• AROUND TOWN: Mermaids, flamingos and whales, oh my, to support Silver Key Senior Services

    By linda navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Updated: 22 hr ago

    The mayor turned surfer dude. Shamu the whale rode up in the elevator at The Antlers. A mermaid with a sparkly emerald tail swam the hallways. And flowered shirts bloomed everywhere. A crowd of 380 draped themselves in fishing net and shells or wore their favorite...

  • AROUND TOWN: Shield616 gourmet evening raises funds for police tactical gear

    By linda navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Sep 12, 2017

    The gourmet food tastings were delicious; the evening's goal serious. Chef Supansa Banker was chef liaison for Vittles for Vests, to raise funds to help provide tactical vest packages to every local street cop. As Police Foundation of Colorado Springs Trustee Kyle Hybl and CSPD...

  • AROUND TOWN: Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum offers a living "Gift of History"

    By linda navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com-
    Updated: Tue, Sep 12, 2017

    The "Gift of History" never stops giving. It's there for every visitor to the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum and it's the name of the museum's annual fundraising breakfast supporting the museum's programs and exhibits. This has been an energizing, palpably exciting year the...

  • AROUND TOWN: New Sinton-Martinez home site of Big Brothers Big Sisters Bruncheon

    By linda navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com-
    Updated: Wed, Sep 6, 2017

    It's a back-to-school-time treat for the busy ladies, the annual Garden Bruncheon for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado - Pikes Peak. Friends and guests are invited to mix and mingle and sip champagne at the special home of a hostess where they gather for a catered meal in the...

  • AROUND TOWN: Happy Trails BBQ supports the county nature centers

    By Linda Navarro, linda.navarro@gazette.com
    Updated: Wed, Sep 6, 2017

    What better way to support the facelift at the heavily used Bear Creek Nature Center than with heaping plates of Buffalo Gals barbecue, calico beans, colorful summer salads and a heavenly array of desserts. Smells from the grills filled the hills nearby had signaled the annual Happy...

  • AROUND TOWN: Electric jellyfish and bicycles in the wind a Fine Arts Center gala delight

    By name newspaper -
    Updated: Sun, Sep 3, 2017

    The annual Fine Arts Center Gala opened on a big scale. Make that massive. And neon electric blue. An evening to celebrate local artists and the community showcased a 17-foot-high "Beach Front" installation with bicycles and "electric jellyfish" floating above the central courtyard at...

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