More Stephanie Earls Articles

  • Red Cross Hometown Heroes: Girl Scouts honored with youth award

    Updated: Wed, Mar 11, 2015

    "On my honor, I will try: To serve God and my country, To help people at all times And to live by the Girl Scout Law." Recited at every meeting, the Girl Scout Promise is a reminder to each member that her mission doesn't end when it's time to go home. For three members of Girl...

  • C.B. & Potts' seasonal brew is a hoppy Rabbit

    Updated: Mon, Mar 9, 2015

    Raise a glass of Rabbit Punch Irish Red Proper Ale to the season’s many highlights — and the arrival of another brewery in Colorado Springs: C.B. & Potts Restaurant & Brewery, which opened on the city’s far north side at the end of January. One of five seasonals the...

  • Motorcycle Show & Swap Meet kicks off riding season

    Updated: Fri, Mar 6, 2015

    9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Freedom Financial Services Expo Center, 3650 N. Nevada Ave.; $6-9 at the door, kids 12 and under free;, 487-8005. Spring is officially a few weeks away, but for many the celebration begins this weekend with the...

  • Guide offers tips, resources to avoid senior hospitalizations

    Updated: Tue, Mar 3, 2015

    Family members can play a pivotal role in maintaining the health and independence of senior loved ones by taking steps ahead of time to recognize and address major risk factors in the aging adult's home or lifestyle. Forty-seven percent of aging adults have put their health at risk...

  • J.K. Simmons' touching Oscars message: Call your folks

    Updated: Mon, Mar 2, 2015

    Call your parents. It's been said so many times before, but when actor J.K. Simmons chose to share the simple message last week during his Academy Award acceptance speech, he inspired a Hallmark moment with Hollywood might and a viral trajectory. "Everybody, call your mom. Call...

  • GalaxyFest returns to Colorado Springs: 'Think of Comic-Con but a whole lot more'

    Updated: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    10 a.m. Friday-11:30 p.m. Sunday, Antlers Hilton, 4 S. Cascade Ave.; $25-50; Say you got ahold of the teleporting machine from the movie "The Fly" and filled it with every genre convention you could think of - comics, anime, steampunk, sci-fi, etc. Fire it up, and...

  • Colorado Springs artist creates family-friendly superheroes

    Updated: Wed, Feb 25, 2015

    Jason Meents grew up loving comic books and newspaper comic strips - and never minding the genre was "for kids." A kid he was. "I'd get the newspaper every day and was excited for Sunday because they were bigger and in color," said Meents, 35, who as a boy in Chicago kept binders...

  • SudSisters: Storybook Brewing champions beer, books in Colorado Springs

    Updated: Wed, Feb 25, 2015

    With beer names such as Java Dragon Porter, Roasted Ogre and Gnomish Beer Goggles, Storybook Brewing seems like a natural for the Ren-fest circuit. It could have been Kilhaven, the name owner and brewer Pete Kilman initially favored for his brewery, which opened in November in...

  • Autism expert Temple Grandin to speak in Colorado Springs

    Updated: Tue, Feb 24, 2015

    Childhood isn't exactly a serene time, especially at its best. Consider the traditional highlight activities - parades, circuses, even a visit with Santa at the mall - and then consider the sensory workout: the heart-jarring peal of a firetruck horn, the sharp smell of hay, the...

  • Firkins to rendezvous at Bristol Brewing in Colorado Springs

    Updated: Thu, Feb 19, 2015

    More satisfying than pi (and, sadly, less infinite), a firkin to the fifth decimal place equals 40.91482 liters of beer — and not just any olde beer. Brews produced by barrel or cask conditioning are naturally carbonated by the resident yeast and ingredients and are said to resemble...

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