People & Community

People & Community

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Honoring Fannie Mae Duncan

It’s been 100 years since Fannie Mae Duncan was born, and the centennial of the entrepreneurial businesswoman and social changemaker is being recognized in...
Early survey of Colorado Springs, circa 1871. The city celebrates its 150th birthday in 2021.

How to Celebrate Colorado Springs’ 150th Birthday

On July 31, 1871, local leaders drove an iron stake into the ground on the southeast corner of Pikes Peak and Cascade avenues and...
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Where to Celebrate Oktoberfest in Colorado Springs and Beyond

It’s that time of year when everybody’s German—or wants to be. There are lots of traditional Oktoberfest festivals all around the region, and with...
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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...
Illustration map of Old Colorado City

A Stroll Through Old Colorado City

Sponsored by: Once the original capital of the Colorado Territory, now it’s a local biz hub. Old Colorado City thrives on an eclectic mix of...
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,...

Cars of Colorado Springs

What's your ride? What do your neighbors drive? Here are some popular cars and vehicles you're likely to see a lot of on local...
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Inspiration for Mind and Soul at Local Speaker Series

After listening to poet Richard Blanco speak, I want to run outside and embrace the moon. My mind is alive and my soul inspired....
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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...

Single in the Springs

I’ve been on many first dates. And that’s not something to brag about. I’ve spent most of my 27 years being single, and being...
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