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Stayin Alive

The Australian Bee Gees are coming to the Pikes Peak Center and we’ve got tickets to enjoy this nostalgic trip through their musical legacy.

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Featured Letter

One for Makepeace

In their recent mayoral endorsement, Colorado Springs Forward got it right but wrong. The values they use as criteria for endorsing a mayoral candidate — connectedness, credibility, collaborative and cognizant — are essential, but their choice of John Suthers doesn't measure up.

We do need a mayor who is connected, but not primarily to politicians in Denver and D.C. While Suthers was working in Denver for years, Mary Lou Makepeace was engaged in our city, working with local leaders and in community philanthropy.

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Pikes Peak Foodshed Forum 2

A chance to discuss the possibilities of a "resilient local food system" for the year ahead. Register online to attend.
Sat., Feb. 28, 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
PPCC Centennial Campus, 5675 S. Academy Blvd.

Poetic justice

Idris Goodwin sheds light on rap's hidden histories

Springs mayoral candidates rate Bach

In addition to polling, the Independent has begun endorsement interviews of candidates for City Council and mayor.

The undecided factor

Indy poll shows 33 percent of voters haven't chosen a mayoral candidate

All over the map

Local colleges' sex-assault numbers vary widely

Mike Clark: Bound to break form

Reverb

Girl with guitar

Samantha Fish grapples with genre and gender issues

Castrating a bull

For Mike Callicrate, an outspoken critic of the "beef cartel" and big believer in building a strong, sustainability-minded regional food system, D-11's move is all too familiar.

Cronenberg’s Maps to the Stars hits Hollywood where it hurts

Oh, did you have dreams of going to Hollywood, becoming a star, and living happily ever after? Maps to the Stars will put paid to them.

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Garden of the Goods
  We've got the goods! Up to 75% off gift certificates for restaurants, salons, tattoos and more, from your friends at the Indy. Featured this week:
new Rosario's on the Riverwalk- $10 off $20 for authentic Italian cuisine
  Vericlean Springs- $15 for 1 hr of commercial cleaning
  Import Specialty Auto- Half off $40 for car parts and services
  Century Casino - $81 for $135 value for an overnight stay PLUS dinner for two

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Re: Make more little plans (Special Section- 02/28/2015)

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~ $499,900 Totally charming historic turn of the century 3372 sq ft 4 bed, 3.5 bath 2-story Victorian w/ old world charm & modern updates. Over $140K in renovations in 2005-06 to include all new plumbing, electric, roof, A/C, furnace, hot water heater, attic, & basement additions.

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Reader Reviews

  • Re: The Cheese Grill

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    • Food is super good, I had the carnitas and hatch green chili grilled cheese, and…

    • on February 26, 2015
  • Re: 2 Lucho's

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    • Broaden your horizons! If you're looking to try some food that you've never tasted before,…

    • on February 25, 2015
  • Re: Jorge's

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    • Probably my favorite Mexican place I know of in the Springs. Their hours are a…

    • on February 19, 2015
  • Re: Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center

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    • Great shows and exhibits.

    • on February 19, 2015
  • Re: Dat's Italian!

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    • The food is excellent, but for the smaller portions you get, perhaps a bit overpriced…

    • on February 19, 2015
  • Re: Shuga's

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    • Their spicy coconut shrimp soup is a must every time.

    • on February 19, 2015
  • Re: CC's Packard Hall

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    • Most concerts are free and very high quality. Lots of visiting composers/performers.

    • on February 19, 2015
  • Re: South Jersey Subs

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    • A hidden secret in the Springs. The sandwiches are delicious and the milkshakes are super…

    • on February 19, 2015

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