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Readers' Poll Winners


Best Specialty Foods Store


Gold

Zugspitze International Gourmet

3819 Maizeland Road, 574-3819

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

Silver

Harvest Market (formerly Cunningham's Meats & Specialty Foods)

4935 Centennial Blvd., 599-7747

Bronze

Par Avion

4510 Oro Blanco Drive, 597-4545


Best Natural Foods Store

Gold

Wild Oats Community Market

5075 N. Academy Blvd., 548-1667

www.wildoats.com

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

Silver

Mountain Mama Natural Foods

1625 W. Uintah St., 633-4139

Bronze

Manitou Natural Foods

56 Park Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-5434


Best Supermarket

Gold

King Soopers

Nine locations around town

www.kingsoopers.com

Previous Best Of Awards: '94 '95 '96 '98 '00

Silver

Safeway

Ten locations around town

www.safeway.com

Bronze

Albertsons

Five locations around town

www.albertsons.com


Best Bakery

Gold

Marigold Caf & Bakery

4605 Centennial Blvd., 599-4776

Silver

La Baguette

Four locations around town

Bronze

Old Heidelberg Pastry Shop

1109 S. Tejon Street, 634-1052

3609 Austin Bluffs Parkway, 536-0979


Best Deli

Gold

Cunningham's Market

10 S. Tejon St., 328-1900

Silver

Wooglin's Deli

823 N. Tejon St., 578-9443

Bronze

Zugspitze International Gourmet

3819 Maizeland Road, 574-3819


Best Caterer

Gold

The Picnic Basket / Cravings Creative Catering

1701-A S. 8th St., 635-0200

www.pbcatering.co/ www.cravingscatering.com

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

Silver

The Food Designers Fine Catering

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

http://members.aol.com/cheersliq

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

Silver

Coaltrain Wine & Liquor

330 W. Uintah St., 475-9700

www.coaltrainwine.com

Bronze

Red Rocks Liquors

3139 W. Colorado Ave., 632-1139


Best Women's Clothing Boutique
Gold

Terra Verde

208 N. Tejon St., 444-8621

Silver

360 Degrees

2603 W. Colorado Ave., 442-2636

Bronze

The Revolution

1312 W. Colorado Ave., 633-1357


Best Men's Clothing

Gold

The Men's Wearhouse

693 N. Academy Blvd., 637-1574

5870 Goddard St., 528-5909

Silver

William Kurtz, Ltd.

10 E. Pikes Peak Ave., 635-2126

Bronze

Rutledge's

1 S. Tejon St., 632-7654


Best Place For Eclectic Gift

Gold

Terra Verde

208 N. Tejon St., 444-8621

Previous Best Of Award '00

Silver

Whickerbill Contemporary Gifts

214-1/2 N. Tejon St., 633-0518

Bronze

Spencer Gifts

The Citadel, 596-1198

1710 Briargate Blvd., 534-0476


Best Shoe Store
Gold

Payless ShoeSource

Six locations around town

www.payless.com

Silver

Mikael's Shoes

218 N. Tejon St., 471-9844

Bronze

Dillard's

The Citadel, 550-1159

Chapel Hills Mall, 532-1400


Best Thrift Store
Gold

Goodwill Industries

Five locations around town

www.goodwill.org/colosprings

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

Silver

ARC Thrift Store

Three locations around town

Bronze

Salvation Army

Three locations around town


Best Garden Supply/Nursery

Gold

Rick's Garden Center & Floral

1827 W. Uintah St., 632-8491

Previous Best Of Awards: '94 '00

Silver

Spencer's Lawn & Garden Center

1430 S. Tejon Street., 632-2788

Bronze

Los Robles Nursery

918 W. Costilla Street, 636-3258


Best Florist
Gold

Gentry's

225 E. Pikes Peak Ave., 632-0707

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

Silver

Platte Floral

1417 E. Platte Ave., 632-2607

Bronze

Flowerama

5 E. Fillmore, 633-0166

2801 E. Platte Ave., 475-1858


Best Jewelry Store

Gold

Luisa Graff Diamonds & Jewelers

4663 Centennial Blvd., 260-0100

Silver

Terra Verde

208 N. Tejon St., 444-8621

Bronze

Zales Jewelers

1710 Briargate Blvd., 594-6490

The Citadel, 597-5636


Best Toy Store
Gold

Little Richard's Toys

324 N. Tejon St., 578-5848

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

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

Silver

Barnes & Noble Booksellers

795 Citadel Drive East, 637-8282

1565 Briargate Blvd., 266-9960

www.barnesandnoble.com

Bronze

Borders

1710 Briargate Blvd., 266-1600

www.borders.com


Best Used Book Store


Gold

The Book Broker (formerly: Four Corners, Gateway)

