Executive ed center wins high ranking

The Financial Times ranked the Center for Creative Leadership No. 6 among executive education institutions. The North Carolina-based nonprofit has offices in Colorado Springs, San Diego, Brussels,Moscow,  Singapore;,New Delhi and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The ranking comes from a worldwide survey about executive education, according to a release from the group. This marks the second year […]

Local restaurants rank among the most romantic

With Valentine’s Day still more than a week away, there are four local restaurants with reputations for romance that are booking up quickly. Mona Lisa, the Craftwood Inn and Briarhurst Manor in Manitou Springs, along with The Pepper Tree on the southwest side of Colorado Springs, were ranked among the 100 most romantic restaurants in […]

MapQuest website ranks neighborhoods, amenities

MapQuest is launching a website that ranks thousands of neighborhoods on quality-of-life measures including restaurants and bars, shopping and how easy it is to get around on foot. MapQuest unveiled its mqVibe beta website Thursday. The company says mqVibe uses algorithms to produce real-time rankings of 50,000 neighborhoods in 27,000 U.S. cities. It also lists […]

Colorado second in nation for vaccines

Colorado ranks second in teenage vaccinations for tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s survey. About 86 percent of teenagers in Colorado receive the vaccine, placing Colorado second behind the state of New Hampshire. The survey also found increases in Colorado for teens protected against meningococcal disease and the […]

Penrose ranks in top 10 nationwide for specialty treatments

Penrose-St. Francis Health Services is ranked among the top 10 percent in the nation for several of its specialty treatments. HealthGrades, an independent health care ratings organization, found that the hospital ranks high in orthopedics, pulmonary care, critical care services, general surgery, cardiac care, stroke care and gastrointestinal medical treatments. All 5,000 hospitals in the […]

Colorado ranked 20th for business

Site Selection magazine has ranked Colorado’s business climate 20th in the nation. Colorado hasn’t made the list for the last two years, because the ranking only includes the 25 best states. North Carolina topped the list at No. 1 this year, followed by Texas, Virginia and Ohio. Forbes.com ranked Colorado the fourth-best state for business during September.