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The Art and Facts of Business, a delightful exhibition that opened last week at the Pioneers Museum, brings vivid life to the vanished enterprises that once graced Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region. There’s a glowing illuminated sign from the Burns Theater, a saddled, full-size plaster horse that once...
Subscribing to the print edition of the New York Times takes nearly $1,000 annually out of your pocket at full rate. With careful account management, you can cut down that figure substantially, but it’s still a big number. It’s also worth it. One cold February morning, a long article in...
Not unlike the prominent weather systems that develop along the Palmer Divide, two northern El Paso County forces have combined to create a more powerful system. The Tri-Lakes Economic Development Corporation and the Tri-Lakes Chamber of Commerce formalized what they termed “a strategic partnership” last week, merging the two entities. The...
Community volunteers and city leaders are working to change perceptions about the aging population — by taking part in an international initiative to create cities that take all age groups into account when planning public spaces, workforce development and creating new businesses. The Age-Friendly Communities initiative, started by the World...
Without a $3 million sales tax incentive given by the city of Colorado Springs, the Mining Exchange Hotel might still be a vacant, derelict building, said owner Perry Sanders. The economic development agreement with the city of Colorado Springs allowed Sanders and his partner to obtain bank financing for extensive...
How many historic structures and neighborhoods adorn Colorado Springs? There has never been a comprehensive and complete neighborhood-by-neighborhood account of those resources, but that might soon change for many of the city’s older neighborhoods. The reason? It’s good business. Property owners in designated historic districts might be able to take advantage...
HomeAdvisor.com, the international home improvement website, will expand its operations into a new service center in Colorado Springs in March. The company expects to hire 120 people in the Pikes Peak region this year, added to its current staff of 130, said HomeAdvisor President Craig Smith. Based in Golden, HomeAdvisor links...
When they launched their information technology firm Navakai, Shawn Morland and Davin Neubacher signed their Small Business Administration loan on Sept. 11, 2001, at 8:30 a.m. As they made their way through the loan documents, Morland and Neubacher watched on nearby television monitors at Vista Bank as passenger jets hit...
Since becoming part of the local lexicon in 2013, the City for Champions project has seemed — to many critics — more theory than certainty. Progress appeared to have slowed to a crawl and one project’s future remains in doubt. The four-facility undertaking is expected to include a new visitors...
Colorado Springs City Council members voted unanimously Tuesday on a resolution that will allow the Colorado Springs Airport to receive funding through a charitable giving program managed by the Pikes Peak Community Foundation. The resolution, which was ardently supported by Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers, authorized the creation of an...
The annual state of the region luncheon  in the Tri-Lakes area will cover a lot of good news, organizers say. The luncheon, scheduled Thursday, Nov. 12, in Monument, culminates what Danette Lilja, president and CEO of the Tri-Lakes Economic Development Corp., says has been one of the most active...
Every penny reduction in the price of gasoline leads to Americans having $1.45 billion of disposable income in their pockets. If the Federal Reserve Bank increases interest rates, the effect on the housing mortgage market will be negligible. Millennials will buy homes, but they’ll take their time; student debt will affect...