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Art on the Streets – 16 years and going strong

Thursday marked the launch of downtown Colorado Springs’ 16th annual Art on the Streets program, displaying 11 large-scale installations in public spaces throughout the city’s core. “Art on the Streets celebrates the power of art in public places, turning the streets of downtown Colorado Springs into a year-long outdoor sculpture gallery,” according to a Downtown… Continue Reading Art on the Streets – 16 years and going strong

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Reception of Cimarron interchange is positive

During an open house at City Auditorium last week, a crowd of community members showed up to give the Colorado Department of Transportation input on plans to construct the long-awaited Interstate 25/Cimarron interchange, starting in 2015. The 55-year-old interchange has been under consideration for replacement since 1971. CDOT officials consequently studied scores of comment forms… Continue Reading Reception of Cimarron interchange is positive

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Nonprofit to help repair Waldo Canyon

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Nonprofit to help repair Waldo Canyon

Denver-based nonprofit Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado announced Tuesday it will lead volunteer service days throughout the state this summer to help restore areas affected by fires and floods. The program by VOC, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary, will include efforts to restore land damaged by the 2012 Waldo Canyon Fire in the Pikes Peak… Continue Reading Nonprofit to help repair Waldo Canyon

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The City of Colorado Springs reopened the newly paved Sinton Trail Friday. According to a news release, “stormwater repairs to more than six miles of concrete channel along North and South Douglas creeks are anticipated to be complete by June 15.” The $5 million project began in October, resulting in the trail’s closure in December,… Continue Reading Sinton Trail reopened Friday following construction

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Looking for art? It’s all around for the walking

The Pikes Peak region isn’t known as a cultural hub with sprawling museums, revolutionary exhibits or overwhelming public installations. But strewn westward from the city’s core and into Manitou Springs are concentrated pockets of creative life — taking the form of galleries, studios, centers and stores — encompassing all manner of media. It is a… Continue Reading Looking for art? It’s all around for the walking

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Report: Home prices up at home, nationally in April

Property information company CoreLogic reported home prices increased in April, in Colorado Springs and across the country. The company reported that nationwide, home prices increased 10.5 percent (including distressed sales) in April compared to the same time last year, and the level was up 2.1 percent since March. “At the state level, including distressed sales, no states… Continue Reading Report: Home prices up at home, nationally in April

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Kangaroo Coffee finds unexpected success

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Kangaroo Coffee finds unexpected success

The Lyons family was frustrated with their lack of drive-thru coffee shop options — so they decided to start their own. Since opening the flagship Kangaroo Coffee on Fillmore Street in 2011, Rue and D.J. Lyons have opened a second location, prepared for a third and are planning shops four and five in Colorado Springs.… Continue Reading Kangaroo Coffee finds unexpected success

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Grand opening of Library 21c set for June 21

The Pikes Peak Library District will host a grand opening of its newest branch, Library 21c, on June 21. The event will begin at 9:30 a.m. Saturday and will include guided tours of the building, live performances in its 400-seat theater and words from notable Coloradans including Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia, according to a PPLD… Continue Reading Grand opening of Library 21c set for June 21

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Territory Days: Not all shops benefit

Although the 39th annual Territory Days provided a valuable venue for more than 200 street vendors during the holiday weekend in Old Colorado City, some business owners feel the celebration is more trouble than it’s worth. The event was estimated to attract more than 100,000 people to the city’s Westside during Memorial Day weekend to… Continue Reading Territory Days: Not all shops benefit

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Symposium offers forum for export policies

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Symposium offers forum for export policies

In the first public discussion of new federal satellite export policies, industry experts and government officials expressed optimism about the long-awaited reforms and their potential impact on the space-based economy. The Satellite Export Controls Workshop took place Monday afternoon at The Broadmoor during the 30th annual Space Symposium, addressing the revised rules of the 1999… Continue Reading Symposium offers forum for export policies

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