More Stephanie Earls Articles

  • Rock and Worship Roadshow a night of music for the family

    Published: Sun, Feb 1, 2015

    In 2009, Christian rock band MercyMe bucked the Ticketmaster trend and took its Rock and Worship Roadshow to venues nationwide, charging $10 at the door. The move was a risk for the band and a hit with audiences. In the time since, the annual family-friendly tour featuring a roster...

  • America's Got Talent finalist Miguel Dakota at Pikes Peak Center

    Updated: Fri, Jan 30, 2015

    8 p.m. Saturday, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave.; $33-98; pikespeak, 799-4139 Sons of Monument are set to shine Saturday, when local celeb-turned-"America's Got Talent" finalist Miguel Dakota performs a benefit concert at Pikes Peak Center to support the Children's...

  • Great Fruitcake Toss returns to Manitou Springs

    Updated: Fri, Jan 30, 2015

    Noon-3 p.m. Saturday, Memorial Park, 502 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs; free, with suggested nonperishable food item donation; fruitcake or Manitou Springs Great Fruitcake Toss on Facebook Fruitcakes the world over shed candied tears of joy this month when it was...

  • SudSisters: Brews to consider when watching Super Bowl

    Updated: Wed, Jan 28, 2015

    On Sunday, the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks face off in professional football's biggest game - and fan party - of the season, Super Bowl XLIX. Have you considered your liquid itinerary? Last year, we had it easy - the Denver Broncos were in the Super Bowl. The local...

  • Colorado Springs drug study could help Meniere's Disease sufferers

    Updated: Tue, Jan 27, 2015

    Meniere's disease is a degenerative, incurable disorder of the inner ear that causes vertigo, vision problems and tinnitus on its way to possibly robbing a sufferer of the ability to hear. "The way I can explain mine is on a good day, it sounded like the wind was howling and there...

  • Dating apps more about looks and hook-up efficiency, duh

    Updated: Mon, Jan 26, 2015

    Remember the salad days of online dating? The painstaking hours you spent preening your profile on or the like, listing your likes and dislikes, answering soul-revealing questions such as "Would you ever eat something out of the trash?" and "How much do you weigh?" The...

  • More families opt to celebrate life with unique, personal services

    Updated: Sun, Jan 25, 2015

    Ruth Solazzi was born June 15, 1920. She was a dedicated teacher and opera singer who earned a master's degree in music in the early 1940s, at a time when only about 6 percent of females pursued higher education. She raised four children, was grandmother to nine and took pride in the...

  • Ute & Yeti pub opens at CityROCK

    Updated: Fri, Jan 23, 2015

    CityROCK Climbing Center celebrates the grand opening of its new, in-house pub and cafe, The Ute & Yeti,  3 p.m. at 21 N. Nevada Ave. The pub’s on the ground floor, so you don’t even have to climb stairs for your liquid reward. You don’t have to be a member of the Colorado...

  • Third week of January is critical time for resolutioners

    Updated: Tue, Jan 20, 2015

    Welcome to the third week of January. How's that fitness resolution going? By now, about one-fourth of those who vowed to lose weight and exercise more in 2015 have abandoned their goals, according to a study of consumer behavior by, an online market research hub. Don't...

  • Fountain man constructs doghouses to match owner's RVs

    Updated: Mon, Jan 19, 2015

    Let's get this out of the way: My Buddy RVs are not for dolls. The miniature campers, modeled after their life-sized counterparts, are strictly for the dogs - and their owners. "This almost became a Barbie RV ... almost," said Bob Ruston, of Fountain, a former heavy line mechanic...