Best Street Character 

In past years, we critics have sometimes used this category as a forum to highlight -- and yes, mock -- some of the more colorful characters of our metropolis. But this year, we're setting aside our cynicism to give a nod to HELMET MAN, a moniker we've given to the gentleman with the cane and protective helmet who, every day, walks up and down Boulevard. His jolting gait and reassuring presence amid the hustle and bustle make him stand out as an inspiration for his dogged perseverance in the face of adversity. Watch from your car at the Freedom Parkway-Boulevard traffic light as he struggles across the intersection, and you'll learn something about the human spirit.

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