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A Taste of Colorado Springs, Colorado

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT COLORADO SPRINGS?

  1. Colorado Springs is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and most populous city of El Paso County, Colorado, United States. According to the U.S. census bureau the population was 414,358.

  2. Colorado Springs was selected as the No. 1 Best Big City in "Best Places to Live" by Money magazine in 2006, and placed number one in Outside's 2009 list of America's Best Cities.

  3. The diversity of the military populations has had a lasting impact on the ethnic and racial makeup of the Colorado Springs area. Residents with military backgrounds, including retirees and former dependents, come from a much broader population with wide-ranging backgrounds, ethnicities, international experiences and connections, bringing a diversity which would otherwise not be seen in the region.

  4. With the city located at the base of the Rocky Mountains, and its many trails and parks, Colorado Springs is a popular destination for tourists seeking scenery, rock formations and other unique geological features, like Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods park, Seven Falls, and Cave Of The Winds.

  5. Colorado Springs features a semi-arid climate. January averages 28.1 F, yet the city has relatively mild winters, with large snow accumulations in the downtown area relatively rare, a strong warming sun due to the altitude, and only occasional episodic periods of sub-zero cold snaps and blizzards from October 31 to March/April. Summers are very warm and dry, with a July average of 69.6 F and highs reaching 90 F on 16 days per annum. The winters in Colorado Springs are normal to mild usually, with winter snow storms occurring, but the snow often melts by the mid-to-late afternoon.

Radio Stations:
KTLF 90.5 FM Colorado Springs, CO Gospel Music
KPTT 95.7 FM Denver, CO Top-40
KIBT 96.1 FM Fountain, CO Hip Hop
KKMG 98.9 FM Pueblo, CO Top-40
KRDO 105.5 FM Security, CO News/Talk
K290AK (KTLF) 105.9 FM Gospel Music
KIQN 106.9 FM Pueblo, CO Top-40
KCSJ 590 AM Pueblo, CO News/Talk
KCSF 1300 AM Colorado Springs, CO Sports
KREL 1580 AM Colorado Springs, CO Business News

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Demographics of Colorado Springs, Colorado

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

80.66%

6.56%

0.88%

2.82%

9.01%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Famous Blacks from Colorado Springs, Colorado

     
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Businesses in Colorado Springs, Colorado


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. Black Beauty Supply -   3326 East Fountain Boulevard Colorado Springs, CO (719) 572-5424

  2. Caribbean Salon -   208 North Chelton Road Colorado Springs, CO 80909 (719) 635-4663

  3. Ebony Beauty Plus -   3079 South Academy Boulevard - Colorado Springs, CO (719) 391-5103

  4. Ebony Salon-Hair by Teresa -   1107 South Nevada Avenue Suite 201 - Colorado Springs, CO (719) 444-0450

  5. P.H. Beauty Supply & Salon -   1787 B. Street - Colorado Springs, CO (719) 540-0493

  6. Sally Beauty Supply -   4144 Austin Bluffs Pkwy # D-1 - Colorado Springs, CO (719) 528-1063

  7. Sally Beauty Supply -   841 North Academy Boulevard - Colorado Springs, CO 80909 (719) 570-7614

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BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.

  1. Colorado Springs Black Chamber of Commerce -  Category: Community Services -  Our members are making things happen. Be sure to join us at our next Colorado Springs Black Chamber of Commerce monthly meeting and together watch us grow!  905 Aviation Way, Suite 170 Colorado Springs, Colorado 80916 (719) 487-9176 - (visit website)

  2. Creative Pathways Counselign & Consulting -  Category: Consulting -  Creative Pathways Counseling is unique in that we schedule tailored counseling sessions and implement your care by keeping in mind very important variables: Childhood Experiences, Cultural differences, Spiritual Beliefs, Family Dynamics. Optional Assessment tools are used to quickly find; Destructive Patterns, Unresolved Pain, Triggers, Stress Responses. Trauma. Let us help you establish the goals and positive changes you want in life.  5265 N. Academy Blvd., Ste 3300 Colorado Springs, CO (719) 466-6772  - (visit website)

  3. Imagination Celebration -  Category: The Arts -   1515 North Academy Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO (719) 201-0874  - (visit website)

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Berthas Soul Food -   2593 Airport Rd. Colorado Springs, CO 80910 (719) 329-0599

  2. FORC Southern Food Catering -   Full service catering company offering delicious cuisine.  1255 Lake Plaza Dr, Ste 257 Colorado Springs, CO (719) 576-2934 - (visit website)

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CITY VIDEO CONNECTION


Sierra High School poet, Jeff Martin, performs at the 2010 African-American Youth Leadership Conference in Colorado Springs, Colorado, at Colorado College.

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CHURCHES



  1. Bountiful Blessings COGIC - 1640 LaShelle Way, Colorado Springs, CO 80906 (719) 471-3607 - (visit website)

  2. Deliverance Tabernacle COGIC - 623 East Hills Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80909

  3. House of Deliverance COGIC - 2335 East Platte Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80909 (719) 213-8513

  4. Israelite Church of God in Christ - 123 Security Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO 80911 (719) 392-3322

  5. Morgan Memorial COGIC - 701 North Spruce Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80916 (719) 447-8379

  6. New Season Christian Center COGIC - 4369 Bradley Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80913 (719) 640-5824 - (visit website)

  7. Payne Chapel AME Church - 3625 Marion Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80909-4215 (719) 591-6271 - (visit website)

  8. Philippian COGIC - 2003 Lelaray, Colorado Springs, CO 80909 (719) 473-8733

  9. Progressive # 2 COGIC - 930 South Prospect, Colorado Springs, CO 80903 (719) 632-0721

  10. Tower of Faith & Deliverance COGIC - 895 Ford Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80915 (719) 634-3644

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ENTERTAINMENT



  1. Loonees Comedy Club - Comedy with Altitude  1305 N. Academy Blvd - Colorado Springs, CO 80909 (719) 591-0707 -  (visit website)

  2. Underground Bar - Hip-hop club and bar.  110 N Nevada Ave - Colorado Springs, CO 80903 (719) 633-0590

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ANNUAL EVENTS



  1. Juneteenth Caribbean Heritage Festival
    (June) (719) 528-1954 - (visit website)

    une is National Caribbean American Heritage Month. It's a celebration of Caribbean history and culture. Americans celebrate Caribbean contributions who trace their heritage to the Caribbean.


  2. Over the Moon Family Theater
    (February) (719) 597-3344 - (visit website)

    Imagination Celebration is presenting literacy-based theater works on the Pikes Peak Center stage in downtown Colorado Springs.


  3. Woodland Park Wine, Food & Jazz Festival
    (August) N Park St & W Lake Ave, Colorado Springs, CO (719) 686-7775 - (visit website)

    Visitors can sample an array of wines and delicious foods while enjoying the different jazz performances.


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