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Complete Readers' Poll Results

For Uniquely Us.

Best Tourist Destination

Gold Pikes Peak summit

385-PEAK, 800/318-9505

Silver Garden of the Gods

Visitor Center at 1805 N. 30th St., 634-6666

Bronze Cave of the Winds

Highway 24, Manitou Springs, 685-5444

Best Tacky Tourist Trap

Gold Manitou Cliff Dwellings

Cliff Dwellings Road, Manitou Springs, 685-5242

Silver Seven Falls

2850 S. Cheyenne Cañon Road, 632-0765

Bronze North Pole

5050 Pikes Peak Hwy., Cascade, 684-9432

Best Cultural Attraction or Museum

Gold Fine Arts Center

30 W. Dale St., 634-5581

Silver Pioneers Museum

215 S. Tejon St., 385-5990

Bronze (tie) American Numismatic Association Money Museum

818 N. Cascade Ave., 632-2646

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Road, 636-2544

Best Library Branch

Gold Penrose

20 N. Cascade Ave., 531-6333

Silver East

5550 N. Union Blvd., 531-6333

Bronze Rockrimmon

832 Village Center Drive, 593-8000

Best Place to Shout, "BINGO!"

Gold Jackpot Bingo

2511 Airport Road, 578-1441

2417 N. Union Blvd., 578-1490

Silver Club Q Drag Queen Bingo

3430 N. Academy Blvd., 570-1429

Bronze In the bedroom

Best Reason to Go to Pueblo

Gold Historic Arkansas Riverwalk of Pueblo

200 W. 1st St., Suite 303, 719/595-0242

Silver Colorado State Fair

1001 Beulah Ave., 800/876-4567, 719/561-8484

Bronze Sangre de Cristo Arts Center

210 N. Santa Fe Ave., 719/295-7200

Best Out-of-Town Day Trip

Gold Breckenridge

Information, 970/453-2251

Silver Cripple Creek

Welcome Center,


Bronze Denver

Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, 303/534-8500

Best Old Neighborhood

Gold Old North End

Silver Old Colorado City

Bronze Wood Avenue

Best New Neighborhood

Gold Stetson Hills

Silver Peregrine

Bronze Claremont Ranch

Best Apartment Complex

Gold The Oasis Apartments

1495 Farnham Point, 520-0800

Silver Creekside at Palmer Park Apartments

1350 Cascade Creek View, 622-8300

Bronze Cascade Park Apartments

624 N. Cascade Ave., 632-2474

Best Realtor

Gold Mark Williams, 599-8500

RE/MAX Properties Inc.

Silver Angie Adams, 593-1000

ERA Shields

Bronze Bobbi Price, 575-1449

Prudential Professional Realtors

Best Realty Company

Gold RE/MAX Properties Inc.

Multiple locations Silver Prudential Professional Realtors

Multiple locations

Bronze Century 21 Real Estate

Multiple locations

Best Movie Theater

Gold Kimball's Twin Peak Theater

115 E. Pikes Peak Ave., 447-1945

Silver Tinseltown Movies 20

1545 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd., 576-0593

Bronze Cinemark 16

3305 Cinema Point, 596-0442

Best Artwork On The Street

Gold HD (Humpty Dumpty) by Kimber Fieberger

Located in front of 321 N. Tejon St.

Silver West Side Tattoo mural by Veks, Hint, Halo, Herok, Vogue, Paes164 and Ikon

2031 W. Colorado Ave., west side of building

Bronze Sunflowers by Chris Weed

On Cascade Avenue, in the median in front of the Antlers Hilton Colorado Springs

Best Place to Be Seen

Gold Downtown Colorado Springs Silver The Broadmoor

1 Lake Ave., 577-5790

Bronze Uncle Wilber's Fountain at Acacia Park

115 E. Platte Ave.

Best People-Watching

Spot Gold Acacia Park

115 E. Platte Ave.

City Parks and Recreation,


Silver Starbucks at Tejon Street and Pikes Peak Avenue

7 S. Tejon St., 633-3441 Bronze Citadel Mall

750 Citadel Drive East, 591-5515

Best After-School Hangout

Gold Boulder Street Coffee Roasters

332 N. Tejon St., 577-4291

Silver Acacia Park

115 E. Platte Ave.

City Parks and Recreation,


Bronze Manitou Arcade

900 Block of Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs

Best Night View of the City

Gold Gold Camp Road

Silver Palmer Park overlook

3650 Maizeland Road

City Parks and Recreation, 385-5940

Bronze Sunbird Restaurant

230 Point Of The Pines Drive, 598-8990

Best Local Scandal

Gold Douglas Bruce's impounded car

Silver District 11 school board behavior

Bronze Focus on the Family vs. SpongeBob

Best Reason To Live In Colorado Springs

Gold The mountains

Silver The weather/climate

Bronze It's beautiful

Best Category We Forgot

Gold Best Coffee House

Silver Best Sports Bar

Bronze Best Seafood

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