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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 [...]

Bancroft Park Heroes Benefit in Old Colorado City

Bancroft Park in Old Colorado City is a great place for gigs, celebrations even weddings. On July 22nd 2012 it was the venue for “a day to honor emergency responders and all who helped during the Waldo Canyon Fire crisis “.

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 [...]

Territory Days 2012 In Old Colorado City

  Great weather for the 2012 Territory Days. The wind was strong at times but the crowds just kept coming. A little breeze wasn’t going to stand in the way of a visitor to Old Colorado City and a Turkey leg! I would have liked to take more pictures, but I spent the 3 days [...]

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 [...]