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Women of the World Poetry Slam

January 19, 2018 @ 12:44 pm

For all of human history the poet has served as a beacon for what we can accomplish as a species. All of our stories, or secrets, our darkness and truth come out in poetry and spread across the world. In the spirit of that time-honored tradition, Colorado Springs will select a woman poet to represent us to the rest of the world on Sunday. Local non-profit Hear, Here! Poetry is using funds from the show, set for 6:30 pm at The Gold Room, to provide financial support to the winning poet to attend the Women of the World Poetry Slam …

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Fit 365 – New and Improved

January 11, 2018 @ 8:18 am

By Kristin Bowman, owner of Fit 365 November 2017 was our 1-year mark for being open! It was a wild and challenging year being a new business, but we have made some significant changes and upgrades. Our biggest change is the 24/7-member access! We officially went 24 hours in the beginning of December. We now have manned hours Monday through Friday, 11am-5pm, and the rest of the time members can access the gym with their key fobs and Bluetooth. We really wanted to implement the 24-hour access to be able to be an option for everyone who didn’t have a …

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Tips to Sticking to your Resolution

January 4, 2018 @ 1:04 pm
FIT365 fitness tips for your new year's resolutions

Is fitness on your New Year’s Resolution list? FIT365 has you covered. Not only are we waiving initiation fees during the month of January, but we have also given you some tips to sticking to your resolution! We know the gyms are full now, and those resolutions start dwindling come March. Here’s how you can stay on track to the New You in 2018. Make it more than a goal We all have our goals we want to get to. This year it might be a certain weight, next year it might be lifting a certain amount. For some it’s …

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365 Grand Club Holiday Gift Guide

December 14, 2017 @ 2:20 pm

  It’s the busiest time of the year, and 365 Grand Club is here to help! Christmas is looming closer, so we have put together our annual gift guide to help you find the perfect gift for every person on your list. These gifts range from as low to $10 to upwards of $500, so choose the best option for you!   New Year’s Eve Getaway For Couples What’s better than giving the gift of quality time to ring in the New Year? Whether this be for your special someone, or for a favorite couple in your life, these packages …

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The History and Charm of Pedal Cars

December 7, 2017 @ 12:04 pm
holiday pedal car show at johnny martin's

Written by Tom Divine, Member of Colorado Springs Rod and Custom Club In the 1920s and 1930s many companies in the United States produced pedal cars after World War I. Pedal cars were common in retailer catalogs with two of the largest manufacturers – American National Automobiles and Toledo & Steel Craft of Murray. Among other products, Steel Craft made GMC pedal trucks and Mack dump trucks, Model-T Roadsters, Dodges, Runabouts and a Chrysler Roadster. Pedal car manufacturer Gendron made many designs and models as well. Ads in the Sears Roebuck and Co. catalog listed chain-driven Garton Kidillac Deluxe with …

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So many ways to ring in ’18!

November 30, 2017 @ 4:01 pm

By Colin Christie, Director of Advertising, 365 Grand Properties Here at the 365 Grand Properties, we have a lot going on every day of the year. So it only makes sense that on the last day of the year we’d have a lot going on, too! Whether you’re looking for a gourmet dinner and then an early night in, or you’re ready to dance the night away and into the New Year, 365 Grand Properties has something for you this December 31st. Keep reading for a sampling of our offerings: The Antlers New Year’s Eve Party The Antlers Hotel has …

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A Tribute Show for Our Veterans

November 16, 2017 @ 1:54 pm
Monty Seward at the Gold Room

Written by Monty Seward, Emmy nominated songwriter, producer, and vocalist This weekend will mark a milestone for the Gold Room in Colorado Springs. It will host a spectacular dual tribute show in honor of our veterans. “A Tribute Show For Our Veterans” features the music of two music superstars, Stevie Wonder and Tina Turner, performed by a dynamic duo whose credits read like the who’s who of Hollywood. Monty Seward, Emmy nominated songwriter, producer and vocalist stunningly captures the essence of Stevie Wonder both vocally and musically, while his counterpart Erin Stevenson lights up the stage with her vocal prowess …

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Our Version of Pumpkin Spice

November 9, 2017 @ 11:31 am

‘Tis the season for pumpkin spice! Before you drop everything to grab your pumpkin spiced latte, we want to introduce you to MX Spa’s version of pumpkin spice – and it has far less sugar and calories than the one at your favorite coffee shop. We have created a special pumpkin enzyme facial treatment that gives your skin a radiant glow. Why is everyone so nuts about pumpkins? We think it has more to do with the health benefits than anything else. Pumpkin contains some amazing properties that promote excellent health for your body, but that can also extend to …

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The Authentic Taste of Italy

November 2, 2017 @ 4:09 pm

Written by Kevin DeSousa, Duca’s General Manager An authentic, wood-fired Neapolitan pizza is a taste that needs to be experienced by everyone. Duca’s Pizza has practically perfected the craft, and the newest Duca’s location inside the Antlers Hotel is serving up these delicious pies 5 days a week. As legend has it, the first “Neapolitan” pizza was created in Naples, Italy (Neapolitan is a demonym for people from Naples) around 1600 AD. Those are some ancient pies! The goal was to feed as many people as possible in an inexpensive way by utilizing simple, local ingredients like dough and tomatoes. …

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Small Business Success

October 26, 2017 @ 11:42 am

Written by Chuck Bader, host of Profiles of Success It’s really “all about you” small as a small business owner! Your clients are far more interested in the personality of your business than your storefront or website. Engaging and intriguing consumers in the marketplace to choose you first is largely based on the story behind the success— in other words, your story. A tremendous collaboration between the 365 Grand Club and Profiles of Success was created in October 2017. This power partnership features stories of local Colorado Springs business owners. The alliance provides an incredibly powerful marketing tool for you …

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