Biz buzz:
New mural decorates tamale shop

       Texas Tamales, which opened this year at 511 N. 30th St., has recently adorned itself with a colorful outdoor mural. The painting, which displays Hispanic/Texas themes, includes displays - the tallest 8 feet high - across the front of the restaurant's building space. The artwork was done by Michael Schwartz of Halo Dzgn. Jolly diners adorn one of the walls in the Texas Tamales mural.
       Kimberly Pray is the new owner at Desert Sage Natural Health Store, 2631 W. Colorado Ave. Phone is 632-2516.
       Aunt Ruth's Attic, featuring home decorations, is now open at Grandview Market Place, 3234 Centennial Blvd. Phone is 635-7669.
       Also newly opened in Grandview Market Place is Fusion Nails. Offering full nail service, the business is owned by Eve Ho. Phone is 632-8333.
       There are new owners at Mountain Shadows Restaurant, 2223 W. Colorado Ave.: Eva Leonard, Linda Orist and Anne and Troy Hull. It now offers non-smoking inside, with the outdoor patio available for smoking.
       The Jerome DeFazio Salon opened Sept. 1 at 1682 S. 21st St. Phone is 633-4884.
       Tuscany Day Spa & Salon has opened its doors at 910 W. Colorado Ave. Phone is 219-3876. The owner is Karen Ellison.
       Rocky Mountain Natural Store & Organic Produce Co-op, 1502 W. Colorado Ave., is hosting a bison-tasting on the second Tuesday of each month.
       Page Wesley and Chas Saulsbury are celebrating their 2nd year at Avant Boutique, 2603 W. Colorado Ave.
       Members of the Colorado Springs Police Department worked as celebrity hosts and wait staff at the Texas Roadhouse restaurant, 595 S. 8th St., Saturday, Aug. 28. The occasion was the Tip a Cop fund-raising event, in which Texas Roadhouse offered local police officers and civilian personnel work shifts to raise money for Special Olympics athletes.

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