Crabbies 2017: Celebrating the best of the Baltimore Internet

Readers voted online Nov. 10-28 to determine top vote-getters and runners-up in The Baltimore Sun's 9th contest celebrating and recognizing the annual best of the Baltimore Internet. »View photos from the party and awards ceremony

Best community or movement

Top vote-getter: The Bell House Bakery

Runner-up: Maryland Sports Blog

Also nominated: Back on My Feet Baltimore, Baltimore Bike Party, Baltimore Breaking News Network, Baltimore Ceasefire 365, Baltimore County Breaking News, Baltimore Trash Talk, Blush and Brews, The Bmore Creatives, Canton Stoop Night, Cool Progeny, Crabby J Seafood, Discover Charm City, Drew's Morning Dish, Dundalk Rocks, Give Me the Deets, HOCO APFO, Howard County Moms, Mikey's Miracle Foundation, My Fabulous Disease, November Project Baltimore, Our Endless Adventure, Red Maryland, Section 336, See More BMore, Society Fringe Podcast, Together We Will Baltimore, Tubman House, Village Green/Town2, Warrior Tube, We Love Catonsville

Best meme or viral content

Top vote-getter: Pile of cubed ham, tweeted by @DowntownBalt

Runner-up: Red Maryland Petition to Save the Maryland Flag

Also nominated: #BackflipChallenge at HoCo Fair, #BmoreStrong, Do not paint the Maryland State House Magenta!, Pumpkin spice scent prompts school evacuation

Best essay

Top vote-getter: How a Young Boy Has Been Decaying in Baltimore Since Age 10: A Death Note, by Kondwani Fidel

Runner-up: How Come?

Also nominated: "...if any" — Yes, Mr. President, we're still here, Baltimore Bike Share Has Only Four Bikes, Bartending mistakes to watch out for, Ben Jealous and the Seat of His Pants, History of crab cakes and jumbo lump, Luedtke's Intellectually Dishonest Attack on School Choice, Wine club: let's talk about it

Best podcast

Top vote-getter: Perched on MSB

Runner-up: Section 336

Also nominated: Bonus Disc; Buzzed in Baltimore; The City That Breeds; Corridor Cast; The Curioso Podcast; Dead Air;Fast Horses, Slow Whiskey; Filmstudy; French Toast Sunday Podcast; Future City; The Great Sadness; Hey Baltimore; Hustle Over Entitlement Podcast; Laughfinder; Local Color; Naptown Podcast; Out of the Blocks; PreserveCast; Purple Reign; Quality Time Podcast; The Red Maryland Network; The Rise of Charm City; Rob and Joe Show; Rouxde Cooking School; Shelfies The Show; The Stoop Storytelling Series; Society Fringe Podcast; Give Me The Deets; Bird's Eye View; Fake Geek Boiz; 10fps

Best video

Top vote-getter: See More BMore

Runner-up: Warrior Tube

Also nominated: HCCA Presents: Columbia at 50 - A Bridge to the Future, Have you ever had a dream like this?, HOCO AFPO, History at Risk, Red Maryland, This is Dan Bell., Shelfies The Show, Society Fringe Players

Best Instagram account

Top vote-getter: downtownbaltimore

Runner-up: johnpatterson63

Also nominated: 1304photos, allisonrobicelli, alsocoffee, arlisappetite, baltcollegetown, baltimorebnn, baltimurals, barko_rubio, bdg.21, bennett.mosk, bmoreart, bmoreawaire, bmorebarista, charmcitycook, charmcitypretty, chefjohntay, discovercharmcity, fellspointdistrict, fleetstreetwriteup, foodnomad, goondabeer, hcdfrs, hiltoncarter, janglim_16x9_pictures, jimmysseafood, jonbilous, katekatebear, liketheteaeats, lindsey.bmore, macabreyoga, matthew.grossman, majinrue, marylandzoo, mikequindlen, msmarriedmack, nicolearaciaphotography, ourendlessadventure, patrickjoust, patrickndelaney, pics.zip, r.devinb, redmaryland, rouxde_cooking_school, sagamoreracing, sebasmarin, sidjacksphotography, spoticusphotography, stainsonthesidewalk, stayclassycanton, stylishlytaylored, thebaltimorefoodie, thebmorecreatives, thepetsetbaltimore, wallygpx, what.he.sees, willysaybar, wine.dine.repeat

Best Facebook page

Top vote-getter: Maryland Sports Blog

Runner-up: The Uncensored City

Also nominated: Baltimore Bloc, Baltimore Breaking News Network, Baltimore News Group, Baltimore Perspectives, BMore Indivisible, Canton Neighbors Unleashed, Chesapeake Bank of Maryland, Dundalk Rocks, Envision Baltimore, HOCO APFO, Ravens 247, Red Maryland, Rouxde Cooking School, Stay Classy Canton, Village Green/Town2, Foot's Forecast, Baltimore County Breaking News, Crabby J Spice, Society Fringe Players, The Bmore Creatives

