Save this content for laterSave this content on your device for later, even while offline Sign in with FacebookSign in with your Facebook account Close

Lifestyle | Colorado Springs Gazette, News

Life

In Colorado ski country, 2018 is the year of the mountain coaster

Mon, Jan 15, 2018 - 2:20 PM 0

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS - By the tracks of North America's longest alpine coaster, all faces are smiling. But above, skiers rise on Steamboat Resort's Christie...

Life: Travel

How Colorado's Ice Castles became a fantasy attraction

Sun, Jan 14, 2018 - 4:09 PM 0

DILLON - The family entered the icy wonderland through an archway, and the father's response was much like his young son's. "Whoa, this is not what I...

Video

Life Headlines

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Thursday, January 18
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Thursday, January 18

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 6 hr ago

Here's a look at what's going on Thursday in the Colorado Springs area:...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Tuesday, Jan. 16
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Tuesday, Jan. 16

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 19 hr ago

Here's a look at what's going on Tuesday in the Colorado Springs area:...

He tried to hold in a sneeze and ended up in the hospital on a feeding tube
He tried to hold in a sneeze and ended up in the hospital on a feeding tube

By: - 0 19 hr ago

LONDON — Tempted to stifle a loud or untimely sneeze? Let it out instead, doctors in England warned Monday based on the very unusual case of a man who...

Homemade artisan pizza the real deal with right recipe and equipment
Homemade artisan pizza the real deal with right recipe and equipment

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Wed, Jan 17, 2018

I've become obsessed with artisanal pizza - not only eating it, but also making it - since I got an Uuni 3 Wood-Fired Pizza Oven under the Christmas...

It may not cure your cold, but the hot toddy sure can warm your heart
It may not cure your cold, but the hot toddy sure can warm your heart

By: - 0 19 hr ago

It's January, and all around me in the warren of cubicles, I hear the human groundhogs wheezing. Sneeze. Hack, hack, hack. Sniffle, sniffle. I try to...

A black bean dish to make you forget how cold it is outside
A black bean dish to make you forget how cold it is outside

By: - 0 Wed, Jan 17, 2018

There are black beans, and then there are black beans cooked with orange juice. If you haven't tried squeezing some in, it's a revelation - a Caribbean...

More firms offering 'pawternity' benefits

By: - 0 Tue, Jan 16, 2018

Think having a baby is rough? Try bringing home a puppy. All babies need is a couple of diaper changes, a few feedings and a burping session once in a...

Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Jan. 16, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Tue, Jan 16, 2018

ADOPTION FAIRS 9-Lives Rescue Inc. - For cats and kittens, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, PetSmart, 2965 New Center Point; 591-4640; colorado9lives.com....

New study ranks healthy airline food options. (Hint: Bring your own.)
New study ranks healthy airline food options. (Hint: Bring your own.)

By: - 0 Tue, Jan 16, 2018

Airplane food tends to be more of a punchline than a pleasure. Yet at 35,000 feet, even a forlorn-looking tray can entertain and sustain a captive...

Colorado Springs area wellness events starting Jan. 16

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Tue, Jan 16, 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...

Live Well: Paradigm shifts are a good thing
Live Well: Paradigm shifts are a good thing

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Tue, Jan 16, 2018

I appreciate it when someone can help me reframe my paradigm - especially when that someone doesn't even realize he's doing it. I ran into a longtime...

The germiest places you encounter every day
The germiest places you encounter every day

By: - 0 Tue, Jan 16, 2018

It's 6 a.m. Your alarm shrieks, and you hit the snooze button. You have just deposited germs on your clock. Most of us cringe when strangers cough or...

What to do in Steamboat Springs during your Colorado winter getaway
What to do in Steamboat Springs during your Colorado winter getaway

By: Seth Boster - 0 Mon, Jan 15, 2018

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS - While the alpine coaster is a new, nontraditional source of outdoor fun in town, this gem of Colorado's northwest has built its...

Skiing Colorado: Slopes legendary near this iconic town
Skiing Colorado: Slopes legendary near this iconic town

By: Seth Boster - 0 Mon, Jan 15, 2018

Center to Telluride Ski Resort's logo is a miner's pickax - a nod to the history of one of Colorado's most iconic towns. Tucked in the heart of the San...

