People & Community

People & Community

tents at mountain chalet

New Location, Same Mountain Chalet Spirit

Sometimes even an icon needs a little change. After 51 years in its original Tejon Street storefront facing Acacia Park, Mountain Chalet has moved.  Colorado’s...
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100 Things to Do in Colorado Springs Before You Die

Have you ever been to the Western Jubilee, National Museum of World War II Aviation or Paint Mines Interpretive Park? There’s no shortage of...
Stephen Winchell

Cocktail Insider: Champion Bartender Stephen Winchell

If you’re a cocktail aficionado in the Springs, you’ve likely enjoyed Stephen Winchell’s handiwork. Winchell has been immersed in the local food and beverage...
olympic museum atrium

Q&A: Christopher Liedel Gives an Update on the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum

As the striking architecture of the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum changes the downtown skyline, we spoke with CEO Christopher Liedel about what to...

Blues Under the Bridge Plays Lucky 13

Just a couple blocks from where the Cotton Club once hosted musical greats such as Count Basie, Billie Holiday and Muddy Waters, Colorado Springs...
family at outdoor summer concert

Sounds of Summer — Free Concerts

Break out the lawn chairs. Throw a blanket on the grass. Kick off your shoes. If you’re a lover of live music, Colorado Springs...
Happy dog

Three New Dog Parks

Falcon Dog Park The 10-acre Falcon Dog Park opened in March with 8 acres for large dogs and 2 acres designated for small dogs, plus...
Tyler Peoples

Mission Catering: A Different Kind of Kitchen

Step one: Wash your hands. Step two: Pray. Tyler Peoples, director of social enterprise, and Jason Horn, catering manager, have created a unique culture...
Mike Bristol of Bristol Brewing

Q&A: Mike Bristol on 25 Years of Bristol Brewing

I have only had one real job in my life,” Mike Bristol says with a laugh. That was as a technical field rep for...
Violinist playing in Colorado College Summer Music Festival

CC Summer Music Festival: 35 Years and Counting

When Colorado College kicked off its annual Summer Music Festival in 1984, it was just 10 days long and involved about eight faculty artists...
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