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Best of Goods and Services: Making us look good: Goods & Services: Readers Poll 


Best Natural Foods Store Gold

Wild Oats

5075 N. Academy Blvd.,

548-1667

www.wildoats.com

Previous Best Of Awards: '94

'95 '96 '97 '98 '99 '00 '01 '02

Silver

Mountain Mama Natural Foods

1625 W. Uintah St.,

633-4139

Bronze

Vitamin Cottage

1780 E. Woodmen Road,

536-9606


Best Bread Gold

Panera Bread

7344 N. Academy Blvd.,

522-1100

Silver

La Baguette

Four locations around town

Bronze

Great Harvest Bread Co.

101 N. Tejon St.,

635-7379

6942 N. Academy Blvd.,

528-6442


Best Place to Buy Cakes You Want To Pass Off as Your Own Gold

Marigold Caf & Bakery

4605 Centennial Blvd.,

599-4776

Silver

Old Heidelberg Pastry Shop

1109 S. Tejon St.,

634-1052

3609 Austin Bluffs Parkway,

536-0979

Bronze

Little London Cake Shoppe

620 S. 25th St., 475-2340


Best Deli Gold

Cunningham's Market

10 S. Tejon St., 328-1900

Silver

Wooglin's Deli

823 N. Tejon St.,

578-9443

Bronze

Broadway Deli

24 S. Tejon St., 633-5420


Best Caterer Gold

The Pcnc Basket

1701-A S. 8th St.,

635-0200,

www.pbcatering.com

Previous Best Of Awards:

'95 '96 '97 '98 '99 '00 '01 '02

Silver

The Food Designers

115 S. 25th St., 632-5414

Bronze

Cunningham's Market

10 S. Tejon St., 328-1900


Best Liquor Store Gold

Cheers Liquor Mart

1105 N. Circle Drive,

574-2244

www.cheersliquormart.com

Previous Best Of Awards:

'94 '95 '96 '98 '99 '00 '01 '02

Silver

Coaltrain Wine & Liquor

330 W. Uintah St.,

475-9700

www.coaltrainwine.com

Bronze

Queen Liquor

1744 W. Uintah St.,

475-1744


Best Eclectic Gift Gold

Terra Verde

208 N. Tejon St.,

444-8621

Silver

The Whickerbill

214-1/2 N. Tejon St.,

633-0518

Bronze

Barracuda Bazaar

2502 W. Colorado Ave.,

442-2202


Best Shoe Store Gold

Brown's Shoe Fit Co.

123 N. Tejon St.,

635-1575

Silver

Dillard's

Chapel Hills Mall,

532-1400

Citadel Mall, 550-1159

Bronze

Payless Shoe Source

Six locations around town

www.payless.com


Best Thrift Store Gold

Goodwill Industries

Five locations around town

www.goodwill-colosprings.org

Previous Best Of Awards: '94 '95 '96 '97 '98 '99 '00 '02

Silver

ARC Thrift Store

3077 S. Academy Blvd.,

392-6090

4402 Austin Bluffs Parkway,

522-1203

1830 W. Uintah St.,

473-0502

Bronze

Disabled American Veterans

2444 E. Platte Ave.,

636-3397


Best Garden/Nursery Gold

Rick's Garden Center & Floral

1827 W. Uintah St.,

632-8491

Previous Best Of Awards:

'94 '00 '01 '02

Silver

Spencer's Lawn & Garden

1430 S. Tejon St.,

632-2788

Bronze

Hillside Gardens

1006 S Institute St.,

520-9463


Best Toy Store Gold

Little Richard's Toys

324 N. Tejon St.,

578-5848

Previous Best Of Awards:

'95 '96 '97 '98 '99 '00 '01 '02

Silver

Toys-R-Us

3730 Citadel Drive North,

597-8697

www.toysrus.com

Bronze

Zany Brainy

1710 E. Woodmen Road,

531-5002

www.zanybrainy.com


Best Book Store Gold

The Chinook Bookshop

210 N. Tejon St.,

635-1195

www.chinookbook.com

Previous Best Of Awards:

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

'00'01 '02

Silver

Barnes & Noble

795 Citadel Drive East,

637-8282

1565 Briargate Blvd.,

266-9960

www.barnesandnoble.com

Bronze

Borders

Chapel Hills Mall,

266-1600

2120 Southgate Road,

632-6611

www.borders.com


Best Used Books Gold

The Book Broker

119 E. Bijou St.,

635-4514

www.thebookbroker.net

Previous Best Of Awards:

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

'00 '01

Silver

Poor Richard's Bookstore

320 N. Tejon St.,

578-0012

Bronze

The Bookman

3163 W. Colorado Ave.,

636-0055


Best Music Store (CDs)

Gold

Independent Records

Four locations around town

Previous Best Of Awards:

