And big deals deserve to be celebrated. It deserves more than just a mention in our annual Best Of issue. What it deserves is a bunch of strangers appearing on your doorstep, Publishers Clearing House-style, with newspapers and certificates and pretty red balloons and smiles. What it deserves is a party.
That's why, on March 20, Inlander staff fanned out all around the community to deliver tidings of great joy -- and then convened back at headquarters so that staffers and winners alike could consume pizza, coffee, sandwiches, burritos, desserts and three to six beers each.