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In Concert

We’re turning up the volume with tickets to a ton of live music including; Alison Krauss & Union Station, The Iguanas, Black Flag and Riot Fest! We’ve got tickets to give away in this week’s Blast!

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Featured Letter

Life of Brien

• The way the women newscasters are dressing on Hispanic TV, soon all the men in the USA will be "studying" Español.

• If the Americans really wanted to stop terrorism they would stop buying illegal drugs.

• The USA may not have the best soccer team in the world, but I bet we have the best bathrooms! (and hamburgers).

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Fed up!

Her link to a group at an armed Nevada protest puts Peggy Littleton at the anti-fed forefront

AFA picks visitor center site

The project is one of four in the City for Champions tourism initiative.

A major hitch

In the midst of the sale of its events center, the Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo Foundation is sued

Kings of the road

Toadies return to their rubbernecking ways

 Stage

Don't go changing

New isn't always better, and The King and I is exhibit A
Empowered Colorado's Inaugural Black & White Benefit Gala

A gala with a fashion show, silent auction, food and drink to celebrate and support Empowered Colorado, a non-profit "designed to rebuild self image and self esteem." Black and white attire requested.
Sat., July 26, 7 p.m.
Venue 515, 515 Manitou Ave.

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  • Hiking safely with Hiking Bob Hiking safely with Hiking Bob
    This week, a couple of safety tips: • Lightning is a constant summer danger in Colorado, especially in wide-open areas and above tree line…
  • A passion for sustainable living A passion for sustainable living
    My life's mission is to help families live more sustainably, avoid toxic chemicals, and promote holistic health. I’ve been on this journey for more…
  • PuffPuffPost: Cannabis conversations PuffPuffPost: Cannabis conversations
    Themed chatrooms are nothing new, but the word from Gawker is that this one comes with a little more cannabis and little less penis. (This will make perfect sense to…
  • Stone symphony announces 'musical Ted Talk' Stone symphony announces 'musical Ted Talk'
    The cash-strapped Colorado Symphony has been performing at Red Rocks a lot this season, serving as orchestra-for-hire for DeVotchKa, Steve Vai and Amos Lee, as…
  • Pueblo fights poverty and power Pueblo fights poverty and power
    A link from commenter Clara McKenna tipped us off to a good story from the Washington Post regarding the electrical situation in Pueblo. Posted today, "How not to…
  • EcoCabins: Some like it tiny EcoCabins: Some like it tiny
    We reported in last year's SimpliCity guide on the tiny-home movement, which gains more and more traction nationally, whether for eco-, financial- or aesthetically-minded reasons. It was…
  • Two city ballot measures in the making Two city ballot measures in the making
    One thing about Kanda Calef: She's persistent. Having first proposed a ballot measure to make the city attorney elected rather than appointed by the mayor…
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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:
Colorado School of Firearms- $85 for a Basic Hand Gun Safety & CCW Course
  Paloma Salon & MicroSpa- $25 for $50 worth of salon services
  Yama Training and Wellness- Half off $70 for personal training, massage, nutrition counseling or aesthetic services
  Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery- $18 for made-from-scratch food and handcrafted ales and lagers

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Re: The shadows know (News- 07/23/2014)

martham – Wow, I am a bit surprised that citizens trying to make a positive impact on...

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Re: Two city ballot measures in the making (Special Section- 07/24/2014)

Alessandra Desiderio – Yeah!!! I was lucky enough to be a petitioner on this ballot!! Super excited to...

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Re: Colorado Springs has 'fastest-growing Millennial population' (Special Section- 07/24/2014)

oldguyinWP – What they are calling "millennials" - people ages 20-34 in the population are probably just...

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LOCAL FATHERS GROUP
Colorado DaddyStrong is a new group for fathers in the communities in and around Colorado Springs, CO. If you have young children and want to find time to spend with other strong father figures and network and learn more about the important aspects to your children and their development, please join us!

HOUSE CLEANER WANTED
Reliable House cleaner needed urgently, flexible working hours, $620 per week. email resume to laura341901@aim.com, for more details.

GARAGE/FURNITURE SALE
5830 Uneda Rd. in Chipita Park 7/26 -7/27 from 8:30 - 4:30 - Handmade bent-willow chairs, tables, plant stands. Live baby trees, 20 gal. fish tank with all accessories, many books, yard tools, window glass, large shackles, craftsman tools, overhead projector, much more. All clean and working, no junk. Priced to go - cash only!

Reader Reviews

  • Re: R.J. Montgomery Salvation Army New Hope Center

    • I give the R.J. Montgomery Salvation Army a POOR RATING. The Salvation Army located a…

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  • Re: Kadoya Gallery

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    • A great space for exploring fresh and innovative contemporary art in the historic Tutt Building…

    • on July 16, 2014
  • Re: Sancho's Mexican Grub

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    • This place is not the best, & the owner wow what a baby. The way…

    • on July 12, 2014
  • Re: The Wobbly Olive

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    • This place has an awesome drink menu and wonderful tapas. It's nice to have a…

    • on July 5, 2014
  • Re: Speak Easy Vape Lounge

    • Grate place to relax and meet awesome people and has a at home feeling everyone…

    • on June 28, 2014
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    • This place is really outta this world, and in one of its own!!! Location, Company,…

    • on June 28, 2014

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