By David Alvarado
- Summer 2019: Repairing the World It’s an endless list, because everything ages, even and especially in the sunlight of summer, the icy pale of winter, and the rainy seasons between.
- Summer 2018: The Lighthouse at The End of The World We’d go when we had been ripped off, or when someone’s parents got divorced, or someone’s grandma died, or when we were all just having a shitty day.
- Best Local Squeaking Onto Another Best-Bars-In-The-World List “Voters are simply asked to name the seven bars in which they have enjoyed the best experience."
- Best Life In Wartime Moment The mid-August sky is silent until it is not.
- Best real-life story to offer inspiration If this kid from Rockford made it, so can you.
- Best Artist Book Guaranteed to Make your Life a Little Brighter Picture cats wearing flower crowns.