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Lower downtown gets a shot in the arm
Boosting the long-blighted southwest downtown area, City Council voted unanimously Feb. 11 to approve a “cooperation agreement” with developer Nor’wood Development Group that pledges at least $20 million in public spending and allows a newly formed business improvement district to issue $50 million in debt.…

Northside pizzeria excels with simple treatments of fresh ingredients
TRUST THE CRUST Colorado Crust Pizza Co.’s name draws our attention to something a lot of pizza places swing and miss on.…

Psilocybin panel meets in Denver
Denver’s Psilocybin Mushroom Policy Review Panel — created after Denverites voted to decriminalize psilocybin in 2018 — held its first meeting Feb. 12.…

Wooglin’s relocates north while the Colorado College arena’s built
Wooglin’s Deli & Café, 4750 Barnes Road, 578-9443, wooglinsdeli.com…

Celebrate Black History Month, plus more events this week
Black History Program …

Bubba’s Gift is a disappointment
Talking up the Instagram page @ifyouhigh among “fellow members of the cannabis community” — as a dispensary fancy pants recently dubbed “weed smokers” to me — might be as basic as bringing up the movie Pineapple Express or a Wiz Khalifa mixtape these days, but the joy that this digital museum of wild stuff put together by some kind, curatorial soul (the account has more than 5 million followers) to look at while you’re high cannot be overstated.…

Beedle: Ant-LQBTQ legislation a sign of the times
POLITICAL PAWNS Trans people know it’s an election year because suddenly state legislatures around the country take notice of us and attempt to do something about the trans menace.…

Nada Surf and Shopping with the new and noteworthy
Shopping, All or Nothing (FatCat Records) – When Rachel Aggs launched her Scottish art-punk trio six years ago, there was plenty of absurd space to sound like The Slits or Lora Logic.…

Hightower: The plot to kill health-care reform
As Lyndon Johnson used to say about special interests trying to get his support to pass some blatantly self-serving legislation: “They can’t make chicken salad out of chicken sh*t.”…

Electric Hot Tuna at the Boulder Theater preview
It’s kind of crazy that Hot Tuna’s Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady have been out on the road touring together, more or less constantly, since they parted ways with their seminal psychedelic band Jefferson Airplane.…


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