• Issue of
  • Aug 14-20, 2003
  • Vol. 11, No. 33
  • Downtown 2020



  • Your Turn
  • Take this jobless recovery and shove it

    In the larger scheme of President Bush's agenda, it's people like me who don't really matter. And why would I? I'm no CEO of a big monied corporation. I'm neither a fund-raiser nor a politico.
  • Letters

    Readers of the Independent talk back to the editor
  • Domestic Bliss
  • Home is where the phone is

    For your 10th birthday you want a telephone. The family has moved and you have a room of your own. You want a pink "Princess" telephone, slim and oval and modern with a clear plastic dial.
  • IQ: Growing pains
  • IQ
  • IQ: Growing pains

    Most of us have trouble envisioning life two months from now, much less two decades.
  • Livelong Days
  • Livelong Days

    Been feeling like you just don't know enough about the US Bank's Art on the Streets Program to impress your date as you stroll down the street on your way to Rum Bay to get unthinkably blitzed on Friday evenings?
  • Outsider
  • Bring on The Terminator

    Here's a simple truth: Journalists and columnists love good drama. We're not vultures -- we cover events like Columbine, 9/11, and the Iraq war because it's part of the job. But in reality, we like passionate, colorful, sprawling, combative stories that illuminate our times, make a difference, and don't involve violent death.
  • Indy Birthday Bash
  • Personal Space
  • Indy Birthday Bash

    Thousands of people turned out to help the Independent celebrate a decade in the Springs at an all-day bash last Friday on the lawn surrounding the Pioneers Museum downtown.

Food & Drink



  • Movie Picks
  • Film
  • Movie Picks

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


  • Events
  • Event Listings

    If there's something going on, we've got it listed here.

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