Best Of 1999

Favorite

Readers' Poll Winners 

Goods and Services


Best Specialty Foods Store

Gold

Zugspitze International Gourmet

3819 Maizeland Road, 574-3819

Previous Best Of Awards: 95 96 97 98

Silver

Wild Oats Community Market

5075 N. Academy Boulevard, 548-1667

www.wildoats.com

Bronze

Pasta Di Solazzi

1625 W. Uintah Street, 577-0080


Best Natural Foods Store

Gold

Wild Oats Community Market

5075 N. Academy Boulevard, 548-1667

www.wildoats.com

Previous Best Of Awards: 94 95 96 97 98

Silver

Mountain Mama Natural Foods

1625 W. Uintah Street, 633-4139

Bronze

The Manna Co

1835 N. Circle Drive, 635-2561

420 S. 8th Street, 635-3826


Best Caterer

Gold

The Picnic Basket Catering Company & Delicatessen

1705 S. 8th Street, 635-0200

www.pbcatering.com

Previous Best Of Awards: 95 96 97 98

Silver

Pasta Di Solazzi

1625 W. Uintah Street, 577-0080

Bronze

The Food Designers Fine Catering

115 S. 25th Street, 632-5414

www.gonow.to/fooddesigners


Best Place to Stock Up on Booze

Gold

Cheers Liquor Mart

1105 N. Circle Drive, 574-2244

http://members.aol.com/cheersliq

Previous Best Of Awards: 94 95 96 98

Silver

Coaltrain Wine & Liquor

330 W. Uintah Street, 475-9700

Bronze

Colorado Wine and Liquor Co.

