Focusing on Old Colorado City, the Westside of Colorado Springs

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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.

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 [...]

Velez Galleries – Old Colorado City Indigenous Art

  Old Colorado City is home to a number of places to buy indigenous art, but if you want to see the largest variety of Indigenous Art in the world head to Valez Galleries at 2506 W.Colorado Ave. Hand made art from 80 Nations are on show and available for purchase.  Mike Velez, the owner of [...]