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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...
Grazing Yack Solar Project

How Green Is Colorado Springs?

Ask a range of residents, from the average citizen to the involved professional, “How green is Colorado Springs?” and the most common first response...
Gold Hill Mesa home of Mark Long

Gold Hill Mesa: Creating Community on the Mesa

Drive to the Westside of Colorado Springs, along 21st Street or Lower Gold Camp Road, and into the neighborhood of Gold Hill Mesa. Ease...
Envisioning the downtown C4C stadium, home of Switchbacks FC and Weidner Apartments.

Downtown Development: Is This Our LoDo Moment?

In the ’80s and ’90s, Denver took its sketchiest urban blight and transformed it into the city’s most bustling neighborhood. Today, Denver’s LoDo boasts...
Piano moving illustration.

Humor: The Piano Mover

I’m not sure how it happened. I said: “Let’s put our house on the market.” Then it sold. I don’t think the sign was...
Architectural roots in Colorado Springs begin with Elizabeth Wright Ingraham and Gustav Jan Ruhtenberg

Modern Architecture Roots in Colorado Springs

After the end of World War I, a movement began in central Europe that would radically alter the course of art, design, craftsmanship and...
Worner solar panels at Colorado College that helps reduce the institution's carbon footprint

Colorado College Goes Carbon Neutral

Colorado College has achieved carbon neutrality, the school announced this week. After more than a decade of work, the achievement makes CC just “the...

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