Wine on draft. Photo by Cynthia Wilson
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The new Infinite Monkey Theorem

The Infinite Monkey Theorem is opening a wine bar in Fort Collins in the Exchange. The Grand Opening Party is on Saturday, February 16th, luckily Scene got a sneak peek.   The Infinite Monkey Theorem will serve wine on draft, in a can, and by the bottle. Owner Ben Parsons is a brilliant winemaker and the first person to can wine and put it in a keg. The Infinite Monkey […]

HHAp – Fort Collins: Your One Stop Shop for Happy Hour Deals in Fort Collins CO
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C’mon Get Happy Hour, with the HHap

MY YOGA CLASS ENDS WITH THE CORPSE POSE. Morbid, right? But as I feigned death at the conclusion of my Slow Flow Hatha yoga class at the Aztlan Center, I was thinking of another kind of “flow.” The kind that comes from the neck of a liquor bottle. OK, I was already relaxed. But it was 6 o’clock in Fort Collins, and now I wanted to be happy, too. According […]

Felix, their golden sour, was re-fermented on pineapples and aged in rum barrels, served on nitro
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Lost in Pineapple Paradise

During their annual Lost in the Woods event, New Belgium Brewing gives us mere mortals an opportunity to party in their Foeder Forest. If you are not familiar with their Foeder Forest, you must not have ever had college friends visit you and instinctually booked an NBB tour two months in advance knowing you can make a day out of all the free beer and badass stories on the tour. […]

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Thanks to many mamas, Fort Collins can enjoy RamaMama pop up

By Emily Kemme It is somewhat counterintuitive that road biking, hand-piped sausages, and a Korean co-worker’s mom’s recipe for homemade kimchi would play a part in a ramen pop-up enterprise called RamaMama. Add feeding Barack Obama bento boxes for lunch into the mix, and you’ll probably think this is the start of a limerick. Most likely, it would be a rollicking one. In actuality, it describes the years of work […]

This week in beer
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Limited beer opportunities

Whether you’re looking for a super dank IPA, refreshing Belgian-style beer or a mouth-puckering sour, there are plenty of options to try in Northern Colorado. Here are some limited offerings currently available:   Berthoud Brewing Dankfield IPA: Currently on tap at Berthoud Brewing and 5030 Local, this super limited one-batch beer is available for a limited time only. Brewed with Troubadour Malting’s Serenade malt, this light orange IPA lives up […]

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Cover contest: call for submissions

The New Scene Magazine wants your art. We are launching a cover art contest on Feb. 1, 2019. We will take submissions until March 8, 2019. We will create an online gallery of our favorites and open public voting until March 15, 2019. The most votes win the April cover of the New Scene. Theme: FoCoMx 11. Mediums: Poster Art Design using any medium that is suitable Submissions: Send all submissions to […]

Downtown Artery’s month of mental health art and exploration:
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Downtown Artery’s month of mental health art and exploration kicks off tonight

Downtown Artery’s month of mental health art and exploration kicks off today. Wellbeing: Stigma and Impact is the feature for the month of mental health art & exploration during February. As the Fort Collins community, neighborhoods, organizations, businesses, and families face uncertain and turbulent times, The Artery examines ‘What does wellbeing mean in the current environment? How do stigmas of mental and behavioral health impact wellbeing? Can a better understanding […]

Benson Sculpture Garden photo courtesy of City of Loveland
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CALL FOR SCULPTURE SUBMISSIONS HONORING THE PUBLIC SERVICE OF SAM BETTERS

The Loveland Housing Authority seeks proposals for a bronze sculpture honoring the professional life and public service of Sam Betters, Loveland Housing Authority Director from 1976 – November 2018.  This sculpture will be installed near the entrance to the Loveland Housing Authority offices located at 375 West 37th Street, Suite 200, Loveland. The Loveland Housing Authority requests submissions that: convey a sense of home & family support the mission of […]

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Techstars Startup Week Fort Collins goes WAY beyond apps to art, music, even food-based businesses

By Nick Armstrong the Geek-in-Chief behind WTF Marketing   Fort Collins will erupt into a free public celebration of making things happen from Feb. 25 to March 2, and you are invited.   “We never see this much talent in the same place at the same time, ever,” says Franklin Taggart, musician, and consultant to creative businesses. “The value of Techstars Startup Week Fort Collins cannot be expressed in words. […]

Just as craft beer drinkers are diversifying, so are their craft beer clubs.
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The NoCo Beer Club Guide

By Savannah Hayes Orr Just as craft beer drinkers are diversifying, so are their craft beer clubs. Cathy Jones established Fort Collins Pints & Purls at Pateros Creek Brewing Co. in 2015, which she and her husband owned. “I was looking for a way to indulge my knitting hobby, while at the same time enjoying delicious craft beer.” With the closing of the brewery in 2016, Pints & Purls became […]