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2012 July

1st Annual Community Issue

By  •  Blog, 2012 July

A few months ago, we had the curious idea of having a community issue. The talk ranged from a BEST OF issue to a community guide. Then we had this amazing thought: what if for August, our community issue wasn’t told by us but by you. What if the community stages a revolt and talked about building a better community in PULP?

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Destination Pueblo

After venturing Westward to Nevada Territory in the late 1800s, author Mark Twain astutely remarked: “Whiskey is for drinking; water is for fighting over.” Obviously, Twain never stopped in Pueblo …
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The Reach of the Mill

In 1881, William Jackson Palmer directed the first blast furnace to be blown into Bessemer. The industrious “iron hand” of the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company (CF&I) was always at …
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Ask Dr. Scott

By  •  Print, 2012 July

Q: My friends tell me that I should drink a lot more water this summer when I exercise with my kids. How much water is enough?

A: On average, …
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Just Desserts

10. Exquisite Taste (327 S. Union Ave.) You know that place on Union that sells jewelry, “Good Life” t-shirts and grading stuff? Yeah, me neither. But they have gelato! From …
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Really, Rain Barrels Illegal?

By  •  Print, 2012 July

My eco- and money-conscious friends and I have had many discussions about whether you can legally use rain barrels to collect precipitation for watering landscapes in Colorado. Friends that have transplanted from moist regions of the country find it hard to believe that this simple act is against the law. Some have heard that legislation was recently passed to allow rain collection. So, what’s the deal? Are rain barrels illegal?
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A Divine Gift: The Last Water Witch

By  •  Print, 2012 July

In 1949, a seventeen-year-old witch migrated to Colorado. She had fled – no, not Salem, Massachusetts – Amarillo, Texas, in search of a new life. The Water Witch, a …
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Barfly

By  •  Taste, 2012 July

So I walk into Zipper’s….

By the time I get to the bar to order a whiskey, the bar is called C.J.’s, and by the time I actually get …
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Yo, Ho, Ho and a Bottle of Forecastle

The precursor to rum, known as brum, has been with us since antiquity. Marco Polo was said to have had “a very good wine made of sugar” given to him …
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A Free Whitewater Pass

By  •  Print, 2012 July

The Arkansas River is at the root of the reason for settlement by early western pioneers in Pueblo, and today serves our wonderful community with more than just a …
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