Salt Lake City-based Epic Brewing, which announced in January that it will build a 20,000-square-foot brewery and taphouse in Denver, updated its followers on social media this week with a couple of pictures and some potential opening dates. The Facebook pictures (like the one above) show the brewer ... More >>
On Saturday, the Colorado snowboarding community was still reeling from the avalanche death of Mark McCarron (announced by authorities along with a controversial marijuana reference) when another tragedy struck -- this one with an even greater loss of life. Five people died near Loveland in what is ... More >>
Thanks to Amendment 64, industrial hemp is on its way to becoming a legitimate crop in Colorado. Tonight in Loveland, hemp industry bigwigs will gather to discuss how hemp is grown and processed, the market for the crop and what farmers interested in growing it can expect. (For instance, hemp does ... More >>
The owners of Tivoli Brewing, which began making and selling historic Denver beer brands last year, have also formed a craft beer distributing company, and they will get rolling this week with Grimm Brothers Brewhouse, an up-and-coming Loveland beer maker that has wanted to start selling its beers t ... More >>
In January, there's often a shake-out in the dining scene. But while twenty new restaurants opened in metro Denver last month, including Corner House with chef Matt Selby at the helm, there were relatively few closings. And two longtime fixtures on the scene -- Jax Fish House in LoDo and Parisi -- m ... More >>
Good karma and good beer were flowing in equal amounts Sunday when thirty breweries and hundreds of Colorado craft beer lovers gathered together at the Rackhouse Pub to show support and help raise money for Strange Brewing, which is facing a possible trademark lawsuit from a similarly named homebrew ... More >>
Rooke5 (aka Luke Whitrock) grew up in Loveland and Greeley, but he moved to El Paso, Texas, in the middle of high school. Though he has a self-described "southern twinge" to his personality and cites Kanye West as an influence (who isn't influenced by the omnipotent Yeezy), lyrically, he is far more ... More >>
Verboten Brewing, which will open its doors this weekend in Loveland, takes its name for the German word for "forbidden," and is a reference to German beer-purity laws, or Reinheitsgebot, which forbade brewers in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries from using anything but water, barley and hops in ... More >>
Straight Razor Revival
Ron White is best known for his appearances on the Blue Collar Comedy Tour with fellow comedians Jeff Foxworthy, Larry The Cable Guy and Bill Engvall. But his signature cigar, glass of scotch and conversational delivery has made him popular with a wide audience. White uses his personal life and exp ... More >>
On Saturday Snowboard Colorado and Loveland Ski Area will co-host a demo-day event featuring next season's gear from at least sixteen different brands, including boards from Colorado companies Never Summer, Unity Snowboards and Oz, as well as boards from YES, Capita, Technine, Salomon, Niche, Echelo ... More >>
With many Colorado ski areas closing this weekend (some of them ahead of schedule) and recent headlines bemoaning this season's abysmal snowpack across the state, it's easy to lament the sad state of this year's ski and snowboard season. But let's accentuate the positive for a moment: Yesterday Wolf ... More >>
Courtesy Powderhorn Mountain ResortThe powder is stacking up.Powderhorn Mountain Resort fired up its lifts this morning at 9 a.m. for its 45th anniversary season (and its first season under new ownership). Appropriately enough, it's a powder day: The resort is reporting thirteen inches of sno ... More >>
Wolf Creek celebrated Halloween weekend with 22 inches of new snowTrick or treat, indeed: fourteen inches of new snow this weekend at Silverton Mountain brought the mid-mountain base tally to an incredible eighty inches (see powder porn after the jump). Wolf Creek got 22 inches before opening ... More >>
Silverton Mountain is a good seven-hour drive from Denver in the winter, but we're going to argue that their season pass deal is too good to pass up, especially if you buy one this week while they're 50 percent off: Silverton is selling a limited number of 2011/2012 season passes this week fo ... More >>
Seek and ye shall find! The New Belgium Scavenger Hunt returns to Loveland on Saturday, sending shredding scavengers all over the mountain. The $10 price to play (plus lift tickets, available for discounted price of $35) and proceeds from the raffle will benefit the Alliance for Sustainable C ... More >>
Only an evening? Tonight at 6:30 p.m. REI Denver presents An Evening With Earthwatch, your chance to learn about upcoming volunteer expeditions around the world where you'll combine exotic adventure, scientific research and travel on the cheap. By this time next year you could be doing someth ... More >>
After an enormously successful outing last year, Heaven Fest, which reportedly drew more than 25 thousand fans last year, is on the move again. Last summer, as you might remember, the Christian-centric festival moved from its original location at Northern Hills Christian Church just west of ... More >>
uncyclopedia.comDid you know that the City of Wheat Ridge once elected a known cannibal as mayor, that the original acronym for the NORAD military facility was GONAD, or that Colorado's official state song is "O, Wyoming"? It's all true according to the Colorado page at Uncyclopedia.com.
Love it or hate it, Spring Break is getting into full swing in the mountains. Here are 5 ways to get wild this weekend: OmMG! Looking for a side-serving of serenity with your weekend helping of stoke? Try the 1st annual Telluride Yoga Festival Winter Retreat, a chillier version of the chill ... More >>
Traditionally the calm before the storm before Spring Break mania takes over in the mountains, the last weekend in February has become a storm of its own, with challenging events at just about every ski area in Colorado. Here's a preview of the top five ways you could be busting your butt thi ... More >>
Loveland, A-Basin, Wolf Creek, Keystone, Copper Mountain, Winter Park, and Vail were all open this weekend, so why were most of the top snowboarders in Colorado and from around the world hanging out in downtown Denver? SixEleven Productions has the video recap from the 2nd annual Backyard Ban ... More >>
On Friday, officials predicted that Boulder's Fourmile Canyon fire would be contained today -- and despite warm weather over the weekend, that goal still seems within reach. At this writing, containment is estimated at 87 percent, with 100 percent containment predicted for 6 p.m. this evening ... More >>
Reservoir Road fire.As the Fourmile Canyon fire near Boulder appears to be winding down, is a new one, dubbed the Reservoir Road fire near Loveland, ramping up? That's what authorities are trying to determine this morning. Right now, the blaze, which has already scorched between 600 and 700 ... More >>
Ken Buck's hoping to find a lot of love in Loveland.The nasty spat between senatorial hopefuls Ken Buck and Jane Norton, sparked in part by a planned Saturday appearance by super-Alaskan Sarah Palin, has rumbled throughout the week preceding tomorrow's Republican state assembly in Loveland. ... More >>
An image from the ifartmobile.com website It's over -- and with nary a lawyer uttering this phrase: "Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, I give you Exhibit A, 'The Butt Socket!'" The feud between the creators of two different iPhone fart apps -- Loveland-based InfoMedia, Inc.'s iFart Mobile an ... More >>
A new exhibit celebrates the architecture of Cab Childress
Sculpture sprouts in Loveland
Two impressive shows highlight a cornucopia of historic regional paintings.
Her parents kept her prisoner in a storage unit, but words set Jodi Jill free.
Idaho Springs' KGOAT proves there's radio in them thar hills!
The citizens of Berthoud thought they could control how fast their town grew. The developers had other ideas.
Even in the best of times, farmers and developers fight for Colorado's water. And this summer's drought is far from the best of times.
Westword's guide to the 1997-98 ski and snowboard season
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