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“We sell the same Bud Lite as all 400 other bars in this county,” said Justin Carter, general manager of the Copperhead Road Honkey Tonk Saloon in Colorado Springs, Colorado. “We were looking for something outdoors to set us apart.”
If you’ve ever wanted to hop off the modern-times treadmill and dial back the speed of life, this could be your chance.
Since it opened in 1974, Casa Bonita in Lakeland, Colorado, has entertained its fajita-eating patrons with indoor cliff divers.
On our whirlwind tour of Dragon Man’s Military Museum, we spotted a few Elvis-Presley-as-GI photos near one of the armored personnel carriers. Elvis? Was tattooed tough-talking Mel “Dragon Man” Bernstein a fan? “I have a small Elvis collection,” he said.
The Old Homestead was once one of the world’s fanciest brothels, serving the wealthiest men in the gold boom town of Cripple Creek, Colorado. Now it needs cash, fast, and its traditional revenue model is no longer an option. Turned into a museum in 1958, the Old Homestead is Cripple Creek’s last standing cathouse — […]
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