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Steven Hayward

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Axed and Answered

Axes and I have a history. Five years ago, I put an ax straight through the center of my left foot. My friend Doug and I were camping near Crestone,...

Local Comedy: A Comic Goes Into Colorado Springs…

It’s 7 o’clock on a Friday, the regular crowd has shuffled in—and they’re killing themselves laughing. This is Loonees Comedy Corner on North Academy, Colorado Springs’ longstanding comedy club. Chris...

Extreme Makeover: Kitchen Remodel Edition

Perhaps the hardest thing to accept about life is the fact that one day you will have to remodel your kitchen. Maybe you’ve been there already, or maybe it’s in...

Paddleboard Yoga: ‘S’up?’ and Namaste

I’m perpetually worried about disappointing the cashiers at Trader Joe’s. Mostly I don’t know what to say when the guy bagging my groceries asks me how my day’s going. “OK,...

Blues Under the Bridge: Los Lobos Is Still Howling

About 30 years ago, a little-known band from East Los Angeles called Los Lobos burst onto the national scene when their cover of Ritchie Valens’ old hit “La Bamba”...

Q&A: Sculptor Pard Morrison

I first met Pard Morrison a decade ago. I asked him what he did for a living and his reply was simple: "I'm a sculptor." A kind of local...

Saved by the Barber

It is a universal truth that there comes a time in every man's life when he settles on a haircut. This usually happens in one's 20s. You get a...

Enter the Rage Room

Rage rooms are a thing, popping up around the country over the last year. The idea is simple. The rage room is a place where you pay to break...

Humor: Becoming American

We moved to the United States 17 years ago. My wife and I are Canadian—from Toronto originally—but we’ve been green card-holding, permanent U.S. residents ever since with no intention...

The DisInclined: A Lazy Day Guide to Colorado Springs

Exercise is overrated. Here’s a guide to “A Lazy Day for the DisInclined in the Springs.”
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