Colorado Springs City Council sets stage for Gold Hill Mesa commercial development

By: rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com

A second urban renewal site has been created as part of the Gold Hill Mesa development on Colorado Springs' west side, which backers say will help spur the addition of stores, restaurants and other commercial uses...

Colorado Springs furniture store closing up shop after nearly 40 years

By: rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com

Bill Rhue's passion for woodworking has been on display across the Pikes Peak region for nearly 40 years.

In 1978, Bill and his wife, Bonnie, started a small furniture and cabinet-making shop in the basement...

Colorado Springs' only off-track betting parlor set to reopen in July

By: Rich Laden

The Post Time off-track betting parlor, which closed March 1 while its owner worked out a new lease, is set to reopen next month.

Donny Talton, general manager and managing member of Sky Play LLC, which owns...

Report: Fewer Colorado Springs homeowners are underwater on their mortgages

By: rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com

The number of Colorado Springs-area homeowners who are upside down on their mortgages continues to decline, thanks to an improved economy and stronger single-family housing market, according to a report this week...

Colorado Springs' lower home prices lure frustrated Denver buyers

By: rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com

The heat from Denver's red-hot housing market is being felt in the Pikes Peak region.

Soaring prices and an exceptionally tight supply of homes for sale in metro Denver, Parker and Castle Rock are driving...

Taco Bueno opening its first Colorado Springs location next week

By: rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com

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...

VIDEO: TGI Bagpipes in downtown Colorado Springs

By: Rich Laden

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

By: rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com

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,...