It’s not a bird. It’s not a plane. It’s MRF Man — Colorado Springs Bestway Disposal’s mascot. The mascot, who represents Bestway’s Materials Recovery Facility, is in a heated national March Mascot Madness competition, hosted by Waste & Recycling, an industry publication. According to the Waste & Recycling bracket, MRF Man has the best backstory: […]
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Joyce Holmes wasn’t immediately sold on the idea of sinking her family’s savings into an indoor shooting range and gun club. It took some big-time lobbying, said Bob Holmes, her husband and owner of Whistling Pines Gun Club in Colorado Springs. “I looked around and there was no indoor shooting range here in the Springs […]
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How’s this for a reality check — we’ve already gone through nearly an entire quarter of 2012. You probably started January with some business goals in mind for the year. Have you made any progress in these first three months? If not, you need to focus on the big rocks. If you’ve never seen this […]
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The goal for those who show up to 4845 List Drive for work each day is simple: Pack the “haus.” SoccerHaus, located near the intersection of Centennial Boulevard and Garden of the Gods Road, has been open for a year now, and the facility (which offers more than just soccer) continues to add programs and […]
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Neumann Systems Group hit a major milestone in its efforts to market its products to the Asian market. The local company received its first Chinese patent for a flat jet spray liquid gas contactor. The development opens the door for flue gas desulfurization opportunities in the Far East. NSG has 25 U.S. patents for technologies […]
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A computer numerical control router, some software and a man who knows his way around both: That sums up Colorado CNC Shop, the operation owned by Andrew Townsend. Deft skills with his woodworking tools and a knowledge of a number of design programs allow Townsend to complete projects that would typically take multiple people much […]
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The Colorado Health Benefits Exchange will give small-business owners and their employees more flexibility and more insurance choices. So far, business groups say they like what they see from the group responsible for setting up the exchange. “The exchange is market-driven, and employers and employees will be able to choose which plan fits them best,” […]
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Terry and Jennie Henderson, owners of Boulder Street Gallery, refuse to participate in the economic recession. That’s their mantra. Every day they open their shop, which is actually located on Tejon Street, and imagine new ways to defy the lagging economy. And that’s exactly what they’ve done. They’ve expanded the business from a custom framing […]
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The city of Colorado Springs and Western Cyber Exchange are launching a cyber-security initiative with sessions that aim to warn local businesses of the cyber thugs trolling the Internet stealing sensitive data. The WCX Forum Initiative is  a series of sessions where business owners can exchange important information about cyber attacks that will help the […]
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Karen Kelley called her daughter Samantha Bruner, 28, from the second stop on a restaurant tour in Aspen almost two years ago and told her they needed to start their food tour business.
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Laird & Associates has acquired the tax and bookkeeping lines of business from Next Exit Advisors. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. “Laird & Associates has been expanding its tax and bookkeeping services and we look forward to serving clients of Next Exit Advisors,” said Jerry Laird, founder and president of Laird & Associates. […]
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Gearmunk Owners: Erik Boles, Brian McCarrie Business started: March 2014 No. of employees: Three Address: Epicentral Coworking, 409 N. Tejon St. The arena of outdoor equipment can be overwhelming to navigate, especially as a rookie buyer of sporting goods. While companies offer valuable web resources, and outdoor magazines produce seasonal buying guides, there has been […]
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