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 20 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 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.
Becoming SuperMommy: Look out, here’s an abortion rant…
Between Us Parents: How parenting feels like one long goodbye
Closeted in the Suburbs: Don’t let Kevin Spacey ruin coming out
Foreign Affairs: Children Edition: Why I decided to become a US citizen in the Trump era
Hammervision: When your hero touches someone inappropriately…
Listing Beyond Forty: Even strong women cry (sometimes at work)
Lists That Actually Matter: A Guy’s Guide on how to Help Prevent Sexual Harassment
Mary Tyler Mom: That Time My Turkey Platter Made Me Cry
MBA Mom: Let’s talk about the new 104.3 JAMS
No Wire Hangers, Ever: Everyone Is Really Courageous, When Hiding Behind Their Keyboard.
Oh, Life!: We introverts are misunderstood
Politics Now: Saying goodbye doesn’t get easier with time
Portrait of an Adoption: A Letter To My Father
Quilting Sewing Creating: Explaining to my granddaughter why I cannot throw a ball
The Barbershop: Dennis Byrne, Proprietor: Groped? It’s the culture, stupid
The Patriotic Dissenter: Colin Kaepernick Ideals, Stances are More Popular than You Think
Token Female: Sexual Harassment…and What I’ve Learned #MeToo
Where Are We Going So Fast?: When your kids become your heroes
You Know Neen: Living Gratefully When Mom Has Cancer
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