Updated: 06/24/2015 - Some cities in southern Colorado are participating in "Bike to Work Day" Wednesday, and are offering special deals to participants. COLORADO SPRINGS: The first 1,000 people to register will receive a commemorative pin and deals around town! It's from 6:30-8:30 a.m. These are the locations: South Wine Bar (1/2 price bottles of wine PLUS buy one get one free small plates! Offer good on Bike to Work Day only) Bristol Brewing Company (One free beer! Offer good on Bike to Work Day only.) McCabe's Tavern (10% off PLUS free New Belgium swag. Offer for 10% off good year-round if you ride your bike!) Odyssey Gastropub (50% off beer and regular happy hour specials all day on 6/24 AND regular happy hour specials any time of day through 6/30/15) Poor Richard's/Rico's (1/2 off one cup of coffee/tea or one glass of beer/wine. Discount cards will be available at breakfast locations and are redeemable any time!) Springs Orleans (50% off Fat Tire and 30% off all other alcohol! Offer good on Bike to Work Day only.) Whole Foods Market on Academy (Free peanut or almond butter packet, an energy bar and a banana. Offer good through 6/30/15!) PUEBLO: The city is offering free breakfast for those bike to work! It's from 6-9 a.m. Here are the locations: Pueblo West Chamber of Commerce (at Legacy Bank on Spaulding & McCullouch) Pueblo City-County Health Department - a Bronze Level Sponsor (101 W. 9th St) Parkview Medical Center (grassy area across from Greenwood) and -St. Mary Corwin (front patio west by black windows).
Posted: 06/03/2015 - School may be out for the summer, but that's not stopping District 11 from serving breakfast and lunch to community kids. The district says they have expanded their summer lunch program to 34 locations, in order to "serve our community’s children healthy, fresh food during the summer when school is out of session." Meals are free for any child under 18, no prior qualification necessary. For more information, click here.
Posted: 05/26/2015 - Public Works: Rockrimmon Channel - $2,000,000 Pebblewood slope stabilization - $750,000 262 S. Academy Box Culvert Collapse - $250,000 Cottonwood Creek Grade Control failure above Academy Blvd - $350,000 Corrugated Metal Pipe failures (Delmonico, Flintridge, Sodbuster Trail) - $650,000 Public Works Total: $4,000,000 Parks: Pikes Peak Greenway at El Pomar Youth Sports Complex - $365,000 Pikes Peak Greenway South of Janitell-1 - $346,000 Pikes Peak Greenway South of Janitell-3 - $227,000 Foothills Trail in Garden of the Gods and Dakota Trail - $35,000 Red Rock Canyon Open Space - $27,000 Parks Total: $1,000,000 Total Supplemental Appropriation $5,000,000 At the end of 2014, the General Fund Unassigned Fund Balance was approximately $34 million.