More Stephanie Earls Articles

  • This bug's for you, German beers

    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    This, from the TMI department: A recent study of 24 German beers revealed the suds contained a host of exotic, unintentional ingredients, from tiny pieces of glass to an almost pristine bug carcass. Researchers say none of the contaminants found are technically harmful to humans,...

  • Fun run and brew fest to benefit Colorado Springs animal welfare group

    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    Celebrate the last Saturday of summer in a manner summer would applaud — with dogs, a little exercise (for a good cause) and beer — at the 6th annual Pawtoberfest, a 5k fun run and festival at Bear Creek Regional Park in Colorado Springs benefits the Humane Society of the...

  • Brew hues inspire creative design line

    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    The next time you're out at a bar and someone says, “That beer goes great with your shoes,” they might not be alerting you to a fresh spill. A Spanish creative agency, Txaber, has unveiled a new line of beer packaging and label designs that pairs brew styles with corresponding shades...

  • Colorado Springs ready for her close-up in C-SPAN feature

    Updated: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

    What's so special about Colorado Springs? Ask a local, and the answer likely depends on how much time you've got to listen. When producers from C-SPAN's 2014 Cities Tour called Pioneers Museum director Matt Mayberry to chat themes for a feature about Colorado Springs' history and...

  • Saturday Growl Fest celebrates cars, beer, dogs

    Updated: Thu, Sep 11, 2014

    11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Bristol
Brewing Co., Ivywild School, 1604 S. Cascade Ave., free, $20 to 
enter a car, 633-2555, Celebrate three grrrreat pillars of Colorado identity - craft beer, Subarus and dogs - at Growl Fest on Saturday. The event, sponsored by Heuberger...

  • Think you know history Who we are: James Ferguson Burns

    Published: Thu, Sep 11, 2014

    'Think You Know History' What: Summer Speaker Series, "Think You Know History," with James Ferguson Burns (portrayed by actor Ron West) Connection to Colorado Springs: After moving to Colorado Springs from Portland, Maine, Burns worked as a plumber and street grader before he and a...

  • SudSisters: A different beer for every day of the year? Colorado Springs club says yes

    Updated: Wed, Sep 10, 2014

    When you announce your plans to drink a different beer a day for an entire year - that's a fresh brand/style each and every day for 365 days - you should maybe expect people to get the wrong idea. Like that it's about quantity. "The point isn't to drink as much as you can, it's to...

  • Brew fests ahead, in Monument and Colorado Springs

    Updated: Wed, Sep 10, 2014

    Where did the summer (beer festival season) go? Seems like yesterday we were slathering on sunscreen at The Feast of St. Arnold and the Springs Beer Fest, and now tickets are on sale -- and going fast -- for the region’s late summer and fall events that invite those of legal drinking...

  • Dutch Bros. event raises $13k for Baby Luna

    Published: Mon, Sep 8, 2014

    An Aug. 26 fundraiser by Dutch Bros. Coffee in Colorado Springs brought in $13,000 for a Springs family whose daughter was born with a severe heart defect. On "Love for Luna Day," all four Dutch Bros. locations in the Springs donated $2 from the sale of every drink to Jessica DePoy...

  • Survey ranks Colorado Springs among top cities in which to retire

    Published: Mon, Sep 8, 2014

    Colorado Springs is no stranger to superlatives. A top city for pet owners, veterans and weekend getaways, to name a few, the city last week earned another feather: 11th Best City to Retire, based on a survey by personal finance website WalletHub. For the list, the company looked at...