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David Sedaris

One of America's pre-eminent humor writers, is coming to the Pikes Peak Center, November 2nd and you could win a pair of tickets.

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Featured Letter

An old hippie and 2G

There are locals who have grown up here and know Manitou like I never can, but I know it as only an old hippie can.

In 1975, Manitou was a tired town with kitschy souvenir shops, wild bars, and aging civic leaders who didn't want change. Jobs were scarce, but run-down rentals were dirt-cheap. Even Miramont Castle, the Cliff House and the Spa were broken into low-rent apartments.

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Orphanage Drive

A drive for La Casa Cuna De San Juan, in Puerto Rico. Items needed include: diapers (sizes 3,4 and 5), diaper rash cream, bar soap, spoons, petroleum jelly, shampoo, toothbrushes, any new clothing newborn through 5T and similar products.
Collection date: Thurs., Oct. 30, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Coronado High School, 1590 W. Fillmore St.

Design matters

Architect Ryan Lloyd wants to change everything, one Wild Goose at a time

Gotcha covered

Downtown cameras deter crime and catch bad guys in the act

Olympic Museum's creators chosen

Asked why local firms weren't hired for architecture and design, Celeste said the goal of a panel was to choose those "who we think can do the best job."

Hallowed be thy names

Reverb

Eat your greens

Serving up sustainability in restaurants actually saves money

 Film

Breaking bad

Local filmmaker creeps out Hollywood Screamfest

Charles and Collin Parson go big at the FAC

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    • Without a doubt the best in town, this transplanted X Hoosier solidly believes you guys…

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    • Stopped in the other day to pick up some meds. WOW, what a great place…

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