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Re: “Yarn Outlet

The selection is wonderful, the yarn is everything from fine to bulky, acrylic to mohair, the store smells like a mildew basement but I can even call that character...

But the help, has much to be desired. I've been here a few times and every time it has been rude, seemed more worried about their precious stash than running a business, and after my last experience I decided I would happily pay a little more for the same thing for a smile and a respectful employee who was willing to help me.

I picked out several skeins of alpaca yarn, went to pay and their machine was not reading my card (I had used it not 5 minutes earlier to get gas and lunch) and I suggested typing in the number. She glared at me and said no that charges me when your card comes back declined and I'm guessing it will having this many problems reading it and then I'm out 2$. She then proceeded to tell me where an ATM is and how I need to go get cash and bring it back to purchase because she doesn't have time to play games with my card. (I've had this happen twice out of the 4 times I decided to grin and bear the help. First time I obliged and went and got cash not having time to go somewhere else)

This last time I said thanks but I will take my business elsewhere or order my yarn needs off line.

Sometimes it's worth it to put your customers first knowing you will reap the rewards of a returning happy customer. Good customer service reaping positive Word of mouth is key to growing mom and pop shops these days especially when there's "mega buy it all here stores" for everything on every other corner.

4 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Amanda Daiss on 09/10/2015 at 8:44 AM

Re: “American Classics Marketplace

Great place to shop, unique items, good prices, nice people, vendors and customers, come back and find something different every time. Great way to spend a day, or two.

Posted by Cindi Allen on 08/31/2015 at 11:44 PM

Re: “Rocky Road Remedies - S. Academy

They raised prices... $30 an 1/8 total rip off

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Posted by Iam Done on 08/30/2015 at 6:54 AM

Re: “Pens & Needles Custom Tattoo Company - Drennan

Best of everything specially god awful tattoos. Thanks for making my once ugly tattoos beautiful.

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Posted by Flo Flournoy on 08/29/2015 at 12:52 PM

Re: “Emerald Fields

Best dispensary I have been to!!

Posted by herbanlegend on 08/28/2015 at 2:48 PM

Re: “Maggie's Farm - Component Drive

Just moved to Colorado, went to a different dispensery and they were very rude and iffy about my out of state ID. At Maggie's, staff was very friendly and helpful. Good prices and great pre rolls.

0 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by lexih on 08/26/2015 at 10:59 AM

Re: “The Public House

The burgers are awesome. I don't know if it's the homemade buns or the grass fed beef. The ranch dressing is the best I ever had. Want a delicious burger and fries this is the stop in Colorado Springs.

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Posted by bokasmo on 08/18/2015 at 12:35 PM

Re: “Maggie's Farm - S. Nevada

Always a pleasant experience...with all my questions answered...I didn't feel out of place asking dumb questions...i still got the rock star service

Posted by Anton E Bailey on 08/17/2015 at 3:03 AM

Re: “The Canna Center

Forgot to dobe star thing... Five stars..

Michael T. Johnson

Posted by Michael Travis Johnson on 08/11/2015 at 11:21 PM

Re: “The Canna Center

I have a membership some other place. But today, I just wanted a pre roll, and needed somewhere close to where I was. My roommate had noticed the green cross n powers there other day. So I have this v place a try. Didn't have pre rolls, but the guy behind the counter, ordered a gram for a good price. He showed for different types, cant remember all the names, they were sativas and s hybrid which I like. They all smelled so fresh and juicy, so clean and crisp I wanted an oz. Of all. But running low on money. I chose ramulen diesel. Got home, fired up a bowl.. Taste like it smell s. Absolutely, great high.. Very pleased... Can't remember the fellows name that was working, but he was awesome, I may change memberships.... I will be back. Great bud, glad my roommate was paying attention, hard to find. If you pass it you have to go down and back. Unless. There is another way around. Rambling on I am enjoying there bud.. Anyways, great place, great bud, I will be back.

Michael T. Johnson

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Posted by Michael Travis Johnson on 08/11/2015 at 11:19 PM

Re: “Canna Caregivers

I love this dispensary. Mindy is top notch Budtender/Manager and is always willing to take the time to answer questions. My wife and I have been going there since Feb when we got our cards. Their Canna Creations edibles are awesome. I love the brownies, Canabombs, Nibs, and The peanut clusters. Our favorite strains are Roadkill Unicorn(sat), Tranquil Elephantizer(hyb), Romulan Diesel(ind), and ACE of Spades(ind).

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Posted by SkuhDoosH on 08/09/2015 at 7:01 PM

Re: “KOAA-TV NBC 5

You made an announcement on your morning show at 6 this morning that there is a hotel opening up I think in Manitou Springs you said that It allows you to legally smoke pot in your room at that motel the first of its kind you announced. just to bring you up to date there is a motel called the Manitou Inn that gives you weed when you check in you get an 1 gram for staying one night you get an eighth if you stay one week they have a special room behind the motel where you can go down and smoke your weed and drink your beer and other words just a great big party kids running in and out of this weed infested place and the police know about it and do nothingInn. I realize that weed is legal but for persons over 21 children should not be allowed in the party room as they call it. just to update you on your false information.

