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Eat Well: Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with guiltless lower-calorie recipes

Tue, May 3, 2016 - 7:26 AM 0

Guilt-free eating and Mexican food don't generally go hand in hand - especially if you're on a weight-watching program with your sights set...


The Country Life: Antique store near Colorado Springs contributed to mayor's downfall, brought touch of Hollywood

Mon, May 2, 2016 - 12:25 PM 0

In its nearly 30-year history, Cadillac Jack's has contributed to the downfall of a mayor, brought a touch of Hollywood to the Colorado...

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The chicken soup you need now - Greek avgolemono with rice
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I have wanted to make this soup forever, and I have no idea what's been stopping me. Avgolemono is the chicken soup of Greece and, as we know, pretty...

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Looking for a comforting chicken dish? Look to India's kadhi
By: - 0 Wed, May 4, 2016

Type "chicken recipe" into Google and watch as millions of suggestions line up, page after page, at your beck and call. There is no shortage of ways...

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Spring's return means it's easy to enjoy our greens again
By: - 0 Wed, May 4, 2016

This is one of the prettier dishes to dress a spring table. After months of delicious but (let's face it) mostly brown food, my appetite is primed...

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Dinner in 25 minutes: Chicken With Smoked Paprika and Almonds
By: - 0 Wed, May 4, 2016

Well, the prep for the dish took longer than the title of the cookbook it came from would indicate, but that's a minor quibble. The sweet variety of...

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Pikes Pub: Iron Bird Brewing's success helps fuel rebirth of once-blighted area
By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Wed, May 4, 2016

The new sweeping mural inside Iron Bird Brewing Co. depicts two mad scientists in a laboratory of fermenters and brew kettles - one wearing a white...

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Colorado Springs chef and a liquor store owner offer tips for a Kentucky Derby Day party
By: Teresa Farney - 0 Wed, May 4, 2016

Although time has run out when it comes to securing a decent seat at Churchill Downs for the Kentucky Derby, there's still time to invite friends...

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Ready to break the rules on salade nicoise? Grab a tomato
By: - 0 Tue, May 3, 2016

Salade nicoise was the first recipe I made when I lived in France, a country that would become my second home.

At the time I was 19, spending a...

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His mom publicly compared him to killer Adam Lanza. Now the teen is opening up about his bipolar disorder.
By: - 0 Tue, May 3, 2016

"My name is Eric Walton," the teenager said, standing center stage at a Tedx event in April. "At the age of 13, I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder...

Colorado Springs area wellness events starting May 3, 2016
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Health Notes appears on a space-available basis, free for nonprofits. Send information at least two weeks in advance: Email...

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First parrot cafe in the United States to open in Colorado Springs
By: Jen Mulson - 0 Mon, May 2, 2016

Sterling is having a tantrum on his perch at The Perch, the first parrot cafe in the nation.

The 13-year-old, sky blue, golden yellow and...

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Fun & games
By: - 0 Mon, May 2, 2016

On the trail, in the water or on the lawn, let your dog in on some Olympic-inspired fun with new gear and activities. And remember: Safety is key...

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Around the house: Lose the tennis balls, make your own tire stop for the garage
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Dear Ken: I need a way to figure out how far to pull my car into the garage. I've tried tennis balls hanging from the ceiling, but they are always in...

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AROUND TOWN: Chuck Murphy's photos auctioned for families of special kids
By: Linda Navarro - 0 Mon, May 2, 2016

The photographs were each a moment in time from philanthropist businessman and developer Chuck Murphy's travels to fascinating spots around the globe...

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AROUND TOWN: Thanking the Ronald McDonald House volunteers
By: Linda Navarro - 0 Mon, May 2, 2016

Mr. "I wear size 29 EEE shoes" was on hand for an event carrying his name as Ronald McDonald House Charities saluted its volunteers for donating...

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Best of the Springs: Top 10 bed and breakfasts
By: - 0 Mon, May 2, 2016

Here is a list of the Pikes Peak region's best bed and breakfasts, using reader voting from the Best of the Springs magazine and

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A meaningful Ride For Heroes starts at Fort Carson
By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Mon, May 2, 2016

The skinny freshman appeared at Coach Moe's door an hour before class on that first day of school in the fall of 1989. He looked Mike Maiurro square...

Colorado Springs area nonprofit community events starting May 1, 2016
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100+Men Who Care - 5:30 p.m. Monday, El Paso Club, 30 E. Platte Ave.;

Golf Classic - 12:30 p.m....

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AROUND TOWN: Country Couture stylish support for therapeutic riding center
By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, May 1, 2016

It was a Country Couture crowd as the 35th anniversary of Pikes Peak Therapeutic Riding Center was celebrated in Western style April 22 at Swan House...

Colorado Springs area volunteer opportunities starting May 1, 2016
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These agencies need volunteer help. Call about specific opportunities and time commitment.

- Council for Educational...

Colorado Springs area literary events starting May 1, 2016
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Author Signing - David Wagner will sign "Murder Most Unfortunate," 11 a.m. Saturday, Barnes & Noble, 795 Citadel Drive East;...

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New year visit to Cambodian Buddhist temple in Denver feels like home
By: Chhun Sun - 0 Sun, May 1, 2016

The first time I looked up the Cambodian Buddhist temple on Google Maps, I thought it was small. So unassuming, so unspectacular that I told my...

Colorado travel calendar starting May 1, 2016
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Be sure to call before you go. Many events are free; some charge admission or require tickets. Events are subject to change....

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Easy comfort dinner? All you need is 1 pan, lots of paprika
By: - 0 Wed, May 4, 2016

Chicken paprikash is the kind of dish that reveals itself immediately and inarguably as comfort food, even if you've never eaten it.

It's a...

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Cracker Jack replaces beloved plastic toys with QR codes and a 'mobile experience'
By: - 0 Sat, Apr 30, 2016

It's the seventh inning, "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" just echoed through the park and you've decided, because you're hungry or maybe just a sucker...

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Toast mom with savory and sweet topped toasted breads for a satisfying meal
By: Teresa Farney - 0 Fri, Apr 29, 2016

To honor Mom on her special day, propose a toast.

No, not the bubbly kind. Rather, a toasted piece of bread topped with savory or sweet...

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Colorado Springs churches to offer free screenings of popular movie to celebrate National Day of Prayer
By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Fri, Apr 29, 2016

To celebrate National Day of Prayer on May 5, faith-based retailer Family Christian is partnering with churches across the country to present free...

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Q conference in Colorado urges Christians to engage changing culture
By: - 0 Fri, Apr 29, 2016

Twenty-five years ago, Focus on the Family backed Colorado's Amendment 2, a divisive, anti-gay-rights measure. But last month, Jim Daly, president of...

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Road to gender equality better by bike, Colorado human rights activist says
By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Thu, Apr 28, 2016

On a bike as in life, the biggest challenges often are environmental.

When Shannon Galpin set out in 2010 to be the first person to ride a...

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May is National Stroke Awareness Month
By: - 0 Thu, Apr 28, 2016

According to the American Stroke Association, stroke threatens millions of lives; one occurring every 40 seconds and taking a life approximately...

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Sizzling Signature Gala Is Helping Local Animals

Thu, Apr 14, 2016 - 12:18 PM 0

In just a few weeks, one of Colorado Springs must-attend galas of the year, the 2016 Fur Ball is being hosted by the Humane Society of the...

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