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Best Street Character

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Creative Loafing has been presenting Atlanta's Best People, Places and Events since 1972. These are some of the past winners for this category:

2018 Critics Pick: Best Street Character BOA Award Winner

2018 » Poets, Artists, & Madmen » Critics Pick
Brenda Carlyle

2018 Readers Pick: Best Street Character BOA Award Winner

2018 » Poets, Artists, & Madmen » Readers Pick
(tie): ATL TVHead / Baton Bob

Best street character BOA Award Winner

2014 » Cityscape » Readers Pick
Baton Bob
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Best Street Character BOA Award Winner

2000 » Cityscape » Readers Pick
Bicycle Bob
For at least two years, a Spandex-clad enigma has captivated pedestrians and motorists waiting at lights along Ponce de Leon Avenue. We're not sure of his name, his origins or how it is possible that one so thin became so proud and well endowed, but the Man in Spandex (including stunning black-and-redmore...
For at least two years, a Spandex-clad enigma has captivated pedestrians and motorists waiting at lights along Ponce de Leon Avenue. We're not sure of his name, his origins or how it is possible that one so thin became so proud and well endowed, but the Man in Spandex (including stunning black-and-red striped and infamous electric blue) has become ensconced in local legend. He postures, preens and dares observers to make eye contact as he leans on his cane near MARTA stops, but rarely is he seen getting on the bus. less...

Best Street Character BOA Award Winner

2000 » Cityscape » Critics Pick
Five Points Preacher
Despite its Bible Belt pedigree, Atlanta seems to have less than its share of classic sidewalk preachers. The woman outside the Five Points MARTA station, though, with her handwritten sandwich board and her vocal appeals for Underground tourists to repent, is certainly doing her part to correct the imbalance.more...
Despite its Bible Belt pedigree, Atlanta seems to have less than its share of classic sidewalk preachers. The woman outside the Five Points MARTA station, though, with her handwritten sandwich board and her vocal appeals for Underground tourists to repent, is certainly doing her part to correct the imbalance. But she can be sated: Next time she exhorts you to leave the wicked path, simply smile and say, "OK." She'll smile back. less...

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