Focusing on Old Colorado City, the Westside of Colorado Springs

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DBK Glass Creations in Old Colorado City

DBK Glass Creations started in business when the Dylan Kelley bought a kit in 2002 from a friend for $200 and started blowing glass. He used to work at Van Briggle Pottery so has always been an artist, but just became better and better at glass blowing. By 2004 he was supplying wholesale to shops around [...]

Yogafied Open House with Admire Photography India Exhibit

Looking for something to do in Old Colorado City, after the farmers market on Saturday 22nd? There’s an open house and photography exhibit just up the street. Yogafied is one of the few home yoga studios in Colorado springs and has been featured several times in Marma Points, the online and print local Yoga magazine. [...]

Rocky Mountain Cowgirl Company in Old Colorado City

UPDATE Rocky mountain Cowgirl is leaving Old Colorado City for a new location in Downtown Colorado Springs Rocky Mountain Cowgirl Company in Old Colorado City, formally Urban Cowgirl, is a store just for women. A refuge in the male dominated world of the cowboy. Although catering to the wannabe cowgirl, you fellas just might find [...]

Verve Art Market in Old Colorado City

  Verve Art Market recently opened it doors in Old Colorado City next to Tibetan Arts and Crafts. The owner and artist Katherine Mondragon defines Verve as “the combination of the industrial with the earthen, with a hint of vintage, to set the stage for a mix of art that’s eclectic and funky, yet nice [...]

Moondog Music Shop in Old Colorado City

When you walk into Moondog Music Shop in Old Colorado City, tread carefully. The store is crammed full of many different types of string instruments. The double bass stands guard over a range of acoustic and electric guitars. There are fiddles on every side and even an unique looking instrument that appears to be the [...]

The Golden Light Healing Center on West Colorado Avenue

The Golden Light Healing Center on West Colorado Avenue is a holistic center, focused on the healing properties of alternative products and healing practices. Silvana, a licensed acupuncturist and owner, believes in supporting local artisans…

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.

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 [...]

Tibetan Art and Crafts, Asia on the Westside

  Bam isn’t the usual person you’ll see behind the counter at Tibetan Arts and Crafts on Colorado Avenue in  Old Colorado City. Right now he’s filling in for his wife Loma, who has just had their second child, only 3 weeks old when we chatted recently. Tibetan Arts and crafts opened it’s doors on [...]