Marijuana

HempVe App building a stronger hemp community

HempVe Provides a Unique Platform where Hemp Enthusiasts can Connect with Each Other to Build a Stronger Hemp Community Brand new Fort Collins-based startup company HempVe.com is a hemp classified website where companies who grow, produce, wholesale, retail, host hemp events, or anything hemp related can post their items for sale in different categories of their choosing. Whether you use hemp yourself or you are just interested in the industry, […]

Music News

Swallow Hill Music is excited to announce the Young Songwriters Showcase

Swallow Hill announces the Young Songwriters Showcase for songwriters ages 13-18. Saturday, June 1, 2019, 3-9pm. The cost is $75.00, and tuition assistance available. “Students are bound to learn something new about themselves and feel encouraged to keep writing songs!” Swallow Hill Instructor and songwriter Deborah Collins says. Deborah is talking about the launch of the Young Songwriters Showcase, which takes place at Swallow Hill Music on Saturday, June 1 […]

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Chef Amy Stacy of Jax Fish House is an ocean watchdog — and she’s creative, too

Growing up in agriculturally focused Missoula, Montana, Amy Stacy didn’t have much experience eating seafood. But armed with degrees in Culinary Arts and Food Management from the University of Montana, four years ago she walked through the door of Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar in Fort Collins to begin what would be a very close working relationship with fish.  As Chef de Cuisine for two years now, Stacy has […]

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8 things about Lord Huron

AEG Presents LORD HURON at The Stanley Hotel,  May 15 & 16, 2019. Doors 7:00pm || Show 8:30pm.    8 things about Lord Huron you may not know   Lord Huron’s name nods to the great lake, but they base the band on the Pacific coast, in Los Angeles. Ben Schneider began Lord Huron as a solo project but eventually added a full band with his kindergarten buddies. The track […]

Cannabis

Nothing green about it: Illicit cannabis growing

This had never happened to me before, although as a 16-year old boy I had fantasized about it far too often. Now in my mid-30s, I stood contemplating this stroke of dumb luck I would have killed for in high school, thinking, “I should probably pass.” You know what I’m talking about, don’t you?  I’m not talking about some kind of sexcapade. I’m talking about finding a Ziplock bag full […]

Beer

Simple Beer Cocktails, to Amp Up Your Favorite Ales

A beer cocktail can be one of two things; a cocktail where you replace the spirit with beer or a cocktail with both spirit and beer. Either option is guaranteed to delight. Beer is perfect on its own, but as a cocktail novice, I wanted to expand my taste horizons within my comfort zone. The idea of creating a beer cocktail was certainly intimidating. But with a little research, help […]

The Main Squeeze
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The Main Squeeze Invade Colorado

    Questions by Nicholas Stock   The Main Squeeze is a band on the rise. With international acclaim and a packed tour schedule, this band is going from opener to headliner quickly. The Main Squeeze has bounced around the country in search of an inviting market before finally settling on the West Coast. Their music defies categorization, but is utterly approachable and inviting. They’ve even caught the attention of […]

This weekend in Northern Colorado
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Are you ready for the weekend?

This weekend in Northern Colorado art, music, theatre, food, drinks, family, and entertainment May 10- May 12   Hop Grenade Happy Hour Drink Specials $1 off 8oz pours $2 off 12oz pours $3 off 16oz pours $5 glasses of wineFood Specials $1 wings (up to 24) $3 chips & salsa (no refill) $4 fire (6) $4 mozzarella sticks (4) $5 artisan flatbreads The Hop Grenade, 347 E. Foothills Pkwy, Unit […]

David Michael Boyd is reversing that process, playing a public concert of songs he wrote with real Colorado inmates. His band, Davey and the Blu Dog, is performing a free concert with special guests at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at the Music District building on South College Avenue. The show is part of the Blues Behind Bars project.
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Blues Behind Bars brings inmate-penned tunes to Music District

By Steve Graham Johnny Cash famously sang “Folsom Prison Blues,” a fictional prisoner story, for real inmates in California. David Michael Boyd is reversing that process, playing a public concert of songs he wrote with real Colorado inmates. His band, Davey and the Blu Dog, is performing a free concert with special guests at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at the Music District building on South College Avenue. The show […]