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Best Neighborhood

Gold

Old Colorado City (West Side)

Silver

Old North End

BronzeManitou Springs


Best Community Center

Gold

Hillside Community Center

925 S. Institute St., 385-7900

www.coloradospringscalendar.com

Previous Best Of Award: '00

Silver

YMCA Downtown

207 N. Nevada Ave., 471-9790

www.ppymca.org

Bronze

Boys and Girls Club of the Pikes Peak Region

Four locations around town

www.bgcpp.org


Best School District


Gold

District 11

Silver

District 12

Bronze

District 20


Best Nonprofit Organization

Gold

Dreampower Animal Rescue Foundation

390-7838

www.dreampower-arf.com

Silver

Center for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

320 S. El Paso St, 633-1462

www.gofourth.org/PrevDomViol.htm

Bronze

American Red Cross

Pikes Peak Chapter

1600 N. Cascade Ave., 632-3563

www.pparc.org


Best Architectural Treasure

Gold

Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum

215 S. Tejon St., 385-5990

www.cspm.org

Completed in 1903

Silver

United States Air Force Academy Cadet Chapel

Colorado Springs, 333-3817

www.usafa.af.mil

Completed in 1963

Bronze

Van Briggle Pottery

600 S. 21st Street, 633-4080

www.vanbriggle.com

Completed in 1889


Best Public Artwork

Gold

Uncle Wilbur Fountain Acacia Park

Silver

Starr Kempf's yard 2057 Pine Grove Ave.

Bronze

Art on the Streets

Downtown

Sponsored by U.S. Bank


Best Sports Team

Gold

Sky Sox

4385 Tutt Blvd., 597-7669

www.skysox.com

Silver

Colorado College Tigers, men's hockey

14 E. Cache La Poudre Street, 389-6607

www.coloradocollege.edu/athletics/hockey/

Bronze

Colorado College Women's Soccer


Best Place to Work

Gold

Home!

Silver

Veda Salon & Day Spa

1775 S. 8th St., 578-8332

4697 Centennial Blvd., 265-5660

Bronze

The Independent


Best After-Midnight Hangout

Gold

Home!

Silver

Denny's Restaurant

Six locations around town

www.dennys.com

Bronze

Hide N' Seek

512 W. Colorado Ave., 634-9303


Best Thing about Living in the Springs

Gold

Mountains

Silver

Climate/weather

Bronze

Views


Thing Colorado Springs Needs Most

Gold

Better streets and roads

Silver

Better transit

Bronze

Better entertainment


Thing Colorado Springs Could Do Without

Gold

Religious Fanaticism

Silver

Traffic

Bronze

More people


Local Issue to Get Involved In

Gold

Growth/sprawl

Silver

Open Space

Bronze

Save Red Rocks Canyon

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