Red Truck Beer Company gets real. Because what’s more honest than a red truck?

By Emily Kemme The slogan is painted on the wall of Red Truck Beer Company’s meeting room in the Fort Collins Truck Stop, 1020 E. Lincoln Avenue, Fort Collins. It’s a reminder of generations, connections and the homespun nostalgia of a red truck: “You never forget your first truck.” But even with the tongue-in-cheek word slide, and cherry red pops of paint adorning everything from handrails to the Adirondack chairs […]

Top 5 Breakfast Burritos in NoCo

Top 5 Breakfast Burritos in Northern Colorado

  Big City Burrito To illustrate just how much people love Big City Burrito (BCB), I have a friend who once drove from out-of-state to visit me just so she could eat there. A staple in Fort Collins, BCB has been fulfilling cravings of many locals and tourists alike since 1994. Their taquería-inspired menu has something special for just about anyone who wanders in with a need for portable deliciousness. […]


Meet Steve Graham

By Anthony Galliano Steve Graham has written other people’s stories for decades in the pages of newspapers and magazines.  But when you ask him about his own story, he says it’s not very interesting.  He’s just a little reluctant to talk about himself.  But then he begins and says, “I was born in Beirut during the first month of the Lebanese Civil War back in 1975.” His father, who worked […]


Exploring Path and Passages with printmaker Johanna Mueller

It’s a sunny day in the light-filled Northwest Fort Collins suburban studio of Johanna Mueller. It’s a beautifully clean and cheery space making it easy why she hasn’t given it up after taking on a new studio and home renovation project in Greeley last year. After three weeks at the Jentel Foundation Artist Residency in Wyoming, Mueller was able to really dig into work and create a large number of […]



Bohemian Nights today announced the lineup for the ninth annual Bohemian Nights Presents Thursday Night Live concert series. Bohemian Nights will kick off the 2019 summer music season on May 30 with the first of nine free weekly Thursday Night Live concerts, all designed to showcase Colorado’s broad range of musical talent. The series will be held on the outdoor stage in Fort Collins’ Old Town Square. Performances will take […]

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Teams Announced And Filming Begins For 2nd Annual “53:14 Music Video Experiment” to Premiere at FoCoMX 11 Music Festival

Create Places and NoCoast Artists, producers of the 53:14 Music Video Experiment, a music video festival in association with FoCoMX, The Music District and Dellenbach Motors have announced the 10 participating teams undergoing a 53 hour and 14-minute challenge to create 10 original music videos—from beginning to end. Festival co-creator, Doug Usher, explains “The real excitement leading up to this weekend is that the 10 Filmmaker teams and 10 musicians […]


Bethel in the balance

  Singer-songwriter struggles to juggle work, music By Steve Graham Bethel Steele almost gave away the gig of a lifetime. As a production assistant at Bohemian Foundation, Steele helps care for artists at the Armory, and he helped seek out other musicians to open for famed singer-songwriter Lucy Kaplansky at the venue this month. Steele has stepped back from a full-time singing career and is excited to support, book and […]

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“Sweet Inspiration” EP review

EP Review “Sweet Inspiration” Goatz “I don’t ask for any promises, I don’t ask that you won’t die, when I see you sleeping peacefully, that’s when I cry,” sings Chris Kresge on the title track to his country band’s new album “Sweet Inspiration.” Chris sang the lines to his wife Pattie every night during her final two months of hospice care for metastatic melanoma. She died in 2016. Three years […]



THE LITTLE POT PLANT THAT COULD. (OR AT LEAST, IT MIGHT)   MY WIFE AND I ARE SUSPICIOUS when our sons, grown men with over-grown senses of humor, show a little too much excitement over their Christmas gifts for us. So when boxes arrived on our doorstep in mid-December we were wary. Then Jake announced he wanted to Skype in for the unveiling. Tyler would be up from Denver to […]