• Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Thursday, June 29

    Carlotta Olson
    Updated: Sat, Jun 24, 2017

      Here's a look at a variety of events Saturday around Colorado Springs and beyond:

  • 'John Wick,' 'Dragon Tattoo' star Michael Nyqvist dies at 56

    LINDSEY BAHR, AP Film Writer
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES — Swedish actor Michael Nyqvist, who starred in the original "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" films and often played villains in Hollywood movies like "John Wick" has died. Nyqvist's representative Jenny Tversky said Tuesday that he died after a year-long battle with lung...

  • Broadmoor names French Laundry veterans as chefs at top 2 restaurants

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: 9 hr ago

    The Broadmoor hotel has named chefs from The French Laundry, the nation's top-rated restaurant, as chefs de cuisine of the Penrose Room and Summit, its two top restaurants, and promoted its longtime executive sous chef to executive chef, overseeing the resort's 20 restaurants, cafés...

  • Where to celebrate Fourth of July in Colorado: Fireworks, parades and events

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Updated: 9 hr ago

    4TH OF JULY FIREWORKS AND EVENTS SATURDAY - La Veta - Independence Day Parade: 10 a.m., Main Street; lavetacucharachamber.com. - Pueblo - Car Racing and Fireworks: 6 p.m., I-25 Speedway, Pueblo, go online for admission costs; i25speedway.com. - Peyton - Falcon Freedom Days:...

  • TV Talk - Take a tour of the new Fox 21 set before its on-air debut

    Terry Terrones
    Updated: 10 hr ago

    For news director Joe Cole and KXRM president and CEO Steve Dant, the new Fox 21 studio has been four years in the making. That's when the first capital improvements for the station were initiated.  It all started with a building expansion in 2013. Soon additional staff were...

  • Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Wednesday, June 28

    Carlotta Olson
    Updated: 21 hr ago

    Here's a look at a variety of events Saturday around Colorado Springs and beyond:

  • JK Rowling marks 20 years since Harry Potter appeared

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Jun 26, 2017

    LONDON — Wizarding legend Harry Potter's tale has turned 20. Author J.K. Rowling's first novel, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, was published in Britain on June 26, 1997. Since then, it has sold more than 450 million copies worldwide and has been translated into 79...

  • Pikes Pick: Act quickly on deal from Carrabba's Italian Grill

    By Teresa J. Farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Jun 26, 2017

    Carrabba's Italian Grill, 2815 Geyser Drive and 7120 Campus Drive, has a tempting deal for you, but you must act fast: Drop by one of the eateries Monday or Tuesday for one of the signature wood-grilled chicken entrées and take home a free spaghetti & meatballs meal.

  • Extended warm-up act preps Focus on the Family celebrants for Pence speech

    By stephanie earls stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Jun 26, 2017

    When you've run through the prepared program for your 40th anniversary party - the prayers, music, video retrospective, special acknowledgments and guest speakers - and you get the signal to keep going because the vice president needs another five minutes, it's good to have a five-time...

  • ZZ Top, Hunter Hayes, Gabriel Iglesias and more to perform at Colorado State Fair

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Jun 26, 2017

    The Colorado State Fair announced the first performers in its entertainment lineup, with musical group ZZ Top and comedian Gabriel Iglesias leading the way. The fair is Aug. 25 through Sept. 4 at the Colorado State Fairgrounds in Pueblo. An online pre-sale for Fan Club members begins...

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