5055 N. Academy Boulevard, 593-9899

www.nabronline.org/cowl.html


Best Women's Clothing

Gold

Terra Verde

208 N. Tejon Street, 444-8621

Silver

Dillard's

The Citadel Mall, 550-1159

The Chapel Hills Mall, 532-1400

www.dillards.com

Bronze

Foley's Department Store

The Citadel Mall, 597-7246

The Chapel Hills Mall, 528-1500

www.foleys.com


Best Men's Clothing

Gold

Dillard's

The Citadel Mall, 550-1159

The Chapel Hills Mall, 532-1400

www.dillards.com

Silver

Foley's Department Store

The Citadel Mall, 597-7246

The Chapel Hills Mall, 528-1500

www.foleys.com

Bronze

Ross Stores

3971 Palmer Park Boulevard, 574-1001

5110 N. Academy Boulevard, 528-5211

www.rossstores.com


Best Place For Eclectic Gift

Gold

Terra Verde

208 N. Tejon Street, 444-8621

Silver

Whickerbill Contemporary Gifts

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

Bronze

Pier 1 Imports

1835 Dublin Boulevard, 528-1474

1893 S. Nevada Avenue, 633-3973

www.pier1.com


Best Shoe Store

Gold

Brown's Shoe Fit Co

123 N. Tejon Street, 635-1575

Silver

Payless Shoesource

Eleven locations around town

www.payless.com

Bronze

Mikael's

218 N. Tejon Street, 471-9844


Best Thrift Or Vintage Store

Gold

Goodwill Industries

Nine locations around town

Previous Best Of Awards: 94 95 96 97 98

Silver

ARC Thrift Store

3077 S. Academy Boulevard, 392-5263

Bronze

Rev 2

403 N. Tejon Street, 635-4944


Best Garden Supply/Nursery

Gold

Los Robles Nursery

918 W. Costilla Street, 636-3258

Previous Best Of Awards: 95 96 97 98

Silver

Rick's Garden Center & Floral

1827 W. Uintah Street, 632-8491

Bronze

Spencer's Lawn & Garden Center

1430 S. Tejon Street, 632-2788

1937 Hallam Avenue, Security, 392-2726


Best Florist

Gold

Gentry's

225 E. Pikes Peak Avenue, 632-0707

Previous Best Of Awards: 94 95 96 97 98

Silver

Platte Floral & Greenhouse

1417 E. Platte Avenue, 632-2607

Bronze

Bijou Gardens

32 E. Bijou Street, 477-0607


Best Lingerie Store

Gold

Victoria's Secret

The Citadel Mall, 597-7475

The Chapel Hills Mall, 533-1226

www.victoriassecret.com

Silver

Nice 'N' Naughty

2501 W. Colorado Avenue, 633-7277

Bronze

Lace & Silk Traditions

125-1/2 N. Tejon Street, 633-0492


Best Maternity Store

Gold

Motherhood Maternity

The Citadel Mall, 596-7097

www.motherhood.com

Silver

Target Stores

Three locations around town

www.target.com

Bronze

JC Penney

The Citadel Mall, 597-0050

www.jcpenney.com


Best Day Care Facility

Gold

The Junior Academy

Three locations around town

Silver

Colorado College Child Care Center

14 E. Cache La Poudre, 389-6765

Bronze

Children's World Learning Centers

Six locations around town

www.childrensworld.com


Best Kids' Clothing

Gold

Gap Kids

The Citadel Mall, 597-3757

www.gapkids.com

Silver

Mountain Moppets

2532 W. Colorado Avenue, 633-3473

Bronze

Gymboree

The Citadel Mall, 380-5611

The Chapel Hills Mall, 265-8314

www.gymboree.com


Best Toy Store

Gold

Little Richard's Toys

324 N. Tejon Street, 578-5848

Previous Best Of Awards: 95 96 97 98

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 Pet Supply Store

Gold

PetsMart

571 N. Academy Boulevard, 570-1313

7680 N. Academy Boulevard, 531-7870

www.petsmart.com

Silver

Petco

1820 W. Uintah Street, 578-1123

5720 N. Academy Boulevard, 536-0160

www.petco.com

Bronze

Colorado Pet-Vet Supply

1875 S. Nevada Avenue, 578-0570

4370 Austin Bluffs Parkway, 599-5611


Best Book Store

Gold

The Chinook Bookshop

210 N. Tejon Street, 635-1195

www.chinookbook.com

Previous Best Of Awards: 94 95 96 97 98

Silver

Barnes & Noble Booksellers

795 Citadel Drive East, 637-8282

1535 Briargate Boulevard, 266-9960

www.barnesandnoble.com

Bronze

McKinzey-White Booksellers

8005 N. Academy Boulevard, 590-1700


Best Used Book Store

Gold

Gateways Bookstore

119 E. Bijou Street, 635-4514

Previous Best Of Awards: 94 95 96 97 98

Silver

Poor Richard's Bookstore

320 N. Tejon Street, 578-0012

Bronze

Hooked On Books

3918 Maizeland Road, 596-1621


Best Music Store

Gold

Independent Records & Video

123 E. Bijou Street, 520-5111

3030 E. Platte Ave., 473-0882

Silver

Media Play

651 N. Academy Boulevard, 573-1977

7720 N. Academy Boulevard, 260-6800

www.mediaplay.com

Bronze

Toons

802 N. Nevada Avenue, 632-8410

www.toonsmusic.com


Best Place To Buy Used CDs

Gold

Independent Records & Video

123 E. Bijou Street, 520-5111

3030 E. Platte Ave., 473-0882

Previous Best Of Awards: 94 95 96 97 98

Silver

Recycle Records

109-1/2 E. Bijou Street, 635-1095

215 N. Academy Boulevard, 637-1248

Bronze

Toons

802 N. Nevada Avenue, 632-8410

www.toonsmusic.com


Best Video Selection

Gold

Blockbuster Video

Fourteen locations around town

www.blockbuster.com

Previous Best Of Awards: 96 97 98

Silver

Hollywood Video

Four locations around town

www.hollywoodvideo.com

Bronze

Media Play

651 N. Academy Boulevard, 573-1977

7720 N. Academy Boulevard, 260-6800

www.mediaplay.com


Best Computer Supply Store

Gold

CompUSA

7690 N. Academy Boulevard, 260-7700

www.compusa.com

Previous Best Of Awards: 98

Silver

Best Buy

801 N. Academy Boulevard, 380-0105

7675 N. Academy Boulevard, 593-0414

www.bestbuy.com

Bronze

Circuit City

345 N. Academy Boulevard, 574-7655

7670 N. Academy Boulevard, 262-9620

www.circuitcity.com


Best Local Internet Service Provider

Gold

Rocky Mountain Internet

2860 S. Circle Drive, 579-2200

www.rmi.net

Previous Best Of Awards: 98

Silver

Internet Express

102 S. Tejon Street, 520-5260

www.iex.net

Bronze

PCI Systems

5219 Galley Road, 572-5704

www.pcisystems.com


Best Cell Phone Provider

Gold

Airtouch

Three locations around town

www.airtouch.com

Previous Best Of Awards: 98

Silver

Voicestream Wireless

The Citadel Mall, 380-8400

6916 N. Academy Boulevard, 533-0100

www.voicestream.com

Bronze

AT&T Wireless Services

5881 N. Academy Boulevard, 535-2000

www.att.com


Best Bank

Gold

Norwest Banks

Eleven locations around town

634-2000

www.norwest.com

Silver

ENT Federal Credit Union

Nine locations around town

574-1100

www.efcu.org

Bronze

Bank One Of Colorado NA

Seven locations around town

800-37BANK1

www.bankone.com


Best Jewelry Store

Gold

Zerbe Jewelers

26 N. Tejon Street, 635-3521

Silver

Megel & Graff Jewelers

12 E. Pikes Peak Avenue, 632-2552

Bronze

Johannes Hunter Diamond Designs

202 N. Tejon Street, 633-8982


Best Law Firm

Gold

Heuser & Heuser

625 N. Cascade Avenue, Suite 300, 520-9909

Silver

Kane Donley & Johnson

90 S. Cascade Avenue, Suite 830, 520-9909

Bronze

Tegtmeier

518 N. Nevada Avenue, Suite 200, 473-5757


Best New Car Dealership

Gold

Heuberger Subaru-Volkswagon

1080 Motor City Drive, 475-1920

www.heubergermotors.com

Silver

Phil Long Dealerships

1212 Motor City Drive, 575-7100

www.phillong.com

Bronze

Team Chevrolet

230 N. Academy Boulevard, 596-3040

www.teamchevy.com


Best Auto Repair Shop

Gold

Sabaru Import Motors, Inc.

