Like pine beetles, Boulder artist Jill Powers does some of her best work in bark. Her mixed media fiber sculptures and installations draw on exotic natural materials, from seed pods to a tough inner bark called Kozo that happens to be "sustainably grown" -- and that's good news, since Powers's new e ... More >>
Based on safety concerns and the potential for crashes in a congested corridor, Longmont officials are considering a ban on biking downtown through a so-called "dismount zone" that would require cyclists to get off their wheels and walk their bikes. And while cycling advocates aren't opposed to enco ... More >>
Denver blog posts make the most of what they've got. Denver Stiffs' Andrew Feinstein on the terrible performance by the new-look Nuggets in a loss to Philadelphia. Weren't those big contracts for Ty Lawson and JaVale McGee supposed to be inspiring? Free Range Longmont's Kaye Fissinger on the Denve ... More >>
Fans were shocked and saddened when Terroir, a much-lauded farm-to-table restaurant on Longmont's Main Street, closed after five fruitful years. "It's definitely bittersweet," says Tim Payne, who ran the restaurant with his wife, Melissa Newell, and manned the line as executive chef. See also: - Fi ... More >>
Some families farm together. Some sell insurance. Some are partners in a law firm. Samm White's family sells cheese. Lots and lots of cheese. "It took a lot of work from the family to make [Cheese Importers] what it is today, but it's our passion," Samm says. "We love it and we do it for the smiles. ... More >>
A mother in Longmont recently had a simple request for local police: Arrest my twelve-year-old daughter. This action was reportedly taken to send a message to the girl, who allegedly committed assault, although her mom had no obvious physical injuries. How often are cops asked to make such deliveri ... More >>
Denver blog posts try to make the best of every situation. Colorado Independent's John Tomasic drills into Longmont's fracking ban proposal. Big Media's Jason Salzman thinks radio hosts shouldn't let politicians get away with calling Social Security a "Ponzi scheme" without backing up the comment. ... More >>
"I'm bursting at the seams, I'm so excited," says Comida Cantina owner Rayme Rossello, who just inked a deal to open a second Comida in a 2,700-square-foot restaurant space inside the Source, a behemoth indoor artisan European market, conceived and undertaken by urban developer Kyle Zeppelin, that w ... More >>
Longmont won big today when the Brewers Association, based just down the road in Boulder, released its annual list of the top fifty biggest craft brewers in the United States. Left Hand Brewing, which was founded in Longmont in 1993, cracked the list for the first time, logging in at number 49. The ... More >>
The third annual EcoCreations opens tonight at Muse Gallery in Longmont. Seventeen artists were selected to display their work in this show, and it's all created entirely from recycled materials and found objects.
Fat Tuesday is the traditional day when folks are allowed to indulge -- before Ash Wednesday shuts all the enjoyment down and Lent begins. Fortunately, you don't have to be Catholic to get into the spirit of Mardi Gras's last hurrah, and while Colorado is far from the French Quarter, there's more th ... More >>
Goodwill Industries of Denver is opening two new stores this spring -- one a major store in Longmont, which will hold a job fair to fill thirty positions starting tomorrow. Good idea. But that boutique store in Cherry Creek? Says Rockdove: Stupid idea.I can't even believe that they don't get wh ... More >>
Goodwill has plans to open two stores this spring, one in Longmont and a boutique in Cherry Creek, which will be do-good organization's 25th and 26th stores in the metro area.
A Flickr photo.Talk about celebrating a milestone in style: The Tasty Weasel, 1800 Pike in Longmont, will celebrate Oskar Blues's ninth birthday with a CANniversary Celebration complete with beer tappings, the unveiling of the Bone Wagon food truck, hand-canning, live music, tournaments and m ... More >>
Oskar BluesTaprooms and food trucks are a perfect match: the taprooms need good grub to feed their customers, and the food trucks need to find good spots with a lot of hungry people. Over the past few years, it's a combination that's worked well for more than a dozen breweries in Denver, Bou ... More >>
Longmont moves to ban dispensaries.Last night, the Longmont City Council held a first reading of an ordinance that would ban medical marijuana centers in the city and restrict medical marijuana patients and primary caregivers. Judging from the 7-0 vote in favor of the ban, dispensary days are ... More >>
A Flickr photo.Are you partial to pinot noirs? Strings, 1700 Humboldt Street, has paired up with Marczyk Fine Foods and Republic National for the Passion of Pinot Noirs Wine Tasting, which will feature appetizers and a range of pinot noirs from around the world -- as well as some non-pinot w ... More >>
SmartCo is swiftly making its mark on Colorado. Barely two months ago, SmartCo didn't even have a website. Since then, the supersize, discount supermarket has been taking root -- and attracting the interest of dozens of incompetent jobseekers (see comments) -- on the Front Range.
