Home & Neighborhoods

Home & Neighborhoods

Family moving into new home

How to Buy a Home in the Springs Now

When John and Sarah Ruddell made an offer on their new home in Colorado Springs last summer, they had never set foot inside. The...
The Broadmoor, Manitou & Pikes Peak Cog Railway train on Pikes Peak. The iconic railway reopens in May, 2021.

A Grand Year for Grand Openings in Colorado Springs

It’s a grand year in Colorado Springs — a year of grand openings, that is. Last year, In-N-Out Burger made a huge splash when...
Dizzy the dog statue in Palmer Lake, Colorado

The Trails of Palmer Lake

Between Colorado Springs and Denver lies the Palmer Divide, an elevated ridge that creates a subtle pass between these two large cities. This ridge...
The $300k self-cleaning bathroom of Colorado Springs

At Least We Have a $300K Bathroom

Some may consider the arrival of a fully automated public bathroom in Old Colorado City a sign of the apocalypse, though whether it should...
Students raising hands in best schools

Best Schools in Colorado Springs

Where will our child get the best education? How are our schools measuring up? While no school will be the perfect fit for every...
Pool and clubhouse at The Mae on Cascade

Sneak Peek Inside The Mae on Cascade

Standing on the sixth-floor deck on the northwestern corner of The Mae on Cascade, I can see the future of downtown Colorado Springs unfolding...
Hot air balloons launch with Pikes Peak on the horizon

Colorado Springs Hot Air Balloons Rise Above

The Labor Day Lift Off is one of Colorado Springs best and most beautiful annual traditions. And while things will look different this year...
Students go back to school in Colorado Springs Harrison School District 2

How Colorado Springs Schools Are Handling Back to School

Change is the one certainty of back to school this year. Return to learning plans have been fluid as Colorado Springs school administrators have...
fireworks over memorial park, colorado springs

Where to (Safely) Celebrate the Fourth of July

(Small) backyard barbecues, red, white and blue, plus a COVID-19 mask too. The coronavirus has altered Fourth of July plans and festivities—along with everything...
Pikes Peak Library District takes on COVID-19

Your PPLD Library Card Has Superpowers

If your idea of the public library is the antiquated knowledge repository of yore, then you probably haven’t been paying attention. But all the...


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