Former Warehouse chef and partners to reopen restaurant this fall

By: Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com

James Africano, former longtime chef of The Warehouse Restaurant, has leased the restaurant's downtown building and plans to reopen the shuttered eatery by late October.

The popular restaurant at 25 W....

El Paso County job growth at 8½-year high in first quarter

By: WAYNE HEILMAN wayneh@gazette.com

El Paso County's job market in the first quarter is the strongest it has been since the middle of the past decade, according to a new report.

Employers in the county added jobs in the first quarter at the...

Boot camp offered next month in Colorado Springs to help veterans start businesses

By: Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com

A Broomfield-based nonprofit will host a free six-week boot camp beginning next month in Colorado Springs to help veterans start businesses.

The program is designed to coach active-duty military, veterans...

Pikes Peak region's tourism industry having best run in several years

By: Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com

The planets have nearly aligned to produce what may end up as a record-setting tourism season this year in the Colorado Springs area, including low fuel prices, no wildfires or widespread flooding, favorable...

Denver investors buy Monument Hill Country Club

By: Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com

A Greenwood Village-based company has bought Monument Hill Country Club in northern El Paso County with plans for a name change, but no other immediate alterations for the 915-member club.

Monument Investors...

Colorado Springs actor to portray Teddy Roosevelt in history presentation

By: WAYNE HEILMAN wayneh@gazette.com

Colorado Springs actor Don Moon will portray President Theodore Roosevelt in the final "Think You Know History" series presentation at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Chapel at Evergreen Cemetery, 1005 S. Hancock...

Pikes Peak Community Foundation CEO wins Accolades award

By: WAYNE HEILMAN wayneh@gazette.com

Trudy Strewler Hodges, CEO of the Pikes Peak Community Foundation, received the Accolades Business Leader of the Year Award Tuesday from the Southern Colorado Women's Chamber of Commerce.

She received the...

Partial shutdown of Indiana refinery pushing Colorado Springs gasoline prices higher

By: Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com

Oil prices are falling globally, yet gas prices are rising in Colorado Springs and elsewhere.

What's going on?

Blame a partial shutdown of a major refinery in Indiana earlier this month and production...