It's the Fourth of July weekend (yes, it is here already) and you need some beer to drink to property get into the spirit of things. Well, there's nothing more American than Red, White and Blue, so try these beers for a truly festive fourth. Red: It's hard to go wrong with Odell Brewing's R ... More >>
See full-size image below.Plenty of cities romance corporations looking for a new home. But few go to the extremes of Longmont, which so wants Google Fiber to set up housekeeping there that it's created a photo from space expressing its desire, plus a video contest and more. Check out exampl ... More >>
Stan Garnett.Boulder District Attorney Stan Garnett, who's challenging John Suthers for the job of Colorado Attorney General, was able to burnish his law-and-order credentials today via the actions of a grand jury, which just handed down a 127-count, seventeen-person indictment aimed at a Lon ... More >>
A Flickr photo.Between the craft beer, anniversary parties and benefit events, there's plenty to fill your plate with foodie events this week. Here's a taste of what's coming up: Monday, May 17: Celebrate American Craft Beer Week, which highlights the industry and culture of craft beer, th ... More >>
A Flickr photo"I think it takes after your side of the family."Those of you still struggling with the trauma of having to dissect frogs during high school should thank the heavens above that you didn't attend Alpine Elementary School in Longmont. Why? Because, according to Channel 4, fifth g ... More >>
On Sunday, a pair of ninjas robbed Deli Cioso, a Mexican restaurant in Longmont. Owner Rudy Masia says he turned over a day's receipts to the mysterious miscreants, who were tiny and dressed in black. Longmont Police Sergeant Garrett Boden told the Longmont Times-Call that the culprits didn' ... More >>
"Why couldn't I have bought a fiberglass horse instead of a real one!"What is it with beheadings all of a sudden? Last week, we told you about a Boulder break-in during which a woman's betta fish was decapitated. And now, a Longmont couple reveals that the head of their beloved fiberglass hor ... More >>
It wasn't quite pop art, but close -- and readers and viewers everywhere are chugging it down. This weekend, Channel 9 reported about bottles of Gatorade on local store shelves featuring a photo of Tiger Woods and his wife and the word "Unfaithful" -- an art project pulled off by Longmont's Jason ... More >>
Brian Christopher Naranjo.The press releases issued in the wake of yesterday's officers-involved shooting suggest that Longmont resident Brian Christopher Naranjo, 35, had numerous opportunities to avoid getting shot and killed. Naranjo, who's been arrested in the past for everything from for ... More >>
We're giving away three links every day. All you have to do is send them to us. The challenger for John Salazar's House seat isn't exactly rolling in dough at this point. (Colorado Independent) Corruption for a good cause in Longmont? (Face the State) Brekenridge might not even need to vo ... More >>
DigitalGlobe When you want to stalk someone but Facebook and parking outside their house for hours with binoculars just aren't doing it for you, how about buying high-resolution images of their neighborhood as taken by satellites? Sure, you could just get an image off of Google Maps, but if you wan ... More >>
Marcyzk's Fine Foods, at 770 East 17th Avenue, today is offering 10 percent off on all store sales, as well as sales in the adjacent wine shop. For more info, call 303-894-9499 or go to www.marczykfinefoods.com. And the Cherry Creek Fresh Market kicks off its eleventh season at 8 a.m. today; it's ... More >>
Fresh, local food lines the Longmont Museums walls.
Take a run through the jungle.
From the week of November 3, 2005
Geese Galore showcases Longmont’s fowl fare.
The Music Stand
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Colorado Stone Company
As spring melts into summer, water users along the St. Vrain could find themselves up the creek.
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