If you’ve avoided social media this week, you may have missed that all the cool kids are using a Web-based app called 2015 Best Nine. It creates a collage-style post that features nine of your top “liked” photos from Instagram in a grid that resembles the opening credits of The Brady Bunch or the Tic-tac-toe layout of Hollywood Squares.
The Reader‘s #2015bestnine shows that our IG followers really, really love shots of the Chicago skyline, visually arresting public art, rock stars playing guitars . . . and Alderman Carlos Ramirez-Rosa. Also popular: Riot Fest acts, cartoon Chance the Rapper, even a few random pics I snapped near my Pilsen apartment. Here are some of your other favorites from the year: