People & Community

People & Community

Paintings in the Fable exhibit by Shannon Dunn at Kreuser Gallery, part of Virtual First Friday

Local Arts and Entertainment in Your Living Room

“The internet has suddenly become the new stage,” says Andy Vick, executive director of the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region.  That’s what happens...
Charcuterie at Tapateria

7 Ways to Support Local Business During the Pandemic

With a statewide stay-at-home order for Colorado, it’s difficult to support local business, but there are ways even without being able to leave our...
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Where to Find Home Grocery Delivery in Colorado Springs Now

At the beginning of March, before the coronavirus came to our city, I wrote an article for Springs about the convenience of getting groceries...
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Support the Springs Helping Local Business Thrive

We’ve all felt the effects as COVID-19 has rocked the country—and world—and governments at every level have placed restrictions on businesses and the public....
Colorado Springs history books

Books: A Reading Guide to Colorado Springs History

In the Shadow of Pikes Peak: An Illustrated History of Colorado Springs by Mark L. Gardner, 1999 This all-ages read tells the tale of peoples who...
Envisioning the downtown C4C stadium, home of Switchbacks FC and Weidner Apartments.

Downtown Development: Is This Our LoDo Moment?

In the ’80s and ’90s, Denver took its sketchiest urban blight and transformed it into the city’s most bustling neighborhood. Today, Denver’s LoDo boasts...
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Humor: The Piano Mover

I’m not sure how it happened. I said: “Let’s put our house on the market.” Then it sold. I don’t think the sign was...
Billy the goat running for mayor of Divide

Divide Mayoral Race Goes to the Dogs — or Goats

The politics of Divide, west of Colorado Springs, have gone to the dogs, literally. Teller County Regional Animal Shelter (TCRAS) in Divide has held...
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Trivia Night in the Springs

Everyone has a friend (or two) who knows the artist and name of every song, the name of obscure historical figures and why they're...
Portrait of Rosie Collins

Rosie Collins Broke Down Racial Barriers in Colorado Springs

In a time when diversity was planting its roots in Colorado Springs, African American men and women were attending and graduating from Colorado College....
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