Archive for April 2013

Top 25 most-viewed posts/blog on ChicagoNow: April 22-28

Top 25 Most-Viewed Individual Posts 1. Class Act Entertainment: Joe Rogan – Exclusive Interview 2. Baby Sideburns: I’m a dirty dirty girl. Ewwww, not like that! Get your mind out of the gutter 3. Music Mom: Is Macklemore gay? Funny, he had the same question himself 4. Moms Who Drink And Swear: The five things... Read more »

Top 25 most-viewed posts/blog on ChicagoNow: April 15-21

Top 25 Most-Viewed Individual Posts 1. Music Mom: Is Macklemore Gay? Funny, he had the same question himself 2. Baby Sideburns: The Boston Marathon is F’ing amazing and so are most people 3. North Shore Real Estate Chatter: Lakefront Homes in Winnetka – More Expensive than Living on the Ocean 4. The Mayor Daily: EXCLUSIVE:... Read more »

ChicagoNow at The Laugh Factory: A funny thing happened on the way to a Blathering

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A few months ago I sent an email out to all the ChicagoNow bloggers with a simple question: Would you like to perform stand-up at The Laugh Factory? We meet every few months at ChicagoNow “Blatherings” (Blogger Gatherings) to socialize, drink beer and get to know each other better offline. Except for a few people,... Read more »
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For the love of EbertFest: ChicagoNow bloggers on the movies

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ChicagoNow bloggers post on the Boston Marathon tragedy

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Top 25 most-viewed posts/blog on ChicagoNow: April 8-14

Top 25 Most-Viewed Individual Posts 1. Baby Sideburns: Ode to a cockini/ wieniekini/ or whatever the F you want to call it 2. Music Mom: Is Macklemore Gay? Funny, he had the same question himself 3. Baby Sideburns: Who takes care of Mommy when Mommy’s sick? Bwahahahahahaha! Trick question! 4. Clean, Convenient Cuisine: Best and... Read more »
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Top 25 most-viewed posts/blog on ChicagoNow: April 1-7

Top 25 Most-Viewed Individual Posts 1. Red & Company: Bar etiquette at 42 vs 22: The age debate 2. Music Mom: Is Macklemore Gay? Funny, he had the same question himself 3. Baby Sideburns: Hells yeah, a vagi steam demonstration! Blaggh, I feel gross just typing the word vagi 4. Clean, Convenient Cuisine: Best and... Read more »

ChicagoNow's best posts of March, 2013

Top 10 posts of the month, in no particular order: Art In Its Own Terms: From Cave Walls to Cell Phones Cook’s County: Urban Stories of Food and Life: Dear Chicago Tribune, I’m not sure Barbara Byrd Bennett is listening, will you? Creativity Connects Chicago: When Did you realize that you wanted to express your creativity? Feminist... Read more »

ChicagoNow's best photo gallery posts of March, 2013

We’ve been having a monthly “best post” contest on ChicagoNow for nearly two years now, it’s been a great way to both reward our bloggers and honor some of their best work. A few months ago we also held a “best photo gallery post” contest, which produced so many good gallery posts we’ve decided to... Read more »
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Google, Spiders, and You

Google, Spiders, and You
Did you know Google is overrun by spiders? It’s true, and spiders are the key to how Google indexes and ranks your blog posts in search results. Here’s how Google describes the process: Google’s spiders regularly crawl the web to rebuild our index. Crawls are based on many factors such as PageRank, links to a... Read more »