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AROUND TOWN: Dream Centers' ministry for homeless/low-income women celebrates anniversary
AROUND TOWN: Dream Centers' ministry for homeless/low-income women celebrates anniversary

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Wed, Sep 28, 2016

For five years Dream Centers has been quietly helping local women, "bringing health and hope one life at a time," in the words of executive director...

It was a MACnificent night for the arts in Manitou
It was a MACnificent night for the arts in Manitou

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Wed, Sep 28, 2016

Startled guests stepped into the lobby of the Cliff House and looked up. And up and up. And laughed.

It was a MACnificent evening and the...

AROUND TOWN: They rocked the '60s for Silver Key's Meals on Wheels
AROUND TOWN: They rocked the '60s for Silver Key's Meals on Wheels

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Wed, Sep 21, 2016

The Ad Council's national "Let's Make it Happen" was tweaked a bit, becoming "Colorado Springs, Let's Make Lunch Happen."

It was Silver Key's...

AROUND TOWN: Lutheran Family Services goes to the galaxy to help refugees
AROUND TOWN: Lutheran Family Services goes to the galaxy to help refugees

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Wed, Sep 21, 2016

They rocketed through the "Galaxies of Giving" for some down-to-earth help for others as Lutheran Family Services celebrated its annual Innkeeper...

AROUND TOWN: COPPeR celebrates 10 years connecting folks with the arts
AROUND TOWN: COPPeR celebrates 10 years connecting folks with the arts

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Sep 18, 2016

There were toasts all around as arts supporters recently celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region and its...

AROUND TOWN: Griffith's Kitchen teams top chefs with young men changing their lives
AROUND TOWN: Griffith's Kitchen teams top chefs with young men changing their lives

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Wed, Sep 14, 2016

They were young men who didn't stand much of a chance. "At risk," some were called. "Delinquents." Not much of a future for them, they were...

AROUND TOWN: Rio gold-medal night makes history for Fine Arts Center, Colorado College
AROUND TOWN: Rio gold-medal night makes history for Fine Arts Center, Colorado College

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Wed, Sep 14, 2016

As organizers first planned the popular annual Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center season-opening gala early this year, little did they know what the...

AROUND TOWN: Bear Creek Nature Center turns 40 with BBQ benefit
AROUND TOWN: Bear Creek Nature Center turns 40 with BBQ benefit

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Wed, Aug 31, 2016

All in all it was an interesting evening with "Franklin Delano Roosevelt" discussing historic local Civilian Conservation Corps projects with guests...

AROUND TOWN: At the Pioneers Museum meet Colorado Springs history...and Pokemon
AROUND TOWN: At the Pioneers Museum meet Colorado Springs history...and Pokemon

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Wed, Aug 31, 2016

The Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum is an interesting combination of yesterday, today and tomorrow.

Inside, the grand building is the history...

AROUND TOWN: Colorado Springs' new fire chief's team cooks way to  TESSA Pasta in the Park crown
AROUND TOWN: Colorado Springs' new fire chief's team cooks way to TESSA Pasta in the Park crown

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Wed, Aug 24, 2016

When Colorado Springs firefighters boast of their prowess in the fire station kitchens, believe them.

A "Three Alarms" team led by new Fire...

AROUND TOWN: Regional Business Alliance networks 'An Evening in Tuscany' at Gold Hill Mesa
AROUND TOWN: Regional Business Alliance networks 'An Evening in Tuscany' at Gold Hill Mesa

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Aug 14, 2016

It was "An Evening in Tuscany," but no need to go that far away.

This evening event July 28 at Gold Hill Mesa Event Center was a time for wine,...

AROUND TOWN: Youth Symphony invites Philharmonic Guild to tea
AROUND TOWN: Youth Symphony invites Philharmonic Guild to tea

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Wed, Aug 10, 2016

Musicians throughout the community appreciate the support of the Colorado Springs Philharmonic Guild, said Colorado Springs Youth Symphony Orchestra...

AROUND TOWN: ADA's 26th year a time for passengers to honor bus and van drivers
AROUND TOWN: ADA's 26th year a time for passengers to honor bus and van drivers

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Tue, Aug 9, 2016

The Americans With Disabilities Act was signed 26 years ago, and for 2016 the focus is on transportation. What better way to celebrate than to have...

AROUND TOWN: Garden party benefits The Resource Exchange
AROUND TOWN: Garden party benefits The Resource Exchange

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Aug 7, 2016

A peaceful, bucolic place of beauty and art, the Historic Old North End gardens created by Rich Schell and Greg Wragge at their home were meant to be...

Endless Summer – Inside Out Promotion from Vantage Homes

Tue, Sep 6, 2016 - 7:56 AM 0

For those waiting on the sidelines, annoyed by rising rents and ready to find a place of your own, now is a great time to jump into...

Switchbacks Superhero night bursting with exciting exploits

Wed, Sep 28, 2016 - 2:25 PM 0

Calling all caped crusaders and crime fighting champions! The Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC need you for Superhero Night, on Saturday,...

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