• Will your favorite stores and restaurants ever come to Colorado Springs?

    Updated: Sat, Feb 25, 2017

    Denver's got 'em: IKEA, Crate & Barrel, The Cheesecake Factory and several more of the nation's trendiest stores and restaurants. But don't bother looking for them in Colorado Springs; some of the biggest and most popular chains have never ventured south of Monument Hill - and...

  • Narrowing the gap: Olympic Museum organizers in Colorado Springs say they're inching closer to fundraising goal

    Updated: Sat, Feb 25, 2017

    Faced with next month's deadline to raise private funds for their project, U.S. Olympic Museum organizers now say they're just $4.2 million short and closing in on their goal. Meanwhile, museum officials and the Colorado Springs Urban Renewal Authority are finalizing details of a...

  • A new name and new life for stalled Colorado Crossing project on Colorado Springs' north side

    Updated: Thu, Feb 23, 2017

    The new owners of Colorado Crossing, the stalled mixed-use development in northern Colorado Springs, have renamed it "Victory Ridge" and hope a sports complex and variety of residential and commercial uses will transform the troubled project into a winner. Westside Investment...

  • Forbes names Broadmoor hotel in Colorado Springs as five-star winner in annual ratings

    Updated: Thu, Feb 23, 2017

    It was a clean sweep for The Broadmoor hotel in the Forbes Travel Guide ratings for 2017. Forbes named the internationally known resort in southwest Colorado Springs as a five-star winner Wednesday - the publication's top award in its annual rankings of hotels around the world. The...

  • Colorado Springs supplier looks to expand production of popular hemp oil

    Updated: Thu, Feb 16, 2017

    A Colorado Springs company that bills itself as one of the nation's largest hemp oil suppliers wants to more than quadruple the size of its local operation to accommodate a rapidly growing market for its products. Whole Hemp Company, which does business as Folium Biosciences,...

  • Better Business Bureau warns consumers about online Colorado Springs retailer

    Updated: Thu, Feb 16, 2017

    The Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado is warning consumers about a Colorado Springs-based online retailer that specializes in the sale of sports apparel, clothing and other items. The BBB says it has completed an investigation of Fan Bling HQ LLC - processing and closing 31...

  • Zio's restaurant closes its doors in northwest Colorado Springs

    Updated: Sat, Feb 11, 2017

    Zio's Italian Kitchen has closed in northwest Colorado Springs, about five months after the regional restaurant chain's Texas-based ownership sought Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. It's not certain when Zio's shut its doors. But a Colorado Springs Utilities notice stuck inside the...

  • Whole Foods closing Colorado Springs store amid stiffer competition

    Updated: Fri, Feb 10, 2017

    Whole Foods Market Inc. is closing its store at the First & Main Town Center on Colorado Springs' east side. The store is one of nine outlets in seven states being shuttered by the Austin, Texas,-based Whole Foods, which this week reported its sixth straight quarter of falling...

  • Starter homes are in short supply in Colorado Springs

    Updated: Thu, Feb 9, 2017

    Wanted: More lower-priced homes for Colorado Springs buyers who are just starting out. The Springs has a shortage of starter homes, and ranks near the top nationally when it comes to the gap between the availability of such properties and the number of buyers who want them, a study...

  • Colorado Springs topped by only one paradise-like city on U.S. News' list

    Updated: Wed, Feb 8, 2017

    Colorado Springs isn't just one of the best places to live, according to a national news publication. Now, it's one of the most desirable areas to call home, too - topped by only one, paradise-like city. In its 2017 analysis of the nation's 100 most populous metro areas, U.S. News...

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