• High-tech Marvel theme park cuts summer tour short

    Updated: Sun, Jul 5, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — The indoor high-tech traveling theme park "The Marvel Experience" has stumbled and will cut short its summer tour. Producers of the show that includes 360-degree projections, holograms and a 4-D motion ride said Sunday its big debut in Philadelphia will be its one and...

  • Colorado Springs photographer joins colleagues for reunion in Vietnam

    By Ellie Cole Special to Gazette -
    Updated: 18 min ago

    The Vietnam Old Hacks is an international group of journalists and photographers from the Vietnam War who came together as a group in 1995 to return to Vietnam to remember their time together during the war. During the last week of April every five years, a core group has boarded a...

  • Firefighter suspended for flying Confederate flag in parade

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    ALBERT LEA, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota volunteer firefighter was suspended Sunday for flying a Confederate flag from an engine that he drove in a holiday parade, and he said he expects to be asked to resign. Brian Nielsen, 43, drove a Hartland Fire Department truck in the Third of July...

  • Newport's iconic Cliff Walk now smoke-free

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — People are no longer allowed to smoke while strolling along Newport's iconic Cliff Walk. But Newport officials say they aren't worried about losing tourists because of the city's new ban. Councilor John Florez says they don't want to subject tourists to cigarette...

  • New lodges replace old cabins at Yellowstone's Canyon area

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Five new lodges are under construction at Yellowstone National Park's Canyon Lodge that will replace 400 outdated cabins. Mia Bell, assistant general manager for Xanterra's Yellowstone National Park Lodges, said the five new lodges will have 73...

  • Cincinnati offers baseball history along with All-Star Game

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    CINCINNATI (AP) — The city hosting baseball's All-Star Game this year was the home of a team that played like all-stars back in 1869. The Cincinnati Red Stockings went 57-0 that year as baseball's first officially professional team. Player-manager Harry Wright's team added new players...

  • 5 cool family hikes in Colorado on a hot summer day

    Dena Rosenberry, dena@outtherecolorado.com
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    To help you enjoy Colorado, we at Out There Colorado have brainstormed and identified five fun trails for a sunny summer day. (Don't worry, we'll keep sharing ideas for shady or water-splashed hikes as long as there's a need to beat the heat. And we welcome your suggestions: email...

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

    The Gazette
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    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...

  • Ohio men warn against drunken driving as DUI punishment

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    ASHTABULA, Ohio (AP) — Two men in northeast Ohio spent part of the holiday weekend promoting safe and sober driving as a judge's punishment for their repeated drunken driving offenses. Ashtabula Municipal Court Judge Laura DiGiacomo ordered 48-year-old Jeffrey Yenyo and 54-year-old...

  • Colorado drive-in theaters offer summer nights of nostalgia

    By Amanda Hancock amanda.hancock@gazette.com -
    Updated: 9 hr ago

    PUEBLO - It won't be dark for a couple of hours, so Chuck and Marianne James lean against their red pickup parked behind the snack shop and poke at a tray of fried chicken and french fries. They feed crumbs to their two dogs, who saunter in and out of the front seat, and watch as the...

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