Focusing on Old Colorado City, the Westside of Colorado Springs

Browsing Month 'June, 2012'

6 Crows Tattoo Parlor in Old Colorado City

Just off the main strip of West Colorado Avenue and 25th St, 6 Crows Tattoo Parlor’s neon signs glow 24/7.

Farmers Market In Old Colorado City Is Back!

  We love having fresh local produce on our doorstep every Saturday. Now the Farmers Market is starting again in Old Colorado City, we get to wander down and browse all the produce, products and arts and crafts for sale. The market is Saturday mornings on 24th Street, right next to Bancroft Park. Starts early [...]

Chris Alvarez – Professional Artist and Instructor

I met Chris Alvarez, a professional artist and instructor, by chance in Bancroft Park in Old Colorado City. He was running an outdoor oil painting workshop with several student artists…

A Call to Life  – Women’s Clothing Boutique and Art on West Colorado Avenue

UPDATE A Call To Life has closed it’s doors. This location is now occupied by The Vinery and The Sweet Elephant   When shopping for clothing, do you focus on locally made items, community¬†and sustainability? At A Call to Life, on West Colorado Avenue in Old Colorado City, you can. You can do all three [...]

Old Colorado City 26th Street Mural

On the wall of the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, on the south side of Colorado Avenue. The OCC Mural on 26th street celebrates some of the industry and legend of this Historic area. I don’t know what the guy jumping out of the window did (but I think we can guess), but that might be [...]