Jan. 15, 2016 11:58 AM

Downtown folks honored their own in November during the annual Downtown Awards ceremony full of the best of the best in categories from sips and eats to “champion for the creative class” and “cultural catalyst” as well as coolest house.

1. Yvette Ferrari and Roxana User

2. Nathan Norris, Anya Burgess and Kate Durio

3. Rick Rowan and Silvia Bertolazzi

4. AJ McGee

5. Bruce Conque, Allison El Koubi and Richard Burgess

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