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Wheeler Opera House

719 Manitou Avenue
For Coloradans, when we hear the name of the Wheeler Opera House we generally think of Aspen. But Manitou Springs housed the first Wheeler Opera House, and this stately building still stands as the Antique Emporium, Swirl Wine Bar, apartments, and a personal residence.

First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit

Now that it is time to pay taxes for 2010, those people who took the First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit in 2008 need to start paying it back on this year’s tax return. Those that purchased in 2009 and 2010 and took the Tax Credit do not need to pay it back.

Acacia Park

Acacia Park in Downtown Colorado Springs has long been a gathering place to keep up with the ‘pulse’ of the City, and is still watched over by The Man on the Iron Horse.

The Lennox House

1339 North Nevada Avenue
The Lennox House Bed and Breakfast, a Queen Anne Victorian built by the “poor” Lennox brother, John, has been well taken care of in its 120 year history. The stained-glass window that graces the dining room was a gift from brother William, and cost more than the price of the home when it was built in 1890.

Winchester Mystery House

Very few houses have a history as strange as the Winchester Mystery House in San Jose, California, built by the widow of the man who invented the Winchester Rifle.