• Issue of
  • Jul 19-25, 2001
  • Vol. 9, No. 29
  • Unlucky Strikes


  • Cover Story
  • Strike Zone

    Web sites loaded with lightning data, statistical trends and safety tips.


  • Letters

    Readers of the Independent talk back to the editor.
  • Public Eye

    Just after City Council denied the southwest downtown urban development plan, Public Eye ran into Chuck Miller, who heads up the citys economic development office.
  • Outsider

    Colorado Springs! My ol hometown! Thank you, thank you, thank you! Our culture, our businesspeople, our preachers, our politicians, our philanthropists, our local big shots... It is, as Gen. Schwartzkopf might have put it, a target-rich environment.
  • IQ: Sizzlin'
  • IQ
  • IQ: Sizzlin'

    Sit back, drink a lemonade and watch the fireworks light up the sky.

Food & Drink



  • Film
  • Gilded Affair

    Yet another adaptation of a Henry James novel, this his last and most difficult, this Merchant-Ivory adaptation of The Golden Bowl succeeds as a glittering period piece and as a well-told morality tale exploring marital infidelity and familial fidelity.
  • Heist Hoax
  • Film
  • Heist Hoax

    The Score is the kind of movie that makes every movie fan in the world want to bemoan the state of American cinema.
  • Movie Picks
  • Film
  • Movie Picks

    Our reviewers' recommendations for films showing on Colorado Springs area screens.
  • Visual Arts
  • Jewel Tones

    One of the great things about being an observer of art in Colorado Springs is the fact that there are so many venues capable of putting on exhibitions of quality work.


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