Episode 164: Entrepreneurship With Gretchen Jones

Gretchen Jones is a fashion icon, a feminist, a designer and business owner – and probably hates all of those labels. How do you appropriately describe such a dynamic individual?! Join Jeff and Gretchen as they discuss Gretchen’s travels through the reality TV landscape and how it impacted her career and sense of self, and…

Episode 163: A Whiskey Origin Story

291 Whiskey is making a mark in Colorado Springs and at the international level – recently bringing home a major award for its rye whiskey. But it the story and history behind 291 Whiskey that makes this COS based company stand out. This week we sit down with Michael Myers, the founder of 291 Whiskey,…

Episode 158: Coffee & Confections

This week we sit down with some new businesses in COS that we are excited about! Bon Bon Bombardier makes confections (ie: candy!) that is unique and fun and is helping to distinguish COS as a hot spot for artisan chocolates and sweets. Blank Coffee + Donuts is a great new coffee shop located in…

Episode 107: Return Of The Barbershop

Join us this week as we sit down with barbershop mastermind Jason Crampton, owner of Lincoln St. Barbers. Jason walks us through how he went about creating a barbershop from his days as a woman’s hairdresser. We also talk about the history of barbershops and the reemergence of artisan approaches to person services. A great…

Episode 90: Mundi Ross

Darcie sits down with Mundi Ross; one of COS’s most dynamic young professionals. Mundi is the driving force behind Colorado Collective, a quarterly magazine featuring the food, people and places of Colorado Springs and Colorado. In 2017 Mundi launched COCO Crafted; a local space for the citizens of Colorado Springs to learn the art of crafts…

Episode 89: So You Want to Open a Food Truck…

Have you ever thought about what it would cost to open a food truck? This episode is for you! This week we sit down with Heather to talk about the city’s newest food truck: Gold Star Pies. Heather’s concept is simple; pies and good coffee. But getting from concept to execution involved a lot of…

Episode 82: WTF Is Up With U.S. Maternity Leave?

  The United States is many things, but kind to new mothers and fathers it is most definitely NOT. The US is only one of two countries in the entire WORLD that does not require paid maternity leave. Adequate maternity leave is a big deal! It most likely leads to better economic development and lower…

Episode 59: On the Road, In the News, Out on the Town

We cover it all in this latest episode of The Little London Show! Including: Darcie’s ten day trip to Southern Colorado and Jeff’s one day trip to Albuquerque The developing stories that affect COS residents The latest restaurant and cafe openings around our fine city. Whew! We even give you the podcasts that you can…

Episode 40: Your Summer of Beer

Friend of the show Ryan Hannigan of Focus On The Beer joins us in the studio to talk about all things beer! This week is American Craft Beer Week and we are celebrating by talking about this summer’s upcoming beer events in Colorado Springs and throughout the State. Make sure to check Pints and Plates,…

Are Millennials Reshaping the Workplace?

Ah, Google. The epitome of companies doing things a little differently – infinity pools and free food and nap pods. The stuff Millennial dreams are made of.  This week on The Little London Show our guest, Lisa Zimmerman, a former Google employee, dives into what influence Millennials have on the workplace. Do we demand too much?…

Episode 7: To Legalize or Not to Legalize?

With Colorado Springs hurting for tax money it is fair to question whether we, too, should legalize the sale of recreational marijuana within the city limits. What are the pros and cons?