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Inauguration Day: Letters to President Trump from President Obama

It’s a longstanding tradition for the outgoing president to write a letter for the incoming president and leave it in the Oval Office for when the new president arrives. The letters that President Clinton and President George W. Bush left their successors were made public for the first time just this morning. The ChicagoNow blogging community took a shot... Read more »

Evening Blogapalooz-Hour XXXVIII: "Write about something you believed as a child or in your youth that turned out not to be true."

Twice a month ChicagoNow bloggers participate in “Blogapalooz-Hour,” an optional writing exercise in which at a specific time a topic unknown to the bloggers is sent out. Whoever decides to partake must conceive, write and then publish a post exactly one hour later. The Evening November, 2016 topic: “Write about a time somebody made you... Read more »

Morning Blogapalooz-Hour VI: “Write about the greatest meal you've ever had”

Twice a month ChicagoNow bloggers participate in “Blogapalooz-Hour,” an optional writing exercise in which at a specific time a topic unknown to the bloggers is sent out. Whoever decides to partake must conceive, write and then publish a post exactly one hour later. The Morning November, 2016 topic: “Write about the greatest meal you’ve ever had”... Read more »
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ChicagoNow's best gallery posts: April, 2016

<strong>I've Got The Hippy Shakes</strong>: <a href="http://www.chicagonow.com/hippy-shakes/2016/04/eight-athletes-who-help-fight-homelessness/#image/1">Eight athletes who help fight homelessness</a></b>
Each month, ChicagoNow holds a contest to select the best photo gallery blog posts. Here are the three judged to be the best photo gallery posts of April, 2016. Thanks to everybody who created galleries, and congratulations to the winners!

Blogapalooz-Hour XXX: "Write about something you find beautiful that you feel others may not understand"

Every month ChicagoNow bloggers participate in “Blogapalooz-Hour,” an optional writing exercise in which, at precisely 9 p.m. on the last Wednesday of the month, a topic is sent out. Whoever decides to partake must conceive, write and then publish a post exactly one hour later. The March, 2016 topic: “Write about something you find beautiful... Read more »

ChicagoNow’s best gallery posts: November, 2014

<strong>North Shore Real Estate Chatter</strong>: <a href="http://www.chicagonow.com/north-shore-real-estate-chatter/2014/11/veterans-day-tribute-to-my-parents-and-all-veterans/#image/1">Veterans Day Tribute - to my Parents and all Veterans</a></b>
Each month, ChicagoNow holds a contest to select the best photo gallery blog posts. Here are the five judged to be the best photo gallery posts of November, 2014. Thanks to everybody who created and submitted their galleries, and congratulations to the winners!
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Top 50 most-viewed blogs/posts on ChicagoNow: Aug. 18-24

Top 50 Most-Viewed Blogs Overall Moms Who Drink And Swear Chicago Edition God Is My Running Partner Baby Sideburns Cubs Den Get Fit Chicago Tween Us The Acrimonious Clown Lists That Actually Matter Mary Tyler Mom Show Me Chicago An Atheist in Illinois Chicago Bulls Confidential High Gloss and Sauce Ups And Downs Of A... Read more »

Top 50 most-viewed blogs/posts on ChicagoNow: Aug. 11-17

Top 50 Most-Viewed Blogs Overall Cubs Den Tween Us Get Fit Chicago Moms Who Drink And Swear Chicago Edition An Unquiet Chicagoan Baby Sideburns Chicago Bulls Confidential God Is My Running Partner Intimate Discussions Lists That Actually Matter Candid Candace South of I-80 Cubs Insider Mary Tyler Mom Six Brown Chicks Show Me Chicago Ups... Read more »

Top 50 most-viewed blogs/posts on ChicagoNow: Aug. 4-10

Top 50 Most-Viewed Blogs Overall 1. Intimate Discussions 2. Lists That Actually Matter 3. Cubs Den 4. Get Fit Chicago 5. Baby Sideburns 6. Tween Us 7. Moms Who Drink And Swear Chicago Edition 8. Chicago Bulls Confidential 9. Show Me Chicago 10. Cubs Insider 11. Ups And Downs Of A Yoga Mom 12. High... Read more »
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Blogapalooz-Hour XI: Write about a person, place or thing that you miss

The last Wednesday of every month on ChicagoNow brings us “Blogapalooz-Hour,” an optional writing exercise in which, at precisely 9 p.m., a topic is sent to ChicagoNow’s bloggers. They’re asked to conceive, write and then publish a post exactly one hour later. Last night’s topic: “Write about a person, place or thing that you miss.”... Read more »