Best of Seattle 2010 Profiles

In tough times, these people are making the city a better place.

Summer Robinson, owner of indie lit champion Pilot Books.

Summer Robinson, owner of indie lit champion Pilot Books.

Seattle’s long been a place where people not only do well, they do good. And with times being what they are, the good works are more important than ever. For this 25th annual edition of Best of Seattle®, we sought out some of the people who are making this city a better place. Whether it’s in the arts, food, the environment, public health, or community life, these are Seattleites who, while not making a lot of profit, are having a lot of impact.

Best Arts Partisan: Jim KellyBest Anarchist Criminal Parasite: Matt WesterveltBest Mama Bear for Music’s Marginalized: Mia BeardsleyBest Kindle Killer: Summer RobinsonBest Fruit Savior: Gail SavinaBest Gardening Diplomat: Bunly YunBest Promoter of Food Justice: Reverend Robert JeffreyBest Catcher in the Pike Market: Joe MartinBest Immigrant Ambassador: Someireh AmirfaizBest Reformed-Dad Advocate: Marvin CharlesBest Watchdog for Tenants: Merf EhmanBest Eco-Vehivle Preserver: Brad JohnsenBest Hero to the Housebound: Ric SmithBest Toxic Avenger: Cari SimsonBest Pan-Asian Club Maven: Miguel SaldinBest Man for S’Mores and More: Aiden Lydick 

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