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Readers' Poll Winners


Best Neighborhood

Gold

Old Colorado City (West Side)

Silver

Manitou Springs

Bronze

Downtown


Best Community Center

Gold

Hillside Community Center

925 S. Institute St., 385-7900

www.springsgov.com

Previous Best Of Award '00 '01

Silver

YMCA Downtown

207 N. Nevada Ave., 473-9622

www.ppymca.org

Bronze

West Center for Intergenerational Learning

25 N. 20th St., 385-7920


Best School District

Gold

District 11

Silver

District 20

Bronze

District 12


Best Nonprofit Organization

Gold

Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region

610 Abbott Lane, 473-1741

www.humanecolospgs.org

Silver

Salvation Army

908 Yuma St., 636-3891

www.salvationarmyusa.org

Bronze

Pikes Peak Community Foundation

6 S. Tejon St., 389-1251

http://ppcf.org/


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 St., 389-6607

www.coloradocollege.edu/athletics/hockey/

Bronze

USAFA Falcons, football

Colorado Springs, 1-800-666-USAF

www.usafa.af.mil


Best Architectural Treasure

Gold

Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum

215 S. Tejon St., 385-5990

www.cspm.org

Completed in 1903

Silver

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center

30 W. Dale St., 634-5581

www.csfineartscenter.org

Bronze

Glen Eryie Conference Center

3820 N. 30th St., 634-0808

http://home.navigators.org/us/gleneyrie/


Best Artwork on the Street

Gold

Giant Sunflowers on Cascade Avenue

Art on the Streets

Sponsored by U.S. Bank

Silver

Uncle Wilbur Fountain

Acacia Park, corner of Bijou and Tejon streets

Bronze

Gen. Palmer Statue

Intersection of Platte and Nevada avenues


Best After-School Hangout

Gold

Boulder Street Coffee Roasters

332 N. Tejon St., 577-4291

Silver

Acacia Park, downtown

Bronze

"The mall"


Best After-Midnight Hangout

Gold

Home

Silver

Hide N' Seek

512 W. Colorado Ave., 634-9303

Bronze

Tequila's

25 N. Tejon St., 630-0500


Best Singles Bar

Gold

Rum Bay

20 N. Tejon St., 634-3522

www.rumbay.com

Silver

Ritz Grill

15 S. Tejon St., 635-8484

Bronze

Cowboys

3910 Palmer Park Blvd., 596-1212


Best Thing about Living in the Springs

Gold

Mountains

Silver

Climate/weather

Bronze

Scenery


Thing Colorado Springs Needs Most

Gold

Water conservation

Silver

Tolerance

Bronze

Controlled growth


Thing Colorado Springs Could Do Without

Gold

Focus on the Family

Silver

Growth

Bronze

Traffic


Local Issue to Get Involved In

Gold

Water conservation

Silver

Growth limits

Bronze

Preserving open space

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