LA Weekly Made My Decade: CoC Scores 2 Web Awards

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Last year when I had asked my crackheads to vote for my blog post, “100 Things To Try in L.A. Before You Die,” as blog post of the year in LA Weekly‘s Los Angeles Web Awards I had no idea that 1) it would actually win (although I hoped!) since L.A. is a huuuge city with a bazillion blogs covering it and 2) that my lil ol’ site would also get voted as the Best Drinking Blog in Los Angeles.

That may just be one of the coolest thing that has ever happened to me. Right up there with winning that Vespa. Hee!

The awards party is this Thursday but thank gawd we won’t be expected to make any speeches. So I’ll just give my thanks here.

Thanks so much to the readers who voted for it and a big grazie to the “team of expert judges from LA and SF’s online communities” who selected the winners. And huge thanks to my sister who gave me the idea to even submit my “100 Things” blog post to the contest and to my brother and his husband Chris for working tirelessly to fix my blog after it went down.

Of course there are some L.A. drinking blogs out there that I’d like to give a shout-out to because they’re awesome and full-on dedicated to the fine art of boozing. My compadres in cocktailing: The Liquid Muse, Thirsty in LA and RumDood.

BTW, remember how my blog was offline for a couple of weeks? Well it’s all part of the process. I’m planning a redesign soon! Keep an eye out.

23 Responses to LA Weekly Made My Decade: CoC Scores 2 Web Awards
  1. fauxLAhipster
    January 19, 2010 | 10:55 am

    congrats again caroline! i know how much hard work you put into your blog and its great that you’re getting some recognition for it. cant wait to see the new redesign soon!

  2. Caroline on Crack
    January 19, 2010 | 11:04 am

    Thanks, Shelley! I can’t wait to see the redesign, too. :)

  3. sarah
    January 19, 2010 | 11:13 am

    i’m going to make you say a speech anyway :)

    or at the very least, a celebratory robot dance :D

  4. e*starLA
    January 19, 2010 | 11:14 am

    Congratulations!!! :) Well-deserved.

  5. Caroline on Crack
    January 19, 2010 | 11:21 am

    Sarah,
    I’d rather do the robot dance than give a speech so you might just see me pop-lock at the party.

    e*starLA,
    Thanks. :)

  6. Brooke @ Food Woolf
    January 19, 2010 | 11:33 am

    Congratulations on the award. I look forward to spotting you on the streets riding that Vespa!

  7. MyLastBite
    January 19, 2010 | 11:48 am

    Well deserved! Congrats!!!! x

  8. Caroline on Crack
    January 19, 2010 | 11:50 am

    Brooke,
    Thanks! And you will see me scooting around as soon as this rain lets up!

    MyLastBite,
    Thanks!

  9. Jennie
    January 19, 2010 | 12:31 pm

    Congrats on the wins! Your blog has been a great resource in letting me know which happy hours to bump to the top of the to do list.

    Here’s hoping LA Weekly invites other fellow booze bloggers to the party!

  10. Thirsty In LA
    January 19, 2010 | 12:36 pm

    Congrats again on the deuce, C! Well-deserved indeed. And thanks for the shout-out! :)

  11. Gastronomer
    January 19, 2010 | 12:43 pm

    Congrats, Caroline! Well deserved indeed.

  12. Caroline on Crack
    January 19, 2010 | 12:46 pm

    Jennie,
    Aww, thanks! I think LA Weekly’s saying that they’re going to give peeps the opportunity to win tickets to the party so stay tuned.

    Thirsty,
    Thanks and of course!

    Gastronomer,
    Hee! thank you!

  13. Tian Lee
    January 19, 2010 | 1:38 pm

    that is amazing news. You rock, Caroline.

  14. Caroline on Crack
    January 19, 2010 | 2:12 pm

    Tian,

    Thanks! And big thanks for challenging me to compile the 100 list in the first place!

  15. johnny
    January 19, 2010 | 4:34 pm

    Congrats!!!
    I have been following your blog for a couple years and always thought it humorous and informative (ooh big words for me).
    Really you really cracked me up at times and I find your reviews spot on.
    Again Congrats!!

  16. Evelina
    January 19, 2010 | 4:41 pm

    Congrats Caroline! You’re blog has given me Halloween, Christmas, and New Years ideas. It’s informative and entertaining. The award is definitely well-deserved!

  17. Caroline on Crack
    January 19, 2010 | 4:45 pm

    Johnny,
    Aww, I’m glad that I’m able to crack you up. I don’t consider myself the funny one in my family so that means a lot. Thanks!

    Evelina,
    Thanks so much.

  18. emma
    January 19, 2010 | 7:33 pm

    Congratulations, and well deserved.

  19. hollywood
    January 20, 2010 | 9:13 am

    not too shabby!

  20. Caroline on Crack
    January 20, 2010 | 1:03 pm

    Emma and Hollywood,
    Thank you!

  21. Megan
    January 20, 2010 | 2:58 pm

    Way to go Caroline! You deserve it!

  22. Mei-Mei
    January 20, 2010 | 8:58 pm

    Congratulations! Awesome!

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