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  • 'Shark Week' returns for 28th year with first Cuban visit

    LYNN ELBER The Associated Press -
    Published: Mon, Jul 6, 2015

    LOS ANGELES - Sharks are serious business this summer, with "Sharknado"-style flippancy a barely heard echo following grisly attacks on beachgoers off the Florida, California and North and South Carolina coasts. Seriousness also marks the tone of Discovery Channel's Shark Week which,...

  • Local entertainment briefs

    By name newspaper -
    Published: Mon, Jul 6, 2015

    Voice studio sends 15 to 'Idol' auditions "American Idol" producers have contacted Paula Baack, director of Peak Performance Voice Studio for the second time. In 2009, her student Scott McIntyre made the show's Top 10. Since then, whenever "American Idol" is nearby, the producers...

  • Chew on this: Top burgers, BBQ, burritos, pizza and fish taco spots in the Colorado Springs area

    The Gazette
    Updated: Sun, Jul 5, 2015

    Who has the best burger in Colorado Springs? How about best barbecue or pizza? Gazette readers voted and so did we. Here are the results: - Best Barbecue Bird Dog BBQ Rudy's 'Country Store' and Bar-B-Q Front Range Barbeque   - Best Burger Five Guys...

  • AROUND TOWN PHOTOS: 19 young women named 2015 Colorado Springs Debutantes

    by Linda.Navarro@gazette.com
    Updated: Sun, Jul 5, 2015

    Nineteen young women who just celebrated their high school graduation and are planning their freshmen year in college have been chosen as the 2015 Colorado Springs Debutantes. Those selected for this 49th social season were named for their school accomplishments, volunteer activities...

  • List: Public swimming pools (and a beach) in Colorado Springs

    The Gazette
    Updated: Sun, Jul 5, 2015

    Want to cool off in Colorado Springs and looking for a public swimming area? Here are some options:  Portal Pool 3535 N. Hancock Ave. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Monday - Saturday Noon - 6 p.m. Sunday Monument Valley Pool 220 Mesa Road 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Monday - Saturday Noon -...

  • 8 festivals to attend in Colorado

    The Gazette -
    Updated: Sun, Jul 5, 2015

    Crested Butte Wildflower Festival: They don't call it the Wildflower Capital of Colorado for nothing. Wildflowers bloom all summer, but from July 13 to July 19, the little town celebrates flower power with guided hikes, garden tours and more. More info: crestedbuttewild...

  • From Colorado Springs' Memorial Park to Monument, Pikes Peak region celebrates Fourth o July

    By Amanda Hancock amanda.hancock@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Jul 5, 2015

    Thousands sprawled out across Memorial Park's lawn Saturday, passing plates of funnel cakes and bags of kettle corn, tossing Frisbees and listening to the sound of the symphony. For much of the day, the crowds waited. And during the final hours of the Fourth of July, they - some...

  • Billy Joel weds girlfriend during July 4 party at New York estate

    Associated Press
    Updated: Sat, Jul 4, 2015

    NEW YORK — Billy Joel married girlfriend Alexis Roderick in a surprise ceremony at the couple's annual July 4 party. The singer's spokeswoman Claire Mercuri says New York Gov. Andre Cuomo presided over Saturday's nuptials at Joel's Long Island estate. She says the small group of...

  • Where to watch Fourth of July weekend fireworks in the Colorado Springs area

    The Gazette
    Updated: Sat, Jul 4, 2015

    There will be several licensed fireworks displays throughout El Paso and Teller Counties on the Fourth of July. Here's a list: - Know the rules if you're lighting up fireworks Saturday - In Cripple Creek at 9:30 p.m., at City Park on the corner of Bennett Avenue and 1st Street...

  • List: 17 great ways to celebrate the Fourth of July weekend around Colorado Springs

    The Gazette
    Updated: Sat, Jul 4, 2015

    Here's a list of Fourth of July events Saturday and the entire weekend in the Colorado Springs area. - Will 100,000 show up for Colorado Springs Philharmonic concert and fireworks at Memorial Park? - Watch what you light on Fourth of July in Pikes Peak region - Friday-Sunday...

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