• Taco Bueno opening its first Colorado Springs location next week

    Updated: Thu, Jun 11, 2015

    A Tex-Mex restaurant chain makes its debut in Colorado next week when it opens on Colorado Springs' north side. Dallas-based Taco Bueno - which bills itself as quick service and not fast food - will open the first of three Springs locations at 1:15 p.m. Tuesday at 7970 N. Academy...

  • VIDEO: TGI Bagpipes in downtown Colorado Springs

    Updated: Fri, Jun 5, 2015

    The Pikes Peak Highlanders, a 30-year-old competition and performance pipe and drum band, entertained onlookers Friday evening with an impromptu performance on the sidewalks of downtown Colorado Springs.

  • Built for speed: Indoor electric go-kart facility coming to Colorado Springs

    Updated: Fri, Jun 5, 2015

    A new entertainment project is on the fast track at a north-side Colorado Springs retail center. Overdrive Raceway, a two-story, indoor electric go-kart complex, has been proposed for Polaris Pointe, southeast of Interstate 25 and Northgate Boulevard. The 68,000-square-foot...

  • Staycation in your summer plans? Here are some Colorado Springs area options

    Updated: Thu, Jun 4, 2015

    If you're taking paid time off this year and want a staycation, here are a few local attractions to consider - including some that have undergone major upgrades or added new features and major upgrades. For a more complete list, go to visitcos.com: - Royal Gorge Bridge & Park,...

  • New apartments planned for west edge of downtown Colorado Springs

    Updated: Thu, Jun 4, 2015

    It's not the biggest apartment project planned in Colorado Springs these days. But a local investment group hopes that, at 46 units, its new project will help fill a desperate need for more downtown housing. All Pro Capital Inc., which focuses on investment and real estate projects...

  • Colorado Springs home prices and sales soar to record highs in May

    Updated: Tue, Jun 2, 2015

    The Colorado Springs-area housing market went through the roof last month. The median price - or mid-point - for single-family homes that sold in May increased to $243,000, a 12.4 percent jump when compared with the same month last year, according to a Realtors Association report...

  • Colorado Springs-area foreclosure activity declines in May

    Updated: Tue, Jun 2, 2015

    The number of Colorado Springs-area properties that fell into foreclosure dropped slightly in May, while foreclosure activity for the year continues to decline, according to a report Monday from the El Paso County Trustee's Office. Foreclosure filings in El Paso County, which are the...

  • Colorado Springs homebuilding picks up the pace in May

    Updated: Tue, Jun 2, 2015

    Local homebuilding is on a roll. Single-family homebuilding permits issued to Colorado Springs-area builders totaled 259 in May, a 2.4 percent increase over the same month last year, according to a report released Monday by the Pikes Peak Regional Building Department. It was the...

  • Colorado Springs tourism officials say 'take it off, take it all off' - vacation time, that is

    Updated: Mon, Jun 1, 2015

    Summer's almost here. Do you know where your paid vacation days are? If you haven't taken off time this year, or don't have vacation days scheduled, it's a mistake that can hurt both you and your employer, according to human resources experts and tourism industry officials. A...

  • Colorado Springs' 80-year-old rainfall record holds - for now

    Updated: Fri, May 29, 2015

    Get the ark ready: Colorado Springs moved closer Thursday evening to setting a record for the most rainfall in a month. A system that moved through the area around 8 p.m. boosted May's rainfall total measured at the Colorado Springs Airport to 7.89 inches, said Pamela Stevenson, a...

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