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Pikes Pick: New 'Star Wars' video game allows player to battle iconic characters
Pikes Pick: New 'Star Wars' video game allows player to battle iconic characters

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Wed, Nov 15, 2017

What's better than watching a "Star Wars" movie? Being a part of the "Star Wars" universe. This is why I'm looking forward to the "Star Wars...

Pikes Pick: TheSkimm keeps you updated for free
Pikes Pick: TheSkimm keeps you updated for free

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Tue, Nov 14, 2017

I've been getting Skimm'd on the regular. That is, I've been getting morning emails with all the previous day's news headlines in an easily digestible,...

Pikes Pick: 'Marvel's The Punisher' offers hero with an edge
Pikes Pick: 'Marvel's The Punisher' offers hero with an edge

By: Terry Terrones - 0 Mon, Nov 13, 2017

The Marvel/Netflix franchise can be a mixed bag. There are some shows that are really good (Daredevil, Jessica Jones), some that are OK (Luke Cage) and...

Pikes Picks: Add BBQ cookbook to Christmas gift list; lend an ear to Lewis Howes' 'The School of Greatness'
Pikes Picks: Add BBQ cookbook to Christmas gift list; lend an ear to Lewis Howes' 'The School of Greatness'

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Thu, Nov 9, 2017

Here's a gift for the foodie on your holiday gift list: "Texas Slow Cooker: 125 Recipes for the Lone Star State's Very Best Dishes, All Slow-Cooked to...

Pikes Pick: Earn $700 and more for your best Colorado wine art
Pikes Pick: Earn $700 and more for your best Colorado wine art

By: Michelle Karas - 0 Wed, Nov 8, 2017

If you're a Colorado artist who knows wine, the Colorado Association for Viticulture & Enology is calling for entries for the 2018 Colorado...

Pikes Picks: New Colorado Springs pizzeria offers quality pies; free concert coming to Broadmoor Community Church
Pikes Picks: New Colorado Springs pizzeria offers quality pies; free concert coming to Broadmoor Community Church

By: Michelle Karas - 0 Thu, Nov 2, 2017

The top of Slice 420's menu notes that the kitchen doesn't infuse foods - so as to avoid confusion over its marijuana-inspired name. The pizzeria, 2501...

Pikes Pick: Schnitzel Fritz in Colorado Springs rolls out special deals
Pikes Pick: Schnitzel Fritz in Colorado Springs rolls out special deals

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Wed, Nov 1, 2017

The "Change of Ownership" celebration for the Schnitzel Fritz German Restaurant & Deli, 4037 Tutt Blvd., is 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday. For $8, dive...

Pikes Pick: Arts Week in Denver includes free admission to a dozen museums
Pikes Pick: Arts Week in Denver includes free admission to a dozen museums

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Mon, Oct 30, 2017

Art lovers should make tracks to Denver for Arts Week from Friday through Nov. 11. As part of the celebration, 12 museums, including Denver Art Museum,...

Pikes Pick: Country music legend's son to perform in Palmer Lake
Pikes Pick: Country music legend's son to perform in Palmer Lake

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Mon, Oct 30, 2017

We're all familiar with music legend Merle Haggard but perhaps not so much with his son, Marty Haggard. Turns out there's some talent in that...

Pikes Picks: Phantom Canyon Brewing Co. hosting Day of the Dead Whole Hog Dinner; 'Lotta Sea Lice' an unforgettable album
Pikes Picks: Phantom Canyon Brewing Co. hosting Day of the Dead Whole Hog Dinner; 'Lotta Sea Lice' an unforgettable album

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Sun, Oct 29, 2017

Phantom Canyon Brewing Co., 2 E. Pikes Peak Ave., will have the Day of the Dead Whole Hog Dinner 6:30-9:30 p.m. Monday. Cost is $55 for a single, $100...

