ChicagoNow's best posts of July, 2016

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 July, 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 July.
– 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:

All Shapes and Sizes: “Fat” Is Not a Feeling
Chicago’s Real Law Blog: DeRay Mckesson Only Likes Chocolate Ice Cream
Comedians Defying Gravity: I vacationed with Tom Cotter and you can, too, at The Improv, July 22-24
Dan Stef Outdoors: Confessions of a Walleye Junkie
It’s Never just Black And White: 80 Year Old Holocaust Survivor believes the Fabric of American Society is Being Torn
Mary Tyler Mom: Grieving Parents and Politics: Exploitation all Around
Nancy’s World: Channeling your inner child is freeing
Public Affairs with Jeff Berkowitz: Did Bernie Sanders turn Hillary Clinton into a Progressive, Socialist Centrist?
South Side Sports Chick: It Was a Special Summer for this Little Girl, Playing Baseball with the Boys
Spiritual Suckitude: A scary camping trip and what I learned about fear, racism and the Good Samaritan along the way.

And the top five:

First place: Mary Tyler Mom: Grieving Parents and Politics: Exploitation all Around
Second place: South Side Sports Chick: It Was a Special Summer for this Little Girl, Playing Baseball with the Boys
Third place: All Shapes and Sizes: “Fat” Is Not a Feeling
Third place: Chicago’s Real Law Blog: DeRay Mckesson Only Likes Chocolate Ice Cream
Third place: Dan Stef Outdoors: Confessions of a Walleye Junkie

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