Throughout David Welker’s life, he’s been open to different possibilities and ventured off course to explore new opportunities. After living in multiple cities during his youth, Welker craved new challenges and experiences, visiting different countries, serving in the military and crafting drinks at Ivywild. He now works in commercial real estate for Hoff & Leigh […]
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This year’s city council elections have been epically nasty. Scorched-earth political tacticians have targeted Richard Skorman, Jill Gaebler and Yolanda Avila. It seems that Richard, Jill and Yolanda are weak-minded, sanctuary-cities loving, Sierra Club-supporting, big-spending, city-bankrupting liberals who deserve to go down to defeat! Fun accusations for sure — does it matter if they’re false? […]
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Ladyfingers Letterpress prepared custom wedding invitations for Saturday Night Live alum John Mulaney and other work for fashion designer Tory Burch, IMAX CEO Richard Gelfond and others. The owners, Morgan Calderini and her wife Arley-Rose Torsone, moved the business’ headquarters from Rhode Island to Colorado Springs two years ago, but just recently opened a retail […]
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Donielle Gonzales fondly remembers the days when, as an ambassador for the Pueblo Chamber of Commerce, she attended ribbon cuttings and other ceremonies wearing a scarf, necklace and earrings adorned with the likenesses of Pueblo chiles. Now she’s the chamber’s tourism director and also executive director of the Pueblo Chile Growers Association. “From a chamber […]
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For 95 years, Ross Auction House has been located in downtown Colorado Springs. Ross is one of a tiny number of near-centenarian businesses — Colorado Springs businesses that have been locally owned and operated for close to a century. The good news is that Ross continues to prosper and serve the Colorado Springs community. The […]
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In politics there’s one simple rule: Never make enemies that you don’t have to make. Clever politicians refrain from engaging potential foes who might otherwise stay neutral, or from staking out policy positions that will unnecessarily energize your opponents. It’s hard to understand why Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush took up the issue of federal […]
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“We can so do this!” said Amanda Miller last Saturday as we waited to start the Copper Triangle, a 78-mile bike ride through the mountains. We’d be riding from Copper Mountain resort up Fremont Pass and down to Leadville on Colorado 91, up U.S. 24 to Tennessee Pass, Battle Mountain and Minturn, then the long […]
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Take a look at the built landscape of Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region. What you see — shopping malls, big-box stores, comfortable suburbs and cookie-cutter office complexes — could be anywhere in the American West. The goal, as Mayor John Suthers says, is to build a city worthy of our extraordinary setting, but […]
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Each year the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce recognizes companies that create a workplace that supports the highest levels of personal and professional accomplishments for women employees. ANB Bank received the Medium Company of the Year Award for creating a culture that encourages leadership, growth and advancement of women within their company. The company provides […]
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For baseball fans in Colorado Springs, the next several years may feel a lot like the bottom of the ninth — a collective clinging to rally caps and hope, but with a pervasive sense that the game might soon be coming to an untimely end. The Colorado Springs Sky Sox have called the city home […]
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A trip to the MX Spa, which opened June 20 in the basement of the Mining Exchange Hotel, is one that takes its visitors through the rich history of the Pikes Peak region and one of its most storied structures. Bound for the spa’s massage parlor, nail salon or adjacent fitness center, guests pass walls […]
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“If you’re lucky, you get one or two good ideas in your life,” said TheatreWorks founder Murray Ross. “When I came to UCCS in 1975, I literally arrived in a cloud of dust. The school was only 10 years old and the road wasn’t paved. I had been hired teach Shakespeare and start a theater […]
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