People & Community

People & Community

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Champion Barista Sam Neely Talks Competitive Coffee

As the youngest ever competitor at the U.S. Barista Championship, Sam Neely, then 18, placed sixth among 36 finalists this year. We chatted with...

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...

Delicious Traditions: Tamales and Biscochitos for the Holidays

I was in college the first time I realized that families might not eat the same thing as mine for Christmas dinner. As we...

Where to Eat, Shop, Play in Briargate

Created in the 1980s and booming since the ’90s, Briargate has long drawn families looking for the newer suburban amenities of a master-planned community,...
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Movember and the Meaning of a Mustache

mustache noun: An icon representing the epitome of virility and sophistication. Resting on the throne of the upper lip, it is a beacon of...
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How To Win The Emma Crawford Coffin Races

Manitou Springs hosts an annual morbid match inspired by a girl whose casket washed down Red Mountain in 1929 after years of erosion. The...
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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...

Healthcare Heroes Celebration 2018

Read more about the 2018 Healthcare Heroes HERE. Gold Sponsor: United States Olympic Committee
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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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Healthcare Heroes 2018

Talk to these men and women and you’ll hear: “I’m just doing my job” or “We have an excellent team.” But what comes through...


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