Get to know Pueblo: Explore riverwalk, chile farms and Neon Alley

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Get to know Pueblo: Explore riverwalk, chile farms and Neon Alley

A collection of neon signs and art posters decorate Neon Alley in Pueblo. Pueblo native Joe Koncilja, who began putting the signs up three to four years ago, said about 100 people visit the alley most nights and photo shoots are popular there.
Pueblo County farmers proudly display Pueblo chile banners, such as this one a Mauro Farms. Carla Houghton said her grandfather and his parents came from Italy, and he and his brothers started farming in the region. Her father farmed and her brother has been running the farming side of the business for 20 years. He grows 18 varieties of chiles and peppers, along with cabbage, pumpkins, melons and tomatoes. She and her mother started a bakery at the farm, specializing in Potica, other sweet breads and Italian cookies.
Brues Alehouse is a striking fixture on the Historic Arkansas Riverwalk of Pueblo, a 32-acre urban waterfront area that offers boat rides, patio dining, fitness activities and much more. The craft brewery is in a former police station and jailhouse, which also houses a boutique hotel. The alehouse also features an espresso bar and bakery.
This bronze sculpture of a mare and foal along the Historic Arkansas Riverwalk of Pueblo is one of many pieces of art that grace the area, which is part of the Pueblo Creative Corridor. The corridor is one of 12 arts districts certified by Colorado and features galleries, street art, fountains and cafes.

Get to know Pueblo: Explore riverwalk, chile farms and Neon Alley

A collection of neon signs and art posters decorate Neon Alley in Pueblo. Pueblo native Joe Koncilja, who began putting the signs up three to four years ago, said about 100 people visit the alley most nights and photo shoots are popular there.
Pueblo County farmers proudly display Pueblo chile banners, such as this one a Mauro Farms. Carla Houghton said her grandfather and his parents came from Italy, and he and his brothers started farming in the region. Her father farmed and her brother has been running the farming side of the business for 20 years. He grows 18 varieties of chiles and peppers, along with cabbage, pumpkins, melons and tomatoes. She and her mother started a bakery at the farm, specializing in Potica, other sweet breads and Italian cookies.
Brues Alehouse is a striking fixture on the Historic Arkansas Riverwalk of Pueblo, a 32-acre urban waterfront area that offers boat rides, patio dining, fitness activities and much more. The craft brewery is in a former police station and jailhouse, which also houses a boutique hotel. The alehouse also features an espresso bar and bakery.
This bronze sculpture of a mare and foal along the Historic Arkansas Riverwalk of Pueblo is one of many pieces of art that grace the area, which is part of the Pueblo Creative Corridor. The corridor is one of 12 arts districts certified by Colorado and features galleries, street art, fountains and cafes.
On the net

Colorado State Fair: Aug. 24-Sept. 3, www.coloradostatefair.com.Pueblo Chile and Frijoles Festival, Sept. 21-23, festival.pueblochamber.org.

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