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2018 GANYC Apple Awards


On Monday, March 12th, 2018 we gathered again at the SVA Theater on 23rd Street between 8th and 9th Avenues.

Our host was the incomparable Tony Award-winner, Brian Stokes Mitchell!

Our 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner was Mr. Apollo himself, Billy Mitchell.

And for the first time, our Guiding Spirit Award honored two amazing guides at once:

Art and Susan Zuckerman.


And the winners are in!


Outstanding Achievement in Support of NYC Culture:

The Art Deco Society of New York


Outstanding Achievement in Support of NYC Tourism

NYC & Company, Tourism Ready training program


Outstanding Achievement in Support of NYC Preservation

Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation 

Outstanding NYC Website

Curbed New York

Outstanding Achievement in NYC Photography

Marc Yankus, Nineteenth Street, The Secret Lives of Buildings


Outstanding Achievement in NYC Radio Program or Podcast (Audio/Spoken Word)

Cityscape, WFUV


Outstanding Achievement in Fiction NYC Book Writing

Joanne Oppenheim (Author) and Jon Davis (Illustrator), The Knish War on Rivington Street 

Outstanding Achievement in Non-Fiction NYC Book Writing

Kevin C Fitzpatrick, World War I New York: A Guide to the City’s Enduring Ties to the Great War


Outstanding Achievement in Essay/Article/Series Writing

Emily Nonko, Robert Moses and the decline of the NYC subway system

Outstanding Achievement in NYC Food

Breaking Bread NYC

Outstanding NYC Museum Exhibitions

New York at Its Core at the Museum of the City of New York



For the full details about the GANYC Apple Awards, see our new FAQ document.

If you would like to see the previous awards, try the hub page for links to videos and photos.

Many thanks and congratulations to all!

If you were unable to attend this year, we hope to see you next year for the 5th Annual Celebration of New York City!

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