ChicagoNow's best posts of October, 2015

Each month, ChicagoNow holds a contest to select the best blog posts throughout ChicagoNow. Out of over 1,000 posts published during the month of October, here are the 10 judged to be the best.

Thanks to everybody who created and submitted posts, and congratulations to the winners!

To go back and read the last nearly four year's worth of winners go here and here.

Here are the rules:

- Bloggers may submit up to two posts: One of their own posts / One from any other ChicagoNow blog.
- The post must have been published during the month of October.
- We look at the quality of content, quality of writing, overall creativity, quality of headline and presentation.
- We don't consider how much traffic a post has received, reader comments, responses to reader comments or the number of Facebook "likes" or times a post is sent out on Twitter.

Without further ado, this month's top 10 ChicagoNow posts:

Becoming SuperMommy: What I Know About Living in a Fairy Tale
The Chicago Board of Tirade: Syria needs some boots on the ground, as long as it's not my kid's feet in those boots
City Limits: What’s the most ridiculous bureaucracy in Illinois? Try putting up a sign in Chicago
Confessions of a Coffeholic! How Madonna & God helped me come out
Future Sox: Why Investing More in Minor League Salaries is Smart Baseball Business
Medium Rare: I always cheered for Wile E. Coyote
MBA Mom: All the places my new shoes will take me
Opinionated Woman: What to say to scammers when they call you on the phone
Spiritual Suckitude: This story starts with me being mad at a black man.
Who's Invited? Why Danny Wilson Eats Potato Chips Off the Floor

And the top five:

First place: Who's Invited? Why Danny Wilson Eats Potato Chips Off the Floor
Second place: Medium Rare: I always cheered for Wile E. Coyote
Third place: City Limits: What’s the most ridiculous bureaucracy in Illinois? Try putting up a sign in Chicago
Third place: Spiritual Suckitude: This story starts with me being mad at a black man.
Third place: The Chicago Board of Tirade: Syria needs some boots on the ground, as long as it's not my kid's feet in those boots

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