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Pikes Picks: 'A Quiet Place' suited for watching in a theater
Pikes Picks: 'A Quiet Place' suited for watching in a theater

By: - 0 Thu, Apr 19, 2018

NO SPOOKY MUSIC NEEDED FOR THIS SUSPENSE FILM Some movies must be watched in theaters. "A Quiet Place" is one of those. It's not a silent film in the...

Pikes Pick: You can be a contestant on 'Deal or No Deal'
Pikes Pick: You can be a contestant on 'Deal or No Deal'

By: Michelle Karas - 0 Mon, Apr 16, 2018

If you're a game show fan, here's a chance to be on one. "Deal or No Deal" is returning to CNBC. Host Howie Mandel will ask all new contestants the...

Pikes Pick: HBO documentary offers new look at Martin Luther King Jr.
Pikes Pick: HBO documentary offers new look at Martin Luther King Jr.

By: Seth Boster - 0 Sun, Apr 15, 2018

The new HBO documentary "King in the Wilderness" chronicles the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s final years, the most challenging time of his life....

Pikes Pick: Wine extravaganza coming to Canon City
Pikes Pick: Wine extravaganza coming to Canon City

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Sat, Apr 14, 2018

The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey, 3011 E. Colorado 50, Cañon City, offers Peace, Love the Congregation Spring Wine Extravaganza from 1 to 4 p.m. April...

Pikes Picks: Silent disco at the FAC, vegan endurance athlete, Dollarita's back
Pikes Picks: Silent disco at the FAC, vegan endurance athlete, Dollarita's back

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Thu, Apr 12, 2018

It's margaritaville during April at participating Applebee's neighborhood restaurants.

Pikes Pick: Best food in Manitou Springs, and beer to boot
Pikes Pick: Best food in Manitou Springs, and beer to boot

By: Seth Boster - 0 Wed, Apr 11, 2018

In downtown Manitou Springs, amid the gift shops, ice cream stands and pizza stops, locals know where to go. Tourists aren't wrong to take their...

Pikes Pick: Watch alternative healing documentary for free at Colorado College
Pikes Pick: Watch alternative healing documentary for free at Colorado College

By: Michelle Karas - 0 Tue, Apr 10, 2018

As part of Health Week at Colorado College, the documentary "Heal" will be screened for free at 7 p.m. Monday at Cornerstone 131 (Screening Room),...

Pikes Pick: Tired of Facebook? You have plenty of company
Pikes Pick: Tired of Facebook? You have plenty of company

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Tue, Apr 10, 2018

If I could, I would. Quit Facebook, that is. But I find it handy for my job. And all the funny animal videos, I can't lie. But perhaps you're ready to...

Pikes Pick: 'Sgt. Stubby' film will donate to foundation benefiting pit bulls
Pikes Pick: 'Sgt. Stubby' film will donate to foundation benefiting pit bulls

By: Michelle Karas - 0 Mon, Apr 9, 2018

In our dog-loving city and state, this new film should do very well. Animated family film "Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero," set for release Friday,...

Pikes Pick: Burgers at Colorado Springs counterpart to In-N-Out are simple, effective
Pikes Pick: Burgers at Colorado Springs counterpart to In-N-Out are simple, effective

By: Seth Boster - 0 Thu, Apr 5, 2018

If you sang hallelujah when In-N-Out announced a location coming to town, I must ask: Are you aware of the local counterpart? Drifter's, with two...

Pikes Pick: Don't miss out on 'Shorts Night' from Rocky Mountain Women's Film Institute
Pikes Pick: Don't miss out on 'Shorts Night' from Rocky Mountain Women's Film Institute

By: Michelle Karas - 0 Thu, Apr 5, 2018

Film lovers, get your tickets now. The Rocky Mountain Women's Film Institute will hold its annual "Shorts Night" beginning at 7:30 p.m. April 21 at...

Pikes Pick: Paint your own likeness with free, expert guidance
Pikes Pick: Paint your own likeness with free, expert guidance

By: Michelle Karas - 0 Wed, Apr 4, 2018

Like to paint? Always wanted to do a self-portrait but needed a little guidance? Try the "Empowered Women" Free Self-Portrait Collage Art Party at 10...

Pikes Pick: Wear your Manitou Springs with pride
Pikes Pick: Wear your Manitou Springs with pride

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Tue, Apr 3, 2018

Generations have had a love affair with the mineral springs in Manitou. Now there's jewelry, a tiny replica of one of the favorites, the 7 Minute...

Pikes Pick: Two cool gallery shows opening in Colorado Springs in April
Pikes Pick: Two cool gallery shows opening in Colorado Springs in April

By: Michelle Karas - 0 Wed, Mar 28, 2018

Two cool gallery shows to check out on April's First Friday, April 6: The Chavez Gallery, 2524½ W. Colorado Ave., is opening its "Sweet Tooth" show,...

Pikes Pick: Check out Big Head Todd & the Monsters' new album
Pikes Pick: Check out Big Head Todd & the Monsters' new album

By: Michelle Karas - 0 Tue, Mar 27, 2018

TV tonight "Alexa & Katie" is a warmly amusing series about lifelong friends eagerly anticipating the start of high school. But they confront a...

Pikes Pick: I just discovered author Carol Goodman, and I'm so glad I did
Pikes Pick: I just discovered author Carol Goodman, and I'm so glad I did

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Mon, Mar 26, 2018

Once again the reading gods have come through and gifted me with the discovery of a new author, and one who's written more than a dozen novels. That...

Pikes Pick: Misspelling the only problem at Dueces Wild Brewery in Colorado Springs
Pikes Pick: Misspelling the only problem at Dueces Wild Brewery in Colorado Springs

By: Seth Boster - 0 Sun, Mar 25, 2018

At Dueces Wild Brewery, the spelling is the only thing done wrong. "Dueces" came back on the T-shirts as the establishment was preparing to open a few...

Pikes Picks: Colorado Springs' best Cajun food can be found in a drab strip mall
Pikes Picks: Colorado Springs' best Cajun food can be found in a drab strip mall

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Thu, Mar 22, 2018

I'm a library ghost. I haunt the stacks every month waiting for current issues of magazines to be available for check out. But now I've discovered...

Pikes Pick: Rita's Italian Ice welcomes spring with free ice
Pikes Pick: Rita's Italian Ice welcomes spring with free ice

By: Michelle Karas - 0 Tue, Mar 20, 2018

If you're not from the East Coast, you might not be familiar with a cool treat called Italian ice. What better way to get acquainted than by trying it...

Pikes Picks: Turn at the windmill in Woodland Park for guilty pleasures
Pikes Picks: Turn at the windmill in Woodland Park for guilty pleasures

By: Seth Boster - 0 Fri, Mar 16, 2018

TV tonight "On My Block" is a coming-of-age comedy co-created by "Awkward" showrunner Lauren Iungerich. It follows four bright and street-savvy pals...

Pikes Pick: It's Pi Day and you can celebrate at Colorado Springs festival
Pikes Pick: It's Pi Day and you can celebrate at Colorado Springs festival

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Wed, Mar 14, 2018

You can never eat too much pie, especially on Pi Day. Celebrate the confluence of math and food at Pi Day Pie Fest at the historic Carter Payne chapel,...