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Pikes Pick: Get a free taste of Dog Haus Saturday
Pikes Pick: Get a free taste of Dog Haus Saturday

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Fri, Apr 21, 2017

There's a new place to satisfy your howling for dogs: Dog Haus at 162 Tracker Drive. Be part of the pack for a free one from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. April...

Pikes Pick: Grand opening of Slamm Cyber Cafe
Pikes Pick: Grand opening of Slamm Cyber Cafe

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Fri, Apr 21, 2017

Slamm Cyber Cafe, 705 N. Nevada Ave., serves great lattes and has a stash of laptops for your personal use. Owners Matthew and Leandra Gilbertson are...

Pikes Pick: Kiefer Sutherland, country-style
Pikes Pick: Kiefer Sutherland, country-style

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Fri, Apr 21, 2017

You loved him in "24," "The Lost Boys" and "Flatliners." But did you know Kiefer Sutherland is a country singer-songwriter, too? The famous actor...

Pikes Picks: A Smurfy lip trend; National High-Five Day
Pikes Picks: A Smurfy lip trend; National High-Five Day

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Thu, Apr 20, 2017

Smurfy lip trend The latest trend in lip color makes you look like you kissed a Smurf. Blue lipstick is trending all over Pinterest, probably largely...

Pikes Pick: Celebrating National Chicken Parmesan Day with Macaroni Grill
Pikes Pick: Celebrating National Chicken Parmesan Day with Macaroni Grill

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Wed, Apr 19, 2017

Who knew? According to Romano's Macaroni Grill, 2510 Tenderfoot Hill St., Wednesday, April 19 is National Chicken Parmesan Day. To celebrate their...

Pikes Pick: Tax Day chill
Pikes Pick: Tax Day chill

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Wed, Apr 19, 2017

Don't sweat that last-minute rush to finish taxes or the dash to the post office on Tuesday. Play it cool for a few minutes with free Kona Ice! As...

Pikes Pick: Colorado Springs cooking store set for overstock clearance sale
Pikes Pick: Colorado Springs cooking store set for overstock clearance sale

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Wed, Apr 19, 2017

The Cooks Marketplace, 4697 Centennial Blvd., is having an overstock clearance sale from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Save up to 90 percent...

Pikes Pick: 'S-Town,' the follow-up to 'Serial,' worth a listen
Pikes Pick: 'S-Town,' the follow-up to 'Serial,' worth a listen

By: Seth Boster - 0 Tue, Apr 18, 2017

"Serial," the nonfiction narrative podcast from "This American Life" that took over earbuds in 2014, has a follow-up. And it's better. "S-Town" bills...

Pikes Pick: A new opportunity to use the Force
Pikes Pick: A new opportunity to use the Force

By: Seth Boster - 0 Mon, Apr 17, 2017

Earthlings rejoice: The first trailer for "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" arrived to the internet galaxy Friday, leaving us the weekend to channel the force...

Pikes Pick: CatDancer a basic, effective way to entertain felines
Pikes Pick: CatDancer a basic, effective way to entertain felines

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Sun, Apr 16, 2017

For human-powered pet toys, you can't get much more basic - or effective - than CatDancer, a looping length of wire affixed at one end with pieces of...

Pikes Picks: You're invited to the Gazette's Best of The Springs kickoff
Pikes Picks: You're invited to the Gazette's Best of The Springs kickoff

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Thu, Apr 13, 2017

Your weekend starts now! Join The Gazette at the Best of the Springs kickoff party on Thursday at the Pikes Peak Center, starting at 5:30 p.m. There...

Pikes Pick: Menu at Cerberus Brewing Co. always evolving, always impressive
Pikes Pick: Menu at Cerberus Brewing Co. always evolving, always impressive

By: Seth Boster - 0 Wed, Apr 12, 2017

Cerberus Brewing Co., 702 W. Colorado Ave., has proven much in its first year of operation, but most notably this: If chef Mark LeFebvre makes it, you...

Pikes Pick: Netflix giving new life to 'Mystery Science Theater 3000'
Pikes Pick: Netflix giving new life to 'Mystery Science Theater 3000'

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Tue, Apr 11, 2017

I first started watching "Mystery Science Theater 3000" in college. Its mix of irreverent humor and cheesy sci-fi movies makes it a series that still...

Pikes Pick: Yoga, exercise and beer in Colorado Springs
Pikes Pick: Yoga, exercise and beer in Colorado Springs

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Mon, Apr 10, 2017

Yogis, exercise junkies and music and beer lovers - this happy hour event is for you. High-intensity interval training + yoga + brews will feature 45...

Pikes Pick: Summertime blues on the west side
Pikes Pick: Summertime blues on the west side

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Mon, Apr 10, 2017

The summertime blues will hit the west side and that's a happy thing. The Pikes Peak Blues Community has for years been a concert series staple,...

Pikes Pick: Italian Fish Fry Fridays at Macaroni Grill
Pikes Pick: Italian Fish Fry Fridays at Macaroni Grill

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Fri, Apr 7, 2017

Fish Fry as good as you'd get in Italy. Romano's Macaroni Grill, 2510 Tenderfoot Hill St., is one of seven Colorado locations to market- test a new...

Pikes Picks: Colorado State Button Society's show; chanteuse Laura Marling's 5th album
Pikes Picks: Colorado State Button Society's show; chanteuse Laura Marling's 5th album

By: Michelle Karas - 0 Thu, Apr 6, 2017

Cute as a button One year I got on a button kick and sewed them onto sweaters, giving them as gifts. I found it's not easy to find really unique or...

Pikes Pick: Free 'secret drones' documentary, discussion with the filmmaker
Pikes Pick: Free 'secret drones' documentary, discussion with the filmmaker

By: Michelle Karas - 0 Wed, Apr 5, 2017

On Thursday, April 6, is a chance to watch the documentary film "National Bird" - for free - and talk it over afterward with the filmmaker, Sonia...

Pikes Pick: O.J. Simpson drama still captivating years later on Netflix
Pikes Pick: O.J. Simpson drama still captivating years later on Netflix

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Wed, Apr 5, 2017

I still can remember what I was doing when the O.J. Simpson verdict was announced. Those gloves! That blood! The case has been of perpetual interest to...

Pikes Pick: Let your beer nerdiness lead the way to Trve Brewing Co. in Denver
Pikes Pick: Let your beer nerdiness lead the way to Trve Brewing Co. in Denver

By: Seth Boster - 0 Tue, Apr 4, 2017

Maybe you're like me - beer nerdy but not much for heavy metal or satanic imagery. Let your beer nerdiness prevail and lead you to Denver's Trve...

Pikes Pick: 'The Other Boleyn Girl' a page-turner
Pikes Pick: 'The Other Boleyn Girl' a page-turner

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Mon, Apr 3, 2017

As I devour Philippa Gregory's 2002 historical fiction novel "The Other Boleyn Girl" I am grateful to be living in modern society. Women had a rough...