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Make a point to get lost when traveling to Italy

Sun, Dec 4, 2016 - 7:51 AM 0

Get lost. Really. The best advice for a visit to Venice and much of Italy is to take a few wrong turns and see where you end up. In Venice, it's...

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The Country Life: A driving school north of Colorado Springs where horses provide the horsepower

Sun, Dec 4, 2016 - 7:48 AM 0

You won't be grabbing the steering wheel or slamming on the brakes if you attend Bob Olson's driving school. In his school, the horsepower is provided by...

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Colorado Springs area literary events starting Dec. 5, 2016

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SIGNINGS Book Signing - Jan Brett will sign "Gingerbread Christmas," 5 p.m. Thursday, Barnes & Noble, 1565 Briargate Blvd.; 266-9960, janbrett.com....

Dear Donna: Rekindling a romance can wait til after the holidays
Dear Donna: Rekindling a romance can wait til after the holidays

By: - 0 Mon, Dec 5, 2016

Dear Donna, An old boyfriend connected with me on Facebook a few months ago. We have had hours of conversation and tons of texting. He lives in...

Pearl Harbor survivor, Colorado Springs resident helps bring hope in new book,
Pearl Harbor survivor, Colorado Springs resident helps bring hope in new book, "The Other Side of Infamy"

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My friendship with Jim Downing began because I needed help with hope. I was battling intense anxiety over lifelong theological questions and had...

Shake up the holidays with a homemade snow globe
Shake up the holidays with a homemade snow globe

By: - 0 Mon, Dec 5, 2016

If you have visited a big city, you've probably seen local monuments transformed into little globes filled with shimmering snow. They're fun to shake,...

Colorado Springs First Presbyterian Church hosts 28th 'Christmas Joy' concert
Colorado Springs First Presbyterian Church hosts 28th 'Christmas Joy' concert

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 9 hr ago

First Presbyterian Church's annual "Christmas Joy" concert is the fruit of countless hours of work by hundreds of hands and voices, but the equation at...

What's in a name? For Barbaras, it means not being a stranger
What's in a name? For Barbaras, it means not being a stranger

By: Chhun Sun - 0 10 hr ago

Growing up and attending schools in Colorado Springs during the 1980s and '90s was a unique experience for Barbara Pannell. She only knew one other...

Manitou Incline a labor of love for workers from Mexico
Manitou Incline a labor of love for workers from Mexico

By: Seth Boster - 0 14 hr ago

In his bright yellow vest, Colorado Springs resident Hugo Benitez stood at the base of the Manitou Incline Friday morning, smiling and nodding at the...

With Bloom'N Boots, Fountain mom saves solitary soles
With Bloom'N Boots, Fountain mom saves solitary soles

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 22 hr ago

A few months ago, Linda Quinlivan was driving near her home in Fountain when she spotted a funeral procession. "The first five or six trucks were...

'A Cowboy Christmas' is a holiday show with a twist - and a treat
'A Cowboy Christmas' is a holiday show with a twist - and a treat

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 22 hr ago

Allen Gasper soon will make a case unlike any in his 20 years as a Colorado Springs criminal trial attorney. This time, conviction is his goal. "If...

AROUND TOWN: Soccer Olympian Mia Hamm at Peak Vista's Breakfast of Champions
AROUND TOWN: Soccer Olympian Mia Hamm at Peak Vista's Breakfast of Champions

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Yesterday

One of the favorite nonprofit events each fall is the Peak Vista Breakfast of Champions and the big question in advance is always which Wheaties-box...

AROUND TOWN: Paralympians share their Rio stories at USABA breakfast
AROUND TOWN: Paralympians share their Rio stories at USABA breakfast

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Yesterday

Vibrant Olympic colors and revolving videos of Olympic/Paralympic greats circling the Hall of Fame Rotunda set the theme for the U.S. Association of...

Colorado Springs area nonprofit community events starting Dec. 4, 2016

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NONPROFIT COMMUNITY EVENTS December The Holiday White Party - 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, to benefit the Colorado Springs Conservatory, 5:30 p.m., Pikes Peak...

Looking for unique stocking stuffer? Try goat soap
Looking for unique stocking stuffer? Try goat soap

By: Bill Radford - 0 Sun, Dec 4, 2016

Last holiday season I wrote about Mary Sue Leistico and her Dewmar Acres, where she raises dairy goats. Each year she holds an open house where she...

Nonprofits, send us your fundraiser Save the Dates for 2017

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Dec 4, 2016

LOOKING AHEAD TO 2017 Nonprofits, send us information about your major fundraisers for 2017 and we'll compile a master calendar to run Jan. 1. It's...

