Episode 101: CSPD, Physical Fitness and a Gender Discrimination Lawsuit

  This week we talk about the pursuit of physical fitness and how it resulted in a gender discrimination lawsuit against the City of Colorado Springs Police Department. Our guest, attorney Ian Kalmanowitz of the law firm Cornish & Dell’Olio, walks us through the test that the department instituted and how that test drastically altered…

Episode 100: Gushing Over Gaebler

The Little London Show celebrates 100 shows with Jill Gaebler! Jill is the two-term city councilwoman for District 5 in Colorado Springs and has some great insights into city government. In this week’s show we talk about the potential ballot initiative for retail marijuana that the city council is contemplating and how the additional revenue…

Episode 99: Paying for Public Safety

We spend the first part of this episode revisiting the city’s budget (which you can do too via Episode 9: City Budget 101) and how the dominant revenue source for the city (sales tax) is particularly susceptible to economic downturns. Which wouldn’t be THAT big of an issue, except that more than half of the…

Episode 98: New Eats and New Brews

Join Darcie, DC Jim and Ryan from Focus on the Beer as they talk about the newest restaurants and beer stops that have opened or are coming to the city, including Nightingale Bread, the newly reopened Coquette’s Bistro on the south side of the city and the soon to open Goat Patch Brewing.    …

Episode 97: Protecting Colorado Landscapes with Palmer Land Trust

Many of us enjoy Colorado’s unique outdoor landscape. We hike or mountain bike the trails, we soak in the views of mountaintop peaks, we buy local food and enjoy the local waterways. Protecting these places forever is what Palmer Land Trust does, and has been doing for 40 years. In this episode we sat down…

Episode 96: Building Loyal with Tyler Hill

Tyler Hill is one of the owners of one of COS’s coolest businesses; Loyal Coffee. We sit down with Tyler to discuss Loyal’s business model and how they make it work with six different owners. We also discuss the philosophy behind how they approach coffee and the customer service experience. Tyler also has a lot…

Episode 95: Super Human Athletic Feats of Awesomness

Sometimes being a citizen of Planet Earth is a bit of a drag. Crazy-ass politicians, terrorists, Facebook trolls, your mom’s new boyfriend. Humanity can really suck sometimes, and every now and again being a member of the human race is a bit exhausting. However, ┬áhumans are pretty fucking rad sometimes, and do some pretty crazy…