Episode 139: Switchback Coffee Roasters

The process of pouring a cup of coffee at your favorite local shop seems simple enough. Choose what type of coffee you want, watch the barista foam some milk and pull a shot of espresso and soon you have a wonderful treat to start your morning or to help you continue your day. This week…

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 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 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…

COS By The Numbers || March 24, 2017

Happy Friday! Some election funding action, poor electoral turnout and Utah craziness to brighten your last day of the work week. Enjoy! $56,700.00 The amount the most well funded candidate in the race for City Council has amassed so far. The leader? Richard Motherf’in Skorman. Fundraising is a big issue in the COS council elections…

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…