Looking for something to give to newcomers to Colorado Springs? Give them a gift of information. Get them (0r yourself) a copy of the “Insider’s Guide to Colorado Springs,” by Linda DuVal (yours truly) and Marty Banks. The book retails for $18.95 but includes a wealth of information. It’s available at Barnes & Noble and the Garden of the Gods Visitors Center. Hooked on Books (Maizeland at Academy) is selling if for less. Or get a copy for about $13 on Amazon.com. The book includes local history, an overview of the Pikes Peak region, a list of local attractions, some great places to dine, shop and stay (if you’re fr0m out of town). It also features day trips and getaways, information on everything from where to get services for senior citizens to where to renew your driver’s license. It’s the kind of book you can hand to summer guests and say, “Here, go have a ball!” Or the kind you keep on a handy shelf to look things up for yourself!