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Inside the Atrium at the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Museum

Inside the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Museum

So I raced Jesse Owens the other day. Yes, that Jesse Owens. Winner of four gold medals at the Berlin 1936 Olympic Games. Hero...
People drinking outdoors at local restaurants in Colorado Springs

Where to Eat Local: Outdoor Dining, Heated Patios

The last few years have seen a renaissance in the local dining scene as both the quantity and quality of restaurants has boomed. And...
Chocolate elf at the Broadmoor gingerbread house

How to Celebrate the 2020 Holidays

We can all use a little — OK, a lot — of holiday cheer this year. Fortunately, many of Colorado Springs favorite holiday traditions...
Patricia Cameron, aka Blackpacker, thru-hiking the Colorado Trail

Blackpacker Hikes the Colorado Trail, Diversifies Outdoors

It was somewhere near the end of the Colorado Trail (CT), with hundreds of miles of trekking behind her, that Patricia Cameron, finally felt...
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...
Sunset at Pulpit Rock, Colorado Springs

50 Days, 50 Ways Challenge to Explore Colorado Springs

The temperatures are getting cooler, but there are still plenty of ways to nurture your physical and mental well-being here in Colorado Springs and...
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...
St. Mary's Falls flowing in May

Trails: Hike St. Mary’s Falls

Where to Find It: North Cheyenne Cañon Park Distance: approximately 6.5 miles roundtrip Elevation Gain: approximately 1,350 feet Difficulty: Intermediate / Difficult Know Before You Go: The ascent...
Nina de Freitas portrait

Nina de Freitas: Local Artist to Watch

Colorado Springs singer-songwriter Nina de Freitas had just recovered from COVID-19 last April when she remembered the deadline for NPR’s Tiny Desk contest. Problem...
Of Spacious Skies painting for audio play series

FAC Theatre Company Launches Audio Play Series

What’s a theater company to do when it can’t fill its live stage venue due to COVID? If you’re the Fine Arts Center Theatre...
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