Voltage Salon

Voltage is a new Midtown Fort Collins salon, owned by business partners, Ray Hornback and Mark Tanwin. The two have created a modern, inviting environment that is a KEVIN.MURPHY exclusive salon with a focus on providing high end ambiance with comfortable seating, natural light, and a place where new and very seasoned stylists can work together in a team environment that is client-focused and supportive.  Hornback began his career as […]

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The Great Gatsby

OpenStage Theatre Company will present its annual casino night fundraiser on May 7, 7 pm, in the Canyon West Ballroom of the Lincoln Center, Fort Collins. This year’s theme will be The Great Gatsby and will feature a grand raffle prize of a trip for two to New York City, including hotel stay for two nights, airfare, and two tickets to a Broadway show of the winner’s choice. The event […]

Derby Day at Tony’s Rooftop

The greatest two minutes in sports will be celebrated at Tony’s Rooftop this year as the 142nd Kentucky Derby is broadcast at the 3rd Annual Derby Party, this time benefiting the CSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital equine services division. Kicking off at 11 a.m. with a festive party featuring mint juleps, drink specials, a hat contest sponsored by Stella Artois and the Anheuser-Busch Brewing Company, Tony’s will open its newly-improved rooftop […]

Juli y Juan – New Chefs on the NoCo Scene

By Sarah Marie Beck Juli and Juan are a dynamic duo, in life and the kitchen. Juliana Trujillo (“Juli”), Chef and Food Artist of the duo’s endeavor, Juli y Juan, has already done things in her career most only dream of, including owning her own restaurant in Playa del Carmen – Riviera Maya, and being the Executive Chef at the Mexican Embassy in the U.S., to name a few. Her […]

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The Seers

By Anthony Cross Brian Collins and Sean Waters of The Seers have been staying busy. Producing their most collaborative album yet, the Fort Collins duo released EP Signals late last month. Another EP is already in the works for the group, which when factored with playing 150+ shows a year is quite a feat. I had the chance to remotely speak with Brian about his exciting projects and collaborations on […]

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Bike Share!

By Doug Usher The Bike Library has long been a staple of Fort Collins. But, as of April 2016, the program is changing directions, aimed at increasing accessibility of bikes for both residents and visitors alike. Now dubbed “Bike Share,” the program keeps the best elements of the old system, mixed with new technology, new bikes, and best of all, 24/7 access from multiple locations. I sat down with Stacy […]

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Beer Fiesta!

By Doug Usher With Cinco de Mayo around the corner, it’s likely you’re either planning a gathering or going to one. While you might enjoy imbibing in some of the traditional Mexican imports, if you’re looking for a craft alternative this year, I’ve got you covered. One of the coolest new(ish) trends in craft right now is breweries releasing Mexican-style lagers. Oskar Blues just released their version, Beerito. It’s exactly […]

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H.O.S.S. – Hooked on Southern Speed

By Sarah Durnil Hooked on Southern Speed a.k.a H.O.S.S. is as badass as they sound and anyone at FoCoMX8 on Saturday night at The Whisk(e)y will tell you that. Think Johnny Cash meets Lemmy. H.O.S.S.’s sound is hard, fast, riff-heavy, and delivered with black cowboy hat attitude. Just a week earlier, I conducted a Bus Crash interview with H.O.S.S. vocalist and bassist, Tommy Ray, and drummer, Ian Webb. An interview […]

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Mishawaka – 100 Years of Music Evolution

By Rebecca LaPole In Colorado, we are typically blessed by gorgeous weather and even on a day that’s less than ideal, for outdoorsy people like us, a little rain, wind, or even snow doesn’t stop us from enjoying live music outside. Dani Grant, owner of the Mishawaka Amphitheatre, and also Chipper’s Lanes and Spokesbuzz, understands the pressures of operating out in the elements, and has weathered the fires and floods […]