More Around Town Articles

  • AROUND TOWN: Street Breakfast benefits community groups

    By linda navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Published: Sun, Sep 28, 2014

    On June 18, more than 3,000 folks of all ages wore their Western duds, sat on hay bales downtown, ate a pancake breakfast prepared by Fort Carson troops and cheered the 172 Pikes Peak Range Riders heading out on the Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo publicity ride. It was all part of a 54-year...

  • AROUND TOWN: Pioneers Museum helps people discover their stories

    By linda navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Published: Sun, Sep 28, 2014

    Judy Casey found a way to share her passion with her friends. The über community volunteer and consummate board member with a love of history, especially that involving the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, invited 60 buddies to the fourth annual Gift of History Breakfast, where more...

  • AROUND TOWN: Rockin' the '60s for Silver Key Seniors

    By name newspaper -
    Published: Sun, Sep 21, 2014

    A Fonzie was there, vinyl go-go boots were everywhere and no one seemed to remember that polyester came in quite that many gaudy neon colors. Oh, and hello there Mr. Colorado Attorney General John Suthers, the fellow dancing the night away in bright colors, jeans, hippie necklace and...

  • AROUND TOWN: Team Springs tennis launched

    By linda navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Published: Sun, Sep 21, 2014

    Karen Brandner, director of tennis at The Broadmoor, has worried for years that her sport is "aging" as she watched the number of junior tennis players drop. She was convinced there are tweens and teens in our area who are serious about the sport but are without the means or without a...

  • AROUND TOWN: Fundraising for Colorado Springs domestic violence victims

    By linda navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    For 22 years TESSA's Pasta in the Park has teamed an evening of raucous pasta-
cooking competition revelry with an underlying focus of supporting victims of domestic violence. The Aug. 23 fundraiser on the Myron Stratton Campus broke all records, but no one could have foreseen that...

  • AROUND TOWN: Honoring Colorado Springs Buffalo Soldiers history

    By linda navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Published: Thu, Sep 11, 2014

    Theirs is a history of military greatness under a shadow of segregation and derision. If the hard-working Buffalo Soldier Community Memorial Committee has its way, those warriors of the all-black Ninth and Tenth Cavalry in the late 1800s will be honored with a bronze statue by Rod...

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