Gunning for second place

It’s that time of year again, where we shamelessly ask for your vote on The Independent’s annual Best of Colorado Springs survey. Last year, we tied for third with then-Business Journal writer John Hazlehurst and decided that he must be destroyed. He has since moved to the Indy, which means that while he still pens […]

Colorado Springs Restaurants with Good Decor

One of my major peeves in life is restaurants with bad decor (first-world problem). You can have the best food in the world but if your decor sucks, it’s really hard for me to go. Colorado Springs has a LOT of restaurants that look horrible. Luckily, we also have a few that are awesome. Amuze […]

Sunset magazine shows the COS some love

It’s always nice when Colorado Springs is recognized nationally for something that’s not about right-wing craziness. And so here’s a small piece by Sunset magazine on downtown that gets at what we’ve been saying for years: It’s pretty cool here. The Sunset article mentions many of our favorites: Nosh, Poor Richard’s (owned by our next […]

A couple of ok Happy Hours and one really great one.

Much like our burger posts, we’ve been collecting pictures and info about Happy Hours around town. Happy hour is a great, cheap way to experience some of our excellent bars and restaurants. We’ve been to just about every Happy Hour downtown and are starting to go to some in other neighborhoods. Eventually we’ll post about […]

The Independent’s Best of Colorado Springs 2010-vote for us!

It’s that time of year again to vote for all your favorite things in the Springs. The Independent’s annual compendium goes far beyond where to go and what to see. Vote for your favorite mechanic, the best brewery, the Springs’ best radio personality, Town Clown. If it’s here in the Springs, it’s in the ballot.  […]