ChicagoNow's best posts of January, 2017

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 January, 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 six 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 January.
– 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:

God Sends Me Hearts: The Choice to Forgive: The Day I Hugged the Drunk Driver Who Almost Killed Me
I Hate My Developer: The Women’s March: You Didn’t Just March For You, You Marched For All Of Those That Came Before You
less than perfect: I recently lost my mother
Medium Rare: It took me 27 years to try a Big Mac
Running With A Book Cart: Narcissism, Donald Trump, and my father
The Stable Mables: Why I will attend the Women’s March on Chicago
Still Advocating: Why Visiting Cuba Made me Feel Guilty and Grateful
A Sorry State: AN APOLOGY TO 7.5 BILLION PEOPLE (GIVE OR TAKE A FEW)
Talking to the World: I Am A Quiet Activist Whose Reasons For Walking in the Chicago Women’s March Are As Numerous and Varied As The People They Embody
The Vociferous Envoy: The Emotions When a Catholic School Closes

And the top five:

First place: God Sends Me Hearts: The Choice to Forgive: The Day I Hugged the Drunk Driver Who Almost Killed Me
Second place: I Hate My Developer: The Women’s March: You Didn’t Just March For You, You Marched For All Of Those That Came Before You
Third place: Running With A Book Cart: Narcissism, Donald Trump, and my father
Third place: Still Advocating: Why Visiting Cuba Made me Feel Guilty and Grateful
Third place: The Vociferous Envoy: The Emotions When a Catholic School Closes

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