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7 Frightening Halloween Festivals

U.S. News Travel | Posted 10.09.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

From coffin racing in Manitou Springs, Colo., to a witch-themed ball in Salem, Mass., U.S. News Travel found seven of the spookiest Halloween festivities happening around the USA.

Is This Colorado's Most Haunted Hotel?

Paul Brady | Posted 11.05.2012 | Travel

Full of mines, mountains and mysteries, there's no shortage of haunted hotels in Colorado. But the Onaledge in Manitou Springs, 90 minutes from Denver...

Waldo Canyon Fire Explodes

Posted 06.27.2012 | Denver

The Waldo Canyon Fire, burning near Manitou Springs, surged anew on Tuesday, moving quickly toward homes in the Cedar Heights subdivision. The residen...

Air Fruitcake: Manitou Springs Launches Leftover Fruitcakes

Pam Grout | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Pam Grout

The good folks of Manitou Springs fling it, smash it, shoot it from air-powered canons and, some years, fashion it into sculptures such as a Saddam Hussein fruitcake bust.

Colorado's 2010 AAA Diamond-Rated Restaurants

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The AAA's annual restaurant awards rated 22 Colorado restaurants with four diamond ratings. Only one restaurant, The Penrose Room at The Broadmoor Hot...

Manitou's Battle For House On The Hill Near End

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A decades-long legal battle between a Colorado town and a landowner over a house built out of spite may be close to an end. Manitou Springs has battl...

PETA Ads 'Too Racy,' Rejected By Colo. Springs, Manitou Springs Interested

Colorado Springs Business Journal | AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The mayor of Manitou Springs says the town is open to the idea of allowing anti-meat ads on trash cans after Colorado Springs rejected the same propos...

Denver Halloween: Where Are The Best Events This Weekend?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Help us assemble the ultimate Colorado Halloween guide! We've included some of our favorite Halloween events and parties in the slide show below, but...