Bernie Sanders|Getty Images1/9 Bernie Sanders|Getty Images
Damn Daniel meme|Screenshot2/9 Damn Daniel meme|Screenshot
West 18th Ave. in North Wildwood, New Jersey.|Google Maps3/9 West 18th Ave. in North Wildwood, New Jersey.|Google Maps
The Sixers have an embarrassment of riches at power forward and center.4/9 The Sixers have an embarrassment of riches at power forward and center.
Michael Shannon|Getty Images5/9 Michael Shannon|Getty Images
Clinton meets with voters in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on Nov. 7, 2016.6/9 Clinton meets with voters in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on Nov. 7, 2016.
Suspects arrested in the Archbishop Ryan HS shooting.|PPD7/9 Suspects arrested in the Archbishop Ryan HS shooting.|PPD
When she can't get tickets to a particular show, Nicki Cochrane will stand with a sig|Matīss Kaža8/9 When she can't get tickets to a particular show, Nicki Cochrane will stand with a sig|Matīss Kaža
Protestors in NYC|Reuters9/9 Protestors in NYC|Reuters
There were a lot of stories that competed for the public's attention in 2016, from the election to unforgettable tragedies and what seemed like a new viral video every second. Here is what caught our online readers' attention this year.
Unsurprisingly, several of the stories centered around the election, but many of our top trending articles also included local crime and sports, '90s nostalgia and a viral sensation.
- Climb the 'Guts' Aggro Crag in SoHo — for free!
- Clinton super PAC offered Vermont newspaper 'off the record' anti-Sanders 'tips'
- What is ‘Damn, Daniel,' the viral meme of the week
- Philadelphia fugitive Jamik Washington arrested after eight-hour Jersey Shore standoff
- When Nerlens Noel, Ben Simmons return the Sixers will be huge
- Michael Shannon: Don't talk to your Trump-voting relatives
- There's a petition to make Clinton president – and it might work
- Two arrested in Archbishop Ryan HS shooting
- Film follows life of Queens woman who travels every day to watch a play
- 'No to Trump,' #GOPHandsOffMe, prayers and vigils planned across New York