Crafting Confidence

The brewery culture in NoCo is diverse and welcoming; if you love the craft, you can join a niche club, you can drink at a Belgian brewery or a German brewery or a brewery with a distillery attached, you can even bring your kids and pets to breweries. Too many, craft beer is part of what makes this community a community.  But being surrounded by so many people who love […]


K. Flay to Headline at Edge Fest 2019 in Cheyenne

Edge Fest is an annual concert in Cheyenne, Wyoming celebrating live music, food and drink, regional vendors, and the historic West Edge. Edge Fest 2019 will take place on Saturday, August 24 from 5-10pm in downtown Cheyenne. This year, the Edge Fest planning committee is beyond excited to announce that Grammy-nominated, K. Flay will be headlining the 6th annual event. Admission is free, thanks to our sponsors, with access to […]

Craft Beer and fitness

I tried it… Orangetheory Fitness

As someone who loves running, and loves lifting, when I saw an ad for an Orangetheory Fitness class, I had a theory I’d love it. That theory proved correct. A quick scroll through their website showed me the first class was free, and just a ride down the road. I texted my workout buddy and after long deliberation to try and get our schedules synced, we settled on an early […]

Local Culture, Arts & Community

Top 5 Summer Patios in Northern Colorado

Odell Brewing Company | Fort Collins Is there anything better than beer and sunshine? How about a few of your closest friends and some good dogs to round out the perfect vibe? Located near Old Town in Fort Collins, Odell Brewing Company’s patio is always hopping. Stop by after work or on the weekends for local food trucks, delicious beer and usually a fantastic live band. Local tip? Every third […]


Pop-up Pizzeria? Who Knew?

Introducing Nomad Micro Pizzeria! Picture hot, bubbly cheese and a charred, crunchy and chewy crust in a pizza baked incredibly fast! Not a fan of dairy? No problem! Choose from a number of variations. And not some pre-baked, reheated slice but a personal pie baked just for you to your specifications at the time and often the place you are most craving one. Does all this sound like Neopolitan-style pizza fantasy? […]


I need a remedy

The legendary Willie Nelson is well known for his music and his advocacy for marijuana. His marijuana line, Willie’s Reserve, produces some stellar products available in most MMJ retail shops in Colorado. Nelson’s wife Annie also has a line of cannabis products available in legal states, Willie’s Remedy (WR), all hemp-based wellness products that don’t get you high but keep you well. Willie’s Remedy hemp-infused products are non-intoxicating and feature […]


Fishbone In Your Face at Hodi’s

Last December, I saw legendary Fishbone singer-saxophonist-madman Angelo Moore play the annual winter solstice party in Muir Beach, Calif., feverishly leading his new band, the Brand New Step, through new originals; entering the crowd of about 50 people to teach us dance move; and covering David Bowie’s “Moonage Daydream.” Moore and Fishbone, formed in Los Angeles in 1979, have a legitimate case for belonging in the Rock-and-roll Hall of Fame, […]


Well-O-Rama music festival, August 17th, a country, bluegrass, honky tonk, good time

Photo of Leslie Tom, the headliner for Well-O-Rama music festival Article written by: Annie Lindgren, Executive Director of Wellington Co Main Streets Program What used to be the Wellington Co Main Streets Program Summer Concert series, has now become a one-day music festival called ‘Well-O-Rama.’ A name that came from an event that was a part of Wellington’s history, originating in 1968 as a celebration of the paving of Highway […]

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Lake Street Dive’s Soulful Storm at Lake Dillon

Dillon Amphitheater, about an hour and a half from Denver when there’s no traffic, is a hidden jewel among Colorado music venues, sitting right along sparkling Lake Dillon between Dillon and Frisco. Concertgoers may be gouged when it comes to concessions (like a tiny $11.50 gyro) but the mountain views are breathtaking, the sound is incredible everywhere in the 5,000-capacity venue – and even outside the gates along the water […]

Ska Brewing Brings Back World-Class Oktoberfest

Ska Brewing Brings Back World-Class Oktoberfest

It’s hard to top the first year of Ska Brewing’s Oktoberfest, with wins at prestigious beer competitions across the globe. Nevertheless cans of this world-class German-Style Lager return to Ska’s World Headquarters for the season on Friday, August 2. Ska brewed and canned a small batch of this craft lager for the first time in 2018, and it sold out in record time— well before Oktoberfest season was over. That first […]