More Stephanie Earls Articles

  • Free Comic Book Day kicks off Children's Book Week

    Published: Mon, Apr 27, 2015

    Thirty years ago, indulging a love of comic books required something of a hero's journey: a descent to otherworldly realms, encounters with strange beings and a return to the "real world" full of wondrous tales. Comics were on the geek fringe, "a secret handshake, secret society kind...

  • Fountain woman's chicken rental an egg-citing business

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    In this story, the chicken comes first. Then the eggs, and then - given a long enough timeline, in theory - the nation. For now, the homesteading and locavore movements still are tilling at the edge of mainstream, but if a growing interest in small-scale and urban farming ventures is...

  • Americans most motivated to clean house for company

    Published: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    The world might hold fewer neatniks than observation alone would have us believe. A recent survey commissioned by the CLR cleaning product company revealed what professional house cleaners long have known: A majority of Americans (64 percent) are most motivated to clean when company's...

  • Taste of Old Colorado City celebrates Colorado Springs' west side

    Updated: Thu, Apr 23, 2015

    1-4 p.m. Sunday, Bancroft Park, 2408 W. Colorado Ave., $30-$35, $10 ages 5-12, free ages 4 and younger; must buy tickets online, info@tasteofocc.com, tasteofocc.com. Over the years that it's served as a town square and hub for the city's historic west-side commercial district,...

  • SudSisters: The brew run tradition runs deep in Colorado

    Updated: Wed, Apr 22, 2015

    A team of new brewers entered the field this month when the Colorado Springs Sky Sox played their season opener at Security Service Field - the club's first game as the top affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers, which it joined in a two-year player development contract last year. Seems...

  • Money Museum in Colorado Springs celebrates World's Fairs for National Coin Week

    Updated: Mon, Apr 20, 2015

    Before technology could bring the planet to the people, if you wanted to know - and see and experience - what was happening in the world, you went to the fair. The World's Fair, that is. Since the first "World Expo" in London in 1851, the often months-long expositions have served...

  • Colorado Springs woman who inspired 'Peanuts' character has died

    Updated: Mon, Apr 20, 2015

    Louanne (Clark) Van Pelt was a new bride when she moved to the Springs with her husband, Philip, after World War II. Philip hadn't known Charles Schulz when they served together in the U.S. Army's 20th Armored Division, but they recognized one another when they crossed paths in the...

  • 'Clear voice' of emerging church, Nadia Bolz-Weber to speak in Colorado Springs

    Updated: Sun, Apr 19, 2015

    The rough-edged, outspoken founding pastor of Denver's House for All Sinners and Saints, Nadia Bolz-Weber, can challenge preconceived notions on both sides of the aisle - mainstream America and its body-modified progeny. "She's covered with tattoos, so she has a very intriguing image...

  • Find advice on remodeling, landscaping and more at Colorado Springs home show

    Updated: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    Know how you look (and feel) when you first wake up in the morning? That's your yard right now. When properties emerge from a long winter's nap, it's rarely a pretty sight. "It's the time of year when people are getting outside and looking at their yards and saying, 'I need help,'"...

  • Colorado Springs artists: Craft beer needs your help!

    Updated: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    Calling all craft beer fans-slash-artists...and artists who don’t drink beer and beer drinkers who want to give art a try. Roaring Fork Beer Company invites you to create a design celebrating the 44th Carbondale Mountain Fair. The winning entry will be featured on a poster as well as...

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