The 2011 Ram's Pointe bash, which drew thousands and led to the arrest of two football players, put CSU on the underrated party school map. Now, thanks to a massive block party this weekend, this reputation is getting harder to ignore, especially given a police response that included flashbangs and ... More >>
For nearly two years, GNU: Experience Gallery has had the distinction of being one of the few DIY spaces in Fort Collins. Housed in a basement unit of a building in the city square on Linden Street in the Old Town section of Fort Collins, GNU was originally conceived as a collective art space but be ... More >>
Tonight at the Bluebird Theater, Kraddy is kicking off an eight-night Colorado run with Ana Sia that will include stops in Crested Butte, Colorado Springs, Steamboat Springs, Ft. Collins, Vail, Breckenridge and Telluride -- in that order. Tonight is the only night in Denver, so you know it's going t ... More >>
Colorado -- home to the Great American Beer Festival, the Brewers Association and 161 breweries -- is the center of the universe when it comes to craft beer. But is it also the center of the "crafty" beer universe? On Thursday, the Brewers Association, which represents small brewers nationwide, fi ... More >>
President Barack Obama's visit to Fort Collins yesterday spurred plenty of videos, many of which are on view below. But the funniest involves a critical sign placed on his motorcade route. As you can see, it reads, "You were here in 08' & you sold us like Cupid! 'Your' economy is a disaster! You mus ... More >>
The Colorado Brewers' Festival gets under way tomorrow in downtown Fort Collins. The two-day event will feature over seventy beers from forty breweries, live music and food. General admission is $20 while VIP tasting packages range from $40 to $100 and include access to tonight's Connoisseur Beer Ta ... More >>
New Belgium Brewing in Fort Collins has finished the installation of its 16,000-square-foot canning line and plans to begin using it this week. The first beers off the line will be 16-ounce tallboys of Fat Tire and Ranger IPA, but the brewery's newest beer, Shift Pale Lager, will be released for the ... More >>
Denver Restaurant Week began this past Saturday (prompting some words of wisdom from Matt Selby, chef of Vesta Dipping Grill and Steuben's) and continues through Friday, March 9. Participating restaurants are offering prix-fixe meals for $52.80 per couple or $26.40 per individual. Visit the w ... More >>
The successful vote to prohibit medical marijuana retail operations in Fort Collins led to the Valentine's Day closure of all the city's dispensaries. This week, the city council formalized the ban and decided on new rules for home grows, which one member predicts could soon number in the hundreds - ... More >>
Update:After the announcement that Budding Health medical marijuana centers are unionizing, we reached out to the Cannabis Business Association, whose president, Bob Hoban, had said last year it was premature to mandate labor pacts in such a young industry. We've now spoken to Shawn Coleman, interim ... More >>
Organic AlternativesMedical marijuana dispensary owner Steve Ackerman's been in the spotlight a lot this week. Organic Alternatives, his MMC, is among several in Fort Collins that have been organized by UFCW Local 7. And he continues to lead the campaign against Question 300, a proposed medic ... More >>
Vitamins (playing tonight at the Larimer Lounge Gauntlet Hair, Woodsman and Hearts In Space) is seemingly unstoppable -- The Denver-by-way-of Fort Collins band has been on a roll with new releases and stunning accompanying videos (like the just-released "Vimanas" below), plus, the quartet had the o ... More >>
www.funkwerks.comWhen Gordon Schuck and Brad Lincoln were trying to decide where in the United States to open a small brewery that focused solely on Belgian-style saisons, one town kept rising to the top of the list: Fort Collins. "Because of New Belgium, you have a lot of people around town ... More >>
Oh, man, bummer news coming from the Candy Claws camp today. The outfit, in the midst of an East Coast tour, lost all of its gear yesterday, along with their merch and a good deal of personal effects in car fire somewhere on I-76 in Pennsylvania. No word yet as to the cause of the fire, but ... More >>
WBC's evil Fred Phelps.Earlier this month, we told you about threats by the haters from Westboro Baptist Church to befoul a number of area locations, with several opportunities for bigotry against gays and Jewish residents of Fort Collins planned. If WBC does show up, the Lambda Community Ce ... More >>
It's American Craft Beer Week - seven days that Congress designated for an official celebration of microbrews, and only microbrews - and in Colorado, which has more than 115 breweries, this week is almost a state holiday. Here are ten ways to toast the occasion:
We like our doctors. We trust our doctors. They are highly trained and they know what is good for us, what makes us feel better. So Dr. Tom Coburn, a family practitioner who specializes in obstetrics and allergy treatment in Muskogee, Oklahoma, must be right when he called the Fort Collins Bike Libr ... More >>
The northern Colorado newspaper market is a real pie fight.
The Femme Fatale 2 show is sweeter than it sounds.
Print is far from dead in Fort Collins, where five free weeklies compete for ad revenue and readers' eyeballs.
Fort Collins makes its mark on the style map.
Give this guy the bum's rush.
The Things They Carry
Knuckles Avec Sombreros (Hapi Skratch Records)
Angels in America
Shambhala Mountain Center
Hey Buddies (Mars Motors) Music for Life (Harmonized Records)
A car show to exhaust VW fans
Shambhala Mountain Center
Red Feather Lakes,
Latitude 40 Degrees
Live Plus One
Colorado Run, Fort Collins
Once Upon a Child
This week's local music pick.
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