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Hail feeds Total Roofing ample business

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Hail feeds Total Roofing ample business

Without hail, Total Roofing likely wouldn’t do $14 million in business this year. Thank goodness for thunderstorms. “We’ve been blessed with a lot of hail,” said Scott McIntyre, owner of Total Roofing. “Good for me is bad for everyone else.” Still, the roofing company tries to “make it as easy as possible” on homeowners whose… Continue Reading Hail feeds Total Roofing ample business

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Powers holds title as champ of sub-markets

According to the Nor’wood Development Group Vice President Fred Veitch, Powers Boulevard is king of the Springs when it comes to retail. Much of that is thanks to Nor’wood itself, which owns the First & Main Town Center, home to numerous heavy hitters in the retail and hospitality industry. And while development continues on the… Continue Reading Powers holds title as champ of sub-markets

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Nano 108: sophistication for the masses

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Nano 108: sophistication for the masses

Keith Altemose brews some delicious sodas. There are his coffee colas, Madagascar vanilla bean colas, his birch beer, sarsaparilla, orange cream, cherry cream and, of course, the ginger ale with black peppercorns and whole ginger that Altemose said is “quite exciting to put in your mouth.” Then there’s the beer. After all, that is what… Continue Reading Nano 108: sophistication for the masses

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Kangaroo Coffee finds unexpected success

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Kangaroo Coffee finds unexpected success

The Lyons family was frustrated with their lack of drive-thru coffee shop options — so they decided to start their own. Since opening the flagship Kangaroo Coffee on Fillmore Street in 2011, Rue and D.J. Lyons have opened a second location, prepared for a third and are planning shops four and five in Colorado Springs.… Continue Reading Kangaroo Coffee finds unexpected success

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Fenimore reaches top at Insurance Technologies

At 53, David Fenimore is living the dream. Since his 20s, he’s wanted to write software and help people. After having worked for Insurance Technologies for the past 18 years, he was named president, effective May 1. Other than the company’s founder and majority owner Larry Wiedeman, Fenimore has the longest tenure. He began working… Continue Reading Fenimore reaches top at Insurance Technologies

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CSHP brings wellness to the workplace

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CSHP brings wellness to the workplace

Colorado Springs Health Partners is bringing together work and wellness in accessible, if not unique ways. CSHP currently offers customized services to employers in the Pikes Peak Region to address issues within the areas of occupational medicine, corporate employee and executive wellness. “CSHP several years ago revived its occupational medicine program,” said Lynne Jones, director… Continue Reading CSHP brings wellness to the workplace

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Graduations helpful for hospitality industry

Area college commencements can mean a sizeable economic injection to the hospitality industry. Many businesses, from Monument to the south end of Colorado Springs, have seen a significant increase in customers the past couple weeks. Some of that is simply due to warming weather and the inevitable spike in tourists. But it’s difficult to deny… Continue Reading Graduations helpful for hospitality industry

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Territory Days: Not all shops benefit

Although the 39th annual Territory Days provided a valuable venue for more than 200 street vendors during the holiday weekend in Old Colorado City, some business owners feel the celebration is more trouble than it’s worth. The event was estimated to attract more than 100,000 people to the city’s Westside during Memorial Day weekend to… Continue Reading Territory Days: Not all shops benefit

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Three decades later…Space Symposium maintains its prominent status among the industry’s biggest events

With an estimated $30 million impact on the local economy, the 30th annual Space Symposium is the largest event of its kind — both in Colorado Springs and across the aerospace universe. “This is the place to go — it is the event in the industry,” said Andy Merritt, chief defense industry officer for the… Continue Reading Three decades later…Space Symposium maintains its prominent status among the industry’s biggest events

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Winery, cafe add to class in Monument

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Winery, cafe add to class in Monument

MONUMENT — Catherine and Woody Woodworth have reinvented themselves on several occasions. Their passions, however, remain unchanged. The proprietors of Catriona Cellars, a new winery and café opening this weekend in downtown Monument, are bringing their love for carefully crafted wine and small plates of good food to an area that could one day be… Continue Reading Winery, cafe add to class in Monument

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