People & Community

People & Community

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Local Comedy: A Comic Goes Into Colorado Springs…

It’s 7 o’clock on a Friday, the regular crowd has shuffled in—and they’re killing themselves laughing. This is Loonees Comedy Corner on North Academy, Colorado...
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The Hub of Local Food

There are umpteen reasons why even mindful Springs shoppers might buy cherries from Chile more often than peppers from Pueblo, and Dan Hobbs would...
Emma Crawford's coffin from 1891.

RIP: Rest in Peace Emma Crawford

In 1889, 26-year-old Emma Crawford moved from Massachusetts to the mountain shadows of Manitou. She sought Colorado’s clear air and dry climate for relief...
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Rails and Wails

You won’t find many music festivals exhorting concertgoers not to cross the train tracks along the eastern edge of the event, but the iconic...
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Fannie Mae Duncan’s Cotton Club: Improvisation and Integration

Everybody welcome. The sign in the window proclaimed it. And during the 1950s and '60s, the Cotton Club was "the one place where blacks...
Casey Converse by the pool

Author Interview: Casey Converse on the Greatest Olympic Story Never Told

It has been called the greatest untold story of the Olympic Games. It’s a true tale of athletics as Cold War proxy battle, widespread...
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Popping the Question: Pro Tips for Photographing Your Proposal

When it comes to popping the question, seasoned Springs wedding and engagement photographers Allison Daniell, of Stellar Propeller Studio, and Adonye Jaja have seen...
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Tiffany Walker Takes on the All-Female 4×4 Rebelle Rally

By weekday, Tiffany Walker advocates for children in poverty with Compassion International. By weekend, she spends as much time as she can four-wheeling the...
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How to PikeRide

Bike sharing arrives in the Springs this summer, meaning you’ll be able to hop on a high-tech, purple PikeRide bicycle for short rides around...
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Lil Olive vs. the Puppy Mills

Known for The Creep Behind the Camera and HAZE featuring Robin Wright Penn, locally based director Peter Schuermann raised development funds for the film,...
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