Q&A with Pgh City Paper Editor-in-Chief About the ‘Best of Pittsburgh’ Reader’s Poll: Pandemic Edition

Lisa Cunningham Pittsburgh City Paper

I am not being coy or exaggerating when I say that being voted “Best Local Blogger” in the Pittsburgh City Paper Reader’s Poll in 2016 was transformative for me. It was the first year for the category and I had no idea I had even been nominated. I accused the City paper staffer who called […]

Why I’m Protesting the Pittsburgh City Paper ‘Best of Pittsburgh’ Reader’s Poll

Pittsburgh City Paper Best of PGH Winner 2016

It is rare enough to receive acknowledgement, much less awards, for blogging. Even more rare are awards when like me, you are well past the average blog expiration date (2.5-3 years.) When I became the first person ever to be voted “Best Blogger” in the City Paper Readers Poll in 2016, I was absolutely shocked […]

Nominate Your Favs for the Pittsburgh Magazine Readers’ Poll

I’m not a glossy magazine type of person, but I’ve noticed Pittsburgh Magazine stepping away from the frou-frou and toward more actual journalism recently. That’s encouraging. It is the time of year for their annual Readers’ Poll. So I’m going to make a list of all the folks I think deserve your vote. This sort […]