119 E. Bijou St., 635-4514

www.thebookbroker.net

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

Silver

Poor Richard's Bookstore

320 N. Tejon St., 578-0012

Bronze

The Bookman

3163 W. Colorado Ave., 636-0055


Best Music Store

Gold

Independent Records & Video

Four locations around town

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

Silver

Media Play

651 N. Academy Blvd., 573-1977

7720 N. Academy Blvd., 260-6800

www.mediaplay.com

Bronze

Recycle Records

408 E. Fillmore, 635-6599


Best Video Store
Gold

Blockbuster Video

Fourteen locations around town

www.blockbuster.com

Previous Best Of Awards: '96 '97 '98 '99 '00

Silver

Hollywood Video

Seven locations around town

www.reel.com

Bronze

Toons

802 N. Nevada Ave., 632-8410

www.toonsmusic.com


Best Car Dealership


Gold

Heuberger Subaru-Volkswagon

1080 Motor City Drive, 475-1920

www.heubergermotors.com

Silver

Phil Long of Colorado Springs

1212 Motor City Drive, 575-7100

www.philong.com

Bronze

Team Honda

1001 S. Academy Blvd., 597-4500

www.teamhondacolorado.com


Best Furniture Store
Gold

American Furniture Warehouse

2805 N. Chestnut St., 633-4220

www.jakejabs.com

Previous Best Of Award '00

Silver

The Design Center

27 S. Tejon St., 636-1500

Chapel Hills Mall, 535-0505

www.thedesigncenter.net

Bronze

Country Classics Home Collection

888 E. Woodman Road, 598-7788

www.countryclassicshome.com


Best Home Accessories Store

Gold

Terra Verde

208 N. Tejon St., 444-8621

Silver

Pier 1 Imports

1835 Dublin Blvd., 528-1474

1893 S. Nevada Ave., 633-3973

www.pier1.com

Bronze

Bed Bath & Beyond

1790 E. Woodman Road, 265-5795

2180 Southgate Road, 471-3214

www.bedbathandbeyond.com


Best Antique store

Gold

A Quartermoon Market

315 E. Pikes Peak Ave., 633-3999

Previous Best Of Awards: '99 '00

Silver

The Antique Mall

118 W. Colorado Ave., 520-1415

www.antique-mall-colorado-springs.com

Bronze

Legend Antiques

2165 Broadway, 448-9414


Best Tattoo Parlor
Gold

Art with a Pulse

729-1/2 W. Colorado Ave., 630-3628

www.artwithapulsetatooinc.com

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

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 Piercing Parlor


Gold

Holey Rollers

332 E. Colorado Ave., 577-9943

Previous Best Of Award '00

http://holeyrollers.com

Silver

Snakes Tattoo Co.

2340 E. Platte Ave., 475-8282

www.snakestattoo.com

Bronze

Area 51

4783 Flintridge Drive,

268-0510


Best Salon/Day Spa

Gold

Veda Salon & Day Spa

1775 S. 8th Street, 578-8332

4697 Centennial Blvd., 265-5660

Silver

Matos Salon & Day Spa

5919 Delmonico Drive, 266-9295

www.mateosdayspa.com

Bronze

The Broadmoor

1 Lake Circle, 577-5770

www.broadmoor.com


Best Health Club/Gym
Gold

YMCA-USO of the Pikes Peak Region

Four locations around town

www.ppymca.org

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

Silver

World Gym Fitness Centers

Four locations around town

www.worldgym.com

Bronze

24-Hour Fitness

20 Southgate Blvd., 633-2442

www.24hourfitness.com


Best Ski Shop
Gold

The Ski Shop

1422 S. Tejon St., 636-3355

Previous Best Of Awards: '99

Silver

Christy Sports

1808 N. Academy Blvd., 597-5222

www.christysports.com

Bronze

Gart Sports

Three locations around town


Best Bike Shop
Gold

Criterium Bicycles

6150 Corporate Drive, 599-0149

www.criterium-bicycles.com

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

Silver

Old Town Bike Shop

426 S. Tejon St., 475-8589

Bronze

Colorado Springs Bike Shop

622 W. Colorado Ave., 634-4915

www.csbikeshop.com


Best Sporting Goods
Gold

Gart Sports

Three locations around town

www.gartsports.com

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

Silver

REI

1376 E. Woodman Road, 260-1455

www.rei.com

Bronze

Mountain Chalet

226 N. Tejon St., 633-0732

www.mtnchalet.com


Best Outdoor Outfitters
Gold

Mountain Chalet

226 N. Tejon St., 633-0732

www.mtnchalet.com

Previous Best Of Awards: '98 '99 '00

Silver

REI

1376 E. Woodman Road, 260-1455

www.rei.com

Bronze

Grand West Outfitters

3250 N. Academy Blvd., 596-3031


Best Camera Shop

Gold

Shewmaker's Camera Shop

Three locations around town

www.shewmakerscamera.com

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

Silver

Wolf Camera

1850 N. Academy Blvd., 597-1575

889 N. Academy Blvd. 380-1000

www.wolfcamera.com

Bronze

Cameraworks

5030 N. Academy Blvd., 594-6966


Best Art Supplies

Gold

Art Hardware

32 S. Tejon St., 635-2348

www.arthardware.com

Previous Best Of Award '00

Silver

H.R. Meininger Co.

201 S. Weber St., 578-8070

www.meininger.com

Bronze

Hobby Lobby Creative Centers

Three locations around town

www.hobbylobby.com

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