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 58: Ally Up, COS!

Some of the statistics concerning LGBTIQ youth nationally are astoundingly heartbreaking.  From Human Right’s Watch: 4 in 10 LGBT youth (42%) say the community in which they live is not accepting of LGBT people. LGBT youth are twice as likely as their peers to say they have been physically assaulted, kicked or shoved at school. 92% of…

Episode 57: A DC Native’s Take on COS

Jeff’s longtime friend Jim grew up in Washington, DC, a city that is quickly gentrifying and becoming one of the country’s hot spots for restaurants, music and culture. About six months ago Jim decided to pack his bags, and for the first time in his life live somewhere outside of DC. He chose Colorado Springs….

Episode 54: World Class Athlete Sally Roberts

We brought an awesome woman into the studio for this week’s show! Tune in because you won’t want to miss this episode with Sally Roberts, national and world ranked female wrestler, founder of the non-profit Wrestle Like A Girl, and all around interesting and inspiring chic! In this episode we talk about Olympic training, the…

Episode 46: History 301 – America’s Mountain

Our favorite history guy, Scott Spillman of Colorado Encyclopedia, comes in to talk about our favorite mountain, Pikes Peak! The anniversary of the Pikes Peak Cog Railway and the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (Official Site) are great reasons to listen! (If you needed one) Enjoy the show!  

Episode 36: It Takes a Village

The blue pinwheels you see around town this month represent a commitment to prevent child abuse in our community. This week on the show we sit down with Wilene Lampert, the Executive Director of Safe Passage, to talk about Child Abuse Prevention Month and what we, as a community, can do to make our town…

Episode 32: Money For Millenials

John Haney of All Colorado Mortgage joins us in the studio to talk about one thing that everyone needs, most people like having but no one REALLY wants to talk about: MONEY! In this episode we dig into how some of the features of our times, such as increasing student debt loads and the loss…

Episode 31: The Future of Downtown

The Downtown Partnership recently hosted its first annual State of Downtown report, full of stats and facts and other economic data about where the downtown core is going. In this episode we bring Sarah Harris, the Downtown Partnership’s Director of Business Development and Economic Vitality, in to the studio to talk about the report, the highlights…

Episode 29: Getting Schooled on Local Non-Profits

There are a lot of assumptions around Colorado Springs’ non-profit community. Do we have more than most other cities our size? Do they run well? Can they be trusted? What makes some succeed and others fail? Jeff and I (Darcie) had some serious misinformation. Thankfully our guest this week, Michael Hannigan, was able to clear…