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Tea Time in Colorado Springs

The midafternoon slump hit hard on my first day back in the office after a recent trip to England. “I really want some tea and a scone right now....

Art-O-Mat Dispenses Creativity

I stand in front of the Art-o-mat at Ivywild School, surveying the tiny artwork for sale from this vending machine for only $5 each. Do I want earrings, a...

Honoring Fannie Mae Duncan

It’s been 100 years since Fannie Mae Duncan was born, and the centennial of the entrepreneurial businesswoman and social changemaker is being recognized in multiple ways for her groundbreaking...

ArtPop Brings Free, Unique Performances All Over Town

October in Colorado Springs means it’s Arts Month, when our local artists and musicians shine alongside the beauty of the changing leaves. As part of the monthlong celebration, the...

Project Imagination at the Twine Lab

The 3- to 5-year-old students in Mini Makers Class are playing in the dirt at the Twine Lab. They dig their hands into plastic tubs on the ground, gleefully...

Lisa Flaherty Shaw, R.N.: Giving Generously

“As long as I can remember, I was interested in medicine and kids,” says Lisa Shaw. Unsure if she wanted to be a doctor or nurse, she settled on...

Forever Yours, The Land

If the land around the Pikes Peak Region could talk, what do you think it would say? Perhaps it would tell you about the eons it has borne witness...

Dr. House: Rolling Past Limitations

Dr. House—no, not the one on TV—grins when he talks about the action sports he loves. That’s not an uncommon statement in Colorado perhaps, but there is a twist....

How to PikeRide

Bike sharing arrives in the Springs this summer, meaning you’ll be able to hop on a high-tech, purple PikeRide bicycle for short rides around downtown. “It is a transit...

Climb for Courage: Climbing for the Kids

On June 23, adrenaline junkies can turn their endorphin rush into building blocks of the new Children’s Hospital Colorado, Colorado Springs by racing up and down the 2,700 stairs...
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