FoCo Cafe

Coming soon to Fort Collins is a grassroots, community-supported, volunteer-run cafe. Headed by Jeff and Kathleen Baumgardner, the FoCo Cafe non-profit will base its success on the number of meals it serves. Using locally sourced food and talent, the goal of the cafe is to provide a nutritious and delicious meal in a quality cafe setting, regardless of people’s ability to pay. All they ask for is your time and […]

Moot House Reopening

2626 S. College Ave. • (970) 226-2121 For the first time since its opening in 1988, the Moot House was closed for three solid months to undergo an extensive remodel again. The popular Fort Collins landmark is now open for business; proudly boasting a more open floor plan, inviting decor, a fabulous patio and a new bar featuring 30 unique beers on tap. “We needed to make the Moot House […]

William Oliver’s Publick House

2608 S. Timberline, #108, 970-680 Nestled in the most unsuspecting strip mall in southeast Fort Collins is William Oliver’s, a classy speakeasy serving the finest whiskey, scotch and bourbon. Opening in March after 10 years in the making, owners Tiffany and Ryan Wallace created a popular hangout for whiskey enthusiasts and those who would like to sample the 200 bottles from all over the world or have a killer cocktail. […]

Feisty Spirits

NoCo is home to breweries galore, and local beer is definitely not something hard to come by. Yet a local distillery has not been in the patchwork of the Front Range, until now. Feisty Spirits is active in the distilling and is in the process of opening up their tasting room. They aim to fill the gap for whiskey and other distilled spirits to Fort Collins. Located at 1708 E. […]

Go West Tee Shirt Company

Go West Tee Shirt Company is cotton with a conscious. As well as a beat and brews. The print shop was founded in 1986 and has grown into the leading print shop for breweries and music outlets. Yet, tee shirts are only a portion of what makes Go West a special place in Northern Colorado. The shop, which is located at 1725 Heath Parkway, opens up their doors for local […]

FCB Create Share Savor

The local Fort Collins Brewery is implementing a new slogan into their brewery, with hopes to expand and progress as a company. The new “Create Share Savor” concept is paired with FCB’s ten-year anniversary. The company surveyed the staff to find out what employees valued about FCB and what they wanted in the future. Through this, the new slogan was created. “Create embodies the brewers’ passion for experimentation with beer, […]


Local film – Whensday: The Story of Joe Panda and Wildrose

By Andrew Schneider & NoCoast Artists Chaos is a part of life. In Northern Colorado it expresses itself as uncontrollable wildfires, turbulent regional politics and cultural dichotomy. But even in these tumultuous times we need to take pride in our commonalities and through it, our vision for what we can become. Fort Collins is home to many originals.  I believe, like many other places, that we reinvented the definition of […]

Music News

Arise Music Festival to go head to head with NewWestFest

By Hap Fry If variety is the spice of life, then Northern Colorado music fans very well could be in danger of suffering a musical overdose the third weekend in August. As Kate Hudson said in the 2000 blockbuster “Almost Famous,” ‘It’s all happening’ – along the Front Range that is. Not only will the 9th Annual Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest be in full swing that weekend, the inaugural Arise […]

Everyone’s an Artist at Pinot’s Palette

By Malini Bartels When you walk into Pinot’s Palette on Mountain Avenue, it might take a while to figure out what they do. The first time I was introduced to the “sip and paint” business was a few months ago when I was a curious passerby. My eyes were immediately drawn to a lovely picture of tulips on the wall. I was then greeted by owners Kim Fain and Tony […]