Welcome to the Pikes Peak region, where the mountains will captivate you and the neighborhoods will invite you to explore.

Whether you’ve just arrived or have been here awhile, FYI is here to help you learn about your community. Read on to learn about the some of the best parts of each neighborhood, and to discover interesting places to shop, play or find a bite to eat.

We’ve outlined 20 distinct neighborhoods, each with its own character. Let The Gazette’s experts be your guide, here in the magazine or online at gazette.com/FYI.

New in town? • We know it takes time to get to know the ins and outs of the vast Pikes Peak region, and we’re here to show you around. • Here …

Named for its proximity to the north gate of the Air Force Academy, Northgate is a collection of newer neighborhoods as well as older ranches …

Construction began in Village Seven, one of the oldest planned communities in Colorado Springs, nearly 50 years ago. The neighborhood's cul-de…

Cordera, in north Colorado Springs, is a master-planned community where builders have set a distinct architectural style to the homes, with an…

Briargate encompasses more than 9,600 acres on Colorado Springs' north side and was master planned about three decades ago. It's bursting with…