The 81 year old, Texas based, SHIPLEY DONUTS chain is making plans to open the first 2 of 4 planned Colorado Springs locations in 2018.

 With 280 franchised stores in 6 southern states, Shipley’s plans to make Colorado their next target state. Colorado franchise, Carpo Company, which also operates Colorado Jersey Mike and Bush Chicken stores plans to either bring in a sub-franchisee or go it alone. Similar to the open kitchen at Krispy Kreme, you can watch the entire donut making process at Shipley’s. The Daily Meal ranks Shipley as #3 of their top 9 favorite donuts. #1 was Lamar’s and #2 Seattle’s Top Pot. Numbers 8 & 9 were Krispy Kreme and Dunkin Donuts.

Walter Korinke, a resident of Perry Park Colorado, is the creater, contributer and editor of After retiring from a full and satisfying career in commercial real estate investment, he now enjoys publishing news and local events from the areas in and around where he lives.