More Stephanie Earls Articles

  • 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...

  • Smiling Toad Brewery opens new location, loses unique Colorado Springs distinction

    Updated: Sun, Sep 7, 2014

    Last week was bittersweet for Smiling Toad Brewery. When doors opened Friday at the new location, 1757 S. 8th St., the brewery officially lost bragging rights as the tiniest in Colorado Springs. "Yes, we're growing up. It's a good thing," said head brewer and co-owner Fred Davis....

  • Marco's Pizza hosts Sunday fundraiser for Colorado Springs boy

    Published: Sat, Sep 6, 2014

    Marco's Pizza in Briargate will host a kid-friendly benefit event as well as donate a portion of all sales Sunday to the family of 4-year-old Logan Swearingen, a Colorado Springs boy who is fighting two major childhood diseases. Born with cystic fibrosis, a chronic illness that...