Best Twitter account

Top vote-getter: Mdsportsblog

Runner-up: WallyGPX

Also nominated: baltimorebnn, baltimoremd, baltmediablog, barstoolrdt, bcobreakingnews, bmoregabe, bmorerunning, charmcitycook, charmcitylwy, chesapeakebank, cricketarrison, downtowndiane, drrockt0pus, dtbaltevents, grimm_bros, hcdfrs, hocoapfo, itsahooded4iron, manwomanstatue, mrtrashwheel, patdelaney, redmaryland, rsrlombardi, sexinbmore

Best Reddit user or submission

Top vote-getter: Was driving through Baltimore, when suddenly...

Runner-up: HOCOAPFO

Also nominated: Balmer Hon, Patterson Park Lantern Parade Pictures, Tell me a positive Baltimore experience you've had this week

Best sports content

Top vote-getter: Maryland Sports Blog

Runner-up: Baltimore Sports and Life

Also nominated: Baby Birdland, Baltimore Baseball, Baltimore Youth Hockey Club, Drew's Morning Dish, Kickball League of Baltimore, The NFL Chick, PressBox, Russell Street Report, Testudo Times

Best food content

Top vote-getter: The Bell House Bakery

Runner-up: Masc4MacNCheese

Also nominated: Arli's Appetite, Baltimore Around the World, Thebaltimorefoodie, Bmorebarista, Charm City Cook, Charm City Food Adventures, Dine Baltimore, Fleet Street Write-Up, Foodnomad, Jzeats, Like the Tea EATS, Mrsmarriedmack, Old Line Plate, Range & Reef, Shelfies The Show, Slow Down and Savor, Southern Maryland Food & Drink, The Unmanly Chef, Warren's Beer Adventures, Yelp Baltimore

Best arts or entertainment content

Top vote-getter: Petruzzo Photography

Runner-up: Bmore Art

Also nominated: 1304 Photos, Baltimore Rock Opera Society, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, The Bmore Creatives, Branding by Brandi, Mondo Baltimore, The Stoop Storytelling Series

Best personal or lifestyle content

Top vote-getter: Petruzzo Photography

Runner-up: Sex in Baltimore

Also nominated: Aesthetic Distance, The Black Pomegranate, Breathe Deeply and Smile, CaturdayStyle, Clubbasement.com, Discover Charm City, jasoncbass, Life's Grand Parade, Parkwryth & Kimble, Sebasmarin, Stylishlytaylored, The WaireHouse

Best city content

Top vote-getter: The Uncensored City

Runner-up: Baltimore Brew

Also nominated: Baltimore Food and Fun, Baltimore Media Blog, BmoreArt, Canton Neighbors Unleashed, Charm City Pretty, Community Architect Daily, Cool Progeny, Fleet Street Write-Up, Masc4MacNCheese, Parkwryth & Kimble, Sebasmarin, Society Fringe Podcast, Stay Classy Canton

Best suburbs content

Top vote-getter: The Bell House Bakery

Runner-up: The Towson Flyer

Also nominated:Forgotten History of Ellicott City & Howard County MD, HoCo APFO, Red Maryland, Scott E's Blog, Sex In Baltimore, Southern Maryland Food & Drink, The Unmanly Chef, Village Green/Town2

Best business or organization

Top vote-getter: Enoch Pratt Free Library

Runner-up: HOCO APFO

Also nominated: Back on My Feet Baltimore,Baltimore Heritage, Biohabitats, Canton Neighbors Unleashed, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Crabby J Seafood, Crabland, Dovecote Cafe, Dundalk Renaissance, El Gringo Baltimore, Fancy Free LLC, Fells Point District, Grimm Brothers Remodeling, HOCO APFO, Hamilton-Lauraville Main Street, ILoveKickboxing Linthicum, Ida B's Table, Intrinsic Events, Jimmy's Famous Seafood, Kumari, Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle, Preservation Maryland, MAGFest, Pushing the Vision Outreach Inc, Rachel Mulherin, Range & Reef, Sebasmarin, Strong City Baltimore, Treason Toting Company, Valley View Inn, Wide Angle Youth Media, Wight Tea Company

Best in Show

Sun staffers picked 10 finalists from all contest nominees; readers voted on those 10 to determine Best in Show.

Top vote-getter: Baltimore Brew

Runner-up: How a Young Boy Has Been Decaing in Baltimore Since Age 10: A Death Note, by Kondwani Fidel

Also nominated: Baltimore Bike Share Only Has Four Bikes, Baltimore Ceasefire 365, Baltimurals, City That Breeds Podcast, Community Architect, Local Color Podcast, Rise of Charm City, Stoop Storytelling Podcast



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