PioneersAs you may have heard, The Pioneers Museum will remain open to the public for at least another year. Since we work closely with the Pioneers Museum to bring you features on local history and art, we’re thrilled for us and for the entire community.

tonybabinBeloved local actor, director, flower vendor and drag queen Tony Babin passed away this week at the age of 52 from an apparent heart attack. We send our condolences to all those in the community who knew and loved him. To read more about Babin, go HERE.

BeeArts Advocate and namesake of the Bee Vradenburg foundation has been in the national news this week after Henry Morganthau III named her (then Beatrice White) as one of the three teens who sucessfully crashed the Roosevelt White House in 1938 seeking autographs. Vradenburg and her cohorts were the last univited guests to crash the White House before Michaele and Tareq Salahi made headlines recently. Big Something Producer Noel Black wrote an article about Vradenburg’s involvement in the incident for the Gazette, which you can read HERE.

Finally, here’s a segment from PBS’s News Hour looking at the impact of the war in Afghanistan on the Colorado Springs community:


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