People & Community

People & Community

Axe and the Oak whiskey house on the Colorado Spirits Trail

Where the Spirits Lead on the Colorado Spirits Trail

In 2004, George Washington’s—yes, that President Washington’s—commercial distillery was about to get a historic face-lift in Mount Vernon, Virginia. Just as one important chapter...
Woodshed Red plays live

Woodshed Red’s Jam

It’s opening night under the striped tent of MeadowGrass festival last Memorial Day weekend, and as headliners Woodshed Red take the stage, fans in...
Haunted Arby's in Colorado Springs

The Haunted Arby’s: A Side of Spooky

Barely a day goes by when Colorado Springs does not make its appearance atop some listicle: Best Places to Live, Best Mountain Bike Trails,...
state of the art treatment room at Children's Hospital Colorado

Children’s Hospital Opens a New Era of Pediatric Care

When 9-year-old Jalen Thompson grows up he wants to be president. He expects that by then there will be a cure for cancer—if not,...
Dutch Clark the Flying Dutchman breaks tackles

Dutch Clark: The Legendary Flying Dutchman

In 1963, 17 athletes were inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s inaugural class, including a quarterback from rural Colorado named Earl “Dutch”...
Air Force Academy's planetarium

Under the Dome at the USAFA Planetarium

Ask Judy Cara what her favorite film currently playing at the United States Air Force Academy’s planetarium is and her eyes brighten as she...

FAC 100th Anniversary: A Century of Significant Art

When the Broadmoor Art Academy began 100 years ago and grew into the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center ( FAC ), it was big...
Haunted Colorado Springs, historic train depot with apparition added

Touring the Haunted History of Colorado Springs

On Sept. 17, 1911, a malevolent subject under the cloak of night silently entered the Wayne family’s Colorado Springs home, where husband, wife and...
Ballet Hispánico

26 Ways to Celebrate Arts Month in Colorado Springs

Now’s your chance to get out of a rut and explore the local arts scene. October is Arts Month in the Pikes Peak Region,...
Gallop 5K

Giddyup at the Gallop 5K

Fun and quirkiness were always the hallmarks of the beloved Waldo Waldo 5K, so it comes as no surprise that creator Chelise Foster’s locally-minded...
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