As a child, Raphael Sassi discovered drawing in Maryland and was immediately hooked. “Being an artist was the best thing that I could do,” he recalled. “I knew I loved making pictures.” After declaring this intention to his art teacher father, his father encouraged Raphael to build a strong portfolio featuring his varied interests of […]
Café Earth, a new line of natural home fragrances and body products, was born out of Erica Buelow’s years of experience as an interior designer, small business owner, and her own spiritual journey. To Erica, Café Earth is the culmination of a professional and personal journey to return to natural simplicity. “Our bodies are so […]
General Palmer would spent many days developing his home nestled in the valley near Garden of the Gods. His estate grew into a property that includes a castle, carriage house and beautiful gardens. Today, Glen Eyrie is a reminder of the rich heritage of the Colorado Springs region and the generous legacy of our city’s founder.
Jason Nauert is a central figure in the renaissance of the field of butchering in Colorado. As the Director and Instructor of the Rocky Mountain Institute of Meat, he is teaching Colorado Springs about butchering through training courses, consulting work and his culinary talent.
On Saturday afternoons a storefront in Historic Depot Square echoes with the whir of sewing machines, the hiss of irons, the rush of passing trains and the joyful sound of laughter. In the year since its grand opening last April, the owners of Stitch Studio have created a community of sewers in their 20s and 30s on the western edge of downtown Colorado Springs.
At 101 years old, he is thought to be the oldest living Pearl Harbor Survivor. He resides in Colorado Springs, where he continues to be active in the community and in the work of The Navigators. In honor of the 73rd anniversary of Pearl Harbor Day, Lt. Downing tells historian Susan Fletcher about his remarkable life.
The Palmer girls were the daughters of General William Jackson Palmer, the founder of Colorado Springs, and thus the perfect hosts for a Western adventure. Dorothy kept a detailed journal of her trip, commenting on her impressions of the Pikes Peak Region.