Miami New Times
and the Village Voice
topped America's alternative newspapers in last week's awards handed out by the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies in New Orleans.
Staff writer Gus Garcia-Roberts was given the nod for best feature for a story about fallen music entrepreneur Scott Storch.
Freelancers Brandon Thorp and Penn Bullock were honored for short form news stories about anti-homosexual expert George Rekers
, who took a vacation with a rent boy. And editor Chuck Strouse, who was also elected to the group's board of directors, was named best in the nation for a selection of political columns. The Voice
took top honors in investigative reporting, staff blog, and music blog.Follow Miami New Times on Facebook and Twitter @MiamiNewTimes.