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Episode 144: Beyond Ultra-Running with Alex Nichols

One of the top ultra-runners in the nation, Alex Nichols, was our first guest in the new studio. We talk running and ultra-running (of course), and dive into life outside of running. What does Alex do when he isn't setting records and challenging his own endurance? Find out in this episode! Get more information at


Episode 143: Local News Catch-up: Bike Lane Injunction, The Cog Railway and More!

From the downtown bike lane injunction to the Cog Railway, a few news items got some updates recently and we bring you the details. What is happening with the newest C4C stadium proposal? Will we ever have bike lanes downtown? Will the Cog Railway get the attention it needs to keep chugging up the mountain? We know some of the answers, and you can, too. Plus, the show starts with some news on new restaurant, brewery and coffee shop openings! Now you will know where to go . . . Get more...


Episode 142: Fresh Food, Healthier Neighborhoods with Colorado Springs Food Rescue

Join Darcie as she interviews Shane and Nat from Colorado Springs Food Rescue. They make two huge announcements on this episode of LLS! They are bringing great things to our community and you don't want to miss this episode. Tune in via Stitcher, iTunes, Soundcloud, Overcast, TuneIn or any other podcast platform you prefer and get more info on this episode at


Episode 141: Ed Roberson

Darcie and Jeff sit down with Ed Roberson - podcaster, avid reader and passionate conservationist. Ed talks about his new role at a land trust, how he got to where he is in his professional life and the authors and thinkers redefining what it means to live in the Western part of the United States.


Episode 140: PERA - Why Colorado's Public Employees Are Going To Have A Hard Time Retiring

One in ten Coloradans have PERA retirement benefits - the retirement option that replaces social security for teachers, state troopers, and other public employees. But, the system is broken. Miscalculations have left the program severely underfunded with Colorado being one of the worst off in the country. Tune in to find out what the Colorado legislature just did about that underfunding and how it will affect many of the people who have chosen to serve our state.


Episode 139: Switchback Coffee Roasters

Grab a cup of joe for this one! We sit down with Switchback Coffee Roasters owner Brandon Delgrosso and talk coffee, small business, Colorado Springs culture, and so much more. Get more information on this episode at and try the avocado toast at Switchback at 330 N Institute St, Colorado Springs, CO 80903


Episode 138: Who the F is on the Primary Ballot?

You know that mail-in ballot sitting on the kitchen counter that you haven't completed, yet? We got you. We pulled the top two candidates in each category and each party to bring you what they stand for, what they've been saying on the campaign trail, and what has been written about them in the news. Now, you can complete your primary ballot! Yay! Congratulations, Independents, for the first year ever you can vote, too! Just make sure to only vote on ONE BALLOT or your vote won't count. Get...


Episode 137: Road Dieting to the State of Marijuana - A Local News Rundown

This week Darcie and Jeff dive into some local news stories that have been making waves lately, including the proposal to narrow Cascade Avenue near Colorado Colorado and the Old North End, and the controversy over the Cheyenne Canon master plan. Want to feel caught up? This one is for you!


Episode 136: You Share, I Share, We All Love Bike Share

One of the most exciting things to happen to Colorado Springs since we can remember - PIKE RIDE LAUNCHES in just a few short weeks. What is the deal with the majestic purple bikes that will be located all around town? How will it work? How much will it cost? Will they stop abruptly and toss you from the handlebars? We ask Alex Armani-Munn from Downtown Partnership all the details. Get more information on this episode at and share it with someone you want to ride...


Episode 135: Catching Up with Rocky Mountain Food Report and Focus on the Beer

Dionne from Rocky Mountain Food Report and Ryan from Focus on the Beer join Darcie for an in-depth look at food and beer news throughout the city. From the places about to open to the best patios for happy hour, you get it all and just in time for Summer! Be sure to subscribe to The Little London Show on your favorite podcast platform. Get more information on this episode at


Episode 134: The Catamount Institute's Chris Aaby

Christopher Aaby, the Executive Director of the Catamount Institute makes his triumphant return to the Little London Show! Chris and Darcie talk outdoor education, the Catamount Institute and non-profits in Colorado Springs.


Episode 133: The Pink Tax & Why it Costs More to be A Woman

You aren't making it up - it really does cost more to be a woman in our society. Find out the details, how this happens, and what you can do about it in this week's episode. Get more info at and tell us what you think by chatting with @LittleLondonCOS


Episode 132: Sustainability News You May Have Missed

In honor of Earth Week we bring you some sustainability news you might have missed. Where is wind energy headed? How are cities being built to use less energy? What is the future of solar? Tune in to get these stories! Share how you are celebrating Earth Week on social media by finding The Little London Show (LittleLondonCOS).


Episode 131: Pay the Teachers!

West Virginia teachers went on strike, achieved a 5% pay raise and catalyzed a series of strikes across the country. What are the teachers asking for? Is it out of line? Depends on who you ask. Tune in to this episode to hear the details and get the scoop from a variety of perspectives. See the charts and graphs we talk about in this episode at and, as always, we appreciate any and all sharing, commenting and subscribing. Happy listening!


Episode 130: The State of 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 on social media and get more information at


Episode 129: Facts, Figures and the Future of the Homeless in COS

This week we sit down with the City of Colorado Springs's new Homeless Prevention and Response Coordinator Andrew Phelps to talk about how the city is addressing the homeless population, where he sees solutions to problems and the facts and figures behind homelessness. A good episode with lots of great information.


Episode 128: The Air Force, Toxic Chemicals and our Water Supply

Listen in as we discuss the water contamination issues in Fountain with Fountain Utilities Director, Curtis Mitchell. What is safe to drink? What are the implications on rate payers? What role does the Air Force play? Find out how this affects our community. Get more information on this episode at


Episode 127: Colorado Springs' Iconic Buildings (A History Episode with Dr. Scott)

Dr. Scott Spillman is back! In this history episode of The Little London Show we talk about Colorado Springs' historic and iconic buildings including: The Antlers Hotel, Mining Exchange, Union Printer's Home and more. Get more episode information at and please subscribe and share. #WeareCOS


Episode 126: Don't Accommodate the Bully

We bring you some great upcoming events, a chance to go to the Pikes Peak Outdoor Recreation Alliance Gubernatorial forum, talk about cyberbullies, gender pay gaps, diversity in the outdoors and a lot of other things in this 126th episode of The Little London Show. Visit for links to the podcasts and articles we feature here.


Episode 125: Stadium Perspective with Switchbacks President Nick Ragain

Part two of our C4C Stadium coverage brings Nick Ragain, President of Switchbacks FC, into the studio to talk about the public stadium, the details we (and other news media) missed, and what he sees as the public benefit of this potential economic driver. Subscribe to The Little London Show!