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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Wednesday, January 18
If you want to join the hard-working fray of food truck operators, attend this information session that will teach you the ins and outs of obtaining the Mobile Food Dispenser (MFD) or Mobile Food Preparer (MFP) licenses. Event runs 3-4pm today at City Hall, 121 North LaSalle Street, Room 805.
See a dozen people make their way through 20 slides in five minutes each at IgniteChicago tonight at 6:30pm, 1871, 222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza, 12th floor. Speakers include Annie Nayak, Brian Fulton, Bud Rodecker, Constance Kresge, Julie Ostrow, Karen Beattie, Kathryn Thies, Keidra Chaney, Nicole Renee Vasquez, Patrick Bachler, Trushitha Naria and Vince Cabansag. Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door.