Sierra Madre Street hasn’t seen much in the way of pork since Giuseppe’s Old Depot Restaurant stopped slinging pepperoni pies in 2011. But that’s changing thanks to Neon Pig Creative, which today celebrates its grand opening adjacent to the former eatery and historic train station. Founded by locals Laura Cameron, Colin Christie and Mike O’Caña, […]
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When Robyn Rogers Flak was helping people stage their homes for sale, she’d often go to Real Deals on Home Décor, a furniture, décor and accessories boutique on North Academy Boulevard. On one of those visits, she learned that owner Caprice King was selling the shop. “It was my life ambition to have a store,” […]
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Metal Mama Judi Ellias-Ochs started her career working in interior architecture, which she describes as “sculpting interiors.” Unable to find furniture and accessories such as benches, towel racks, doorknobs and decorative items that she liked, she decided to design and make them herself. From those beginnings, her business has evolved into Metal Mama’s Ironworks, a […]
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A lot more goes into getting just the right sound than many believe. Whether at a house of worship or a performing arts center, if the sound’s not right, neither is the experience. Creating the right atmosphere is Second Opinion Audio’s jam. Specializing in designing and building audio, video and lighting systems, president and founder […]
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Steampunk, coffee and wine aren’t things one often sees in the same place, but visitors to the recently opened Java Punk Coffee get all three. The coffee shop is a collaboration between owners and partners Stephanie Hinton and Vicki Willson, who creatively decorated the space to transport their customers to a science-fictional steam-powered era. The […]
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The Camp Transformation Center aims for healthy clients, and offers a few incentives to get them there. If getting fit isn’t reward enough, getting back the $497 deposit may just do the trick. The $497 is returned upon successful completion of the center’s six-week, 20-pound weight loss challenge, or the Hard Body Challenge (geared for […]
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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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Despite “retiring” following 20 years of service in the Air Force, Chris Worden, along with his wife Pam, now operates Cookie Cutters Haircuts for Kids on Barnes Road. The rainbow of colors in the salon may be a far cry from working in the space and missile program at Schriever Air Force Base, but Chris […]
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Not following the rules often has consequences. Sometimes, in the case of construction, those consequences can be devastating. In addition to severe injury or death, failure to properly follow rules laid out by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration can lead to hefty fines that can put a company out of business. That’s where Occupational […]
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Performance Audio has been in business for only a year, but in that time it’s begun to fill a niche that, according to owner Ryan May, has been underserved in Colorado Springs. “The needs for pro audio lighting and video are pretty significant between our house-of-worship, military and education customers, [which are] big markets for […]
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Since its inception in 1978, N.E.S. (named after founder Nolan E. Schriner) has built a reputation as one of the preeminent landscape and planning firms in Colorado Springs. Now under the new ownership of principals Christian Lieber and Andrea Barlow, the company is continuing its march forward. “We have a very strong client base in […]
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Since 2011, George and Anna Heidinger have been steadily working toward their goals: having a successful swimming club and building their own facility. They’ve already succeeded in creating a club, Pikes Peak Athletics, which recently received Bronze Medal Club status from USA Swimming for the second year in a row (only 200 clubs out of […]
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