More Stephanie Earls Articles

  • Beers ease fears at Haunted Brew Fest

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    Relax: The goal of The Haunted Brew Fest isn’t to startle you into spilling your beer. They’ll leave that to the “real” haunted houses. With 50 breweries from Colorado and beyond pouring samples of 140 different beers, the Halloween-themed festival, 1-6 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Colorado...

  • We want you: A spooky story in need of an ending

    Yesterday

    Gazette reporter Stephanie Earls has written the beginning to a spooky tale. How it ends is up to you. Creative writers in grades 1 through 8 are invited to finish the story, in 250 words or less, for the chance to win Halloween-themed prizes and, for one overall winner, publication of...

  • Watch: Colorado Springs group researches, re-enacts medieval English combat arts

    Yesterday

    In a few centuries, when reruns of "Game of Thrones" and "Lord of the Rings" spark an obsession with medieval English swordplay on campuses galaxy-wide, fans won't have to look far for a playbook. Those lucky future geeks will be able to turn to the compendiums of The Black Falcon...

  • Cheyenne Mountain Zoo wins prestigious award for exhibit

    Updated: Wed, Sep 24, 2014

    Cheyenne Mountain Zoo received top design honors from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums for its Encounter Africa exhibit, a 
$13.5 million, 10-acre addition that opened in 2013 to showcase elephants, lions, meerkats and black rhinoceros. The prestigious award - bestowed this...

  • Case of NFL star stirs debate over corporal punishment

    Updated: Mon, Sep 22, 2014

    In May, when National Football League star Adrian Peterson broke off a tree branch outside his Texas home, stripped it of leaves and gave his 4-year-old a "whooping" after the boy misbehaved, he was using the same kind of discipline he received as a child growing up in East Texas - the...

  • Colorado Springs couple honored for 50 years of parish work

    Published: Sun, Sep 21, 2014

    Edwin and Lea Zorn, longtime parishioners at Sacred Heart Church in Colorado Springs, are among six recipients of the Spirit of Holy Cross Award, bestowed annually by the United States Province of Priests and Brothers to honor the work of Congregation of Holy Cross laypeople in the...

  • This bug's for you, German beers

    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    This, from the TMI department: A recent study of 24 German beers revealed the suds contained a host of exotic, unintentional ingredients, from tiny pieces of glass to an almost pristine bug carcass. Researchers say none of the contaminants found are technically harmful to humans,...

  • Fun run and brew fest to benefit Colorado Springs animal welfare group

    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    Celebrate the last Saturday of summer in a manner summer would applaud — with dogs, a little exercise (for a good cause) and beer — at the 6th annual Pawtoberfest, a 5k fun run and festival at Bear Creek Regional Park in Colorado Springs benefits the Humane Society of the...

  • 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...

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