I tried it… Foco Da Vinci Body Studio

A few months ago I was walking the pup around Old Town and saw something peculiar. Tucked away, as a part of The Exchange—which typically houses a bunch of indulgent, yummy temptations—was a small fitness studio. It had boards, straps, and harnesses strewn about and I was instantly curious. Back home, and a few Google searches later, I uncovered the mystery: Foco Da Vinci Body Studio. After digging around on […]


Old Spot or New — Where do you get your brunch on?

Old Spot or New — Where do you get your brunch on? by Emily Kemme Deciding about where to brunch is important. How many weekends have been wrecked because the brunch style didn’t fit — and that doesn’t mean what you’re wearing. Whether you’ve dressed in your Sunday best, pulled on some just-crawled-out-of-bed grunge, or stretched into the latest Lululemon, what often counts most is the menu and the environment. […]

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.

Redemption songs

Blues Behind Bars writes songs with, for inmates By Steve Graham David Michael Boyd regularly performs for a literally captive audience. “They really are attentive to the content of the songs,” he said of playing for inmates at the Larimer County Jail. “I have the feeling that it actually matters to somebody and that the content of the songs can actually bring hope and bring encouragement and help them think about their […]

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

There is absolutely no shortage of things to do in Northern Colorado this weekend. Here is a roundup of our favorite events:     June 13 – 16 Thu, Jun 13 Tuesday/Thursday Group Ride (TTH) 1833 East Harmony Road Thu, Jun 13 Grain to Glass Tour New Belgium Brewing Company Thu, Jun 13 Erika Osborne at Museum of Art | Fort Collins with Ron Kroutel Museum of Art Fort Collins Free […]


“Welcome to Trash City” by Trash Cat Album Review

Watch while you read — “Robot Girlfriend” on YouTube “Welcome to Trash City” Trash Cat By Steve Graham “You’re the greatest, and that’s one thing that I could never be,” sings Mary Claxton on “The Greatest,” a witty, salsa-influenced track in the middle of “Welcome to Trash City.” The album is the full-length debut from Mary’s new trio, Trash Cat, and the line couldn’t be further from the truth. Mary is […]

Tis the season to set resolutions! If your goal revolves around your health and fitness, keep in mind your liquid diet. But there’s no need to leave your carbonated companion behind, beer can still be part of “new year, new you.”

Where to drink beer in NoCo in June

By Emily Hutto instagramtwitterfacebook Mug Making @ Maxline Brewing, Sunday, June 16, 3pm-5pm Participants will choose between 4 different cylinder shapes created on the spot by Flingin Pots and Friends. Personalize by adding a handle, a stamped name badge, or Fun motifs with textures/tools/stamps. Cost is $30 and includes a drink token. Register here. Paint a Gnome @ Weldwerks Brewing Company, Sunday, June 16, 2pm-6pm Paint your own ceramic […]

Open Streets

This Father’s Day, join the party at Open Streets

By Nick Heimann, MPH Specialist, FC Bikes City of Fort Collins   Open Streets is coming to the Maple Bikeway on Sunday, June 16 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 2019 marks the sixth year of Open Streets events in Fort Collins, but these car-free events are growing in popularity across North America.   Car Free Events A typical Open Streets event in Fort Collins features a low-stress bikeway or […]

Bevin Luna

Bevin Luna crosses styles, cultures

By Steve Graham Bevin Luna flavors every show with a broad mix of styles. Her two studio albums pack short punches of grunge-influenced rock. Her songs sound like a mashup of the Pretenders and the Runaways being performed by the Heartless Bastards and Mudhoney. However, her live shows might include at least as much country, folk or soul as roots rock. The diversity of sounds reflects the diversity in her […]


Beers & Bikes & Babies & Bob

Beer & Bike Tours We met on Mother’s Day at Odell Brewing, with sunshine abound. Bob was at the bike rack with four cruisers equipped with baskets filled with helmets and water bottles, and one bicycle trailer. Our fellow tourists arrived minutes later, with their tiny man in tow. My husband, Josh and I would spend our day with Riley, Elisa and eight months old Renoen “Reni” Konara; he was […]

The City of Loveland Art in Public Places will install seven new sculptures in downtown Loveland, beginning on Thursday, June 6. 

Seven New Sculptures to be installed in downtown Loveland

The City of Loveland Art in Public Places will install seven new sculptures in downtown Loveland, beginning on Thursday, June 6.  The sculptures to be installed along 4th Street between Washington and Garfield Avenues are part of The Art Advocacy Project, commonly known as TAAP.  These seven artworks were chosen from the 81 submissions received during a national call for entry and were selected by a citizen panel and members of […]