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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL
Black Beauty Supply - 3326 East Fountain Boulevard Colorado Springs, CO (719) 572-5424
Caribbean Salon - 208 North Chelton Road Colorado Springs, CO 80909 (719) 635-4663
Ebony Beauty Plus - 3079 South Academy Boulevard - Colorado Springs, CO (719) 391-5103
Ebony Salon-Hair by Teresa - 1107 South Nevada Avenue Suite 201 - Colorado Springs, CO (719) 444-0450
P.H. Beauty Supply & Salon - 1787 B. Street - Colorado Springs, CO (719) 540-0493
Sally Beauty Supply - 4144 Austin Bluffs Pkwy # D-1 - Colorado Springs, CO (719) 528-1063
Sally Beauty Supply - 841 North Academy Boulevard - Colorado Springs, CO 80909 (719) 570-7614
BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.
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)
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)
Imagination Celebration - Category: The Arts - 1515 North Academy Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO (719) 201-0874 - (visit website)
DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD
Berthas Soul Food - 2593 Airport Rd. Colorado Springs, CO 80910 (719) 329-0599
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)
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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