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One of the best parts of Winter in Colorado are days like today where it is a beautiful sunny day, no wind and over 60 degrees outside.  Time to get outside, go for a hike, ride your bike, have brunch/lunch on th patio, grill out for dinner or just pick up a book and read outdoors.  Another fun o...
There are a surprising amount of antique shops in Colorado Springs. Whether you are looking for some trinkets to uniquely spruce up your environment or furniture, there is most certainly a store in the Springs to find what you need. They are also spread throughout the city, so it should not be to...
El Paso County's Bear Creek and Fountain Creek Nature Centers offer year round activities and fun for the whole family. The center's children's nature series available at both locations, introduce new ways for little ones to play and explore the outdoors, even in the chill of winter. Better yet, ...
 Photo Courtesy of csu.orgThere is exciting news in 2016 for Colorado Springs residents. Colorado Springs Utilities costs are going down for the typical services for residents, commercial, and industrial customers. Due to the lower costs of coal and natural gases nationally, Colorado Springs Util...
We all know friends, family and celebrities who have accidents or unexpected deaths occur all the time.  Maybe that is the problem, because it is so "common" for unexpected things to happen we don't sit down and think "what if something happened to me".   In talking to a friend over the holidays ...
I ran out this evening to walk the dog and ran into a neighbor that I see quite a bit in the late spring, summer and fall but it seems during the winter time that everyone disappears into their houses and we don't see each other until the following summer as the weather warms up.   Tonight it was...
Photo Courtesty of Hammonds CandiesThinking of a fun and new activity to do with your family? Why not take a small road trip to Denver and visit Hammond's Candies for a tour of the factory. If you have young children, teenagers, or even just you and your significant other, a tour at this large ca...
Recognizing that tomorrow is not only a holiday but it is Martin Luther King Day.  Here in Colorado Springs there are some incredible events throughout the day that honor and celebrate Martin Luther King and all he stood for that you may not be aware of: Monday - Martin Luther King's  “All People...
For those of you new or relatively new to Colorado Springs and also love to watch playoff football good news is often found in Colorado Springs.  We are a city of people coming from many different cities, states and countries whether it be for work, retirement or both. With playoff football weeke...
Photo Courtesy of Cupcake GirlsUnfortunately, the Springs is a city of mostly corporations, giving us less of an opportunity to explore and support our local businesses unless we live in places like downtown where many local establishments tend to converge. There are countless benefits associated...

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