Chicago Now's Best Posts for May 2021

Days of Grass

Every month, ChicagoNow holds a contest to choose the best blog posts throughout ChicagoNow.

Out of more than 500 posts published during the month of May, here are the 20 judged to be the best.

Becoming Supermommy Somehow the Same Old New Things

Bonnie’s EYE on…!  Wally Triplett, A Man of Many Firsts

Cheating Death  How do you not get crazy when half the country is bats—t crazy and pushing for a return to the antebellum south

Chicago Board of Tirade How about a Cinco de Mayo this year with no damn guacamole?

Chicago Weather Watch  Days of Grass

Cut Out Kid Training for A Half Marathon With iFit’s Tommy Rivers Puzey

Getting More from Les  Abt Expands – Will My Wallet Contract?

Getting Real Chicago And Illinois Politicians Pretend They Can Create Affordable Housing

Hot Dog Diaries Vincent Price, hot dog lover

I’ve Got The Hippy Shakes How do you know Lollapalooza is not for you?

I’ve Got The Hippy Shakes The irony of having skin cancer during skin cancer awareness month

I’ve Got The Hippy Shakes  Ryne Sandberg has turned into a middle-aged Jeff Spicoli

Kraft Brews Chicago  Chicagoland Lost Some Breweries in 2020, but Geneva Gained a Good One

Margaret Serious  ‘Teller of Tales’ and the Imaginary Writers’ Room on Conan Doyle’s birthday

Medium Rare  Remember when dad would just go to China?

Mom, I Think I’m Poignant! Lori Lightfoot, take a page out of your predecessor Jane Byrne’s political playbook and move to where the bullets are flying

One Cause At A Time  Caregiving, COVID, and Defining the “New Normal”

Opinionated Woman I’m in a purging kind of mood

The Quark In The Road Vincent Price’s fondness for this cuisine might surprise you

Retired in Chicago What I’d like to say to someone who refuses a vaccine

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  • Thank you, Margaret Serious-- Congratulations to all!

  • In reply to Weather Girl:

    Thanks to you too, Weather Girl, and congratulations to all winners.
    (Don't forget to hang onto ideas for nominations!)

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