Episode 124: Building a Great City

What does it take to build a truly great city? Does it mean building more efficient highways, or neighborhoods built like miniature cities, complete with restaurants, libraries and grocery stores? Or is building a great city about developing as much land as possible in order to increase both housing units and tax revenue? Maybe somewhere…

Episode 123: Before You Raise That Glass…

Dryanuary is over! We start off the month of February with a dive into alcohol in all of its forms and some of the numbers behind one of the largest segments of the food and beverage industry. In this episode we take a tour through some of the ways that alcohol impacts our lives, from…

Episode 122: How to Fund a Stadium

Does Colorado Springs need a downtown stadium? What if that stadium is partially publicly funded? Good investment for the city, or a folly to be avoided at all costs? This week we dive into the recent stadium proposal for downtown Colorado Springs and dive into what exactly tax increment funding is (besides complicated). We also…

Dryanuary 2018: Week 3 (Dear Lord Make It Stop…)

As one of our Dryanuary participants pointed out recently – do you guys realize that January is basically five weeks long? FIVE FUCKING WEEKS. Five weeks of being able to wake up a bit easier in the morning. Five weeks of hangover free weekends. Five weeks of morning breath not tainted by a tinge of…

Episode 121: What You Really Want to Know About National Monuments

This week we tackle a topic that goes beyond the borders of Colorado but has huge implications for much of the mountain west: the push back on National Monuments by the current administration. National Monuments are a special breed in the National Park/Open Space landscape. They are created solely by the President of the United…

Dryanuary 2018: Week 2!

MONDAY, JANUARY 15th, 2018: What does fun taste like? I’ve forgotten… As predicted, the second week of Dryanuary saw the dam burst, as many of our contestants found the bottom of a beer bottle instead of tapping into the well of self control. Wine was consumed, parties were thrown and many of you collectively said…

Episode 120: WTF Is Up With 2018

We are back for our first show of 2018! This week we take a look back at the political upheavals and surprises of 2017 including the Virginia elections and the Doug Jones victory in Alabama. Later on in the show we talk about the upcoming gubernatorial elections that will see many House and Senate seats…