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Photo tour: Chautauqua Mountain Loop Located between the Palmer Lake town reservoirs and Raspberry Mountain, Chautauqua Mountain is largely unknown, except to local residents. Any maps that do show a trail there only show the steepest route on the peak's north side, ignoring a nice scenic tr
Colorado Springs Independent | 20 hours, 15 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
Till restaurant to open Monday Till will host its grand opening to the public next Monday evening, June 27. We'll hear from VP and culinary director Sheamus Feeley in next week's Side Dish, discussing everything from the facility's commitment to supporting local food while producing so
Colorado Springs Independent | Jun 24, 2016 10:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
UPDATE; City threatened with free speech lawsuit for Jesus ban UPDATE: Mountain Metro Transit just issued this statement on the advertising matter: A recent citizen complaint about certain advertising on bus benches has caused City Transit staff to undertake careful review of both the advertising and Transit's curr
Colorado Springs Independent | Jun 24, 2016 7:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
COS cocktails: shaken, not fleeced Last fall, I raised an eyebrow or two around town with my rebuke of the cocktail prices at the newly revamped Stagecoach Inn. I essentially made the argument that if you are not at the skill level of a Williams & Graham bartender, or someone with the skil
Colorado Springs Independent | Jun 24, 2016 4:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
11 possible sites for downtown bus station Mountain Metro Transit has narrowed the search for a new downtown bus station to 11 sites in the downtown area. It's not clear how much the agency is willing to spend to acquire a site, but some of the 11 are in prime real estate areas, such as right next
Colorado Springs Independent | Jun 23, 2016 9:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
Ice cream for beer, take two Last year, New Belgium Brewing and Ben & Jerry's collaborated on a Salted Caramel Brownie Brown Ale, in which we were ultimately a bit disappointed. Now news comes of a second collaboration for the two companies: a Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ale. Again,
Colorado Springs Independent | Jun 22, 2016 6:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
UPDATE: Mayor's survey of city workers can be withheld, city says UPDATE:Here's the city's response to our question about why an affidavit wasn't provided under the third reason for withholding the employee survey, as mentioned below: In reliance on the first two exemptions cited under the Colorado Open Records Act, one
Colorado Springs Independent | Jun 22, 2016 4:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
About that Waldo Canyon Fire recovery group... Remember when then-Mayor Steve Bach was caught off guard by the destruction of 347 homes by the Waldo Canyon Fire in June 2012? We have a story updating the investigation of the fire's cause here. Remember how, because the city was caught flat-footed with
Colorado Springs Independent | Jun 22, 2016 3:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
The List Stage 23 Thursday New Yorker Jason Robert Brown is best known as the composer for the Broadway musicals Parade and The Bridges of Madison County, for which he won Tony Awards for Best Original Score in 1999 and 2014, respectively.¦
Colorado Springs Independent | Jun 22, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
Major concerts in Colorado Twin Peaks come to the Larimer Lounge in Denver this week, and more. Act of Defiance, Black Sheep, June 22 Destroyer of Light, Flux Capacitor, June 22¦
Colorado Springs Independent | Jun 22, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado