City Pages wins 4 AltWeekly Awards

The Association of Alternative Newsweeklies announced the finalists for the 2009 AltWeekly Awards, and City Pages is a finalist in four categories. That's up from three awards last year.

Finalists will be announced later this month in the Blog, Cartoon, and Music Criticism categories.

The final placement of winners will be announced at the AltWeekly Awards luncheon June 26 during the 32nd annual AAN Convention in Tucson.

Check out our nominations below. Congrats to all the finalists!

FOOD WRITING circulation 50,000 and over

Spam: It's not just for Inboxes, With Honeycrisp's Patent, and Manny's Attempts to Raise the Steaks by Rachel Hutton

NEWS STORY -- SHORT FORM circulation 50,000 and over

Midwest oil mining a crude idea, Local couples fight for gay rights, and Holly Collins Returns by Beth Walton

SPECIAL TOPIC -- ELECTION COVERAGE circulation 50,000 and over

Moles Wanted, Police raid anarchist homes, and Dozens of journalists arrested at RNC by Matt Snyders

SPECIAL SECTION circulation 50,000 and over

Comix Issue by Freelance Contributers

Check out all of the finalists here.