Local Culture, Arts & Community

From the Streets of Jersey to the Lincoln Center

They had a look and an attitude that was all their own, and it might have landed them in jail if they hadn’t become one of the greatest musical acts of the 1960s. While many people know Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons for their multitudes of classic hits like “Sherry,” “Walk Like a Man,” and “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” they don’t know the whole story of the group’s rise […]



Colorado Danksgiving Feast Turn your Thanksgiving into the ultimate “Danksgiving” by adding marijuana butter in your favorite holiday recipes. Cook the cannabis at low temperatures over long periods of time.  The marijuana will not become too hot too quickly and burn off active cannabinoids. Simmer your cannabis either on the stove or in a slow cooker at a temperature range of 200F to 250F for about eight hours. Ingredients: •  […]

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Ray Harvey’s Ravishing New Writings

Former Ace Gillett’s bartender Ray Harvey has written two pieces in two months: a non-fiction book titled “101 Things to do Instead of College,” and a novella that titillates with its realistic beauty, plausible sensuality, and provocative characters: “The Woman Who Made A Pact With The Devil.” The point, he says, in writing “101 Things to do Instead of College” was not to condemn college categorically, for condemnation sake, but […]

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Team Building Dynamics: Turning Good Into Great

By focusing on working with entrepreneurs as they build a business that they love into one profitable enough to support their dreams, Teena Barnett has taken her experience and knowledge to help people through crisis by using resourcefulness, creativity, courage, powerful intuition, and problem-solving skills. After spending over 20 years with small businesses, Teena has discovered her passion in entrepreneurs and the business world by starting her own consulting agency, […]

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Light Up Old Town!

Become a part of the Fort Collins holiday tradition at this year’s Downtown Lighting Ceremony on November 3! This event is free to the public and goes from 5:30 p.m. till 7:00 p.m., with the lights turning on at 6:30 p.m. sharp from the Oak Street Plaza. Watch as thousands of strands of low energy and sustainable LED holiday lights illuminate the streets of Old Town, stretching from Magnolia Street […]



By: Kaarina Robson Photo by: John Robson We are proud of our NoCo breweries that medaled this year at the Great American Beer Festival (GABF)! Check out the winning beers and categories here.   CooperSmith’s: Punjabi Pale Ale: Gold – English-Style India Pale Ale. The 1990 original has a big malty body and Cascade hop aroma and flavor. Centennial hops were added to lend to an American style. Funkwerks: Saison: Gold […]


Foodies in Fort Collins

Step outside your comfort zone and educate your taste buds with the Fort Collins Foodie Walk on Friday, November 17. Old Town Fort Collins showcases unique, delicious restaurants and shops around every corner.  The Foodie Walk gives you the opportunity to try something new around town. The culinary shops in Downtown Fort Collins focus on sourcing local and organic ingredients. This self-guided foodie tour includes Happy Lucky’s Teahouse & Treasures, […]