Episode 130: The State of the Downtown with the Downtown Partnership!

Sarah Humbargar, Vice President of Development Services for the Downtown Partnership, joins us to talk about development goals for downtown, successes and what is on the horizon. Filled with stats and facts, this episode will give you a good look at what is happening in the heart of Colorado Springs. Share your thoughts on this…

Episode 105: Investing, Community, Small Business and Gin

With Jeff out of town Darcie brings on DC Jim and Russ Ware to discuss Russ’s new venture Good Neighbors Meeting House. Russ and his partner, Yemi Mobolade, currently run the Wild Goose Meeting House. An opportunity arose for them to expand the Wild Goose concept into the Old North End Neighborhood in Colorado Springs,…

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 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 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 87: State of Downtown 2017

This week we sit down with Sarah Humbargar from the City of Colorado Springs Downtown Partnership to talk about this year’s State of the Downtown report. Sarah updates us on the new apartments, restaurants, businesses and things that are coming downtown Colorado Springs in 2017 and beyond.¬†We also talk about what makes a great downtown,…