People & Community

People & Community

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Big Ideas: Top Level Health Care for Kids at Children’s Hospital

Children’s Hospital in Colorado Springs Most exciting about the new Children’s Hospital in Colorado Springs is, unequivocally, the opportunity to bring a Top 10-rated level...
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Luke Flowers: Imagination Illuminated

Days on the family farm beneath the Collegiate Peaks could grow long for a second-grader, so Luke Flowers would free his imagination. Reading and...
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Big Ideas for Colorado Springs: Skiing, Urban Water Park, New Tech, Arts Collaboration, More

Skiing in Our Backyard The proposed Ormes Peak Ski Area on the northern slopes of Ormes Peak would put all of Colorado Springs within 30...
Chef Mark Henry

Chef Mark Henry Is Having a Moment

Chef Mark Henry is having a moment—or a whole string of them. In March 2016, he won Food Network’s Cooks vs. Cons. Then in...
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PlanCOS: What’s Your Big Idea?

Have you got a vision for our city? What does the future Colorado Springs look like to you? Don’t keep it to yourself. PlanCOS...
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Big Ideas for Colorado Springs: Creekside Renaissance, Diversified Workforce, Space Hub, Trail Connections, More

Spurring a Creekside Renaissance Picture walking out of the new hotel on South Nevada and walking over a bridge to Prime25. The trail follows Cheyenne...
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Urban Living on the Rise

Ten years ago, I sold my house near the Powers corridor and traded shopping at big box supercenters, noshing at Texas Roadhouse and hitting...
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More Big Ideas for Colorado Springs

Realizing an Age Friendly City At Innovations in Aging, we work to ensure that the Springs is welcoming and open to people of all ages—a...

Springs Beer Bracket: The Champions

The concept was simple: Gather 16 brews from the multitude of high-quality craft brewers in town; have a panel of average Joes and Janes...

At the Heart of Monument

Eats and Drinks 1. Pikes Peak Brewing Company One of the region’s leaders, well worth the drive to the foot of Monument Hill for whatever locally...