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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,...

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...

Go Big on Pikes Peak With 3 Bucket List Challenges

There’s a good chance you have at least one of these three definitive Colorado Springs challenges on your active outdoor bucket list: the Manitou Incline, the Pikes Peak Cycling...

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...

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...

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...