Treat mom to a loaded waffle brunch and live jazz Sunday at The Exchange, 526 S. Tejon St. A homemade waffle is loaded with fried bacon, assorted fruit, pecans, walnuts, warm apple syrup and whipped cream ($9.75). Or try The Elvis: bananas, peanut butter, bacon and whipped cream ($10.75). Mom gets a 25% discount. Doors open at 7 a.m., waffle service at 8 a.m., entertainment 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. No reservations.MORE: Arts & Entertainment Mother's Day events in the Colorado Springs area Carlotta Olson Lifestyle Colorado Springs cooking schools offer classes gift worthy for mom on her day Teresa Farney Lifestyle Snooze an AM Eatery launches new restaurant in Colorado Springs Michelle Karas Arts & Entertainment Pikes Pick: Plenty of veggies help justify the Snooze Bloody Mary Michelle Karas … [Read more...] about Pikes Pick: Treat mom to a loaded waffle brunch and live jazz
Some days my only job is to make my belly happy, and I recently scored a winner: Trader Joe’s Indian Fare Yellow Tadka Dal. So much yum in my tum with its yellow lentils, tomatoes, green chile pepper, butter, curry, cumin seed and turmeric. Usually you only find a good dal at an Indian restaurant, but now you can pop by the market and pick up a $1.99 packet. Warm it in the microwave or immerse it in boiling water. … [Read more...] about Pikes Pick: Nutritious, inexpensive yum for your tum
Yum. Free Pancake Day. Head for any IHOP in the Colorado Springs area Tuesday for your own short stack of the original buttermilks. As you fill your tummies, you’ll hear about one of the three children’s charities to benefit.Money raised here stays here for children to go to Shriners Hospitals for Children. Elsewhere: Children’s Miracle Network of Hospitals and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Since 2006, Free Pancake Day has raised more than $30 million. Pikes Pick: Acclaimed cocktails, eclectic menu - and free parking, too Pikes Pick: Cheesecake, sourdough, candles and more at winter market … [Read more...] about Pikes Pick: Free flapjacks for a great cause at IHOP
We are fortunate to have incredible musicians perform in Colorado Springs, sometimes year after year, so close we can just swing by after work. Case in point: The legendary, oh-so-talented and a joy-to-hear-live crooner Lyle Lovett returns to the Pikes Peak Center at 7:30 p.m. Monday, performing an acoustic set with Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter John Hiatt. Lovett also came here last February, that time with Texas A&M buddy Robert Earl Keen for a guitar-pull concert of storytelling and music. I expect the same sort of laid-back intimate, delightful show with Hiatt, whose 1987 hit “Have a Little Faith in Me” may ring a bell. Tickets start at $39.50, PikesPeakCenter.com 18 things to do around Colorado Springs this weekend: Bighorn Sheep Day, Cripple Creek Ice Festival, huge garden show, coffee-cocktail duel Pikes Pick: A Little Black Dress for a big cause … [Read more...] about Pikes Pick: The ever-lyrical Lyle Lovett returns to Colorado Springs. Lucky us.
Stream Netflix’s “Springsteen on Broadway,” turn up the volume, turn off the lights, and you’ll feel as if you’re at the theater right there in your living room. That’s the power of The Boss.The one-man show he performed in New York City in 2018 runs more than two hours, but time melts away with his intimate storytelling on a shadowy stage, interspersed with classic songs that take on new meaning. Pikes Pick: Take work break without leaving your deskThey’re played softly now with an acoustic guitar, complementing the nostalgic, sometimes sad tour of the legend’s life. … [Read more...] about Pikes Pick: Bruce Springsteen rocks it softly in your living room