• AROUND TOWN: "Straight Arrow" Mayor John Suthers roasted for a cause

    By Linda Navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Feb 23, 2017

    It was a night to have some fun at Mayor John Suthers' expense. And he laughed right along at folks who had twitted him about being quiet, short, a bit of a nerd and totally tech lacking. Oh, and wasn't he that "Straight Arrow" who had batted hitless against future MLB Hall of Famer...

  • AROUND TOWN: Congregations help homeless families through Family Promise

    By Linda Navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -by name the gazette -
    Updated: Thu, Feb 23, 2017

    Sensory memories: Delicious church potluck smells floating up from the the basement. Ladies wearing aprons. Tables filled to groaning. At the 20th annual Hope, Hearts and Home Family Promise luncheon and auction Feb. 12, homeless families who have temporary homes in local churches as...

  • AROUND TOWN: Heart Ball a 'Midwinter Night's Dream' to remember in Colorado Springs

    By Linda Navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Feb 15, 2017

    Elegant ladies in evening gowns and glittering Venetian masks took the arms of formally attired men, many wearing red ties, and strolled the lobby of Broadmoor Hall for an Elizabethan "Midwinter Night's Dream." The 34th annual Heart Ball was one of those special nights to remember...

  • AROUND TOWN: Ewoks hit the lanes for Junior Achievement and financial literacy

    By linda navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Feb 12, 2017

    "Alert all commands." The Force has invaded the bowling alley. Wrapping up today, Darth Vaders, Jedi, Wookies and Princess Leias are competing for the galaxy in Junior Achievement Rock 'N Bowl Episode XXXIV - Battle at the Bowling Alley. It's Junior Achievement of Southern...

  • AROUND TOWN: Temple Shalom film and dinner seek out Israeli cuisine

    By linda navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Feb 12, 2017

    Temple Shalom created an educational Jewish film series and found a welcoming audience. The second in the series, "Searching for Israeli Cuisine," brought in a sold-out crowd on Jan. 29 with a packed, Israeli-inspired dinner followed by even more people arriving for the free showing of...

Like us on Facebook