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The Broadmoor

The Broadmoor is the place to be in Colorado Springs. It’s one of only three resorts to earn five-star ratings from Forbes, and the hotel has earned five stars for 54 straight years. It has hosted NATO meetings, golf championships … Continue reading

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Penrose Heritage Museum

Spencer Penrose was one of the lucky few who got rich on gold and silver mines in Colorado. He used his money to build the Broadmoor, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Pike Peak Highway, and all sorts of other stuff in and … Continue reading

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The Pantry in Green Mountain Falls

I’m not being overly-wordy in my title—that’s the name of the restaurant. We overheard the owner explaining things to another customer. When he bought the place in 2001, it was called “T’s Pantry.” He wanted to change it to “The … Continue reading

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White Fence Farm

I’ve been trying to find Sally a place in Colorado to get good fried chicken. I personally don’t care for the stuff—too messy and too much effort for bland and greasy food. After being disappointed at a couple of Colorado … Continue reading

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