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Musical Time Warp

The Fab Four - The Ultimate Beatles Tribute and The Australian Bee Gees are coming to the Pikes Peak Center and we’ve got tickets to enjoy this nostalgic trip through their musical legacies.

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Featured Letter

The other rider

I was glad to read J. Adrian Stanley's experiences of commuting by bicycle around the Springs ("Back in the saddle," cover story, Feb. 18). It sounds like she rides like I do, avoiding main roads and using trails when possible.

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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:
Import Specialty Auto - Half off $40 for parts and service at
  de Bonet Chalet Salon & Mini Spa - Half $25 for skin, nails and waxing services
  The Spot Pawn Shop - Half off $25 on sports memorabilia, NASCAR, collectibles and more
  Hamlett Spay and Neuter Clinic - Half off $20 of pet services

Recent Comments

Re: Bent out of shape (News- 02/25/2015)

Zen – Sounds like just one more example of the more powerful moneyed interests trying to use...

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Re: The undecided factor (News- 02/25/2015)

Zen – LOL. Joel Miller 2%. What an obstructionist douche.

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Re: Cronenberg’s Maps to the Stars hits Hollywood where it hurts (Film- 02/25/2015)

Peggy Gardner – Thought you might like to know that our Kimball's Peak Theatre is showing 'Maps to...

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ADOPT THUNDER
2-year-old neutered black and grey cat. Thunder can be VERY shy at first, but he loves gentle attention. Tolerates other cats well! Adoption is $48. To adopt Thunder #1153926 from Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region, visit hsppr.org or 610 Abbot Lane.

HI, MY NAME IS WILLIAM
I am a 10 year old, 12 lb. male Pomeranian in great health. I started my young life in a puppy mill. When it closed four years later I was adopted by a wonderful woman who was a writer. As she sat at her computer composing, I would sit in a chair next to her...

HI, I'M SQUEAK
A friendly little black smoke kitten who loves to play. I'll drop my cat toy for cuddles anytime, turning up purrs as loud as I can! 635-5000 or HappyCatsHaven.org for more info.

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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