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  • 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...

  • Customers get to make the call at Colorado Springs' newest brewery

    Updated: Mon, Jan 19, 2015

    When Dave Shaver and two business partners opened Brewer's Republic on Nevada Ave. in 2010, the goal was to give downtown Colorado Springs something it really didn't have at the time - a relaxed, intimate venue with a vast and ever-changing lineup of local and regional craft beers....

  • Rice cake pounding Saturday in Colorado Springs celebrates Japanese New Year

    Updated: Thu, Jan 15, 2015

    Those who marked the arrival of 2015 with a pounding head and wasted day can take a mulligan and restart the year right - by pounding rice at a traditional New Year's Mochitsuki celebration, sponsored by the Japan-America Society of Southern Colorado. For more than a decade, the...

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