Yemi Mobolade and Russ Ware founded Wild Goose Meeting House and Good Neighbors Meeting House with an eye toward doing something different in the restaurant business. Now, after facing criticism from employees over their tip-sharing model, they’ve adapted in a way that, again, bucks convention.
A growing number of employers are changing their hiring practices to focus on the skill sets a company needs for particular positions rather than on traditional requirements such as education.
In a year in which state revenue dropped significantly, legislators managed to find funds to help small businesses, and they intend to continue the efforts they made in 2020’s special session when this year’s regular session convenes.
On Feb. 1, Mayor John Suthers plans to start growing a beard for the city’s sesquicentennial. By July 31 — 150 years after Colorado Springs’ founders drove the first stake to mark the city — Suthers said he’ll be ready to party like it’s 1871.
Mayor John Suthers has a good track record of achieving the goals on his annual to-do list. But one item has moved from list to list for the past couple of years.
Where ballot petitions are allowed to be circulated could be shaped by a lawsuit filed by retail giant Costco against the city of Colorado Springs and a local political consultant.
While riding their bikes in Monument Valley Park one day in 2016, Joe Johnson and his wife stopped to watch a pickleball game and were invited to try the sport.
Gov. Jared Polis signed a landmark bill affecting the cannabis industry on June 29 in front of Simply Pure in Denver. The dispensary was the first in the nation owned by a Black couple.
A proposed rezoning at 2424 Garden of the Gods Road has generated consternation among those living in the nearby Mountain Shadows neighborhood. Residents and members of the Mountain Shadows Community Association have raised concerns about increased population density and its potential impact…
At Briarhurst Manor in Manitou Springs, the Christmas trees, wreaths and collection of nutcrackers remain nestled in storage boxes this holiday season.
While the COVID-19 crisis has hurt a number of industries — primarily retail and restaurants — the commercial real estate and construction industry has been able to weather the storm.
Colorado Springs-based Insurance Technologies has about 180 employees in the United States and about 70 who are part of a wholly-owned subsidiary in Jaipur, India. Since March, all of them have been working remotely.
Business owners who received Paycheck Protection Program loans should contact their tax advisors as soon as possible to discuss the tax effects they may be facing.
For the past 16 years, the old King Soopers in the Mission Trace Shopping Center has stood vacant and seemingly abandoned. But Toby Gannett wants to change that.
Home improvement businesses got a shock during the initial stages of the pandemic. But most of them have adjusted, and some are seeing unprecedented growth.
The Colorado Institute for Social Impact is expanding its efforts to promote social entrepreneurship to other communities throughout the nation, and CEO Jonathan Liebert says the Colorado Springs-based organization has the opportunity to become a national leader in the development of a new w…
It’s been just over a year since Jan McHugh-Smith left her position as president and CEO of the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region. On Nov. 2 HSPPR announced that the search for a new CEO was over. Duane Adams, the former vice president of community solutions at the Denver Dumb Friends …
Front-line health care workers’ jobs are stressful in the best of times. But during the pandemic, these professionals are experiencing stress, anxiety and burnout at exponentially higher levels.
The COVID-19 pandemic has tested manufacturers’ flexibility and resilience as business closures, supply-chain disruptions and workforce limitations have presented significant challenges.
Local government agencies say they’re actively engaged in trying to create a workforce that reflects the racial demographics of the communities they serve.
When the Black Lives Matter movement was front and center in the national spotlight following the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police, there came a push for the community to support Black-owned businesses.