Stitched Together from the Past: The History & Restoration of Ivywild A cool breeze blows down into the dale; chilly for the time of year. High above the plains to the East, on a hill at the foot of the Mountain of the Sun, Tava—or “Pikes Peak,” as the pioneers since called it—is a quiet […]
Think about one of your favorite businesses. When you walk into their store or go to their website, what are the reasons you like it? What is the vibe, the atmosphere, the general feel that makes you personally want to associate with this particular company? These are the questions that CoPilot Creative, a branding and […]
When Ryan Lloyd, founder of Echo Architecture, moved with his wife and son from Portland to Colorado Springs, he wasn’t planning to open his own architecture firm. He just wanted to live in a safe, friendly community with good schools for his son to attend. Luckily for the Colorado Springs community, a series of random […]
Justice Snow’s Restaurant and Bar has become an Aspen staple. It’s both both hip and rooted in history – not to mention the bar has the largest cocktail selection in North America. The restaurant concept is the brainchild of Michele Kiley, and at one point the name was highly controversial. “I think it wasn’t a […]
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.
Create your own succulent garden masterpiece! Leo Chance, author of Cacti and Succulents for Cold Climates, graciously walked COCO contributor Janelle Agee through a comprehensive DIY guide to make indoor succulent gardening a success.
When Charles Masinton opened Charlie’s Cash and Carry grocers in the small town of La Veta Colorado in 1937, he probably didn’t know just how important his store would become to the community.
As a blossoming herbalist whose heart is filled with love and respect for the plant world, my vision is to perhaps inspire you to explore and connect with the wilderness on your own and learn from the best teacher: Nature.
Plants are both pure magic and science, teachers and healers. They are a manifestation of the beautiful collaboration between all different elements, including sun, earth, water and minerals.
Ryan Kulp is a husband, new father, and maker. What started as a Christmas card project while he was living in Austin, TX, eventually became Stitch+Saw, the moniker under which Ryan now makes cross-stitched pendants, greeting cards, prints, and other jewelry from his home in Colorado Springs. Part of the resurgence of young couples moving […]