Queen City Nerve
Category: Arts & Culture
Award: Best Comeback Story - 2019
Year Won: 2019
Pick: Editor's Pick
When Creative Loafing’s publisher laid off its staff in October and stated plans to go digital (CL has since reemerged with a new monthly product), the small staff regrouped and launched Queen City Nerve. Now in its sixth month, the paper has beat the odds in a marketplace in where more alternative weeklies are closing than opening.