Best Of 2000

Favorite

Best of Art and Entertainment: Readers' Poll Results 


Best Festival

Gold
SpringSpree
mid-June, downtown

www.springspree.com

Silver
Balloon Festival
Labor Day weekend, Memorial Park

www.balloonclassic.com

Bronze
Territory Days
Memorial Weekend, Old Colorado City


Best Parade

Gold
Festival of Lights
First weekend of December, downtown

Silver
St. Patrick's Day Parade
mid-March, Old Colorado City

Bronze
Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo Parade
mid-August, downtown


Best Place for Family Outing

Gold
Garden of the Gods
www.gardenofgods.com

Silver
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Road, 636-2544

www.cmzoo.org

Bronze
Joy Rides Family Fun Center
5150 Edison Ave., 573-5500

www.joyridesffc.com


Best Museum

Gold
Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum
215 S. Tejon St., 578-6650

www.cspm.org

Previous Best Of Awards: '99

Silver
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center
30 W. Dale St., 634-5581

Bronze
Pro-Rodeo Hall of Fame
101 ProRodeo Drive, 528-4764

www.prorodeo.com


Best Art Gallery

Gold
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center
30 W. Dale St., 634-5581

Previous Best Of Awards: '97 '98 '99

Silver
Business of Art Center
513 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs,685-1861

www.businessofartcenter.org

Bronze
Gallery of Contemporary Art
UCCS, 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway, 262-3567


Best Movie Theater

Gold
Tinseltown Movies 20
1545 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd., 576-0593

www.tinseltown.com

Silver
Kimball's Twin Peak Theater
115 E. Pikes Peak Ave., 447-1945

Bronze
Tiffany Square
RIP


Best Radio Station

Gold
KRCC-FM 91.5
912 N. Weber St., 473-4801

www.krcc.org

Previous Best Of Awards: '97 '98 '99

Silver
KILO-FM 94.3
1805 E. Cheyenne Road, 634-4896

www.kilo943.com

Bronze
KVUU 99.9
2864 S. Circle Drive, 540-9200

www.kvuu.com


Best Morning Radio Show
Gold
National Public Radio's Morning Edition
KRCC-FM 91.5

912 N. Weber St., 473-4801

www.npr.org

Previous Best Of Awards:

'97 '98 '99

Silver
The Magic Morning Show
KKMG-FM 98.9

6805 Corporate Drive, 593-2700

www.listentomagic.com

Bronze
The Marks Brothers in the Morning
KKFM-FM 98.1

6805 Corporate Drive, 593-2700

www.kkfm.com


Best Theater Company
Gold
Smokebrush Center for Arts and

Theater
235 S. Nevada Ave., 444-0884

www.smokebrush.org

Previous Best Of Awards:

'94 '95 '96 '97 '98 '99

Silver
Theatreworks
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

262-3232

www.uccs.edu/~theatre/ theatre.htm

Bronze
Colorado Springs Fine Arts

Center Repertory Company
30 W. Dale St., 634-5583


Best Theater Production of the 1999/2000 Season

Gold
Twelfth Night

Theatreworks

University of Colorado at

Colorado Springs

262-3232

www.uccs.edu/~theatre/theatre.htm

Silver
You Can't Take It with You

Smokebrush Center for Arts and Theater

444-0884

www.smokebrush.org

Bronze
Raisin in the Sun

Theatreworks

262-3232

www.uccs.edu/~theatre/ theatre.htm


Best Classical Music Group

Gold
Colorado Springs Symphony

www.cssymphony.org

Silver
Da Vinci Quartet

Bronze
Vocal Arts Ensemble


Best Local Band

Gold
Big Back Yard

www.BBYGrooves.com

Silver
Looks Like Me
www.lookslikemeband.com

Bronze
Head Full of Zombies
www.headfullofzombies.com


Best Venue to Hear Live Music

Gold
Colorado Music Hall
2475 E. Pikes Peak Ave., 447-9797

Previous Best Of Awards: '99

Silver
Ritz Grill
15 S. Tejon St., 635-8484

Bronze
Jack Quinn Irish Ale House

and Pub
21 S. Tejon St., 385-0766


Best Place To Dance Like a Fool

Gold
Underground
130 E. Kiowa St., 633-0590

Previous Best Of Awards:

'95 '96 '97 '98 '99

Silver
Ritz Grill
15 S. Tejon St., 635-8484

Bronze
Rum Bay
20 N. Tejon St., 634-3522

www.rumbay.com


Best Place to Get Picked Up

Gold
Ritz Grill
15 S. Tejon St., 635-8484

Silver
American Beach Club
3506 N. Academy Blvd., 597-6121

Bronze
Underground
130 E. Kiowa St., 633-0590


Best Place To Shoot Pool
Gold
Phantom Canyon Brewing Co.
2 E. Pikes Peak Ave., 635-2800

www.restauranteur.com/phantom

Previous Best Of Awards:

'96 '97 '98 '99

Silver
Sticks Billiards
4474 Austin Bluffs Parkway,

260-7176

Bronze
Corner Pocket Billiard Lounge
3430 N. Academy Blvd.,

596-9790

3780 E. Boulder St., 596-9516


Best Place To Play Darts

Gold
McAllister's Tavern
15 E. Vermijo Ave., 636-5293

Silver
Place in the Back
2370 Academy Place, 573-0672

Bronze
Sticks Billiards
4474 Austin Bluffs Parkway,

260-7176


Best Place for Karaoke

Gold
Meadow Muffins
2432 W. Colorado Ave., 633-0583

www.meadowmuffins.com

Silver
Jose Muldoon's
222 N. Tejon St., 636-2311

Bronze
Paul's
310-B S. Eighth St., 520-9737

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