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.

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 [...]

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 [...]