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Colorado Springs fans of healthy eating scooping up refreshing acai bowls

Wed, Jun 20, 2018 - 11:04 AM 0

First, let's say it right: "acai" is pronounced ah-sigh-EE. Nothing puts a smile on the face of a food server quicker than a mispronounced "acai." Next,...

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Tommy Fergerson, one-armed skydiver, on tragedy, recovery, and living life

Thu, Jun 21, 2018 - 10:19 AM 0

“I’d much rather die living than risk dying without having lived at all.” It was a rendition of a phrase I’d heard before, but this time, it meant more....

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Legendary Colorado Springs nightclub owner Fannie Mae Duncan being immortalized in bronze
Legendary Colorado Springs nightclub owner Fannie Mae Duncan being immortalized in bronze

By: Rachel Riley - 0 2 hr ago

A bronze tribute to a beloved local African-American entrepreneur will greet visitors next year a block from where her legendary downtown Colorado...

Colorado Springs area volunteer opportunities starting June 22, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Fri, Jun 22, 2018

These agencies need volunteers. Call about opportunities and time commitment. - American Advertising Federation of Colorado Springs - Email...

Summer solstice is Thursday: 5 things to know about the longest day of the year
Summer solstice is Thursday: 5 things to know about the longest day of the year

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This Thursday is the summer solstice, that enchanting day each year when sunlight reigns supreme and nighttime almost seems like an afterthought. It is...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Thursday, June 21
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Thursday, June 21

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Wed, Jun 20, 2018

Here's a look at what's going on Thursday in the Colorado Springs area:      FESTIVALS Through Aug. 12: Colorado Shakespeare...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Saturday, June 23
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Saturday, June 23

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Wed, Jun 20, 2018

Here's a look at what's going on Saturday in the Colorado Springs area:      FESTIVALS Through Aug. 12: Colorado Shakespeare...

AROUND TOWN: Pam Keller receives top United Way award for program helping Mitchell students graduate
AROUND TOWN: Pam Keller receives top United Way award for program helping Mitchell students graduate

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Wed, Jun 20, 2018

Pam Keller, who with her husband Dave is the Keller of Keller Homes, received Pikes Peak United Way's top 2018 volunteer honor, the S. Jerrard Smith...

4 weeknight pastas come together faster than it takes to boil water
4 weeknight pastas come together faster than it takes to boil water

By: - 0 Wed, Jun 20, 2018

For pasta lovers like me, Sundays are for long-simmered ragùs and, when I'm feeling really ambitious, homemade noodles. For the rest of the week, I can...

A no-cook meal that might change your mind about canned tuna
A no-cook meal that might change your mind about canned tuna

By: - 0 Wed, Jun 20, 2018

Here's a simple meal that's al fresco friendly. Take it to an outdoor concert, a ballgame or your backyard patio. Colorful bell pepper and carrot add...

Make one-pan Spanish Eggs and Potatoes, and you'll learn to fry
Make one-pan Spanish Eggs and Potatoes, and you'll learn to fry

By: - 0 Wed, Jun 20, 2018

Potatoes, onion and eggs make a trio that promises good eating and many possibilities. The classic tortilla Española is a prime example, and some of my...

Colorado Springs area cooking classes and events starting June 20, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Wed, Jun 20, 2018

CLASSES ONGOING Authentic Indian Recipes - 2840 Helmsdale Drive. Cost and registration: 304-6111, polkadotsandcurry.com. - Meatless Monday -...

Easy, perfectly peeled hard-cooked eggs from pressure cooker
Easy, perfectly peeled hard-cooked eggs from pressure cooker

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Wed, Jun 20, 2018

I admit it, I've bored many a party companion with my excitement over the perfect hard-cooked eggs I made using a pressure cooker. But you can't blame...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Friday, June 22
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Friday, June 22

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Tue, Jun 19, 2018

Here's a look at what's going on Friday in the Colorado Springs area:      FESTIVALS Through Aug. 12: Colorado Shakespeare...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Wednesday, June 20
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Wednesday, June 20

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Tue, Jun 19, 2018

Here's a look at what's going on Tuesday in the Colorado Springs area:      FESTIVALS Through Aug. 12: Colorado Shakespeare...

Live Well: Monument woman racks up 50 years of daily runs
Live Well: Monument woman racks up 50 years of daily runs

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Tue, Jun 19, 2018

Last year on Labor Day, Carol Bohannon celebrated a noteworthy stat: 50 years of running. Every single day. "I jog every day. Sometimes it goes to a...

Lessons from Colorado's ultimate dinosaur graveyard
Lessons from Colorado's ultimate dinosaur graveyard

By: Seth Boster - 0 Tue, Jun 19, 2018

Jensen, Utah - The Dinosaur Diamond Scenic Byway climbs north, high to epic overlooks of a forested basin, before it tumbles back to the desert that...

