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Experience the phenomenon coming to the Pikes Peak Center, February 3 & 4 with a pair of FREE tickets. Escape the ordinary and surround yourself in an explosion of comedy, music, and technology. If you’ve never seen Blue Man Group, it’s a must-see. If you’re already a fan, don’t miss it.

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Featured Letter

Rise in the east

Regarding talk of a new high-rise downtown: Would it be more acceptable to everyone if it were built somewhere other than downtown? Stetson Hills comes to mind since a) there's no historic fabric to disrupt b) it has easy access to I-25, UCCS and two of the area military bases and c) the City for Champions proponents want to move the Sky Sox elsewhere anyway.

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Green City Summit 4: "On the Same Page"

A sustainability summit that will include a locally sourced dinner, a keynote talk by Richard Jurin of University of Northern Colorado and breakout sessions around key sustainability issues.
Thu., Jan. 29, 5-9 p.m.
PPCC Centennial Campus, 5675 S. Academy Blvd.

Dr. Huxtable and Mr. Cosby

The comedian and the accused rapist go together like mustard and milk

ReLeaf: Winter 2015

Merry winter, everybody, and welcome to the 18th edition of ReLeaf, our guide to cannabis in the Pikes Peak region.

Power struggle

In Peyton and Falcon, anger over changes to an energy project is blowing in the wind

Coming and going at Carson

The move at Fort Carson leaves the post with a net loss of about 2,700 soldiers.

Shut up and play

Eagle Claw don't need no stinkin' vocals

Muffin topped

Mother Muff's retools a legacy with help from bacon and booze

Gallery geometry

CC's I.D.E.A. Space gets granular on the meaning of line

Men with guns

American Sniper is complex, conflicted, and profoundly moving
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    My college job was working as a rental car agent at the Colorado Springs Airport. I was the poor intern the manager posted under…
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    Growing up, everyone gets to learn a lesson or two about personal space. That goes double if you weren’t born in this country. My…
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    The last six weeks have been a bit of an adventure; we sold the old farm, we jaunted down to El Salvador just in…
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    While driving on I-25 the other day, my husband very thoughtfully leaned on his horn in response to a timid mini-van driver as she…
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    Using a french press for brewing coffee results in a slow, gradual brew — a good reason to slow down and enjoy the great-tasting…
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    I certainly don't mean to call an event "canned" before I've had the opportunity to check it out first-hand, but America On Tap certainly…
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  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:
Eden Salon & Barber Shop- Half off $40 for hair services
  The Spot Pawn Shop- Half off $25 for store merchandise
  Vericlean Springs- Half off $30 for commercial cleaning services
  The Perk Downtown - 35% off $30 gift certificates for locally roasted coffee

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Various modalities $45/hr. Jonathan, LMT, (719) 540-5482

Exploring the Channeled Teachings of KRYON Thursday, January 8, 2015, 11:00am – 1:00pm (bring your lunch if you like) or 6:30pm – 8:30pm (if evenings work better for you) Each meeting will begin with listening to a recorded channeling followed by sharing ideas and discussion.

If you want to drink, that's your business. If you want to stop, thats ours. Available 24/7 (719) 573-5020.

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