The 22nd annual Mountain Metro Rides Bike to Work Day has been scheduled for 6:30-8:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 24. Registration is open and available online. The first 1,000 “participants will receive a commemorative pin that entitles them to discounts and deals around town,” according to a news release by Mountain Metropolitan Transit, which organizes the event. […]
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Brian Durheimer got to know some of the staff, athletes and committee members from the Olympic Training Center when his Inertia Coffee Co. had a drive-thru location on Union Boulevard not far from the OTC. The business has moved to 406 S. Eighth St., a location with room for a café and the equipment for […]
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Jolie NeSmith, PikeRide executive director, beamed as nearly 30 volunteers worked on assembling 208 bright purple, high-tech bikes May 23. “It’s great to see such wide support from the community to help us launch bike sharing,” NeSmith said. “Bike share is a healthy, active form of transportation, and so many community members and employers have […]
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Lace up your skates! Today through Monday, Colorado Springs will welcome throngs of young hockey players and their families, as the city plays host to the 38th Annual Colorado Springs Amateur Hockey Association Presidents’ Day Hockey Tournament, one of the largest tournaments in North America. According to information provided by the Colorado Springs Convention & […]
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The Colorado Springs Sky Sox announced they will once again be partnering with Domino’s Pizza to showcase local charities. The joint venture, named “Charity Spotlight,” is designed to help charities in the Colorado Springs area. “In the current economic environment, many charities are working harder than ever to meet budgets to support the ever increasing demand […]
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The headline in the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel said it all: “Brewers settle for Colorado Springs as AAA team’s host.” Neither Colorado Springs nor Milwaukee had a choice. There are 32 major league teams and 32 Triple-A cities – so when one team jumps ship, as did the Rockies (and others in recent weeks), it triggers a […]
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Peak Vista Community Health Centers Foundation’s annual fundraising event, the Breakfast of Champions, will feature Venus Williams, tennis champion and a four-time Olympic gold medalist, as 2014’s keynote speaker. “Venus suffers from an autoimmune condition called Sjogren’s syndrome and is sensitive to the crucial need for people to have access to healthcare,” said BJ Scott, […]
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Jim Knowlton, the Air Force Academy’s new athletic director, has a lot on his plate moving toward his first season at the helm of all things Falcon sports. Knowlton replaces Hans Mueh, who retired after filling the role since 2004. Knowlton is a graduate from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and his most […]
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Look around any time during the day, and you’re likely to see runners on Colorado Springs’ sidewalks and trails. The city has always had lots of runners — after all, Colorado is home to the fittest folks in the nation. But in the past couple of decades, the sport of running has grown so much […]
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You might be forgiven for supposing that Councilmember Don Knight has been solely focused on efforts to expand Council’s powers (or reclaim them from Mayor Bach!), while valiantly fighting against any local public funding for the “City for Champions” proposal. Not so! The Knight of Sorrowful Mien has been busy at work behind the scenes, […]
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A partnership of four Colorado Springs entities will host an event celebrating the 2014 Olympic Winter Games’ opening ceremony. The City of Colorado Springs, the Downtown Development Authority, the U.S. Olympic Committee and the Colorado Springs Sports Corp. announced in a news release Monday that they will host the “Olympic Downtown Celebration” beginning at 5 […]
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Colorado Springs has recently been included on the state’s upgraded Bicycle and Scenic Byways map. The Colorado Department of Transportation has given local governments across the state the opportunity to provide cycling information specific to their region. Colorado Springs was the third city to add its map and local data to the site (http://dtdapps.coloradodot.info/bike), according […]
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