SimpliCITY Guide

SimpliCity: Healthy living in the Pikes Peak region

Do something to be a better you.

Tumble for you

Aikido teaches you to cast the negative aside, in more ways than one

Deprivation station

Colorado Springs sensation-shunners join the floating masses

Get your greens

Sustainability leaders in the Springs' food scene

Time to heal

Earth Holders focus the power of their awareness on climate change

SuperSlow and low

Meet the 15-minute, once-a-week workout that changes everything

Where simple living meets city living

Welcome to our second annual SimpliCity guide, intended to shine light on worthwhile topics of health and wellness in the Pikes Peak area.

Floor to sealing

The Energy Resource Center goes into dark spaces to lighten the energy load


As local retailers take a beating from online sales, the rest of us get bruised, too

Longtime Benet Hill Monastery hosts spaces for repose, for anyone

Equine-assisted therapy helps clients consciously manage behavior and emotions

A little pinch of this

Organica Herb & Tea Co. makes à la carte accessible

How one couple downsized to 200 square feet — and why they love it

Life, streamlined

Anna's Apothecary produces home-grown remedies and beauty products

Springs serum

(Video) Though often misunderstood and sometimes feared, dry needling relieves pain

Sharply effective

Homesteaders take back-to-basics principles to a new, tiny level

Farm chic

A time for SimpliCITY

Welcome to the Independent's inaugural healthy-living publication

Random one-offs to boost your health and happiness

Simple singles

Though often misunderstood and sometimes feared, dry needling relieves pain

Sharply effective

Fast time and the aging mind

Want the years to slow down? Remember what it’s like to be a kid

Local Homesteading Resources

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Staff Pick Events

  • Songs for a New World @ UCCS Dusty Loo Bon Vivant Theater

    • Sat., June 25, 2 p.m. $10-$20
    • 1 going/interested
    • Buy Tickets
  • AEG Day @ Petrie's Family Games

    • Sat., June 25, 12-5 p.m. Free
  • Book Launch @ Seeds Community Cafe

    • Sat., June 25, 1-4 p.m.

Popular Events

  • Pedal Station Grand Opening @ Pedal Station

    • Free
  • Bronc Day @ Gazebo Lake Park

    • Sat., July 30, 7 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • “How to Begin an Acrylic Abstract Painting" @ Academy Frame Company

    • Sat., July 30, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. $75
  • Creekside Concert @ Cañon Elementary

    • Donations accepted
  • Color Dash 5k UV Splash @ Pueblo's Riverwalk

    • $50-$60/individual
    • Buy Tickets

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