People & Community

People & Community

First Friday at S.P.Q.R. and Arts Alley

An Insider’s Guide to First Fridays

Looking for an opportunity to explore the local art scene? First Friday is the perfect start to each month: a night of art shows,...
Broadmoor Art Academy students paint en plein air, celebrating Fine Arts Center 100th anniversary

Fine Arts Center Celebrates 100 Years

A century ago, Spencer and Julie Penrose established the Broadmoor Art Academy (BAA), which would become a home for painters, musicians, performing artists and...
Brittany Nunez

Brittany Nunez, Paramedic: Empowering Emergency Responders

Brittany Nunez has always gravitated toward helping when others would shy away. On hiking or climbing adventures, she instinctually became caretaker when an injury...
Matt Meister delivers the Colorado Springs weather forecast.

Talking About the Colorado Springs Weather

You don’t have to live in here long to know that Colorado weather can be fickle. Sure, we get all that sunshine, but it’s...
Dartanyon Crockett Paralympian Colorado Springs

Dartanyon Crockett: Fully Focused

For years, Dartanyon Crockett was told it was Leber’s disease that rendered him legally blind. But recently, he learned that’s not the real cause...
Two Swedes Glögg bottles and co-founder Per-Magnus Persson

Drink Like a Swede: Your Guide to Glögg

If you’re in need of a new way to keep out the cold, channel your inner Swede and try some glögg. Pronounced more like...
distinguished gentlemans ride boulder street moto

Distinguished Gentlemen, Start Your Engines

Come Sept. 24, aficionados of classic and vintage motorcycles will take to the streets of London, Rome, Tokyo, New York—and Colorado Springs. It’s all...
kids celebrate at Climb for Courage

Climb for Courage: Climbing for the Kids

On June 23, adrenaline junkies can turn their endorphin rush into building blocks of the new Children’s Hospital Colorado, Colorado Springs by racing up...
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...
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,...
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