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Ladyfingers Letterpress: To the Letter

Arley-Rose Torsone and Morgan Calderini have been busy birthing big projects this year. The first, which opened in June, is their relocated-from-Rhode Island business Ladyfingers Letterpress, featuring four 2,000-plus-pound antique...

Ormao Dance Company: Full Range of Motion

Walk into Ormao Dance Company’s downtown Spruce Street studios, and depending on the day and time, you might find 4-year-olds practicing pliés and 50-somethings shuffling tap shoes, professional modern...

Q&A: Aaron Anderson

The client list of Aaron Anderson ranges from Ariat International and Dragon Alliance eyewear to Scholastic, and his images have been featured in magazines such as Surfer and CMYK—not...

One Dog’s Perfect Day

When my 8-year-old Boston terrier hits deep sleep, her paws wiggle. I’m certain it’s because she’s dreaming. But is she hunting squirrels as many suggest? Lucy enjoys a good...

3 Yoga Stress Busters for the Holidays

It’s no secret—along with all the cookies and carolers and ugly sweaters, the holiday season can bring some big stressors, from finances and family conflicts to overscheduling and more....

Inside the Colorado Springs Coffee Culture

When standing in front of the Nuova Simonelle espresso machine at Colorado Coffee Merchants, I could only think of one thing. Growing up, my grandfather told me regularly, “Never...