Hope you enjoy the best of Pueblo’s Vibe- past, present, and future!

Created by: Kelsey Laughlin


Vitality: The recent addition of the CSU-P football team has increased the energy and spirit of Pueblo County. This is partially due to the fact that they have been nationally ranked the last three seasons. A state of the art football stadium was built by donations from “Friends of Football” which consists of Pueblo citizens. This has increased the enrollment at the school which has improved the Pueblo economy.


What are the hidden places, unknown restaurants, music venues, etc. in Pueblo County? What do only locals know? Pueblo locals vote annually for the “Best of Pueblo” such as life, wine and dine, places and faces, and businesses. Now you know what the Pueblo locals know!!

What are the hidden places, unknown restaurants, music venues, etc. in Pueblo County? What do only locals know? Pueblo locals vote annually for the “Best of Pueblo” such as life, wine and dine, places and faces, and businesses. Now you know what the Pueblo locals know!!


Interview with Brad Padula, a Pueblo County Business Leader of Capture It Productions and co-owner of Reps Gym. Brad Padula produced a documentary called “Beyond the Medal of Honor” in 2000 which was broadcasted nationally on the PBS station. The documentary won two Emmy’s for Director and Music. Reps Gym on the other hand is a premier fitness center and training complex. It has over 18,000 square feet of workout areas.


Sangre de Cristo Arts & Conference Center-

The mission of the art center is to make the arts an active part of everyone’s lives by leading in managing, promoting and providing quality facilities, arts programs and services which educate, challenge and meet the needs of the people of Pueblo and Southern Colorado. The building is 7,500 ft. and has an exceeding budget of $2.8 million.

Sangre de Cristo Arts & Conference Center-

The mission of the art center is to make the arts an active part of everyone’s lives by leading in managing, promoting and providing quality facilities, arts programs and services which educate, challenge and meet the needs of the people of Pueblo and Southern Colorado. The building is 7,500 ft. and has an exceeding budget of $2.8 million.


Robert Hoag Rawlings Public Library-

Located in Southern Colorado, Pueblo is sited at the foot of the Wet Mountains where the Great Plains meet the Rockies. The library is a careful response to this natural and cultural landscape. The 109,000ft. library incorporates the existing site. The facility rises five stories, taking full advantage of the views over the Arkansas Valley and historic Pueblo to the east, as well as distant mountain views such as Pikes Peak to the north, the Wet mountains to the west and Greenhorn and the Spanish peaks to the south.


The Pueblo Union Depot is one of the finest railroad depot stations west of the Mississippi River. In 1892, the Union Depot handled 18,615 passenger trains or 51 trains a day, 164,718 pieces of baggage, and sold 103,114 tickets worth $568,639 were sold. By 1917, the depot had a restaurant utilizing 33 waitresses, its’ own bakery. And served approximately 160,000 passengers that year.


For 80 years, Pueblo Community College has provided the education and training that gives students the skills they need to qualify for good jobs or to transfer to a four-year school. PCC is one of thirteen colleges in the Colorado Community College System, the fastest-growing educational system in Colorado. Pueblo Community College offers more than 50 certificate and Associate Degree programs, and a state leader in health care education. The job-placement rate for graduates of our Health Professions programs is virtually 100 percent, and many are hired before they even graduate.

For 80 years, Pueblo Community College has provided the education and training that gives students the skills they need to qualify for good jobs or to transfer to a four-year school. PCC is one of thirteen colleges in the Colorado Community College System, the fastest-growing educational system in Colorado. Pueblo Community College offers more than 50 certificate and Associate Degree programs, and a state leader in health care education. The job-placement rate for graduates of our Health Professions programs is virtually 100 percent, and many are hired before they even graduate.


Reps Gym-

Reps Union Avenue Sports Gym is Pueblo’s premiere Fitness Center and Training Complex. Reps Gym is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Pueblo’s Union Avenue Historic District, just off of the Riverwalk. Reps is a state of the art facility featuring over 18,000 square feet of workout areas complete with top of the line equipment, and a wide array of class offerings.

Reps Gym-

Reps Union Avenue Sports Gym is Pueblo’s premiere Fitness Center and Training Complex. Reps Gym is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Pueblo’s Union Avenue Historic District, just off of the Riverwalk. Reps is a state of the art facility featuring over 18,000 square feet of workout areas complete with top of the line equipment, and a wide array of class offerings.


Pueblo Historic Arkansas Riverwalk-

Along the Riverwalk, take a minute to enjoy the diverse sculptures, statues, and ceramic murals that enhance the experience of the area. Over 25 bronze animals are embedded in the landscape along the pedestrian path. Stone and bronze fountains, indigenous plants and hand-carved benches create the cultural interest and peaceful tranquility that visitors enjoy. There are boat rides, paddle boats, gondolas, and many other events that take place at the beautiful Riverwalk.

Pueblo Historic Arkansas Riverwalk-

Along the Riverwalk, take a minute to enjoy the diverse sculptures, statues, and ceramic murals that enhance the experience of the area. Over 25 bronze animals are embedded in the landscape along the pedestrian path. Stone and bronze fountains, indigenous plants and hand-carved benches create the cultural interest and peaceful tranquility that visitors enjoy. There are boat rides, paddle boats, gondolas, and many other events that take place at the beautiful Riverwalk.