Visitors to Poor Richard’s – either the bookstore or the restaurant – have seen the hammering, sawing and painting in the space that used to house the business’s children’s bookstore. Once the work is finished, the 1,500 square foot space will become a coffee and wine bar that hopes to attract patrons with live music, poetry readings and book signings. The retail location will also sell chocolates, juice and smoothies.
It was déjà vu come true for U.S. Bank this week as officials re-opened the lobby of the branch at Pikes Peak and Wahsatch. The lobby has been closed to walk-in business since the late 1990s, when banking traffic at the location took a dive, said Lana Yeakel, president of U.S. Bank downtown.
The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations named Pikes Peak Mental Health Center the 2005 winner of the ninth Ernest Amory Codman Award, which recognizes excellence in the use of outcomes measurement by health care organizations. PPMHC received the behavioral health care category award for its part in addressing substance abuse issues in the area.
Mike Callicrate is becoming an international spokesman for independent ranchers and beef processors. The owner of Colorado Springs' Ranch Foods Direct recently filmed a feature segment for TV Tokyo, a Japanese network that produces the only business television show in the country.
If you build it, they will come. That’s the mantra of Dan Fogarty, owner of Orthopedic Rehabilitation Associates, as he opens a second location at 6140 Tutt Blvd., Suite 210, near Powers Boulevard and Stetson Hills. Two years ago, Fogarty opened Orthopedic Rehabilitation Associates at 3425 Austin Bluffs Parkway. Patients came, and a growing population on the eastern corridor is one reason he’s opening a second rehab center.
Two business partners are collaborating to open an all-natural meat market in northern Colorado Springs early next year. Colorado Steak Co. will launch operations at the Shops of Briargate in January. The store will offer naturally grown beef, poultry, lamp, pork, fresh fish and seafood, said co-owner Clifford Telle.
U.S. Bank welcomed Academy Bank to the downtown neighborhood last week with a practical joke. Unidentified officials from U.S. Bank posted a sign on the boarded windows of Academy Bank’s soon-to-open downtown branch, which is still under construction, that read “Construction funded by U.S. Bank.”
The working uninsured in El Paso County have a new option in the fight against escalating health care premiums and a lack of access to medical care. The Healthy Workforce program is a collaborative effort between Peak Vista Community Health Centers and Provision Plus, a private administrator of employee benefits, allowing the uninsured or under-insured […]
Mt. Tejon Gifts and Décor plans to open a second store Nov. 4 in the Chapel Hills Mall, said owner Susan Manus. The store will offer the same kind of merchandise at its new location, with a heavy emphasis on gift items. “Everyone goes to the mall, for something,” Manus said. “They do Christmas shopping […]
A majority of Colorado’s business leaders favor Referenda C and D, according to a Vectra Bank survey. The Vectra 100 survey was conducted through mid-September. Sixty percent of those surveyed said they supported C and D. Only 10 percent of those surveyed said they opposed C and D, and another 30 percent said they were […]
Pikes Peak Mental Health, the Colorado Springs Psychiatric Society and Janssen Pharmaceutica are presenting “Out of the Shadow,” a documentary that chronicles the life of the filmmaker’s mother, who suffered from schizophrenia. Susan Smiley presents “a story of madness and dignity, shame and love … helping to dispel the stigmas and misconceptions surrounding this … […]