• Blog: Ego vs. intuition on the mat

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Feb 25, 2015

    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...

  • Georgia editorial roundup

    Updated: Wed, Feb 25, 2015

    Recent editorials from Georgia newspapers: Feb. 22 Morning News, Savannah, Georgia, on state's beer laws: Once upon a time in Georgia, most beer drinkers had two choices when they wanted a cold one: Bud or Miller. Today, thanks to the explosion in the number of craft beers and...

  • Jamaica lawmakers decriminalize small amounts of 'ganja'

    Updated: Wed, Feb 25, 2015

    KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Marijuana has been pervasive but illegal in Jamaica for decades, consumed as a medicinal herb, puffed as a sacrament by Rastafarians and sung about in the island's famed reggae music. After many years of dialogue about the culturally entrenched drug, and...

  • AROUND TOWN: Wine Festival Grand Tasting benefits Conservatory

    By Linda Navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Published: Wed, Feb 25, 2015

    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...

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

    By Linda Navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Published: Wed, Feb 25, 2015

    "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...

  • Whiskey for St. Patrick's Day? Sure, even if it is bourbon

    Updated: Wed, Feb 25, 2015

    Here's a cocktail in honor of St. Patrick's Day. But you're going to have to cut me some slack. Why? Because I know what you're expecting. Any cocktail for this holiday should include either Guinness beer or Irish whiskey, right? Logically, that makes sense. But my whiskey of choice...

  • Grand Rapids Public Museum to open Egyptian exhibition

    Updated: Wed, Feb 25, 2015

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — The Grand Rapids Public Museum is preparing to open an exhibition of its collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts. The "Egypt: Be Curious" exhibition opens March 21 and includes artifacts donated by Grand Rapids-area residents that were collected from Egypt....

  • Ten fresh ways to use Brussels sprouts

    By ALISON LADMAN The Associated Press -
    Updated: Wed, Feb 25, 2015

    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...

  • Allegiant adds nonstop links to Tennessee and Texas

    Updated: Wed, Feb 25, 2015

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Allegiant officials say nonstop service linking Las Vegas to Memphis, Tennessee and Brownsville, Texas begins this summer. The airline announced the new routes Tuesday along with 20 others across the country. The Memphis flight begins May 22 while the Brownsville...

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

    Published: Wed, 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....

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