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Posted by Melinda Peppers on 08/07/2015 at 6:16 AM

Re: “Treasure Shoppe

I haven't been there since last summer, since I've cut back on my shopping while getting rid of my excess inventory, but it's been one of my favorites stores to find unique and different things, so I hate to see bad comments about it. They sell everything from Antiques to handmade to garage sale stuff, which is why it's so fun, you never know what you'll find. The prices also range from overpriced, to great deals. I don't go downtown very often, but make a special trip now and then just for the Treasure Shoppe, and have been going off and on for years, so can't believe they've gone so far downhill in a year. If you just want antiques, stick to the actual antique stores, since just because they sell some antiques, doesn't make them an "antique" store. A lot of places are combining antiques with other things these days, which is great for people like me, and like they say, one person's trash is another person's treasure. I've always found great things there, at decent prices, since I look for items to resell myself. It's in the top of my top 10 stores to shop, so I really don't know what people are complaining about, they're obviously shopping for something specific and are looking in the wrong store. No matter, the Treasure Shoppe definitely gets a thumbs up from me.

3 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Cindi Allen on 07/28/2015 at 6:19 PM

Re: “Christal's - Austin Bluffs

Very helpful service.the girl working today Rebecca was amazing! She knew everything about the store and really helped me out. It is hard to find people that actually care about treating customers properly and she definitely nailed it!

2 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by smiley13 on 07/26/2015 at 1:33 PM

Re: “Treasure Shoppe

Dont waste your time at this places !!!!! Ive rarely EVER seen SO MUCH JUNK AND TRASH packed into one place . Walking through the store i was baffled WHERE ARE THE ANTIQUES ????? All i saw was a bunch of CHEAP OVERPRICED MOSTLY CHINESE IMPORTED CRAP trying to be passed off as collectibles .This is one of the biggest collection of pretty much useless CRAP ive ever seen !!! The word ANTIQUES need be forever stricken from the Shoppes name .Things are grossly overpriced and there is more current imported junk than should be in one place . There are NO mancave items as advertised and the best ANTIQUE i saw in the store was ME you can find much better stuff at the crappiest booth at any flea market than you ll encounter here. TREASURE SHOPPE needs be renamed Mary Ellens Lame Gifts and Chinese Imports. Your time at this stop will be totally wasted .Spend your time ANYWHERE but this cheap knock off of an antique store.Youll be severely disappointed and your parking meter fare will be wasted money.Donate the quarter to the closest homeless person and cut your losses.ZERO STARS MINUS STARS ACTUALLY.What a DUMP.!!!!!!

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Posted by Antique Hunter on 07/24/2015 at 10:27 PM

Re: “Royal Castle Lounge & Grill

Great show at the Royal Castle Lounge last night. The headliner, Captain Wails and the Harpoons, put on a good show. Also caught the warm up band, The Youthful Nothings. This is a really good up and coming Punk/Grunge band. Royal Castle Lounge is a nice venue! Highly recommend you stop by and listen to some good music!

Posted by millerburg on 07/16/2015 at 1:16 PM

Re: “Benny's Restaurant & Lounge

This was The WORST experience i have ever witnessed in a biker bar ! I saw a bouncer wearing a Kilt Pick up a 5ft tall woman and carry her and drop her for NO reason I was watching the whole thing ! I own 2 such bars in Texas and I have seen & delt with alot of lawsuits ! This one is a huge liability & i hope the woman goes to authorities & a Attorney ! She should also fear for her safety ! I was a witness to it and called the police to let them know i was a witness and live out of state but will come back if needed to STOP this man !

5 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Barownertravel on 07/13/2015 at 1:35 PM

Re: “Ritz Grill

We just had our wedding reception at Ritz Grill and I can't even begin to find words for the service, food, and the entire amazing experience. From the time we met Amberdawn and began scheduling our reception, to her incredible team that took care of our party on the night of our reception - everything was PERFECT! Riley and Christy (our bartender and server) were loved by everyone in our party! They took great care of everyone (and Christy makes GREAT drinks!), and above all else, all the kids that were in attendance were treated like royalty as they sat up at the bar, ordered their "drinks," and chatted with the bartenders. The food was delicious and loved by everyone, and Riley knew who had food allergies, and what they were before we even had a chance to confirm everything with him. If you are looking for a cool atmosphere, amazing food and service, and to top it off - AFFORDABLE - Ritz Grill is as great as it gets!

Posted by Leesa Berthiaume on 07/06/2015 at 10:41 AM

Re: “Treasure Shoppe

If there was a way to leave a zero star rating I would. They are extremely over priced, I have seen items in the store in horrible condition and not even cleaned being priced for what you can find it brand new at a store. They always switch locations and change the business name as soon as enough people realize they are being ripped off, the store has been the bargain bin and willies treasures previously. They dont offer refunds or anything but yet they dont check whether their items even work or not and quite frequently they dont work and you are stuck with what you bought not working. If you are considering being a vendor and selling things through their store I encourage you to reconsider. The owners wilma and sandra lynch feel that because they own the building they are entitled to take what they want from you. If you do become a vendor at this location I suggest keeping a constant inventory of your things to make sure everything that should be there is still there.

3 likes, 5 dislikes
Posted by Chelsey Sargent on 07/03/2015 at 12:28 PM

Re: “The Burrowing Owl

The Rabbit Hole loves this place, I just wish they had bacon ;)

0 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Joe Campana on 06/26/2015 at 5:27 PM

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