• Issue of
  • Feb 17-23, 2000
  • Vol. 8, No. 7
  • There goes the neighborhood


  • There Goes the Neighborhood
  • Cover Story
  • There Goes the Neighborhood

    How a well-intentioned homeless shelter and a money-conscious publicly-owned power company are killing downtown's last low-income community
  • Local News
  • Lawyers protest "secret government"

    Torqued by their perception of imperialism and secrecy in city hall, former city attorney Jim Colvin and local attorney Bruce Wright have teamed up to battle efforts to stifle public participation in government.


  • Letters

    Readers of the Independent talk back to the editor.
  • Domestic Bliss

    Turn on the radio and you immediately know where you are every other song is followed by a DJ's hushed homage to Elvis Presley, America's best-known self-invention and Tupelo homeboy.
  • IQ: Gimme shelter
  • IQ
  • IQ: Gimme shelter

    The problems of homelessness and lack of affordable housing continue to grow as Colorado Springs prospers.
  • Outsider
  • The Outsider

    There's nothing quite as much fun as seeing politicians get all riled up about religion, particularly when they're trying to use it for transparently political ends.
  • Public Eye

    What happens when the monopoly daily completely ignores the negative implications of a feel-good issue?

Food & Drink

  • Holy Crispas, Batman!
  • Food News
  • Holy Crispas, Batman!

    It was the summer of 1989, and Batman was about to be released. The flurry of advertising surrounding it had taken over everything from radio and television stations and clothing stores to elementary school playground conversations. Most importantly, it took over my Taco Bell.
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  • Waterdeep
  • Concerts
  • Waterdeep

    This week we highlight Waterdeep, a modern Christian rock band, who will be performing at the House of Soul on Mon., Feb. 21.


  • Merry Mob Pranks
  • Film
  • Merry Mob Pranks

    Low expectations can lead to nice surprises "The Whole Nine Yards" turns out to be a refreshing take on the often weary Mafia genre.
  • Movie Picks
  • Film
  • Movie Picks

    Our reviewers' recommendations for films showing on Colorado Springs area screens.


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