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Real Estate Radio with Joe Clement and Amy Lassen

Joe Clement and Amy Lassen give advice on real estate in Colorado Springs. Advice on selling a home, buying a home, and a career in real estate. For more information,...

Loyal Coffee Raises the Bar

Loyal Coffee will not only continue the transformation of southeast downtown when it opens next to Blue Dot Place, but continue to drive an impressive coffee scene in the...

Catching a Ride on the Joy Bus

We did the deal in a McDonald’s parking lot half a mile from the Portland airport after a 20-minute test drive and a rusty glove inspection. It took $6,700,...

Galileo Garden: Farm to School

Galileo Garden is as unique as it sounds, an impressive ecosystem that sits right outside Galileo School of Math and Science encompassing the area where tennis courts once stood....

Q&A: Aaron Anderson

The client list of Aaron Anderson ranges from Ariat International and Dragon Alliance eyewear to Scholastic, and his images have been featured in magazines such as Surfer and CMYK—not...

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, A Voice for Lil Olive,...

Eros and the Eschaton Shoulder the Weight of Matter

Eros and the Eschaton are one of the brightest shooting stars in the Colorado Springs music scene today. After moving to town three years ago, following the release of...

Get Your Goat

"No Goats No Glory” was the rallying cry in 2014, when farmer and activist Monycka Snowbird and supporters successfully pressured Colorado Springs City Council to amend city code to...

To Strava in the Springs

We had just finished moving into our Colorado Springs home a few years ago when my next-door neighbor arrived to introduce himself. To protect his identity, I won’t be...

Inside the New Olympic Training Center Tour

As the music swells, so do goose bumps on every arm in the room in the Olympic Training Center rotunda. Directly beneath the local Olympic cauldron is the heart of...

8 Great Running Clubs and Group Runs in Colorado Springs

A little peer pressure can be a good thing when it comes to running and fitness. Rather than braving the trails alone, you can find plenty of sweat-filled comradery...

Summertime Cocktails to Beat the Heat

Summertime means warm weather, mountain biking and lots of sunshine in good ol’ Colorado Springs. For me, it also means evenings spent sipping libations at one of our many...

Taking the Plunge in Buena Vista

I. Can’t. Breathe. One minute I’m paddling a stand-up paddleboard (SUP) in the middle of a pristine lake. The world rests in perfect balance—warm sun on my shoulders; rainbow trout...

Tiny Goes Big

When Don and Carissa Niemyer decided to move their family to Colorado Springs, they knew they wanted to bring a piece of Portland with them. The Niemyers had operated coffee...

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 be justified in complaining about...

Level Eats: Colorado Springs Local Food

You can get good stuff at every level of the local food supply chain. Here are some examples, and they’re only the beginning of many more in the region....

Microadventures: Backyard Discoveries

It’s challenging to keep a camp stove lit at 11,742 feet between spindrifts of snow. I haven’t spent the night in a snow cave in 10 years. I wasn’t...

One Dog’s Perfect Day

When my 8-year-old Boston terrier hits deep sleep, her paws wiggle. I’m certain it’s because she’s dreaming. But is she hunting squirrels as many suggest? Lucy enjoys a good...

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 of the disability he likens...

Switchbacks FC: Making the Team

It had the makings of a Cinderella story. Only six minutes into the game, team captain Luke Vercollone sent an impossibly angled shot into the left side of the...

Living in the Canvas

It’s hard to pinpoint a single takeaway from a visit to Andy Vick and Beth Piver’s home. Would it be the neon faux-fur walls and ceilings? The stuffed animal...

Sounds of Summer: Free Outdoor Concerts

Break out the lawn chairs. Throw a blanket on the grass. Kick off your shoes. If you’re a lover of live music, Colorado Springs has you covered. You can...

Elizabeth Marks: Fit for Duty

Elizabeth Marks pushes off the pool wall and shoots through the blue-green water. Like an arrow. Like a missile. Like she was born to the water. “It is my happy...

Taste and Savor Will Move You

Liturgically speaking, a “moveable feast” is a religious observance that falls on a different calendar day each year. Easter or Fat Thursday, for example. The Broadmoor has applied this...

Take an Outdoor Art Tour

Colorado Springs loves its public art. That’s evident every year in the Art on the Streets exhibition, which turns the streets of downtown Colorado Springs into a yearlong outdoor...

Grill Like a Pro

With temperatures dancing in the 90s, it’s officially grilling season. I sat down with owner/chef Brother Luck and executive chef Mark Henry of Brother Luck Street Eats in Old...

The Making of the Summer Cover

Elizabeth Marks is grace underwater. The Paralympic swimmer is ready for Rio, and her powerful story is coming soon in the pages of our Summer 2016 issue. Photographer Aaron...

Patios We Love

The Wines of Colorado A meal at this secluded spot feels like a staycation. Two decks—one upstairs in the sun and one shaded beside the creek—are a lovely complement to...

Pikes Peak Pours: Local. Craft. Beer.

It’s hard to overstate the impact of craft beer on Colorado Springs. Like most cities, we’ve got our divisions: east and west, north and south; political right and political left;...

Big Fat Bike Fun

There’s a big, stupid permagrin plastered across my face. I knew fat bikes were fun. I’d heard about their prowess as snow-eating winter cycling machines. I’d seen those big...

Heroes Among Us: Portraits of First Responders

Maybe they’re different from the rest of us. They routinely put their lives on the line for people they don’t know, will never know. They’re on call, some 24-7....

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 doping and an improbable comeback....

The ReMINDers: Live Local, Act Global

Big Samir—one half of the Colorado Springs hip-hop duo the ReMINDers — is actually not all that big. We meet outside of Springs Orleans, and he laughs and shakes...

First-Timer’s Guide to Clothing-Optional Hot Springs

It is a truth universally acknowledged that there comes a time in life when every person closes the door on public nudity. I believed I had crossed that threshold....

Stay to Get Away: Perfect Colorado Springs Staycations

Each year, millions of people save up, dream of glorious getaways, book reservations and spend good money to come here, Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region—your hometown. Sure,...

Allison Jones: Local Paralympian Finds Freedom in Competition

Allison Jones fell in love with bicycle racing the day she saw a man with no hands or feet climb aboard a track bike and race at the velodrome...