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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 »

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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 »

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2013 COS Parade of Homes

Parade Dates: August 16 – September 1, 2013 | Homes will be open from 10am – 6pm The Parade of Homes in Colorado Springs, offers the general public a first-hand look at the current trends and greatest innovations in new home design. This event showcases the latest design trends in affordable living to luxury dream homes… Read more »

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Fourth of July

“You have to love a nation that celebrates its independence every July 4, not with a parade of guns, tanks, and soldiers who file by the White House in a show of strength and muscle, but with family picnics where kids throw Frisbees, the potato salad gets iffy, and the flies die from happiness.  You… Read more »

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new home construction colorado springs

What is 2 by 6 construction or 2 x 6 construction? Definition of 2 by 6 / 2×6 2×6 construction is used in the building of exterior walls. Specifically, it’s where 2 inch by 6 inch studs are placed throughout the home. The majority of major construction jobs use 2×4 construction due to the reduced costs…. Read more »

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Community does not burn down Black Forest Fires

As the smell of fire and large plumes of smoke, soot and ash filled the sky on Wednesday morning, the Colorado Springs area awakened to the news that the Black Forest fires accelerated their destructive path overnight. The strong winds continued throughout the morning and afternoon and we all held our collective breath as the… Read more »

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After Memorial Day most of us begin a three-month quest to pack as much outdoor living, fun and experiences into the short summer season. Summer in Colorado Springs Summer in Colorado Springs means live music events in spectacular venues, traditional city festivals, gondola rides and adventure at local ski resorts, food, beer and wine festivals,… Read more »

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new colorado springs home

Are Colorado Springs residents more confident in home ownership? The realtor industry suggests yes! Recent statistics by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) report that “the average median sales price gain of the 150 largest communities in the U.S. was up 11.3% over the same time period last year.” According to NAR, that was the… Read more »

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summer flowers in colorado

Now that spring is officially here… we can look forward to spending more time in our outdoor spaces. For many Coloradans this means getting our lawns back to verdant conditions. But this year due to below average snowfall and a modest amount of precipitation, water restrictions started this week on April 1, 2013. If you’ve… Read more »

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daffodil

Last week on Wednesday March 20 2013, marked the first day of spring… how do you welcome in the season in Colorado Springs? Welcome Spring Break, rainy days, spring snow, spring skiing, busy home improvement stores, allergy season, gardening, daffodils, golden crocuses… Maybe you felt happier but most likely it wasn’t related to the season…. Read more »