Colorado Springs custom muralists bring the world to your walls


On the west side of Colorado Springs, patients can have their teeth cleaned while overlooking Niagara Falls or a cavity filled at the base of the Parthenon. At a brewery off Garden of the Gods Road, customers sip...

Around the house: Walk-in tubs present problems

By: Ken Moon Special to The Gazette

Dear Ken: I have an older friend, and she is thinking of getting one of those walk-in tubs. What do you think? - Mike

Answer: In theory, these units - with their swing-in, floor-level access door - are...

On modern walls, plaster can be a high-end blast from the past


If your home was built before 1950, odds are it's got something in common with the Great Pyramid of Giza and the palaces of Henry VIII.

For millennia, plaster was the go-to wall-covering for both interior and...

St. Jude breaks ground on Dream Home house in Banning Lewis Ranch to give away

By: Jaymie Hardtarfer, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

NONPROFIT NEWS: Covington Homes broke ground on the Third Annual St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway house on November 13 and, in just weeks, the house has gone from dream to reality as construction is well underway....

Fashion moment for plaid extends to housewares, home decor

By: LEANNE ITALIE The Associated Press

Plaids are having a fashion moment as retailers and designers play with the classic pattern. But the apparel and footwear industries are sharing the love: Fresh takes on plaid have made headway in housewares and...