State lotteries are unlike most government agencies. They provide no essential services, receive no tax money and serve no broad public purpose. Instead, they compete fiercely with private gambling providers for those who enjoy placing a bet. Headquartered in a renovated bank building in downtown Pueblo, the Colorado Lottery was...
Lynn Clark, the assistant director of Pueblo’s Historic Arkansas Riverwalk, is a New Jersey native who attended Ramapo College in Mahwah, N.J. She earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in management information systems. She’s been married to Rick Clark for 30 years and has two sons,...
Pueblo could beat Colorado Springs to actually building a new downtown baseball stadium. But can the smaller city succeed where the Springs has so far been unsuccessful? Pueblo architect Gary Anzuini believes so. His plans show a decidedly urban ballpark anchored in Pueblo. “I’ve always been fascinated by the old stadiums,” said...
Brues Alehouse helps Pueblo sing a positive tune HARP is kind of the future of Pueblo,” said 26-year-old Pueblo native Tony Garcia, who opened Brues Alehouse & Brewery on the Historic Arkansas Riverwalk of Pueblo earlier this year. Brues isn’t just another taproom attached to a small-scale brewery. Located in the...
By the end of 2016, years of planning and working with the state will start to pay off for the city of Pueblo. That’s when the city plans to break ground on the first phase of its Regional Tourism Act projects: expanding the city’s convention center, adding a global training...
Looking for a gorgeous Victorian house to restore — or would you prefer one in move-in condition? Perhaps a grand mansion that would make anything on Wood Avenue look like a backyard shack or a simple brick bungalow for less than $100,000? You won’t find either in Colorado Springs. But...
After nearly six months with no commercial flights, Pueblo Memorial Airport is gearing up for a better year, thanks to recent terminal upgrades and new businesses. Within the past three months, the 3,872-acre airport has unveiled a new restaurant, a new private aviation company and a remodeled terminal. It currently...
In many ways Pueblo, a city of about 110,000, is a microcosm of its bigger cousin to the north. Familiar challenges affecting Colorado Springs have also influenced the Steel City’s economy and, while the scope and specifics differ, Pueblo too has been forced to confront infrastructure issues, find ways to...
Founded in 1972, the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center was originally funded by grants from the federal Economic Development Agency and Pueblo County. The center originally consisted of a single gallery, a 500-seat theater, studio/classroom spaces, a dance studio, as well as a conference and banquet facility. The museum expanded...