Pikes Pick: Catty cocktail competition highlight of Happy Cat Haven fundraiser
Pikes Pick: Catty cocktail competition highlight of Happy Cat Haven fundraiser

By: Michelle Karas - 0 Mon, Oct 23, 2017

Watch a cocktail competition among mixologists from 503 West, Axe & The Oak, Bar-K, Brooklyn's on Boulder and the Principal's Office. Then buy a...

Pikes Pick: Deer Tick ready to rock Black Sheep on Friday
Pikes Pick: Deer Tick ready to rock Black Sheep on Friday

By: Seth Boster - 0 Sun, Oct 22, 2017

A Friday at Black Sheep is, if nothing else, a guaranteed weird time. Count me in this week. I expect the standing-room-only crowd to sway at times and...

Pikes Picks: Pikes Peak Restaurant Week features great deals; plus, Elisabeth Moss continues to shine in BBC miniseries
Pikes Picks: Pikes Peak Restaurant Week features great deals; plus, Elisabeth Moss continues to shine in BBC miniseries

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Thu, Oct 19, 2017

Start making reservations for some smokin' good deals during Pikes Peak Restaurant Week. The promotion starts Friday and runs through Oct. 21. More...

Pikes Picks: Dig Day at Pioneers Museum, celebration at Rhino's Sports and Spirits and launch party for children's space book
Pikes Picks: Dig Day at Pioneers Museum, celebration at Rhino's Sports and Spirits and launch party for children's space book

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Thu, Oct 12, 2017

Let's get dirty: Love digging around in the dirt? Saturday's free family Dig Day at the Pioneers Museum, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., introduces archaeology,...

Pikes Picks: Animal Planet veterinarian coming to Colorado Springs; The CW's 'Arrow' still worth watching
Pikes Picks: Animal Planet veterinarian coming to Colorado Springs; The CW's 'Arrow' still worth watching

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Wed, Oct 11, 2017

He's Animal Planet's "Dr. Jeff: Rocky Mountain Vet" and he'll be the speaker Saturday at the 10th anniversary benefit gala for National Mill Dog...

Pikes Picks: Applebee's offering $1 margaritas; 'Young Jane Young' a riveting read from Gabrielle Zevin
Pikes Picks: Applebee's offering $1 margaritas; 'Young Jane Young' a riveting read from Gabrielle Zevin

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Mon, Oct 9, 2017

Thirsty but lacking dinero? Colorado Applebee's are offering $1 margaritas - aka "Dollaritas" - all October to celebrate Applebee's Neighborhood...

Pikes Pick: Hop over to Smiling Toad Brewery for quality IPAs and a neighborhood feel
Pikes Pick: Hop over to Smiling Toad Brewery for quality IPAs and a neighborhood feel

By: Seth Boster - 0 Mon, Oct 9, 2017

There's a pretentiousness to some breweries that I could do without. You know, the uppity patrons upping their feeling of sophistication by sipping...

Pikes Pick: A hankering for Cerberus' double dry hopped IPA
Pikes Pick: A hankering for Cerberus' double dry hopped IPA

By: Seth Boster - 0 Wed, Sep 27, 2017

There is no beer I crave in town more than Cerberus Brewing's double dry hopped IPA. "DDH" has become a common utterance in the place that recently...

Pikes Pick: Emergen-C Vitamin C packs provide tasty relief during cold/flu season
Pikes Pick: Emergen-C Vitamin C packs provide tasty relief during cold/flu season

By: Michelle Karas - 0 Wed, Sep 27, 2017

I hate to get sick, so whenever I travel by plane or spend time in a small space with a sniffling youngster, I take Vitamin C. I like Emergen-C 1,000...

Pikes Pick: Starbucks rolls out another fall-themed drink
Pikes Pick: Starbucks rolls out another fall-themed drink

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Sun, Sep 24, 2017

Step aside, pumpkin spice latte, there's a new Starbucks player in town. The maple pecan latte landed Friday, with a decadent brew of espresso, steamed...