A look at some of the businesses and business people making news in the south metro Denver area
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Bellco, a Colorado-based credit union, has opened a branch at 4989 Factory Shops Blvd., Castle Rock.
CycleBar, an indoor cycling studio, will open on July 11 at 7824 Park Meadows Drive, Ste. 150, Lone Tree.
DoorDash, a food delivery app, is now serving customers in Highlands Ranch, Lone Tree, Littleton and Centennial.
Englewood Grand, a bar, has opened at 3435 S. Broadway, Englewood.
Glosshouz, a beauty bar and day spa, has opened at 8171 S. Chester St., Centennial.
Goodwill Industries of Denver has opened a retail location at 355 Barranca Drive, Castle Rock.
Michaels, a national arts and crafts supply retailer, has opened its new location at 9315 Dorchester St., Highlands Ranch.
R Taco, Buffalo Wild Wings' taco concept restaurant, opens at Southwest Plaza Mall, 8501 W. Bowles Ave., on July 21.
Rita's Italian Ice has opened its second Colorado location at 18525 E. Smoky Hill Road, Centennial.
Taco House, 1390 W. Littleton Blvd., Littleton, has reopened after extensive repairs.
Waxing the City, a body-waxing studio, has opened its doors at 4991 Factory Shops Blvd., Castle Rock.
Whole Health Club, a fitness club, has opened at 5856 S. Lowell Blvd., Littleton.
Gregory Bloom, of Douglas County, has been named executive director of the Colorado Beef Council.
Highlands Ranch Family Acupuncture, owned by Lisa Dronen, has received an award for top acupuncturist in Colorado from Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare. The company was founded in 2011.
Greg and Tina Joseph, owners of Christian Brothers Automotive (1340 Town Center Drive, Highlands Ranch), have been recognized as franchise owners of the year out of 155 nationwide locations.