5 facts about dinosaurs in Colorado: From a beast in Garden of the Gods to a T. rex discovery
5 facts about dinosaurs in Colorado: From a beast in Garden of the Gods to a T. rex discovery

By: Seth Boster - 0 Tue, Jun 19, 2018

While Dinosaur National Monument is perhaps the West's most striking hub of prehistoric remains, you don't have to go as far as state lines to...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Tuesday, June 19
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Tuesday, June 19

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Mon, Jun 18, 2018

Here's a look at what's going on Tuesday in the Colorado Springs area:      FESTIVALS Through Aug. 12: Colorado Shakespeare...

Hot springs in Colorado: This Colorado hot spring was frequented by U.S. presidents
Hot springs in Colorado: This Colorado hot spring was frequented by U.S. presidents

By: Seth Boster - 0 Mon, Jun 18, 2018

Indian Hot Springs in Idaho Springs is rooted in a history that goes deeper than the mining days that made the surrounding town famous. Before the...

AROUND TOWN: Brunch guests bid high for latest handbags, help Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary send kids to camp
AROUND TOWN: Brunch guests bid high for latest handbags, help Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary send kids to camp

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Mon, Jun 18, 2018

The Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary added something popular and new for their spring brunch: Coach, Kate Spade and Dooney & Burke. And they sold...

Compulsive video-game playing could be mental health problem
Compulsive video-game playing could be mental health problem

By: - 0 Mon, Jun 18, 2018

GENEVA — The World Health Organization says some obsessive video gamers may really have an addiction. In its latest revision to a disease...

Colorful Colorado: State's oldest shoe store endures life's changes
Colorful Colorado: State's oldest shoe store endures life's changes

By: Seth Boster - 0 Mon, Jun 18, 2018

GRAND JUNCTION - Bruce Benge ruffles through the clutter of the shoe store's back room, determined to find the picture. "There's a lot of cleaning...

Colorado Springs area wellness events starting June 19, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Tue, Jun 19, 2018

Health Notes appears on a space-available basis, free for nonprofits. Listings appear at the discretion of The Gazette. Send information at least two...

It's easy being green with this vivid, spicy chicken soup
It's easy being green with this vivid, spicy chicken soup

By: - 0 Tue, Jun 19, 2018

I am forever game to try yet another chicken soup recipe, especially when it comes together as easily as this one. It's based on a restorative soup...

Research comes to surprising conclusion about marathon runners and arthritis

By: - 0 Tue, Jun 19, 2018

A new study comes to the somewhat counterintuitive conclusion that marathon runners have less arthritis than non-runners. Serious runners would seem...

Bulgur + lamb = good stuff on the grill
Bulgur + lamb = good stuff on the grill

By: - 0 Tue, Jun 19, 2018

Our food culture today allows little room for middle ground, as if you must choose between Team Meat and Team Meatless. But that all-or-nothing notion...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Monday, June 18
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Monday, June 18

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Mon, Jun 18, 2018

Here's a look at what's going on Monday in the Colorado Springs area:      FESTIVALS Through Aug. 12: Colorado Shakespeare...

Colorado Springs area outdoor events starting June 18, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Mon, Jun 18, 2018

Cycling SATURDAY AND SUNDAY Demo Days - Bike Demos, equipment exhibitors and more, Base Village, Snowmass Village; snowmassdemodays.com. Hiking...

Happy Trails: Chief Mountain boasts 14er-style views
Happy Trails: Chief Mountain boasts 14er-style views

By: Seth Boster - 0 Mon, Jun 18, 2018

Chief Mountain, Arapaho National Forest We accompanied noted mountaineer John Kirk for the short but steep trek up Chief Mountain. He's climbed every...

From canopy walk to gator-filled waters, this Florida park offers wildlife aplenty
From canopy walk to gator-filled waters, this Florida park offers wildlife aplenty

By: - 0 Sun, Jun 17, 2018

SARASOTA, Fla. - The only thing more worrying than seeing a bunch of alligators around your canoe is not seeing them but knowing darn well they are...

Televangelist wants followers to pay for a $54 million private jet. His fourth plane.
Televangelist wants followers to pay for a $54 million private jet. His fourth plane.

By: - 0 Sun, Jun 17, 2018

If Jesus were to descend from heaven and set foot on 21st century Earth, the redeemer probably would pass on riding on a donkey. "He'd be on an...

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The Seven Layers of Design - Part IV - Presented by La-Z-Boy Furniture of Colorado Springs

Wed, Jun 6, 2018 - 4:35 PM

La-Z-Boy of Colorado Springs' award-winning interior design team has spent decades turning their customers' dreams into realities. Expert...

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