Best Of 2003

Favorite

Best of Urban Living: Uniquely us: Readers poll winners 


Best Local Issue Gold

Open space

Silver

Urban sprawl

Bronze

Water conservation


Best Nonprofit Gold

El Pomar Foundation

Executive Office

10 Lake Circle, 633-7733

www.elpomar.org

Silver

Southern Colorado AIDS

Project (S-CAP)

1301 S. 8th St., 578-9092

www.s-cap.org

Bronze

Court Appointed Special

Advocates (CASA)

701 S. Cascade Ave.,

447-9898

www.casacoloradosprings.org


Best Artwork on the Street Gold

Downtown sculptures

Strategically placed

throughout the downtown

area

Art on the Streets pro-

gram, sponsored by U.S.

Bank

www.downtowncs.

com/art_street.htm

Silver

Giant sunflowers

On Cascade Avenue, in

the median in front of the

Antlers Adam's Mark Hotel

Bronze

Uncle Wilbur Fountain

Acacia Park, corner of

Bijou and Tejon streets


Best After-School Hangout Gold

YMCA

Four locations around town

www.ppymca.org

Silver

"The mall"

Bronze

Boulder Street Coffee

Roasters

332 N. Tejon St.,

577-4291


Best Place to Meet Joe Millionaire / The Bachelorette Gold

Ritz Grill

15 S. Tejon St., 635-8484

Silver

The Broadmoor Hotel

1 Lake Ave., 634-7711

Bronze

Rum Bay

20 N. Tejon St.,

634-3522


Best Neighborhood Bar Gold

Tony's

311 N. Tejon St.,

228-6566

Silver

Navajo Hogan Roadhouse

2817 N. Nevada Ave.,

632-5490

Bronze (tie)

Oscar's Tejon Street

333 S. Tejon St.,

471-8070

Southside Johnny's

528 S. Tejon St.,

444-8487


Best Classy Bar Gold

15 C

15-C Bijou St.

(in the alley between

Tejon and Cascade),

635-8303

Silver

The Famous

31 N. Tejon St.

227-7333

Bronze

32 Bleu

32 S. Tejon St., 955-5664


Things Colorado Springs Needs Most: Gold

A public transit system

Silver

More liberals

Gold

Better nightlife/music scene


Things Colorado Springs Could Do Without Gold

Focus on the Family

8605 Explorer Drive,

531-3328

Previous Best Of Awards: '02

Silver

More people/growth

Bronze

Cars and traffic


Best Place to Pop the Question Gold

"In the mountains"

Silver

The Garden of the Gods

Bronze

The Broadmoor

1 Lake Ave., 634-7711


Best Place to Dump Someone Gold

Ritz Grill

15 S. Tejon St., 635-8484

Silver

Gold Camp Road

Bronze

Acacia Park (downtown)


Best People Watching Gold

Downtown /Acacia Park

Silver

The Citadel Mall

750 Citadel Drive East,

591-5515

Bronze

Colorado Springs Airport

7770 Drennan Road,

550-1900


Best Place to Work Gold

Home

Silver

Downtown

Bronze

Amanda's Fonda

3625 W. Colorado Ave.,

227-1975


Conservation Project Gold

Queen's Canyon

Silver

TOPS projects

Bronze

Red Rock Canyon


Reason to Live Here Gold

The mountains

Silver

The weather/climate

Bronze

The views


Name For The Independents New Building Gold

Independence Hall

Silver

Independent's Hall

Bronze

Independent Building


Category We Forgot Gold

Best Thai Food

Silver

Best Sandwich

Bronze

Best Bartender

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