2018 GANYC Apple Awards


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

Our host will be the incomparable Tony Award-winner Brian Stokes Mitchell!

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

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

Art and Susan Zuckerman.


And the nominees are in!


Outstanding Achievement in Support of NYC Culture

Harlem Late Night Jazz
The Broadway League
The Art Deco Society of New York


Outstanding Achievement in Support of NYC Tourism

NYC & Company, Tourism Ready training program
Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment
Evelyn Hill Concessions
NYC Ferry expansion


Outstanding Achievement in Support of NYC Preservation

Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation 
New York Preservation Archive Project
Murray Hill Neighborhood Association
Janifer P. Wilson


Outstanding NYC Website

Curbed New York
City Lab New York
Daytonian in Manhattan
Spoiled NYC


Outstanding Achievement in NYC Photography

Billy Schon, Tags by Ewok One, Jee, Mast, Ozbe, and Spot
Rob Tallia, Flatiron, Hundredweight New York
Bria Josephs, Henri Bendel, Diary
Marc Yankus, Nineteenth Street, The Secret Lives of Buildings


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

Soundcheck, WNYC
Cityscape, WFUV
Our Streets, Our Stories, Brooklyn Public Library
Met Council's Housing Notebook, WBAI


Outstanding Achievement in Fiction NYC Book Writing

Francis Spufford, Golden Hill: A Novel of Old New York
Lisa Ko, The Leavers: A Novel
Joanne Oppenheim (Author) and Jon Davis (Illustrator), The Knish War on Rivington Street 
Tamara Shopsin, Arbitrary Stupid Goal


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
David Oshinsky, Bellevue: Three Centuries of Medicine and Mayhem at America's Most Storied Hospital 
George Robb, Ladies of the Ticker: Women and Wall Street from the Gilded Age to the Great Depression 
Julie Scelfo, The Women Who Made New York


Outstanding Achievement in Essay/Article/Series Writing

Jane Eisner, Looking Forward with Jane Eisner
Emily Nonko, Robert Moses and the decline of the NYC subway system
Nathan Kensinger, Searching for New York City's Lost Soul
R. C. Baker, Stopping The Presses, The last press-check guy for the Village Voice reflects on a life in print 


Outstanding Achievement in NYC Food

Chef Harold Villarosa and The Insurgo Project
Breaking Bread NYC
Claus Meyer and The Melting Pot Foundation
JaynesBeard Supper Club for Queer Women


Outstanding NYC Museum Exhibitions

New York at Its Core at the Museum of the City of New York
Sour, Sweet, Bitter, Spicy at the Museum of Chinese in America 
The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s at the Cooper-Hewitt
Black Power! At the Schomburg Center

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.

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