Check in to the Heartbreak Hotel: The Elizabeth Hotel in Fort Collins holding Anti-Valentine’s Day break-up story contest

Share your best/worst split story for the chance to win an overnight stay & dinner; Painful tales of woe to be shared at a Wine & Whine event on Thursday, Feb. 13th Not feeling the love this February? The Elizabeth Hotel in Fort Collins is commiserating with those who think that cupid is stupid and romance is better when bitter with the Anti-Valentine’s Day Heartbreak Hotel Contest. The Elizabeth is inviting everyone to share their […]

Music News

SHEL Sisters Release a New Single and Video Focusing on Raising Funds for Some of the World’s Most Vulnerable Women

With nearly 30,000 followers on Facebook and a recent world tour, this Fort Collins based band of sisters has set site on making a lasting impact. SHEL is helping restore color and dignity to widows in Vrindavan, India. SHEL Ignites passion with purpose in well-crafted music for the world. When the gatekeepers of the music world tried to contain the superpowers of four creative sisters – walls fell. The rubble […]


Debbie Harry Remembers Old, Wild New York In New Book “Face It”

By Adam Perry Debbie Harry’s exciting new autobiography Face It is a stark contrast to Patti Smith’s creative new book Year of the Monkey. The latter finds Smith, who added Best Selling Author to her Rock and Roll Hall of Fame career with 2010’s salad-days autobiography Just Kids, ruminating on her dreams, saying goodbye to old friends and, as one of her best songs goes, continuing to “fuck plenty with […]


G. Love & Special Sauce w/ Jontavious Willis To Visit Aggie Theatre in February

G. Love & Special Sauce formed in 1993 in a Boston Bar when Garrett Dutton met drummer Jeffrey Clemens. They started as a duo and later met bassist Jim Prescott. First known as The Plough and Stars (Cambridge Massachusetts), they released their self titled debut album in 1994. “Cold Beverage” gained traction on MTV and nearly went gold. In 1995 Coast to Coast Motel was released. By 1997, the group […]


Colorado Born: Race to The Top

Indie rockers Race to Neptune build fan base mixing wide range of styles By Steve Graham Guitarist Zach Berger likes the freedom of playing in Race to Neptune. “The most fun thing for me about playing in this band is that there is no genre or idea that is off the table, unless it’s a bad idea,” he said. “If it’s a really sick metal-sounding riff, it’s like ‘let’s go, […]


The Sunset Lounge Has A Lot of Jazz and a Ton of Fort Collins Character

By Blaine Howerton Walking into the Sunset Lounge is like walking into a special place. Guests can find an express elevator to the classy 5th floor rooftop spot in the Magic Rat above the Elizabeth Hotel on Chestnut street in Old Town Fort Collins. Enter from the Magic Rat off the Firehouse Alley Entrance. The tables are situated like an old time lounge with couches and chairs in the middle […]


EP Review: Double Funeral by Last Call Romance                                                    

  Watch and listen while you read — “Double Funeral, Vol. 1” Last Call Romance Our two music reviews this month are about releases designed to get you dancing, but in very different ways. The other album, from the Great Salmon Famine, will make you feel like you are tapping your toes in a spaceship. The new EP from longtime Fort Collins band Last Call Romance feels more like […]