• Dining review: Wood-fired pizza to savor at Colorado Springs pizzeria

    By Robin Intemann robin.intemann@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jul 3, 2015

    Standing in line to order a meal often conjures negative images; after all, it's part of what makes fast food, well you know: fast. Fortunately, neither all lines nor all cuisines are created equal. Yes, Il Vicino Wood Oven Pizza does have a queue and its menu is posted on the wall...

  • July 4th visits, spending could set record in New Hampshire

    Updated: Fri, Jul 3, 2015

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Visits and spending are expected to set records for the July 4 holiday period this year in New Hampshire. The Institute for New Hampshire Studies says more than 900,000 people are expected to visit the state from Friday through Monday. They are expected to spend...

  • Red Rock Canyon Open Space set to reopen; popular Colorado Springs fountain closed

    BY LANCE BENZEL lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jul 3, 2015

    The flood-battered Red Rock Canyon Open Space will reopen Friday, a little more than six weeks after it was closed for repairs amid record rainfall, city officials said Thursday. Repairs to trails, roads and other features have addressed most of the city's safety concerns, though...

  • Colorado Springs area To Do Today calendar for July 3, 3015

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Published: Fri, Jul 3, 2015

    On TV "The National Mall: America's Front Yard" 9 p.m., PBS: Watch this history of the D.C. site and your T.Q. (trivia quotient) will rise dramatically. TRIBUNE NEWS sERVICE Birthdays Actor Michael Cole ("The Mod Squad") is 75. Singer Judith Durham of The Seekers is 72....

  • Colorado camp resort for pot users falls through

    Updated: Thu, Jul 2, 2015

    DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — A planned pot-friendly ranch resort in southwest Colorado has been snuffed before it opened. The 170-acre CannaCamp resort touted weed-friendly activities such as hiking and fishing. But a deal with the landowner fell through, and the marijuana-tourism company...

  • World's largest folk art market to open in Santa Fe

    Updated: Thu, Jul 2, 2015

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — It's more than the world's largest folk art market. It's about keeping traditions alive and helping artisans from developing countries use their skills to start their own businesses. Now in its 12th year, the International Folk Art Market will feature more than...

  • New lighting system to illuminate Statue of Liberty

    Updated: Thu, Jul 2, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Liberty is getting some new lights. The National Park Service on Thursday announced that a new lighting system, using light-emitting diodes or LEDs, is being activated next week on the grounds around the statue. The equipment is coming from Musco Lighting of...

  • North Carolina shark attack victim says fortunate to survive

    Updated: Thu, Jul 2, 2015

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The latest survivor in a record-breaking string of seven North Carolina shark attacks said Thursday he's very fortunate to be alive and thankful for the emergency help he received after struggling ashore. The shark attack was frightening and painful, said Andrew...

  • Yellowstone bison gore woman, injure teen in latest run-ins

    Updated: Thu, Jul 2, 2015

    YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Bison gored a woman and tossed a teenager into the air in Yellowstone National Park, the latest run-ins with the massive animals during tourist season in the popular landmark. The National Park Service says a bison gored a 68-year-old woman...

  • Leopard mauls guide's arm in attack in South African park

    Updated: Thu, Jul 2, 2015

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A leopard mauled a guide in an attack on an open tourist safari vehicle in South Africa's flagship wildlife park Thursday, authorities said. The attack happened in Kruger National Park as a guide and his passengers watched a leopard about 6.5 feet (two meters) from...

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