Biz buzz:
Coffee Fanatic focusing on wholesale

       Coffee Fanatic owner Ivonne Bass plans to convert her business primarily to wholesale. The business will service its retail customers through its email and website:
       Bass said she expects to be at the current location, 2616 W. Colorado Ave. #18 until Oct. 31. The phone is 473-2624.
       Dragonfly Studio recently opened at 2616 W. Colorado Ave. #17. Owner Ute Forlano offers historical reproductions of Regency Era clothing and custom designs; she also sews bridal and ball gowns and formal wear.
       At her new location, she plans to focus on modern, custom-made designs in addition to her historical work.
       The phone is 210-9165. Her website is
       The fourth Sherwin-Williams store in Colorado Springs opened this month at 1466 W. Garden of the Gods Rd. #106. The store is open seven days a week. The manager is Josh Copeland-Welp, and assistant manager is Eric Holmertz.
       The business offers interior and exterior paints, ladders and other items related to painting. Sherwin-Williams has existed since the late 1800s. A panel from Travers Jordan’s “Planescape Survival Guide.” The strip can be read online (website provided below).
Courtesy of Travers Jordan
       A grand opening is scheduled Sept. 22.
       The phone is 266-1394. The website is
       Infinity Personal Training & Fitness is now open at 3270 Centennial Blvd. Owner Michael Barnes has 20 years experience in the field.
       The facility is open Monday through Saturday. The center offers a multidisciplinary approach to individualized diet and exercise programs.
       The website is The phone is 630-7440.
       A panel from Kirk Mueller’s “A Nickel Holding Up a Dollar”  The strip can be read online (website provided below).
Courtesy of Kirk Mueller Two longtime Westside Pioneer advertisers have online comics.
       Kirk Mueller of Tile by Kirk, who created the cover drawing for this year's Pioneer Territory Days issue (May 24), calls his strip “A Nickel Holding Up a Dollar.” It can be seen at
       Travers Jordan of Technoguy Computers, who is also the Pioneeer's technical director, publishes “Planescape Survival Guide” at

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