DailyCandy Announces Winners of Its Second Annual Sweetest Things Awards

Jan 30, 2009, 09:48 ET from DailyCandy

Editors Nominated and Readers Voted for Their 2008 Favorites

NEW YORK, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- DailyCandy is known for causing sugar rushes each weekday morning as it introduces its readers to truly great new businesses. But which of 2008's discoveries were the absolute sweetest? This week, DailyCandy revealed the editor-nominated and reader-chosen winners of the 2008 DailyCandy Sweetest Things Awards.

In December, three nominees in each of five categories -- Advice, Bite, Nest, Pamper, and Style -- were announced in 13 daily editions (12 city editions and the national Everywhere edition). Readers voted on the finalists, and this week the winners of all categories were revealed in DailyCandy's e-mails.

The winners of DailyCandy's Sweetest Things in the Everywhere edition are:

  • ADVICE: Amanda Hirshberg, Longmeadow Rescue Ranch
  • BITE: Robin and Andrew Schiff, Spread
  • NEST: Melanie Carlson, Lushpad
  • PAMPER: Lulu de Kwaitkowski, Lulu DK Matouk Bedding
  • STYLE: Jen Gotch and Jamie Coulter, Ban.do

"DailyCandy subscribers are the most responsive and vocal in the world," said DailyCandy's editor-in-chief Eve Epstein. "It's no surprise that they voted for their favorite Sweetest Things in record numbers."

To view the list of winners from every DailyCandy edition including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Boston, Dallas, London, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Philadelphia, Miami, and Seattle, visit www.dailycandy.com. To interview an editor re: DailyCandy's Sweetest Things nominee/winners or awards or to speak to a winner, please contact Meredith Howard (mhoward@dailycandy.com/646.230.8554).

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