Indoor simulator aims to bring skiing and snowboarding to downtown Colorado Springs | Subscriber Content

Downtown Colorado Springs isn’t just about stores, restaurants and nightclubs; outdoor enthusiasts can hop on the Legacy Loop trail system that rings the area, ice skate at Acacia Park in the winter or rock climb at the indoor CityRock venue. Starting next year, downtown also will give them a chance to ski the slopes — … Read more

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Achievers Dr. Vera Luther, professor of infectious diseases and director of the infectious diseases fellowship program at Wake Forest University School of Medicine, has been elected president of the Association of Specialty Professors, a founding member organization of the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine. Luther’s term began July 1. The ASP, founded in 1994, is … Read more

Join an 88-year dabke line at Austin’s Mediterranean Festival this fall

Believe it or not, the Mediterranean is not that far away. It’s quite a hike to get there, but it’s nearly identical in latitude — a great predictor of harmonious culinary styles and ingredients. Austin and Cairo are less than a quarter of a degree apart. The 88th annual St. Elias Mediterranean Festival is closing … Read more

The otherwordly sunsets atop the JW Marriott willl have guests forgetting they’re still in San Antonio.

And just like that, summer is over. Kidding, kidding — we have months of 90-degree temperatures left. Still, school is back in session and with September’s arrival, it’s time to start booking those fall vacations. This year, with airlines flailing and the economy doing whatever it is the economy does, perhaps it’s time to consider … Read more