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 >>
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 >>
Abbi McCouryThere is definitely a critical mass of precocious radio-friendly pop rock bands along the front range. Add Boulder-by-way-of-Ft Collins band Nautical Mile to the rapidly expanding roster of bands vying for your attention. Featuring Rachel Cummings providing the frontman, er, frontwoman d ... More >>
Gelazzi, the gelateria at 1411 Larimer Street, with additional shops in Fort Collins and Highlands Ranch, is making its television debut tonight, June 8, at 7 p.m. on Food Network's Unwrapped, the popular show hosted by Marc Summers that explores America's most classic foods. (Think peanut butter, b ... More >>
A Flickr PhotoMy mouth is watering uncontrollably. I love chicken fingers. And the drive-in. One of these loves is new-found and the other is a classic, but my adoration for both was renewed this week when I took a trip to Fort Collins. And since this is a food blog, let's focus on the chicken fing ... More >>
Last month, the Fort Collins Music Association hosted the area's first ever all local music festival, dubbed the Fort Collins Music Experiment (FoCoMx for short). As hard to believe as it is that such an event never existed until this year, it's not difficult to see that the supply definitely exists ... More >>
An image from the last edition of "Fort Collins Now." Today marks the final edition of Fort Collins Now, a weekly newspaper that built up a considerable following dating to 2003, when it was born as the Fort Collins Weekly. Indeed, Northern Colorado as a whole was practically bursting at the seams ... More >>
As you can see by the adjacent logo, the Fort Collins Coloradoan's slogan is, "Bringing Fort Collins Home." But beginning today, the company responsible for bringing the Coloradoan to Fort Collins is the Denver Newspaper Agency. Back on March 11, rumors began circulating about a deal between the ... More >>
Rich Bircumshaw. The Fort Collins Coloradoan reports in this article that Rich Bircumshaw, news director of KCOL radio and the official voice of the Colorado State University Rams, was hospitalized after suffering a stroke yesterday -- and unfortunately, he was unable to recover. A spokeswoman for ... More >>
Trashed Out Paradise
Filthy Beast Records
Letter and Lights
In recent years, Fort Collins has produced and fostered its fair share of acts, from Brotherhood of Dae Han and the Heyday to Set Forth and Roe. Now our neighbor to the north has its very own local-music festival, thanks to the fine folks at the Fort Collins Musicians Association. The event, dubbed ... More >>
Immortal Dominion, the monster metal unit out of Fort Collins, has recently completed tracking its brand new album. After spending five weeks in the studio with renown producer Sterling Winfield, who's overseen albums by Mercyful Fate, Pantera and Hell Yeah, among others, the platter has been shippe ... More >>
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 >>
Received word over the weekend from Chris Kresge, aka Chris K, the host of Colorado Sound on KRFC in Fort Collins, that Ozric Tentacles, a lauded British prog-rock act with 25 releases to its credit in its nearly quarter century existence, has relocated to the Fort. Word comes on the heels of news ... More >>
Isolation Ale Odell Brewing Company Fort Collins Isolation Ale is one of several local winter warmers - Avery's Old Jubilation, Boulder Beer's Never Summer and Breckenridge Brewery's Christmas Ale among them. But this traditional English-style strong ale is lighter and easier to drink than some of ... More >>
Fort Collins ska masterminds, 12 Cents for Marvin, will be calling it a day with a pair of shows commemorating a dozen years together (although the band reports that it formed nearly a decade ago during college -- evidently, someone within the organization's doing new math or something) and nearly a ... More >>
Brace yourselves for yet another batch of pristinely crafted, radio-friendly pop served up from Ft. Collins. From the sounds of it, Roe -- who's previewing new songs from its forthcoming full-length, Letters and Light, every week until the record drops on November 13 -- is inline to be the next act ... More >>
Photo: Elliott Johnson Ween rocks Ft. Collins. Ween Tuesday, July 15, 2008 Hodi’s Half Note, Fort Collins Better than: Any rock show in Fort Collins in recent memory. There really is no precedent for last night's show in Fort Collins that feels worth mentioning – none that I’m aware of, an ... More >>
Just received word that Johnny Schou, bassist for Fort Collins-based power-pop act Tickle Me Pink, was found dead this morning at his home at the age of 22. Prior to passing away, the four-stringer, a 2005 graduate of Ft. Collins High School, also worked as an assistant engineer at the Blasting Room ... More >>
Fort Collins Musuem of Contemporary Art
Few stories illustrate the different gauges broadcast media and newspapers use to determine newsworthiness than the one involving a May 4 Allegiant Air flight from Las Vegas to Fort Collins. During the landing at the Fort Collins-Loveland Municipal Airport, the plane overshot the runway by approxima ... More >>
If you like your entertainment erotic and your pleasure tinged with pain, consider a trip up to Fort Collins this weekend for the Voodoo Fetish Ball at Club Static, 1437 East Mulberry. Master Goliath will perform Shibari (Japanese rope bondage) and the dommes of Pavlovia promise something special an ... 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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