More Stephanie Earls Articles

  • Colorado Springs' Feast of Saint Arnold offers chance to imbibe

    Updated: Fri, Jun 13, 2014

    When the patron saint of beer invites you to knock back a few, you do what the patron saint of beer asks. We care about our eternal souls that way. Plus, how many chances do you get to drink (samples of) beer on the grounds of a 1920s church, with a canonical blessing? The second...

  • From the grave: Colorado Springs actors to bring history to life this summer

    Published: Mon, Jun 9, 2014

    Colorado Springs' Evergreen Cemetery is a survey course in history, in stone. The 220-acre cemetery, established by Gen. William Jackson Palmer and deeded to the city in 1875, marks the final resting place of the region's late power brokers, politicians and personalities - as well as...

  • "A Mom for Umande" tells the tale of an orphaned gorilla at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

    Published: Mon, Jun 9, 2014

    When Maria Faulconer was a child, she sat at her mother's knee for readings of the fairy tales of their Austrian homeland. Those darkly captivating stories - of slumbering princesses and magic - marked the beginning of Faulconer's love for storytelling and a life-long romance with...

  • Learn coupon skills at Colorado Springs workshop

    Published: Mon, Jun 9, 2014

    Self-taught coupon expert and reality show veteran Kelly Gibbs is returning to Colorado Springs on June 19 to lead two workshops on couponing. A series of Gazette-sponsored presentations by Gibbs drew standing room-only crowds in April, as deal-seekers turned out en masse for tips on...

  • Little bison unlocks a big gift of writing for Colorado Springs painter

    Published: Fri, Jun 6, 2014

    Colorado Springs artist and teacher Martha Mans is best known for her work in watercolor. Her paintings have been exhibited in galleries from New York City to Tokyo and can be seen in The Broadmoor Galleries. Mans has never fancied herself a writer. Illustrating and writing a...

  • Sisters of Mount Saint Francis celebrate 60th with benefit concert

    Updated: Sun, Jun 1, 2014

    The Sisters of Saint Francis of Perpetual Adoration will celebrate 60 years at Mount Saint Francis in Colorado Springs with a fundraising concert to benefit Women Partnering, a 12-year-old program serving low-income women and children on the Front Range. Opened in 1909 by the Modern...

  • European-style aerial park built at the base of box canyon near Salida

    Updated: Sun, Jun 1, 2014

    Salida - Monty Holmes surveys his domain - 30 acres of rugged canyon land in the heart of the Rockies - and sees, well, zombies. Ziplining zombies, to be exact. It's the plot of the movie he recently helped script, wherein a zombie miner bites a rafter who goes on to infect a group...

  • Colorado Springs resident featured in 4th season of ABC's 'Extreme Weight Loss'

    Updated: Mon, May 26, 2014

    Whatever your opinion of reality shows, one thing is for sure: They know how to work a cliffhanger. Information being a big reveal's worst enemy, here's what we're able to share about Tuesday's season four premiere of "Extreme Weight Loss," the ABC series chronicling the yearlong,...

  • People need to act FAST when suffering stroke

    Published: Mon, May 26, 2014

    ichard Bond was on the phone, placing an obituary for his mother last fall, when the dizziness set in and the headache began to crescendo. He popped two aspirins and forged through the dismal task; by the time he hung up the phone, he realized the entire left side of his body felt...

  • The Hanger celebrates one year clothing Colorado Springs foster teens

    Updated: Mon, May 19, 2014

    Like a benevolent cobbler elf, the Shoe Man visits The Hanger weekly to share his largesse: brand-new, famous label offerings, the perfect wardrobe additions for today's stylish teens. He shares his wares but not his name, preferring to remain simply an anonymous benefactor. "He's...