Swap Party

LP Marketplace a soon-to-launch "eBay for vinyl," hosts a record swap party tonight from 6 to 10pm at Holiday Jones, 1659 W. Division St. Buy and swap new and used vinyl, enjoy complementary drinks and sing up for the site's beta release. $5 suggested donation.

Bring the Ruckus: Red Grooms on Celluloid @ Co-Prosperity Sphere

South Side Projections presents Bring the Ruckus: Red Grooms on Celluloid, a collection of experimental films from the 1960s, tonight at Co-Prosperity Sphere, 3219-21 S. Morgan St. Doors open at 7pm, screening begins at 7:30pm. $5 suggested donation.

Wolf Doctors Release Party @ Innertown Pub

Artifice Books celebrates the release of Wolf Doctors by Russ Woods this Thursday at 8pm at Innertown Pub, 1935 W. Thomas St. Readings and performances by Woods, Jeannette Gomes, Matt Rowan, Holly Amos, and Everything's Alright. The event is free, and work by all contributors will be available for sale. 21+.



GB store

GB Store

GB Buttons $1.50

GB T-Shirt $12

I ✶ Chi T-Shirts $15