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OCC Art Walk starts Friday

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The seventh season of the Old Colorado City First Friday Art Walk kicks off this Friday. There are 17 galleries and arts businesses along Colorado Avenue and through the heart of the historic area that will host open houses and welcome the public in to see what they have to offer. “A lot of people… Continue Reading OCC Art Walk starts Friday

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Coloradoans making their summer vacation plans may opt for fewer destinations and more in-state road trips. The rising gas prices will likely affect cross-country road trips, but that could be a good thing for Colorado, said Wave Dreher, AAA Colorado spokeswoman. “There is so much to do in Colorado that bodes well for us,” she… Continue Reading Gas prices could mean shorter summer road trips for Coloradoans

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The Broadmoor blogging about meetings

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The famous Broadmoor hotel and resort is blogging about its meeting space, in an attempt to woo meeting planners into booking with them. Meeting planners on the search for their next meeting location can get details about The Broadmoor, including requests for proposal, on the hotel’s new meetings blog and Facebook page. The Broadmoor launched… Continue Reading The Broadmoor blogging about meetings

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Mining Exchange to host job fair

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The Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel, will host a job fair in its lobby Saturday, March 31. The hotel needs to hire  50 positions before its opening scheduled in late April, according to a press release. The hotel already has several group bookings and some individual booking as well, according to the release. Job… Continue Reading Mining Exchange to host job fair

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Letters of support for a nonstop flight from Colorado Springs to Washington, D.C., are pouring into the Colorado Springs Airport. The letters will be forwarded to the U.S. Department of Transportation, who has the final say on incoming and outgoing flights into Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, one of the few airports in the country… Continue Reading Colorado Springs supports Frontier’s plan for nonstop flight to D.C.

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More than 1,000 of the nation’s top wheelchair basketball athletes arrive this week in Colorado Springs for the National Wheelchair Basketball tournament. For the first time, the National Wheelchair Basketball Association, which is headquartered in the Springs, chose to host its annual tournament in its hometown. Tip off and a local celebrity VIP game are… Continue Reading Wheelchair basketball tourney slam-dunk for local hotel

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On the heels of its best year, the Royal Gorge Route Railroad in Cańon City is rolling into its 2012 season early to capture more tourists during the week. The railroad  takes passengers on  four historic railroad cars through the Royal Gorge canyon along the Arkansas River. This year, the train starts its season March… Continue Reading Royal Gorge Route Railroad starts daily tours two months early

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After 20 years as executive chef at The Broadmoor, chef “Sigi” – Siegfried Eisenberger – is hanging up his chef’s hat. But, the award-winning chef isn’t leaving the food business. He is starting his own business of natural grown products. And, The Broadmoor is his first client. Eisenberger, only the fourth executive chef in the… Continue Reading The Broadmoor’s award-winning chef hanging up his toque

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Registration is open for the 2012 Rocky Mountain State Games, which is expected to attract 7,000 athletes to Colorado Springs this summer. Colorado amateur athletes of all ages and skill levels, including physically disabled, visually impaired and Paralympic athletes, can register now to compete in the multi-sport festival. In 2011, the event was expected to… Continue Reading Registration open for 2012 Rocky Mountain State Games

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Colorado Springs named top weekend getaway

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Because of its views of the “purple mountains majesty,” Colorado Springs is listed in the top 10 “Best Weekend Getaway” list in a recent U.S. News & World Report Travel article. The list highlights destinations with “just the right ratio of relaxation and entertainment to leave you rejuvenated and ready to return to the grind… Continue Reading Colorado Springs named top weekend getaway

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