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  • Colorado Springs area To Do Today calendar for Feb. 27, 2015

    On TV "Sex Box," 8 p.m., WE tv: This horrible new therapy series puts a lot more in its box than "Saturday Night Live" ever stuffed into its own. Troubled couples get it on in an opaque cube in front of a studio audience, then exit the enclosure to talk about it. TRIBUNE NEWS sERVICE Birthdays Actress Joanne Woodward is 85. Opera...

  • How to make the most of these snow days

    School was canceled, but fifth-grader Delilah Tefertiller showed up just the same, a sled tucked under her arm. Her lesson plan for the day: discovering the thrill of going airborne. "A lot of people like to make jumps or ramps, which are fun," the 11-year-old said between trips down a sledding hill with her brother, 9-year-old Quinn, at a...

  • Survivor profile: Stroke survivor credits St. Francis staff, facility with full recovery

    Sponsored feature: “My story is simple, but complicated,” Joe* said. It all started in May 2014, during a month-long trip to Hong Kong. “I developed a blood clot that traveled all the way through my body, my heart, my lungs – and got lodged in the right side of my brain.” As a result, Joe experienced a stroke on May 19 at age 60 and was...

  • Survivor profile: Calcium Score Scan discovers blockage in man’s heart

    Sponsored feature: If Marty Townsend could give any piece of advice, it would be not to put all your eggs in one basket – so to speak. “If something is wrong, don’t rely on the results of one test,” he said. “I relied on just one test and it could have killed me.”

  • Celebrate heart health in style with fresh, red recipes

    Sponsored Feature; Let’s send this year’s American Heart Month out in style! Add one of these red food or drink items to your menu for a healthier, more delicious day. Here’s to your heart health!

  • Blog: Yoga at Denver Senate Education Committee

    Yesterday marked a "first" in the yoga world. Republican state senator Owen Hill, of Colorado Springs, did crow on top of the desk before the Senate Education Committee. Two dozen Colorado yoga teachers showed up Wednesday morning to protest government regulation of yoga studios. They succeeded -- lawmakers approved a bill that exempts...

  • Colorado mountain snowcast: Now is a good time for skiers to head south

    The past week has been AMAZING in terms of snowfall in Colorado! Not only did communities along the Front Range receive some excellent snow totals, the mountains have been getting hit hard as well. Since Friday, as much as 4 feet of snow has fallen in the mountains. The most encouraging news is the San Juan Range has been a big winner. Up...

  • Trail Talk: Ring the Peak remains a venture worth pursuing

    If you hike, chances are you've seen a "Ring the Peak" trail sign. I recall the first time I spotted one near the North Slope recreation area. I couldn't wait to find the rest of the trail. That is until I learned there was no real "ring" - at least not yet. Now imagine a 63-mile trail, for cyclists, equestrians and hikers, that circled...

  • Colorado Springs area outdoor events starting Feb. 26, 2015

    ALMANAC Cycling Friday Ladies' Night - Speakers, bike industry representatives and more, 6 p.m., Bicycle Village, 2450 Montebello Square Drive, free; 265-9346. Hiking ONGOING Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center - 4729 Twin Rocks Road, Divide. Reservations: 687-9742, wolfeducation.org. - Standard Tour, 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m.,...

  • Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Feb. 26, 2015

    ADOPTION FAIRS 9-Lives Rescue Inc. - For cats, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, PetSmart, 2965 New Center Point; 591-4640; colorado9lives.com. AWR Cat Tails Rescue - 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday, Pet Pantry, 5148 N. Academy Blvd.; 369-5107, awrcattailsrescue.com. Dreampower - For dogs, cats and small caged pets, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and noon-3:30...

  • Pet of the week: Dash

    Name: Dash Owner: Moira Pugsley Dash's story: Dash is a rescued kitty, rescued from a life of loneliness, fear, hunger, cold, illness and certain death. We are a Canadian Military family on our last year of a four-year posting. We had two beautiful cats and had no desire to have any more. Well Dash had different ideas. If Dash was a...

  • Crafts: Pup needs a second coat? Try making it yourself

    It's that time of year when many dogs need extra protection - a coat or a sweater - when going out into the cold. Why not make it yourself? Small breeds such as Chihuahuas, pugs and Shih Tzus; several kinds of terriers; and some larger, short-haired breeds such as greyhounds and Doberman pinschers are among those that need to be dressed for...

  • Colorado Springs artist creates family-friendly superheroes

    Jason Meents grew up loving comic books and newspaper comic strips - and never minding the genre was "for kids." A kid he was. "I'd get the newspaper every day and was excited for Sunday because they were bigger and in color," said Meents, 35, who as a boy in Chicago kept binders full of strips he carefully cut from the paper. The...

  • Blog: Ego vs. intuition on the mat

    Yoga class theme: No. 651 Last night I offered up a challenge to the hearty souls who showed up to my 8 p.m. class. I asked them to pay attention to the voices in their heads. And we all have them, don't we? Or is that just me? Just kidding. Of course we all have them. I like to think of the two voices as my ego and intuition. They're both...

  • Downtown Colorado Springs restaurant wants to set world record during grand opening

    Although The Cheese Grill, 26 E. Kiowa St., opened earlier this year, owner and chef Scott Clark is having a grand opening Saturday. There will be a challenge to set a world record for a person wearing the most T-shirts at one time. Details: 633-1134 or find The Cheese Grill on Facebook.

  • AROUND TOWN: Wine Festival Grand Tasting benefits Conservatory

    Magnifico! A weekend with Paolo, Matteo, Mario, Jeanneth Angel and Antonio and the best wines from what's known as the top half of the boot: Piedmont and Tuscany. The 24th annual Wine Festival of Colorado Springs on Feb. 19-21 went Italian in a big way, featuring winemakers Paolo Canclini, Matteo Molino, Mario Scanu, Jeanneth Angel Tonon,...

  • AROUND TOWN: The Y honors volunteers, imagines what's to come

    "Imagine" was the challenge and the charge from Boyd Williams, ebullient daydreamer and president/CEO of the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region. "Imagine" set the tone for the 136th annual meeting and volunteer celebration Feb. 19 at the Antlers Hilton. There's huge potential for the Y's "phenomenal reach in the community," Williams said,...

  • Ten fresh ways to use Brussels sprouts

    Not so long ago there really was only one way to eat Brussels sprouts. It involved boiling the sprouts into oblivion. Once they were reduced to near mush, you'd mound them on your plate, maybe add some butter and salt. You'd then gag down a few bites on the premise that they were healthy, but mostly spend the rest of the meal pushing them...

  • Colorado Springs area cooking classes and events starting Feb. 25, 2015

    CLASSES ONGOING Black Bear Bourbon Bar - 10375 Ute Pass Ave., Green Mountain Falls; 684-9648, 964-2990, chefmatthews@aol.com. - Basic Bourbon Training, 8-10 p.m. Fridays. Cost is minimal and varies. Colorado Springs Senior Center - 1514 N. Hancock Ave. Registration: 387-6000, csseniorcenter.com. - Irish Cuisine, 2-4 p.m....

  • Colorado Springs area beer related events starting Feb. 25, 2015

    BREW CALENDAR Mondays Brewers Day Off - Home and commercial brewers receive 30 percent off and qualify for a $50 Old West Home Brew Supply gift certificate, 5-8 p.m., Green Man Taproom and Beer Garden, 320 S. Weber St.; 237-2711, drink@greenmantaps.com. Mondays-Sundays Great Divide Brewing Co. Tap Room Tours - 3 p.m., 4 p.m. and 5 p.m....

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