More Stephanie Earls Articles

  • Pikes Pub: Get your Feast of St. Arnold tickets

    Updated: Fri, May 22, 2015

    This guided imagery exercise is brought to you by the patron saint of beer, and rain: - Take a deep breath (in through the nose, out through the mouth) relax your body and open your mind. - Feel the sun as it grills your skin in a good way, because you remembered to wear sunscreen....

  • Photo contest: Be part of 'Quintessential Colorado' 2015

    Published: Fri, May 22, 2015

    Living in a photogenic state, full of photogenic landscapes and people doing photogenic things, can be tough on a photographer. When every shot (save accidental selfies) seems worthy of postcard treatment, how do you pick a favorite? Send us your best "Quintessential Colorado" photo...

  • Pikes Pub: Free beer (fest)!

    Updated: Thu, May 21, 2015

    Want to attend “the most sophisticated beer event ever” — for free? If you’re a legal drinker, all you have to do to score an invite to the 2015 IPA Fest, a private tasting event at Gold Hill Mesa Community Center on June 6, is add your name to the guest list. Seriously. “We’re...

  • Colorado Springs show celebrates American muscle car era

    Updated: Thu, May 21, 2015

    American Muscle Cars Show, 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. Saturday, Colorado Springs Event Center, 3960 Palmer Park Blvd.; $5, free for children 10 and younger; $25 to register a car;, 719-329-4736. When Ace Cosley moved from Detroit to Colorado Springs eight years ago, he brought along...

  • Pikes Pub: Colorado Springs-area craft distillers making their mark

    Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015

    If you've attended a beer festival or bellied up to a craft bar (with a liquor-loving friend) in recent years, you've probably noticed suds aren't the only local soul-quenchers to be found. Sure, there's often hard cider and maybe wine, but more and more it's craft spirits appearing...

  • Roman's odyssey: The tale of a stolen dog in Manitou Springs

    Updated: Mon, May 18, 2015

    Sometime during the evening of May 2, the front door of Elizabeth Schnepp and Jeremy Geschke's Manitou Springs home blew open and the couple's 2-year-old American Staffordshire terrier, Roman, went roamin'. What truly ensued in the three and a half days that followed, only Roman...

  • San Juan Mountain Range: Watering hole in Colorado

    Updated: Thu, May 14, 2015

    Ska Brewing Co.: There’s a kind-of-scandalous back story about how Ska was born from founders’ attempts to get drunk while still underage, but craft beer fans are willing to see the brewery for what it is today: a funky trendsetter in the craft beer industry. More info: skabrewing.

  • San Juan Mountain Range: Historic spot in Colorado

    Updated: Thu, May 14, 2015

    Mesa Verde National Park: This UNESCO World Heritage Site, the nation’s largest archaeological preserve, contains some of the world’s better-preserved cliff dwellings, constructed by the Ancestral Puebloan people who lived in the region between 600 and 1300 AD. More info: nps.

  • San Juan Mountain Range: Two views for postcards in Colorado

    Updated: Thu, May 14, 2015

    Bridal Veil Falls: The tallest free-falling waterfalls in the state drop 365 feet at the end of a box canyon in Telluride. Reach the falls via hiking and off-road trails, or enjoy the views at 10,500 feet from inside the mountain town’s gondola, which is free. More info:...

  • Southern Front Range: Site to view animals

    Updated: Thu, May 14, 2015

    Serenity Springs Wildlife Center: The center is home to more than 120 big cats, including lions, tigers, leopards and bobcats, surrendered or rescued from unsafe and inhumane environments and living situations. The center is open weekends for guided walking tours for $10. More info:...

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