Episode #101 part 2, finally, we interviewed a local author, Ann Doolan-Fox and talked about her latest book, Celtic Road Home, her website is www.celticroadhome.com. The book is Ann's journey to America from Ireland. The book can also be purchased through Amazon. We cried and laughed! Hope you will too!
Episode# 101 part 1, Pika Radio is coming to you from the historic Greenstone steps across from The Spa Building Manitou Springs. The steps we are sitting on are but a dozen of historic walkways that exist today. They were created to provide easy access to link residential to the commercial areas of Manitou Ave. in the 1800's. Our Fall is visiting early but today we should hit in the 80's again! The aspens are turning up in Cripple Creek so plan those leave tours NOW! We are having a very busy week with Manitou Springs Homecoming! Click here for a full list of events including the bonfire, parade, tailgate, the football game, and the homecoming dance. Learn about the new “FU Files” about our loss of class, I mean patience, about The Bird Stalker, Maid-of-honorzilla, the Cemetery Dog Park. Finally, we discuss THE most cringe worthy experiences that one of our listeners could experience living in a mountain town.
There are a few tickets left for the Manitou Brewfest happening on Saturday, September 23rd. Make sure you remember to ask the Brewers for $5.00 off coupons for buying $20 or $25 in beer. Only 1,000 tickets will be sold so purchase now and beat the day of event rush! Link for tickets!
For this week's first interview, we visited Rebekah Ratterree, owner of the Iron Spring Chateau about their production of Rocky Horror Picture Show. Click here for their flyer!
Pika Radio is celebrating our 100th episode!!!! We discovered a “damn fine cup of coffee” called New Mexico Pinon Coffee during a quick summer road trip. We were surprised to find out that they are the official coffee sponsor for The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. NM Pinon Coffee is our new “best friend” in the morning and we hope they will become yours, too. Our own local author, Joel Diehl Sensei will be signing his new book, A Matter of Being, September 15th, 5-7pm and October 20th, 5-8pm at The Hemp Store. Want to hear some live music? We tell you the hotspots for the weekend. But what about “dead spots”? We take you to Manitou Springs’s Crystal Valley Cemetery for a little shame review of late-night human visitors. We tell you about the restoration of the little chapel building (National Register of Historic Places, 1882) and a few of our famous, forever, historic residents; Tom O’Neil (the Colorado Mummy), Dr. Isaac Davis, and the Union General Charles Adams (Meeker Massacre). A great site to check out for other legionary figures HERE.
Up and coming “Outside Our Village” segment- Nessa Alexander Begg Robertson tells us what it is like to work in one of the most haunted castles in Scotland, Pittodrie House. We found Andy Barnard that has moved from Scotland to the U.S. to become a Colorado Officer. Offended by a new trend to be a witch? We will found one to let her vent about the “sisterhood” tend.
*Thank you to Woji for providing our intro music!
Howdy, everyone. This weeks episode is all about our village of Manitou Springs and what is going on today. We fill you in on the September happenings at the Library. Then we bring you interviews from two great businesses that make Manitou what it is today, Anna's Apothecary and Goldminer's Candy. We hope you enjoy.
Pika Radio returns. In this episode we talk about the recent CS Comicon, visit with the Manitou Springs Chamber of Commerce about our fall happenings and the Emma Crawford Coffin Races. Next, we visit with David Walker about this years Brewfest. Thank you for listening and promoting Pika Radio.
Hello Pika purveyors. This week we give the Black Feather butterfly razor a test drive. We also sample the Edwin Jager Lime and Pomegranate shave soap and aftershave.Thank you for tuning in to this ongoing series. Your questions and feedback are always welcome.
Howdy Pika peeps. W continue our series of shaving products from around the world. In this episode Mistress Tammila gives her 30+ years of experience in skin care, hair, and environmental factors pertaining to skin care and how this affects your skin with shaving. We compare two Sandlewood shave soaps, 1 from Italy by Prorasso and 1 from Edwin Jagger. We also review the Edwin Jagger 3 piece razor. Thank you for being loyal and tuning in.
This week we continue the series of shaving and men's grooming products from around the world. In this episode we compare the Solingen 3 piece razor made in Germany to mega brand name company. How does it rate? How well does it work? Tune in to find out.
Hello to our loyal Pika Radio Listeners. We have returned to talk radio and this is the start to a new set of shows. We are reviewing men's razors and products from around the world and how they compare to the USA mega brand companies. This episode is about Solingen Razors from Germany that have been producing high quality DE razors since 1920. We also talk about Tabac shave soap. Please tune in each with for the continuation of this series.