For many Americans fall is the favorite season. October is a beautiful month all over the country. But for many locals, fall in Colorado is spectacular. Aspen leaves turn to shimmering gold. Mountain vistas are breathtaking. The temperature generally stays in the mid ‘60’s. And there’s plenty of sunshine. You won’t want to miss local… Read more »
Category: Things to do
Labor Day is recognized as the first Monday in September and embodies both the social and economic successes of American Workers. In fact, Colorado along with Massachusetts, New Jersey, and New York implemented the Labor Day holiday by legislative enactment in 1887 behind Oregon who secured state legislation earlier that same year. Per the U.S…. Read more »
For many Americans fall is the favorite season. October is an especially beautiful month all over the country. But for many locals, fall in Colorado is spectacular. Aspen leaves turn to shimmering gold. Mountain vistas are breathtaking. The temperature generally stays in the mid ‘60’s. And there’s plenty of sunshine. You won’t want to miss… Read more »
Monday, September 4th, 2017 is Labor Day. A day that symbolically and customarily marks the end of the summer. Labor Day, an official federal holiday as of 1894, began as a day to celebrate and honor America’s labor movement and the contribution that all workers have made to our nation. For many Americans, it’s a… Read more »
“Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.” ― Henry James It’s the beginning of August. School supplies are being stocked in local Colorado Springs stores and back to school sales ads have begun. Wait! Didn’t summer just begin? And while the official first day… Read more »
It is the love of country that has lighted and that keeps glowing the holy fire of patriotism. J. Horace McFarland When we think of celebrating the Fourth of July, the first image that comes to mind is a summer night sky aglow with fireworks. Did you know that 63% of Americans attend a fireworks display… Read more »
Mothers hold their children’s hands for a short while, but their hearts forever. ~Author Unknown Sunday, May 14, 2017 marks the 103rd anniversary of the nationally recognized holiday, Mother’s Day. While the first Mother’s Day observances were simple church services and the distribution of white carnations, the day quickly evolved to be big business for… Read more »
Colorado Springs has so many fun things to do in the warmer months that it is almost impossible to narrow down to a few. We have just a handful of summertime activities that are all within a few miles of your front door, and guaranteed to be fun whether you have family in town or are just looking for an adventure on your own!
Summertime is sneaking up on us, with warm weather activities just around the corner. Whether you and your family are into camping, swimming, or simply enjoying the outdoors in your neighborhood, a few tips about summertime organization can make your coming months more enjoyable!
The days are growing longer, and you probably feel the urge to venture outside more. Meals out on deck and hours spent enjoying the sun are part of a Colorado summer, but you want to make sure that your deck is ready for the season. We have a few helpful ideas to ensure that your deck is in tiptop shape for the coming months.