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Exercise businesses powering through recession

Though unemployment numbers remain high and incomes levels have fallen, most gyms and fitness facilities are still doing well. The International Health, Racquet & Sportclub Association says U.S. health club membership was 50.2 million in 2010, up 10.8 percent from 2009. Industry revenues also rose 4 percent. Trevor Poling owns a Gold’s Gym franchise in… Continue Reading Exercise businesses powering through recession

Lawyers took drastic measures to keep profit up during the recent recession, including cutting staff, reducing overhead, using contract lawyers and even outsourcing work. But, it appears to have paid off. Gross revenue in most firms grew last year, according to the Altman Weil’s annual Law Firms in Transition survey. Josh McDowell, a senior partner… Continue Reading Law firms seeing business pick up as recession tapers

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Sky Sox call up ticket sales

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The Colorado Springs Sky Sox are nearly one-third of the way into their season, and so far it’s shaping up to be another home run — as far as attendance goes. Despite playing a losing season so far, the organization is expected to break attendance records again this year. Last year, the team saw a… Continue Reading Sky Sox call up ticket sales

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What would it take to spruce up downtown’s Acacia Park? More chairs, benches and tables? More trees and flowers? A café? An ice skating rink? It’s a question that Springs-based HB&A Architects has been asking the community, and they’ve gotten some creative answers The firm is leading a project to get the community to imagine… Continue Reading Community dreaming up ideas, plans for Acacia Park

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