• Pikes Pub: Pub Dog Colorado on track for late April grand opening

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    Pub Dog Colorado's official debut is still about a month away, but folks already are barking up a storm about the first-of-its kind craft taproom and restaurant heading to Colorado Springs' west side. "We had more than 30 people and their dogs walking in the St. Patrick's Day parade,...

  • Microbrew fans around Colorado Springs have plenty to look forward to Wednesday

    Yesterday

    Microbrew fans can get their swag on Wednesday, when the celebration of Colorado Craft Beer Week marks hump day with a fundraising pour and giveaway at participating taprooms, including Bristol Brewing Co. and C.B. & Potts in Colorado Springs and Monument's Pikes Peak Brewing Co....

  • New Belgium Brewing announces Tour de Fat stop in Colorado Springs

    Yesterday

    New Belgium Brewing has announced the schedule for its 18th annual "Fat Tire presents the Tour de Fat," a five month, 33-show traveling beer, bike and music festival that helps raise money for local nonprofits. The season kicks off May 20 in Asheville, N.C., and cycles into the Pikes...

  • Mountain biking film tour pedals into Colorado Springs

    Yesterday

    Celebrate the start of mountain biking season with the third annual GiddyUP! Film Tour, which returns to Colorado Springs' Ivywild School with a feature-length collection of short films about the sport. This year's tour includes mountain biking vignettes from Colorado, Utah, Oregon,...

  • Colorado Springs family adapts to reality of Type 1 diabetes as, one after one, children are diagnosed

    Updated: Tue, Mar 21, 2017

    It was a cold, wet California winter and Julie Hayes, her husband, Bubba, and their five kids all were laid low by a nasty stomach virus. When a week went by and 3-year-old Ashley hadn't rallied like her twin sister and the rest of the family, Hayes started to worry. The toddler was...

  • Comedian Daniel Tosh bringing his campus tour to Colorado Springs

    Updated: Tue, Mar 21, 2017

    Comedian Daniel Tosh will be in town May 1 for the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs leg of his campus tour and a performance at the Pikes Peak Center. Known for his often cringe-worthy black humor and riffing on web-based pop culture, Tosh's road show features standup and...

  • Pikes Pick: Now's the time to try Irish boxty

    Updated: Mon, Mar 20, 2017

    "Boxty on the griddle, boxty on the pan; if you can't make boxty, you'll never get a man," or so goes the old Irish rhyme - which, if it were true, would make America pretty much a nation of singletons. Though it has been popular in Ireland since the 1700s, the dish of fried potato...

  • Colorado Springs church to host benefit concert by Gleewood

    Updated: Thu, Mar 16, 2017

    Central Christian Church in Colorado Springs will host a benefit concert by Gleewood, a "musky Americana act" from New Mexico fronted by husband-and-wife duo Jhett Schiavone and Callie Sioux. With a lyrical "vintage style" that evolved on the road as the couple lived in a car and...

  • Pikes Pub: Demolition, construction set to begin on new brewery at old Colorado Springs school

    Updated: Wed, Mar 15, 2017

    Some goat patches grow more slowly than others. Darren Baze, for example, has been cultivating the 3-foot-plus one on his chin for almost 16 years - longer, in fact, than the veteran brewer has been brewing. "His beard is pretty famous and recognizable," said Justin Grant, whose...

  • Pikes Pub: Colorado Common Hard Cider's tasting room marks (almost) a year

    Updated: Sun, Mar 12, 2017

    Like Sir Isaac Newton, Matthew Bonno's career-defining insight came courtesy of apples. Things fell into place about a decade ago, when Bonno was living in Florida and decided to take up homebrewing - or, rather, start researching how to start. "I was really timid. I kept going to a...

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