Colorado Springs area volunteer opportunities starting Dec. 4, 2016

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HELPING HANDS These agencies need volunteer help. Call about specific opportunities and time commitment. - The American Numismatic Association...

Colorado Springs area religious events starting Dec. 4, 3016
Colorado Springs area religious events starting Dec. 4, 3016

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RELIGION CALENDAR Music/Stage SUNDAY "Hodie" - A celebration of Christmas around the world, 3 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 420 N. Nevada...

Manitou Incline has brand-new look after 15 weeks of repairs
Manitou Incline has brand-new look after 15 weeks of repairs

By: Seth Boster - 0 Fri, Dec 2, 2016

For the past 15 weeks, Clovis Johnston has felt uneasy at times, fidgety like an addict without medication. The Manitou Incline closed for repairs in...

163 Colorado Springs-area holiday events
163 Colorado Springs-area holiday events

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An updated list of events being held during the holiday season around the Pikes Peak region.

Colorado Springs area outdoor events starting Dec. 2, 2016
Colorado Springs area outdoor events starting Dec. 2, 2016

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ALMANAC Cycling ONGOING Pizzeria Rustica Cycling Club - 2 p.m. second Sundays, Pizzeria Rustica, 2527 W. Colorado Ave.; pizzeriarustica.com....

Enjoy the Manitou Incline without the pain with a 12-month calendar
Enjoy the Manitou Incline without the pain with a 12-month calendar

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Thu, Dec 1, 2016

After a 15-week closure for repairs, the Manitou Incline reopens Friday, but fans can passively enjoy - and actively support - their favorite slog to...

Incline 3.0 by the numbers: Tons of rocks, bear visits and more
Incline 3.0 by the numbers: Tons of rocks, bear visits and more

By: Seth Boster - 0 Thu, Dec 1, 2016

The Manitou Incline reopens Friday with a manicured lower level two years after a first phase of repairs cleaned up the middle portion and added...

On the run: How to train on snow and ice
On the run: How to train on snow and ice

By: - 0 Fri, Dec 2, 2016

Winter is coming. And that means there will be ice and snow on the trails and roads. So what's the best way to run on slick surfaces after logging...

Colorado's state parks: Mancos
Colorado's state parks: Mancos

By: Seth Boster - 0 Fri, Dec 2, 2016

Mancos Description: The San Juan Mountains offer the backdrop to calm waters spanning 200-plus acres at this southwestern getaway. The wakeless...

Colorado's fourteeners: Crestone Peak
Colorado's fourteeners: Crestone Peak

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Crestone Peak Elevation: 14,298 feet Range: Sangre de Cristo Crestone Peak stands highest at the center of a group of mountains known in the 1870s...

Have a foodie friend? Colorado Springs shops offer these 10 culinary gifts to please cooks
Have a foodie friend? Colorado Springs shops offer these 10 culinary gifts to please cooks

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Wed, Nov 30, 2016

Have a BFF who also happens to be a BFE (best foodie ever)? If so, you likely want to gift them with something useful and economical this holiday...

Wine Guy: Despite being disparaged in 'Sideways,' merlot remains popular
Wine Guy: Despite being disparaged in 'Sideways,' merlot remains popular

By: - 0 Wed, Nov 30, 2016

In the 1990s, the popularity of California merlot wines grew exponentially among American consumers. According to The Wine Institute, just over 15,000...

Colorado Springs area cooking classes and events starting Nov. 30, 2016

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WHAT'S COOKING CLASSES ONGOING Colorado State University Extension - 701 Court Street, Suite C, Pueblo. Registration: eventbrite.com, 719-583-6566....

White House unveils the Obamas’ last holiday decorations
White House unveils the Obamas’ last holiday decorations

By: - 0 Tue, Nov 29, 2016

At the first party of the Obamas’ last White House holiday season, Michelle Obama got a little emotional. As military families sat on gold ballroom...

New cat hotel in Colorado Springs offers different boarding option
New cat hotel in Colorado Springs offers different boarding option

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Tue, Nov 29, 2016

If Facebook memes are to be believed, cats have only one agenda - to annoy humans. Unsurprisingly, the owner of the new Catagonia Cat Hotel thinks...

Gazette readers offer alternatives to soft cooked egg breakfast
Gazette readers offer alternatives to soft cooked egg breakfast

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Tue, Nov 29, 2016

Readers were sympathetic about my breakup with soft cooked eggs: the topic of my Nov. 9 On Food column. I had a few Jazzercise gal pals express pity...

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Find the perfect holiday wreath and centerpiece

Fri, Dec 2, 2016 - 7:00 AM 0

Harding Nursery, Inc has everything needed to adorn a home with fresh, native greenery this holiday season. From wreaths and garland to...

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