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Monday, Jan. 15
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Monday, Jan. 15

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Mon, Jan 15, 2018

Here's a look at what's going on Monday in the Colorado Springs area:...

Colorado Springs community breakfast, dance performance among MLK Day events
Colorado Springs community breakfast, dance performance among MLK Day events

By: Liz Forster - 0 Mon, Jan 15, 2018

Colorado College is holding a community breakfast, a march and musical and dance performances Monday to mark the birthday and civil rights legacy of...

Colorado Springs' MLK celebration kicks off amid nation's racial fractures
Colorado Springs' MLK celebration kicks off amid nation's racial fractures

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Mon, Jan 15, 2018

On the eve of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Colorado Springs church and community leaders paid tribute to the civil rights icon who was assassinated 50...

Happy Trails: Templeton Trail, Palmer Park
Happy Trails: Templeton Trail, Palmer Park

By: Seth Boster - 0 Tue, Jan 16, 2018

Templeton Trail, Palmer Park Palmer Park is the rugged, wild escape that Gen. William Jackson Palmer intended for Colorado Springs residents when he...

AROUND TOWN: 2017 Colorado Springs Debutantes part of a 51-year tradition
AROUND TOWN: 2017 Colorado Springs Debutantes part of a 51-year tradition

By: Linda Navarro - Sun, Jan 14, 2018

A formal 51-year holiday tradition celebrated 24 local young women as the 2017 Colorado Springs Debutantes Dec. 22 at The Broadmoor International...

Colorado Springs area nonprofit community events starting Jan. 14, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sun, Jan 14, 2018

Nonprofit community events in and around Colorado Springs.

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Sunday, Jan. 14
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Sunday, Jan. 14

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sun, Jan 14, 2018

Here's a look at what's going on Sunday in the Colorado Springs area:...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting Jan. 14, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sun, Jan 14, 2018

Music/Stage/Art SATURDAY Zahari Methkov with Tsvetana Bandalovska - 7 p.m., Tri-Lakes United Methodist Church, 20256 Hunting Downs Way, Monument, $10...

Ten Commandments monument attracts Texas shoppers, not protesters
Ten Commandments monument attracts Texas shoppers, not protesters

By: - 0 Sun, Jan 14, 2018

Ten Commandment monuments erected in Alabama, Oklahoma and New Mexico have brought lawsuits and removals. But when an 800-pound granite tablet...

TV showing the dark side of playing God
TV showing the dark side of playing God

By: - 0 Sun, Jan 14, 2018

Theologians and other thinkers have described God in many ways over the centuries. God is a stern father. He's a mechanistic prime mover. He's a...

Colorado Springs area literary events starting Jan. 14, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sat, Jan 13, 2018

Book signings, writers workshops and other literary events in and around Colorado Springs.

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Saturday, Jan. 13
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Saturday, Jan. 13

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sat, Jan 13, 2018

Here's a look at what's going on Saturday in the Colorado Springs area:...

Will the internet destroy the great outdoors?
Will the internet destroy the great outdoors?

By: - 0 Sat, Jan 13, 2018

Upon the creation and development of something truly new, it’s often hard to tell exactly how that invention will eventually be used. Do you think Tim...

Colorado Springs chef opens a pupuseria serving foods of El Salvador
Colorado Springs chef opens a pupuseria serving foods of El Salvador

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Fri, Jan 12, 2018

It all started at the farmers market in 2011. Monse Hines from Chalchuapa, El Salvador, started selling her homemade pupusas at markets that summer....

Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Wednesday, January 17
Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Wednesday, January 17

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Fri, Jan 12, 2018

Here's a look at what's going on Wednesday in the Colorado Springs area:...

Gabi Shull to perform at Colorado Springs benefit for Zach Sobiech Osteosarcoma Fund
Gabi Shull to perform at Colorado Springs benefit for Zach Sobiech Osteosarcoma Fund

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Fri, Jan 12, 2018

Don't let the prosthetic leg fool you. Gabi Shull, a 16-year-old from Warrensburg, Mo., is quiet but mighty, a petite fighter who didn't let cancer...

WATCH: The legacy of La-Z-Boy started here

Wed, Dec 13, 2017 - 9:28 AM 0

La-Z-Boy invented the reclining chair in 1927, and to this day is the world’s leading recliner offering rocker, wall, gliding, swivel and...

Lifestyle videos:

Most Read