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Tony’s moves across Tejon

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Tony’s moves across Tejon

More than a year after the owner of Tony’s Bar kickstarted the relocation process, the downtown Colorado Springs mainstay has finally opened across the street from its former home. Tony’s opened Thursday as a reinvented version of itself at 326 N. Tejon St., just a whiskey stone’s throw from 311 N. Tejon St. where the… Continue Reading Tony’s moves across Tejon

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Report: Colorado May foreclosures down 31 percent

Foreclosure filings were down 31.4 percent in Colorado last month, falling since last year to the lowest level seen in May since 2007, according to a report by the Colorado Division of Housing. The number of filings dropped from 1,113 to 763 between May 2013 and May 2014. “We’re looking at an eight-year low for May foreclosures,… Continue Reading Report: Colorado May foreclosures down 31 percent

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Manitou group asks to put pot back on ballot

A group of Manitou Springs citizens opposed to the city’s decision to allow the sale of retail marijuana has submitted petitions to put the issue back on the ballot. The No Retail Marijuana in Manitou Springs group submitted “twice as many signatures as required for verification and referral to the ballot … to ensure that… Continue Reading Manitou group asks to put pot back on ballot

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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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