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Top 5 Places to Fulfill your Chocolate Craving in Northern Colorado

  Nuance Chocolate | Fort Collins   Walking into Nuance Chocolate, located at 148 W Oak St, #D in Old Town Fort Collins, is a truly magical experience. Not only does it smell amazing, but everything looks — and tastes — amazing. A true bean-to-bar chocolate company, Nuance is one of few companies in the country that makes chocolate from raw cacao beans. They also have the largest selection of […]


One-on-one education a focus at Fort Collins’ Digital Workshop Center

Stu Crair jokes about being the training director at the Digital Workshop Center by day and the drummer for a couple Fort Collins bands by night. Fortunately, running the private occupational school and playing in the bands, Dead Floyd and Musketeer Gripweed, involves some overlap, Crair said. Just as Crair’s drumming sets a rhythm for his bandmates, his work overseeing the classes and certificate programs helps students at the Digital […]

The New Scene Calendar and events

New calendar..who dis?

Do you have an event you have worked hard to plan? Do you need a vehicle to get the word out? The New Scene and North Forty News just launched a super robust multimedia calendar that is free and easy to use. Take these steps: Use this link  Click ‘add event’ Create a login Upload your info The event will be posted on the web (on two sites) and in print, […]


All Things ‘Jeremy Garrett’ with Jeremy Garrett of the Infamous Stringdusters

Written by Nicholas Stock Jeremy Garrett, a.k.a G-Grass plays fiddle. He started at the age of 3 and has never stopped. Jeremy is an accomplished guitar and mandolin player, vocalist, and songwriter.  Jeremy is a founding member of the GRAMMY award-winning band, The Infamous Stringdusters, and has performed in all-star line-ups and as a solo artist. He takes the stage on Feburary with a host of friends at the Aggie […]


Thanks to many mamas, Fort Collins can enjoy RamaMama pop up

By Emily Kemme It is somewhat counterintuitive that road biking, hand-piped sausages, and a Korean co-worker’s mom’s recipe for homemade kimchi would play a part in a ramen pop-up enterprise called RamaMama. Add feeding Barack Obama bento boxes for lunch into the mix, and you’ll probably think this is the start of a limerick. Most likely, it would be a rollicking one. In actuality, it describes the years of work […]

This week in beer

Limited beer opportunities

Whether you’re looking for a super dank IPA, refreshing Belgian-style beer or a mouth-puckering sour, there are plenty of options to try in Northern Colorado. Here are some limited offerings currently available:   Berthoud Brewing Dankfield IPA: Currently on tap at Berthoud Brewing and 5030 Local, this super limited one-batch beer is available for a limited time only. Brewed with Troubadour Malting’s Serenade malt, this light orange IPA lives up […]

artist submissions

Cover contest: call for submissions

The New Scene Magazine wants your art. We are launching a cover art contest on Feb. 1, 2019. We will take submissions until March 8, 2019. We will create an online gallery of our favorites and open public voting until March 15, 2019. The most votes win the April cover of the New Scene. Theme: FoCoMx 11. Mediums: Poster Art Design using any medium that is suitable Submissions: Send all submissions to […]

Simply Talented is a television inspired talent competition. The winner will receive $1,000, promo/performance opportunities and other prizes. Second place will receive $500 and Third Place will receive $100

Simply Talented Gala television inspired talent competition

Simply Talented Gala is set for Friday, March 8, 2019. Doors open at 5 pm for a cocktail hour. Dinner and performances start at 7 pm at the Hilton Fort Collins. Tickets with Dinner, $50 GA, side seats only, no food or drink included $10 (intended for youth/friends of contestants.) Cocktail attire with pops of RED encouraged.   Simply Talented is a television-inspired talent competition. The winner will receive $1,000, promo/performance […]

Downtown Artery’s month of mental health art and exploration:
Local Culture, Arts & Community

Downtown Artery’s month of mental health art and exploration kicks off tonight

Downtown Artery’s month of mental health art and exploration kicks off today. Wellbeing: Stigma and Impact is the feature for the month of mental health art & exploration during February. As the Fort Collins community, neighborhoods, organizations, businesses, and families face uncertain and turbulent times, The Artery examines ‘What does wellbeing mean in the current environment? How do stigmas of mental and behavioral health impact wellbeing? Can a better understanding […]


Nancy Richardson Design Center opens its doors to a state-of-the-art creative space

The Nancy Richardson Design Center — an innovative hub for design of all kinds at Colorado State University — opened to students on the first day of the spring semester and was heralded as a place where interdisciplinary creative works will not just be made, but also shown off. “This building was designed for you, the end goal was you,” Nancy Richardson told the students gathered in the Design Exchange, […]