Here's what's happening this weekend in and around Colorado Springs.
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Fargo's Pizza, a family favorite on East Platte Avenue near The Citadel mall for nearly 47 years in Colorado Springs, has closed indefinitely. A notice was posted on the front entrance, saying Fargo's is closed "until further notice."
Nationally-known muralist Eric Bransby died Wednesday at 103. He'll be remembered for the string of murals he left across the country, including Colorado Springs, and his willingness to be a mentor for many artists.
He was Forrest Gump’s (Tom Hanks) platoon leader, Lt. Dan Taylor, in Vietnam and, as a war-worn amputee, Forrest’s shrimp boat partner in the 1994 movie. Later, actor Gary Sinese, forevermore known as “Lt. Dan,” turned detective for nine seasons as TV’s Mac Taylor on “CSI: NY.”
New York Times best-selling author Robert Kolker's new book, "Hidden Valley Road," chronicles one Colorado Springs family's battle with schizophrenia. It's a new Oprah's Book Club selection.
Fan Fest 2014 (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)
The United States Air Force Academy Band will perform a free concert, "Champions of Freedom" in honor of Armed Forces Day at 7 p.m. on Tuesda…
A young spectator waves flags Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, during the 2013 Veterans Day Parade in downtown Colorado Springs. (The Gazette, Christia…
Air Force Academy-based a cappella group In the Stairwell will be performing live on NBC's America's Got Talent on Tuesday. The all-male cadet singing group advanced on to the quarterfinals "Live Shows" last week after receiving a standing ovation, led by guest judge Seal. The group performed a rendition of NSYNC's "Bye Bye Bye." The group will be performing again at 7 p.m. on Tuesday. This time, live. "We are ready to fly," vocalist Benjamin Hightower said in a news release from the Academy. "We are going to do our best and hope America supports us." The judges last week regaled the group with praise. Regular judge Howie Mandel said the singers "stepped it up from last time.
Urban Turzi, who was stepping down as executive director of One Nation Walking Together, with 20-year volunteer Sally Pearce. 110416 Photo by …