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Health clubs not sweating the recession
Good deals on prime real estate have prompted health clubs ranging from the Colorado Athletic Club to Carmichael Training Systems to open new locations.
By Patricia Kaowthumrong
Tell your story first
The secret behind the success of any public outreach campaign is to be the first to tell your story. It's that simple. Why? Because the first entity to distribute its message is the one we listen to and usually the one we believe.
By Melanie Goetz
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In this month's issue
The law of unintended consequences
The impending re-regulation of the financial services industry could easily have consequences as unintended as reducing the tax on gasoline or reforming the bankruptcy code. Lawmakers must think hard before acting to please voters.
By Tucker Hart Adams
Colorado Cool Stuff: Hippie Dawg treats
Susan Mountjoy began making her all-natural Hippie Dawg dog treats for friends -- and everybody always wanted more. Made with ingredients including salmon, oat flour, buffalo and sweet potatoes, her Born to Be Wild Bones and Flower Power Cookies retail for $6 per 8-ounce bag.
By Eric Peterson
ColoradoBiz managing editor Mike Taylor plans to plans to subsist entirely on his Denver backyard garden this August. Follow his journey, which includes interviewing local business owners for tips and tools. Read his latest column about greenhouses and making the most out of your garden plot. Watch his videos about growing potatoes and making potato vodka; or read about it here.
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Urban farming in Denver and beyond
ColoradoBiz's media partner Channel 7 profiles the growing "urban farming" movement in Denver and beyond and looks at how cities are struggling to adjust their laws to allow for chickens, goats and other farm animals in urban backyards. To read more about sustainable, homegrown living, click here.
Colorado Sustainable Design Awards
Celebrate the state's best architecture
ColoradoBiz wants to recognize statewide building projects that exemplify social, environmental and economic sustainability. The magazine is now accepting applications for the Colorado Sustainable Design Awards, a program launched in partnership with the American Institute for Architects (AIA Colorado), the Urban Land Institute (ULI Colorado) and United States Green Building Council, Colorado Chapter (USGBCC).
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Channel 7 and ColoradoBiz on "The Road to Recovery"
As the economy continues to challenge businesses and consumers, KMGH Channel 7 and ColoradoBiz are collaborating on stories that explore how businesses are coping - and succeeding - despite the downturn. Look for new installments of "The Road to Recovery" at 4:30 p.m. on Thursdays, during the second half of the 4 p.m. broadcast. You can also find them online at TheDenverChannel.com.