• Things to Know about 2 Atlantic City casino reopenings

    Updated: 21 min ago

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — When four of Atlantic City's 12 casinos shut down in 2014 and a fifth followed two years later, it seemed to many that the city's gambling industry was in an irreversible death spiral. But things have been looking up since then for Atlantic City, due in no...

  • Colorado Springs downtown sculpture garden celebrates 20th anniversary

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Downtown Colorado Springs lures visitors for many reasons, not the least of which is its rich collection of public art. Art on the Streets celebrates 20 years of its popular blocks-long sculpture garden with a plumped-up exhibit, heftier budget, first-time public art map, expanded...

  • Colorado Springs church's aquaponics garden a source of healing within and beyond

    By seth boster seth.boster@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    On a Saturday morning last November, Tina Zamora entered a steel and solar-wrapped structure as if a stranger in a strange, new world. Heads of lettuce floated in beds of water on the ground. Tilapia teemed in a tank. What kind of place was this to be checking off court-ordered...

  • Etihad to loan pilots to competing UAE airline Emirates

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Long-haul airline Etihad Airways will loan pilots to competing Dubai-based carrier Emirates under a new program, officials acknowledged Sunday, marking a rare cooperation between the two state-owned carriers who operate only 115 kilometers (70 miles)...

  • Kaka returns to theme park mecca, at least on TV

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Brazilian soccer great Kaka may have left Orlando's Major League Soccer team but he's reappearing in the theme park mecca during the World Cup, at least on TV. Universal Parks & Resorts says Kaka is appearing in a commercial starting Saturday that shows off...

  • Colorado Springs area nonprofit community events starting June 24, 2018

    By Carlotta Olson carlotta.olson@gazette.com -
    Published: Sun, Jun 24, 2018

    June Palisade Peaches Fundraiser - To benefit PILLAR, order deadline is Aug. 6; pillarinstitute.org/palisade-peaches. Purely Ponds Parade of Ponds - 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, to benefit Boys & Girls Club of the Pikes Peak Region, Colorado Springs area; purelyponds.com/parade-of-ponds....

  • Colorado Springs-area events calendar: Monday, June 25

    Carlotta Olson
    Updated: Fri, Jun 22, 2018

    Here's a look at what's going on Monday in the Colorado Springs area:      FESTIVALS Arts Festival — More than 80 artists, Lionshead Mall/Arrabelle at Vail Square, Vail; vailartsfestival.com. Gunnison River Festival — Embraces river and stream activities,...

  • Colorado Springs area religious events starting June 24, 2018

    By Carlotta Olson carlotta.olson@gazette.com -
    Published: Sun, Jun 24, 2018

    Music/Stage/Art FRIDAY Jazz in the Garden - With Gregory Goodloe and the Light Years Ahead Band, 7 p.m., Grace and St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 601 N. Tejon St.; 328-1125, gssepiscopal.org. FRIDAY AND SATURDAY "Oliver!" - Village Arts of Colorado, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., Village...

  • Cripple Creek pays homage to historic roots with 87th Donkey Derby Days

    By Tatiana Parfiniuk-Talesnick tatiana.talesnick@gazette.com -
    Updated: 13 hr ago

    Before casinos came to Cripple Creek nearly 30 years ago, donkeys would have been more at home in the old mountain mining town than one-armed bandits. For three days this past weekend, the pack animals reclaimed their former status during Cripple Creek’s annual Donkey Derby Days,...

  • The Latest: Congressman says kids at center get good care

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the separation of immigrant children from their parents following President Donald Trump's order allowing them to remain with their parents (all times local): 6:10 p.m. Kansas Rep. Roger Marshall is returning from a visit to the Texas border saying...

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