Here are your 2011 Denver #WebAwards finalists

Way back in September, we put out a nomination call for this year's Westword Denver #WebAwards.

After much scrutinizing of those nominations, and with input from staff and a few trusted contributors, we're ready to announce the finalists for this year's #WebAwards.

They're on view below.

We'll announce the winners at an open-to-the-public party on Wednesday, November 16 (a week from tonight) at Casselman's. The details on this party -- which, from what the marketing department tells us, will be "next level" -- are on this handy page. (Sorry, kids, but it's 21 and over. You'll have to stay home and update your Tumblr with more GIFs.)

2011 Judges: Jenny An, Melanie Asmar, Britt Chester, Nick Lucchesi and Kelsey Whipple; with assistance from Dave Herrera, Ru Johnson, Lori Midson, Jonathan Shikes, Laura Shunk and Westword staff and contributors.

Presented by:

Sports Blog - All Buffs - Denver Stiffs - Mile High Report - The Ralphie Report - South Stands Denver

Political Blog - Denver Post's The Spot - ColoradoPols - Squarestate - Colorado Peak Politics - People's Press Collective

Activist Blogger - Denver Relief Dispensary Blog - Denver Anarchist Black Cross - Darren Lyman (FighWithFood.org) - Queerradical.com - New Era News

Best Locally Built Phone App of the Year - EpicMix Ski Application - Forkly - R-U-Buzzed? - Stage Pass - Time Bomb Deals

Use of Social Media by Medical Marijuana Dispensary or Activist - Colorado Dispensary Services - The Clinic Alternative Medicine - Denver Relief - LoDo Wellness - The Releaf Center

Local Athlete on Twitter - @TimTebow - @matt9duchene - @eddieroyal19 - @Arron_Afflalo - @TJGaliardi

Denver's Best Twitter User - @TimTebow - @GreatDivideBrew - @Smotus - @ProgressNowCO - @Lynn_Bartels

Boulder's Best Twitter User - @downtownboulder - @RalphieReport - @boulderrunner - @Bits4You - @PivotGuild

Westword.com Commenter - Mantonat - GFTW - Donkey Hotay - High Country Caregiver - Robert Chase

Social Media Use by Public Service - @DenverPolice - @DenverCityJobs - Denver Elections on Facebook - @DenverRecycles - @Denver Parks and Rec on YouTube

Best Podcast - Colorado Matters  - Denver Diatribe  - Denver Broncoscast  - Denver Comedy Co-op  - South Stands Denver

Journalist on Twitter - @TroyRenck, Denver Post Rockies beat reporter - @ADater, Denver Post Avs beat reporter - @EliStokols, FOX31 political reporter - @Lynn_Bartels, Denver Post political reporter - @SusieWargin, 9News sports reporter

PR Flack on Twitter - @DenverPolice by Lt. Matt Murray - @GmMerritt, "Consultant. Writer. Reformed reporter" - @DenverMuseumNS, Denver Museum of Nature and Science - @FlyFrontier, Frontier Airlines - @ColoradoDOT, Colorado Department of Transportation

Civic Phone App - B-cycle - Visit Denver - Official Visitors Guide to Denver, CO - Denver Daytrips - TransitGuru's Denver RTD - Colorado Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Sports Team Twitter - @JohnElway - @ColoradoRapids - @Avalanche - @Rockies - @CUBuffs

Social or Political Campaign - Occupy Denver - The Thunderdome - No on 300 - Progress Now Colorado - Harm Reduction Action Center

Sports Phone App - Epic Mix by Vail Resorts - Ski & Snow Report (Mountain News Corp) owned by Vail - Boulder County Trails - Denver Browns Baseball - Predominantly Orange

Most Viral Local Video of the Year - CSU's Ram's Pointe pool party videos - Phish show parking lot fight - Greeley's Josh Mullin unknowingly proposes to girlfriend on live TV - Southwest pilot's rant about "homosexuals" and "grannies" - Moose vs. snowmobiler - Anus testimony before the Colorado State Senate - Bro narrates snow storm

Music, Food & Drink and Arts Finalists are on Page 2.

Here are your 2011 Denver #WebAwards finalists


Presented by Westword music blog Backbeat

Music Blog - This Song is Sick - Beatport - Slicing Up Eyeballs - Tome to the Weather Machine - Twisted Spork

MC on Twitter - @mynameisyonnas - @manerok - @isisspeaks 
- @mcsole 
 - @KingFOE

Nightclub on Facebook - Chloe - 
Beta 
 - Vinyl
 - 24K - Suite 200

Best Shameless Self-Promoter - Peter Black - Sole - Pictureplane - Michael Trundle of Lipgloss - John Common

YouTube Music Video - CobraConda - "BBHM$" - Total Ghost - "Space Station" - The Foodchain - "Yes Indeed (G Girl)" - Yo Soy Sauce - "Juke Box" - The Morning Clouds - "A Walk Home"

DJ/Producer on Twitter - @Tommy_Michael - @Boyhollow - @DJChonz - @DJMusaWorldwide - @KDJAbove - @MichalMenert

Locally Built Music Phone App - Stage Pass - Cleartune

Here are your 2011 Denver #WebAwards finalists


Presented by Westword food blog Cafe Society

Booze Blogger - Denver Off The Wagon  - Denver Post Drink Report  - Creative Culinary's Happy Hour Friday - DenverFrank - Fermentarium

Food Blogger - Big World, Small Kitchen - Indie Eats - Denver On A Spit - The Denver Dish - Christopher Cina

Restaurant Website - Rioja - Vesta Dipping Grill - Bones - TAG - Coohills

Eater on Twitter - @Denveater 
- @Mo_242 
- @FrenchPressMemos 
- @IndieEats - @sarah_gore

Food Truck on Twitter - @DenverBiscuitCo - @CakeCrumbsTruck - @SteubensTruck - @quieroarepas - @TheSteaminDemon

Bartender on Twitter - @JLeeBlackbelly - @SeanKenyon - @BryanDColorado - @UnBoulevardier - @MikeHendersonCO

Locally Built Food App - Forkly - Mocapay  - Gabby Gourmet  - Colorado Beer Tour  - Time Bomb Deals

Here are your 2011 Denver #WebAwards finalists


Presented by Westword arts blog Show and Tell

Sex Blogger - Eveybird: A Voyeur on Display - The Redheaded Slut - Shanna Katz - Mistress Saskia - Black Empress

Arts Blogger - Unseen Denver - The Denver Egotist - 12 Questions - John Moore of the Denver Post - The Public Works

Artist on Twitter - @DenverArt - @MissIllustrator - @VagTalk - @DenverArtMuseum - @Trypnotik

Flickr Pool - Tanner Spendley - Uncommon Photography - Jeffrey Beall - Denver at Night - Denver Street Photography

Web Photo of the Year - High Altitude Planking - Tanner Spendley, Occupy Denver - Snow in Denver - 420 in Boulder - Zombie at Tiffany's

TV/Radio Personality on Twitter or Facebook - @ChrisParente - @KyleClark - @DavidSirota - @MikeHooker1 - @VicLombardi

Biggest Foursquare Addict - Penny Parker - Tim Jackson - Rockstar Aaron - Danny Newman

Photo phone app - 360 Panorama  - Forkly  - Boulder County Trails  - Rama  - Boulder in Ultra HD 

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