A Man Who Stands By His Brownies

Fort Collins Maka Kala’i, Pot Retailer and Director of Sales and Marketing for Organic Alternatives Dispensary, recently appeared in the NPR broadcast, “How Much Pot is in That Brownie? Wyoming Moves to Toughen Edible Marijuana Laws.” […]

Current Edition Articles


NOCO Top 5: Best Mexican Food Restaurants

You don’t have to be Mexican to celebrate Cinco De Mayo, and Colorado has no shortage of great Mexican eats and Tex-Mex cuisine. So it might be a little overwhelming when trying to find a [...]

From the publisher

Publisher update: May 2018

  Blaine Howerton The title of this month’s issue is “Colorado Born.” Moving forward, the New SCENE has started a monthly series where Colorado born musicians and bands will be our focus. Expect to [...]

Music News

Metal heads get ready for metal festival

Metal Fest will debut at the Aggie Theatre in June with twenty metal acts over two days. Most are from surrounding areas in Northern Colorado and a few are from out of state. Not too [...]

Music News

Head for the Hills Goes Vinyl at the Mishawaka

Head for the Hills, formed in 2003 in Fort Collins, Colorado while living in the dorm rooms at Colorado State University. Adam Kinghorn (guitar/vocals), then a freshman, was playing guitar and noticed Matt Loewen (upright [...]

Music News

Calling one and all, KCSU is currently looking for Summer DJs!

A summer DJ can be anyone local to the KCSU-FM listening area who available to train and broadcast a weekly 2-hour show. All Colorado State, Front Range and other Alumni as well as high school [...]


Fort Collins’ first Kombucha tap room opens

Turtle Mountain Fermentery opened in March In March, the first Kombucha Tap Room opened in Fort Collins. Turtle Mountain is joining the local beer scene with a healthy, alcohol free beverage to enjoy by the [...]

Local culture arts and community

How One Mountain Rule Could’ve Saved Her Life

Five years ago, in the spring of 2013, six college students went on a hike in the Blue Ridge Mountains in Northern Virginia. They returned to campus that night as a group of five as [...]