Pooch Performance at the Great American Dog Games

by Rebecca LaPole The Inaugural Great American Dog Games comes to Fort Collins this month bringing an amazing show full of high flying, fast swimming, and well-trained performance pooches to our dog-friendly town. Jake Latendresse, owner of the Town Pump and Latendresse Media, is also a filmmaker and dog owner who decided to create this event to add dogs to the list of what defines us in FoCo: beer, bands, […]

Music News

Say Hello to the New Aggie

by Gregg Adams Real estate professional Scott Morrill never found the meaning he had hoped for in his chosen field, at least not the exhilaration he got from live music. With confidence and a disdain for caution, he took out a second mortgage on his home and went all in to create Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom, a successful and well-known music venue in Denver. Morrill is once again embracing risk by […]



Downtown Fort Collins’ newest annual tradition is here again – get ready for FORToberfest on Saturday, September 19! This fall festival tips its hat to the end of summer in a strictly Fort Collins-like fashion on the streets of Old Town. Instead of serving up sauerkraut and polka music, FORToberfest instead pays homage to the place where we live with a relaxed “backyard” atmosphere, open-air street patios and live music […]

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The Rebirth of Linden Street

By Dawn Duncan As a 21 year resident of Fort Collins, I have watched our city change exponentially since moving here in 1994. The rapid growth and expansion of Fort Collins is remarkable when I look back on it, remembering how we were called a “cow town” back in the day, and Old Town was still in a very transformative building and restoration phase when I decided to call this […]