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From First Friday art walks to Skate in the Park, Downtown Ventures has been committed to helping Colorado Springs thrive by helping residents get active and feel connected with the city’s center.

Since March, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on the business community. The springtime lockdown led to significant losses for retailers. On Nov. 13, El Paso County moved to Safer at Home Level Orange, which limits restaurants, retail businesses and others to 25 percent capaci…

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…

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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 …

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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.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has tested manufacturers’ flexibility and resilience as business closures, supply-chain disruptions and workforce limitations have presented significant challenges. 

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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.

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Colorado movie theaters that have reopened in recent months are struggling to generate business as the country continues to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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The focus of the Nov. 3 election might be candidates vying for national and local offices, but the 2020 ballot is also packed with issues that voters are being asked to decide.

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Despite sharp drops in tax revenue due to COVID-19 this year, Mayor John Suthers is forecasting a 2021 budget that’s $17.6 million more than this year’s spending plan, largely because of carry-over money made possible by $37 million in federal funding for COVID-related expenses.

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Every holiday season, smaller retailers face increasing competition from online marketing giants. This year, the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to impel even more holiday shoppers to order online.

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The popular and profitable esports industry — revolving around organized video game competition and entertainment — continues its meteoric rise across the world, including in Colorado Springs. 

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Even though the future is uncertain, this might be a good time for business owners to expand by purchasing another business, or for employees who have been laid off or downsized to think about becoming entrepreneurs.

A little more than two years after construction began on the 18-mile stretch of Interstate 25 between Monument and Castle Rock, the project is on track toward completion.

As local business and government officials campaigned in Washington, D.C., for Colorado Springs to become the permanent home of the U.S. Space Force, The Aerospace Corporation broke ground here Sept. 23 on what it called a “state-of-the-art research and development center.”

We’re all aware that a once out-of-reach burger joint will soon open its first restaurant on the Front Range. The announcement of In-N-Out Burger’s arrival has frenzied the local masses. And while the city has no shortage of traditional eateries, there’s now a growing list of options for tho…

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Southwest Colorado Springs is undergoing a remarkable transformation, and it’s not just the gleaming U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum and Hall of Fame and the soon-to-be completed Downtown stadium.