ChicagoNow’s Best Posts of June 2022

ChicagoNow’s Best Posts of June 2022

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Every month, ChicagoNow holds a contest for the best posts that appeared on during the previous month. Of the more than 1`,000 posts that appeared on during June 2022, here are the 20 judged to be the best. (Posts originally appearing on Margaret Serious were selected by the votes of other bloggers.)

Chicago Weather Watch How hurricanes got their names

Chicago Weather Watch Strawberry honey super full summer moon

Comedians Defying Gravity Sinisterhood in Chicago: Comedy comes to creepy curses

Getting More from Les Supreme Court Reinstates Slavery; Follows Up Roe V Wade by Declaring 13th Amendment Null and Void

Getting Real Real Estate Expert Home Price Forecast Not Yet Affected By Mortgage Rates

I’ve Got the Hippy Shakes For Donald Trump, it was always all about the Benjamins

I’ve Got the Hippy Shakes While I still miss my dad, Father’s Day continues to get better

JUST SAYIN Of all The Titles in the world/”Daddy” Hands Down tops the List

Looking for the Good One step at a time

Margaret Serious How to Write a Mystery: the Imaginary Writers‘ Room weighs in

Margaret Serious A reply to Aquinas wired about writer’s block

Mom, I Think I’m Poignant! Thoughts on living in tents: under an Archer Avenue viaduct… in Chicago parks… that one time in Idaho… and that time in California’s Steinbeck Country

Opinionated Woman One thing Alzheimer’s can’t take away from us: love

The Quark in the Road Fishy Semantics at Your Local Eatery?

The Quark in the Road How Do I Break a Writer’s Block?

Purple Reigns: How to Live a Full Life with Lupus I’m beating boredom by learning a new language

Purple Reigns: How to Live a Full Life with Lupus Why I love Mondays

Retired in Chicago Grumble and then move on

Show Me Chicago Art Institute of Chicago’s iconic lions are taking a short leave from their Michigan Avenue watch

Token Female ‘Saved’ by Roe v. Wade, Killed in Grade School?

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