320 S. 14th Street, 632-5807

Silver

Auto Haus

310 Prairie Road, 632-0410

Bronze

Butch's Automotive Service

1412 N. Corona, 633-2929


Best Furniture Store

Gold

The Design Center

27 S. Tejon St., 636-1500

Chapel Hills Mall, 535-0505

Silver

American Furniture Warehouse

2805 Chestnut Street, 633-4220

www.4americanfurniture.com

Bronze

Terra Verde

208 N. Tejon Street, 444-8621


Best Home Accessories Store

Gold

Pier 1 Imports

1835 Dublin Boulevard, 528-1474

1893 S. Nevada Avenue, 633-3973

www.pier1.com

Silver

Terra Verde

208 N. Tejon Street, 444-8621

Bronze

Target Stores

Three locations around town

www.target.com


Best Antique store

Gold

Quartermoon Market

315 E. Pikes Peak Avenue, 633-3999

Silver

Avenue Antiques & Collectables

2502 W. Colorado Avenue, 520-9894

Bronze

Antiques Unique & Collectibles

1515 S. 8th Street, 475-8633


Best Tattoo Parlor

Gold

Art with a Pulse

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

Previous Best Of Awards: 95 96 97 98

Silver

Snakes Tattoo Company

2340 E. Platte Avenue, 475-8282

Bronze

Pikes Peak Tattoo & Body Piercing

519 S. Nevada Avenue, 632-6141

902 N. Circle Drive, 632-5300


Best Haircut Over $20

Gold

Veda Salon & Spa

1775 S. 8th Street, 578-8332

www.vedasalon&spa.uswestdex.com

Previous Best Of Awards: 97

Silver

Tangles

1902 W. Colorado Avenue, 473-5506

Bronze

Gurtrude's House of Hair

31 E. Bijou Street, 442-6769


Best Haircut Under $20

Gold

Cost Cutters Family Hair Care

Twelve locations around town

Previous Best Of Awards: 96 97 98

Silver

Great Clips For Hair

Eleven locations around town

Bronze

Supercuts

Four locations around town


Best Massage Therapy Center

Gold

Columbine Massage Therapy

6050 Erin Park Drive, 535-0565

Silver

Broadmoor Valley Therapeutic

and Day Spa

2993 Broadmoor Valley Road, 576-5630

Bronze

Aspen Therapy

2660 Vickers Drive, 634-4245


Best Chiropractor

Gold

John Garrison

627 N. Weber Street, 471-7333

Silver

Greg Becco

1819 W. Colorado Avenue, 471-4174

Bronze

Daniel Paterson

1802 Chapel Hills Drive, 531-7188


Best Ski Shop

Gold

The Ski Shop

1422 S. Tejon Street, 636-3355

Silver

Mountain Chalet

226 N. Tejon Street, 633-0732

www.mtnchalet.com

Bronze

Christy Sports

1808 N. Academy Boulevard, 597-5222

www.christysports.com


Best Bike shop

Gold

Criterium Bicycles

6150 Corporate Drive, 599-0149

www.criterium-bicycles.com

Silver

Old Town Bike Shop

426 S. Tejon Street, 475-8589

Bronze

Ted's Bicycles

3016 N. Hancock Avenue, 473-6915


Best Sporting Goods

Gold

Gart Sports

Four locations around town

Previous Best Of Awards: 94 95 96 97 98

Silver

Mountain Chalet

226 N. Tejon Street, 633-0732

Bronze

Grand West Outfitters

3250 N. Academy Boulevard, 596-3031


Best Outdoor Outfitters

Gold

Mountain Chalet

226 N. Tejon Street, 633-0732

Previous Best Of Awards: 98

Silver

Grand West Outfitters

3250 N. Academy Boulevard, 596-3031

Bronze

Eastern Mountain Sports

750 Citadel Drive East, 574-8207

www.emsonline.com


Best Health Club

Gold

YMCA-USO of the Pikes Peak Region

Three locations around town

www.ppymca.org

Previous Best Of Awards: 94 95 96 97 98

Silver

World Gym Fitness Centers

Four locations around town

www.worldgym.com

Bronze

Bally Total Fitness

Three locations around town

800/846-0256

www.ballyfitness.com


Best Camera Shop

Gold

Shewmaker's Camera Shop

30 N. Tejon Street, 636-1696

www.shewmakerscamera.com

Previous Best Of Awards: 94 96 97 98

Silver

Wolf Camera

(formerly Robert Waxman Camera)

1850 N. Academy Boulevard, 597-1575

www.wolfcamera.com

Bronze

Godec's Camera & Photo Supply

9 S. Weber Street, 634-8833


Best Art Supplies

Gold

H.R. Meininger Co.

201 S. Weber Street, 578-8070

www.meininger.com

Previous Best Of Awards: 97 98

Silver

Art Hardware

32 S. Tejon Street, 635-2348

www.arthardware.com

Bronze

Hobby Lobby Creative Center

Three locations around town

www.hobbylobby.com

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