Biz Buzz:
New restaurant in Old Colorado City

       TAPAteria, which specializes in Spanish tapas, has opened at 2607 W. Colorado Ave.
       The 35-seat restaurant serves more than 30 tapa types, featuring imported and local ingredients, as well as Spanish and Colorado wines.
       According to owner Dave Brackett, a significant part of the menu addresses the needs of people who can't eat gluten or have vegetarian or vegan beliefs.
       The business is open Tuesday through Sunday.
       The phone is 471-TAPA (8272). The website is The e-mail is
       Exhibit opens Nov. 11
       An exhibit of new paintings by Colorado Springs artist Ceil Horowitz will open at the Cucuru Gallery, 2332 W.Colorado Ave., Thursday, Nov. 11 and continue through Jan. 3.
       A reception is scheduled Nov. 11 from 6 to 9 p.m. Free and open to the public, it will feature the Grass It Up bluegrass band.
       Displays for Art Walk
       New Colorado paintings by Andrew Velez and new jewelry from Taxco will be on display in the Velez Galleries, 2508 W. Colorado Ave., as part of the Art Walk in Old Colorado City Friday, Nov. 5.
       The free monthly event, open to the public, will be from 5 to 8 p.m., involving a dozen participating galleries in all.
       Business relocates
       Twice Appreciated has relocated to 3020 W. Colorado Ave. from its former 21st Street location.
       Owners Sheri and daughter Allison Reichert said the new site has more space and parking.
       Located on the Westside for almost two years, the store specializes in quality used furniture, household items, books, clothes and miscellaneous items.
       The business is open Monday to Saturday. The phone is 392-4340.

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