Faded valentine: Michelle’s Cafe

Once gracing the cover of Life magazine, the successful candy and ice cream cafe Michelle Chocolatiers & Ice Cream, went belly up in 2007. Unpaid federal tax debt brought the popular eatery for over 50 years to a sour end. On this Valentines Day, here’s a toast to sweeter memories of this Colorado Springs landmark.

Michelle storefront: Valentine's Day 2011

Close up of Michelle's signage

Michelle’s faded and peeling storefront signage.

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  1. Chris Kenison
    February 15, 2011

    Very nice shots! Love the softness to them!
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  2. Chris Wray
    February 15, 2011

    Thanks, Chris. I had fun using the onOne PhotoTools in these shots. So many filter choices…so little time!


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