'94 '95 '96 '98 '99 '00

'01 '02

Silver

Media Play

651 N. Academy Blvd.,

573-1977

7720 N. Academy Blvd.,

260-6800

www.mediaplay.com

Bronze

Best Buy

7675 N Academy Blvd.,

593-0414

801 N. Academy Blvd.,

380-0105


Best Music Store (instruments and supplies) Gold

Graner School Music

3490 W. Carefree Circle,

574-2001

3663 Star Ranch Road,

538-7999

8674 N. Union Blvd.,

579-7665

Silver

Meeker Music

113 E. Bijou St.,

471-8940

3604 Hartsel Drive, Ste. E,

534-9919

Bronze

Guitar Center

535 N. Academy Blvd.,

591-9040


Best Outdoor Outfitter Gold

REI

1376 E. Woodmen Rd.,

260-1455

www.rei.com

Previous Best Of Awards:

'02

Silver

Mountain Chalet

226 N. Tejon St.,

633-0732

www.mtnchalet.com

Bronze

Galyan's

3133 Cinema Point Road,

638-3400

www.galyans.com


Best Art Supplies Gold

H.R. Meininger Co.

201 S. Weber St.,

578-8070

www.meininger.com

Silver

Hobby Lobby

6950 N. Academy Blvd.,

260-6920

525 S. 8th St., 630-1977

3989 Palmer Park Blvd.,

550-0157

www.hobbylobby.com

Bronze

Art Hardware

402 S. Nevada Ave.,

635-2348

www.arthardware.com


Best Antique Store Gold

Colorado Country Antique

Mall

2109 W. Broadway,

520-5680

Silver

A Quartermoon Market

315 E. Pikes Peak Ave.,

633-3999

Bronze

The Antique Mall

118 W. Colorado Ave.,

520-1415

www.

antique-mall-colorado-

springs.com


Best Tattoo/Piercing Parlor Gold

Art with a Pulse

729-1/2 W. Colorado Ave.,

630-3628

Previous Best Of Awards:

'95 '96 '97 '98 '99 '00

'01 '02

Silver

Holey Rollers

332 E. Colorado Ave.,

577-9943

http://holeyrollers.com

Bronze

Snakes Tattoo Co.

2340 E. Platte Ave.,

475-8282

www.snakestattoo.com


Best Salon/Day Spa Gold

Veda Salon & Day Spa

2110 Southgate Rd. #201,

578-8332

4645 Centennial Blvd.,

265-5660

Previous Best Of Awards: '02

Silver

A Total New You

4595 N. Chestnut St.,

528-8511

Bronze

Montage Salon & Spa

3564 N. Academy Blvd.,

574-3205


Best Health Club/Gym Gold

YMCA

Four locations around town

www.ppymca.org

Previous Best Of Awards:

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

'00 '01 '02

Silver

World Gym Fitness Centers

Four locations around town

www.worldgym.com

Bronze

24-Hour Fitness

20 Southgate Road,

633-2442

3650 Austin Bluffs Pkwy.

262-0024

www.24hourfitness.com


Best Bike Shop Gold

Criterium Bicycles

6150 Corporate Drive,

599-0149

www.criteriumbicycles.com

Previous Best Of Awards:

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

'00 '01 '02

Silver

Ted's Bicycles Inc.

3016 N. Hancock Ave.,

473-6915

Bronze

Old Town Bike Shop

426 S. Tejon St., 475-8589


Best Sporting Goods Gold

Gart Sports

1409 N. Academy Blvd.,

574-1400

7730 N. Academy Blvd.,

532-1020

Previous Best Of Awards:

'94 '95 '96 '97 '98 '99 '00 01 '02

Silver

Galyan's

3133 Cinema Point,

638-3400

www.galyans.com

Bronze

REI

1376 E. Woodmen Road,

260-1455

www.rei.com


Best Camera Shop Gold

Shewmaker's Camera Shop

30 N. Tejon St., 636-1696

630 N. 19th St., 520-9970

6902 N. Academy Blvd.,

598-6412

www.shewmakerscamera.com

Previous Best Of Awards:

'94 '96 '97 '98 '99 '00 '01 '02

Silver

Wolf Camera

1850 N. Academy Blvd.,

597-1575

www.wolfcamera.com

Bronze

Cameraworks

5030 N. Academy Blvd.,

594-6966


Best Pet Supply Store Gold

PetsMart

Four locations around town

www.petsmart.com

Silver

Petco

Four locations around town

www.petco.com

Bronze

Wag-n-Wash

1625 W. Uintah St. Ste. H,

457-9274


Best Hotel Gold

The Broadmoor

1 Lake Circle, 577-5733

www.broadmoor.com

Silver

The Antlers Adam's Mark

4 S. Cascade Ave.,

955-5600

Bronze

The Cliff House

306 Canon Ave.,

Manitou Springs

685-3000

www.thecliffhouse.com


Best Yoga Class Gold

Bikram Yoga College of India

1025 Garden of the Gods Rd.,

265-8611

Silver

YMCA

Four locations around town

www.ppymca.org

Bronze

Yoga Journey with Teryl

709 N. Nevada Ave.,

477-9511


Best Used Car Lot Gold

ValuCar

Four locations around town

www.valucar.com

Silver

McCloskey Motors

6710 N. Academy Blvd.,

594-9400

www.gomccloskey.com

Bronze

Hayes Motor Company

24 S. Walnut St., 632-1922

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