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 December, here are the 10 judged to be the best.
Thanks to everybody who created and submitted posts, and congratulations to the winners!
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 December.
- 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:
The Book Whisperer: So You Think Your Family is Dysfunctional...
Getting Real: The Future Of The Real Estate Agent Can Be Seen In The Stock Brokerage Business
Hitz & Mrs.: An Open Holiday Letter To All The Single Ladies
Life: As I See It: What I'd Tell My Dad If I Had An Hour
Lipstick, Lollipops & Life: What you need to know about the South Side of Chicago: North Sider perspective
Listing Beyond Forty: Please, no Santa spoilers in front of my children
MBA Mom: Dear Santa, Don't tell my 3-year old to ask for a baby brother or sister for Christmas
No Bags To Check: Talking to Strangers on Planes: A Holiday Travel Tale
Stable Mable: We can't just "go on" after a massacre
Where the Beer and Whiskey Flow: Warning: I may tell your kids Santa isn't real
And the top five:
First place: No Bags To Check: Talking to Strangers on Planes: A Holiday Travel Tale
Second place: Hitz & Mrs.: An Open Holiday Letter To All The Single Ladies
Third place: Life: As I See It: What I'd Tell My Dad If I Had An Hour
Third place: Listing Beyond Forty: Please, no Santa spoilers in front of my children
Third place: Where the Beer and Whiskey Flow: Warning: I may tell your kids Santa isn't real
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