Local design firm creates online auction niche

* Business name: ArtByUs.com (A service by the Charisma Design Co.)* Address: 3165 Windjammer Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80920 (No public office at...

Feast of a fund raiser

At the 19th annual Chef's Gala, the Colorado Springs Chorale provided a prime opportunity for more than 300 guests to sample culinary masterpieces created...

Inside Biz

Armstrong Purchases Cowen Moving Armstrong Moving & Storage, agents for United Van Lines, has purchased Cowen Moving & Storage. Armstrong Moving & Storage handles...

Prosthetic Illusions combines artistry with science

Barbara Spohn-Lillo could have been a sculptor, a painter or a Hollywood make-up artist. Instead, she chose to devote her talents to helping normalize...

Owners of the Black Bear Inn market themselves in post-9-11 economy

No one could have imagined the far-reaching impact of 9/11 or the stifling affect of Colorado's wildfires on local tourism in 2002 – especially...

Community Associations Institute dedicated to fostering healthy, competent community assns.

Community Associations Institute (CAI) members include all types of association-governed communities, such as condominium and homeowner associations, cooperatives, and planned communities of all sizes;...

New health care firm innovates and collaborates

The complexity, poor customer service and inefficiencies of managed health care create opportunity for health and medical organizations that want to operate outside the...

Decisive restaurateur finds innovation is key to success

Joseph Freyre puts the adventure into being an entrepreneur. The Peruvian-born restaurant owner and fine dining aficionado recently purchased the Manitou Springs Pancake...

Interior design co. founder brings flair to consulting

Even the name "Dynasty Design" conjures up opulent visuals, vaulted ceilings, metallic finishes and elegant accessories. Owner, Nancy Lusk, understands the importance of creating...

Food industry rallies behind soup kitchen

When members of the Colorado Springs food and restaurant communities join forces, the results can be impressive. Take Stephanie Cardwell, 2002 Taste of the...

Husband-and-wife team builds successful sign co.

Dave and Betty Werner, the owners of Sign Masters, love a good risk. Take their decision, for instance, to leave solid corporate jobs...

CO firm helps newcomers build biz relationships

When The Welcome Lady knocks at a door – be it residential or small business, people respond. After all, the one-year-old company already...