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Boulder Street Gallery coming to downtown

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Local artist and custom framer Terry Henderson is moving his Boulder Street Gallery from a Victorian home in the 700 block of North Tejon Street to the downtown area. Henderson purchased the building at 206 N. Tejon St., the former home of Novice Gallery. Henderson, who has owned Boulder Street Gallery for the past 10… Continue Reading Boulder Street Gallery coming to downtown

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Smashburger making Springs debut

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Private equity and concept development firm Consumer Capital Partners is poised to capture a niche restaurant market not only here in Colorado Springs, but around the country. That market lies somewhere between fast food and casual dining, and CCP plans to open up to 1,000 Smashburger locations within the next 10 years. CCP will launch… Continue Reading Smashburger making Springs debut

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Online book buyer expands

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Powell’s Books has purchased used books from its customers for more than 30 years, but the Oregon based company has experienced more volume during the past six months than at any time in the company’s history. Powell’s online book-buying program has grown 40 percent since January, when it introduced payment via PayPal. The company’s online… Continue Reading Online book buyer expands

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Roadhouse halts price hikes

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Texas Roadhouse, which has two locations in Colorado Springs and one in Monument, has announced that it is not raising menu prices. The 300-restaurant chain experimented with price hikes of between 2 percent and 5 percent during 2008, but said it would postpone increases because of the current economic environment.

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Developers Emmitt Mitchell and Julian Branker have broken ground on a four-story, 124-room, extended-stay hotel just south of the Colorado Springs World Arena. Mitchell expected construction to be complete on Value Place by May, but said the project has been pushed back and should be finished by December or January. Mitchell and Branker are spending… Continue Reading Extended-stay hotel developers banking that value is place to be

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