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Top 5 ideas for a Larimer County Parks Pass

This summer, grab a Larimer County parks pass ($90 for residents) and do a few things you haven’t tried before! We will see you out there.  Carter Lake | Swim and Picnic  Located just southwest of Loveland and northwest of Berthoud, Carter Lake is a magnificent 1,100-acre reservoir surrounded by public lands. While an entrance fee and camping permits are required, Carter Lake is open year round and sits at […]

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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 […]

Top 5 Summer Hikes in Northern Colorado
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Top 5 Summer Hikes in Northern Colorado

Horsetooth Rock Can you say you’ve been to Fort Collins if you haven’t hiked to the top of Horsetooth Rock? Standing 7,256 feet high, Horsetooth Rock is the tallest and most recognized feature in Horsetooth Mountain Open Space. A hike up the rock, they say which resembles a horse’s tooth, is a moderate hike for the entire family to enjoy. This 5-mile route will take you through open grasslands and […]

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Latinx Program Brings New Resource to Bike Co-op, Community

Sarah Hafen never saw herself in a job like she’s in. Hired in January, Hafen is the first Latinx Program Coordinator at the Fort Collins Bike Co-op (FCBC). While she’s new to the position, this program has had the wheels turning for quite some time.   “I was nervous going into this role,” she said. “I’ve never done anything like this before but it’s close to my passion and goals for […]

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Tour de Pants Preserves More than Just Breeches

Tour de Pants may have started as a way for the community to see a famous pair of pants, but it has evolved to be “sew” much more. “We still bring the pants though,” Nikki Garshelis, Historic Preservation Program Manager and member of the Loveland Historic Preservation Commission said. Started in 2013, Tour de Pants—hosted by the Loveland Historic Preservation Commission and the Loveland Historical Society—was supposed to just be […]

Beyond-Form-Photography_ARISEwonderland. Top 5 Summer Festivals in Northern Colorado
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Top 5 Summer Festivals in Northern Colorado

The Top 5 Summer Festivals in Northern Colorado     Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest Is there anything better than free music? Don’t worry, I’ll wait… Started in 1989 by the Downtown Business Association, Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest, originally just NewWestFest is a three-day music festival held in the heart of downtown Fort Collins. This year, from August 9 – 11, over 80 performances will be available to residents and tourists […]

Top 5 Breakfast Burritos in NoCo
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Top 5 Breakfast Burritos in Northern Colorado

  Big City Burrito To illustrate just how much people love Big City Burrito (BCB), I have a friend who once drove from out-of-state to visit me just so she could eat there. A staple in Fort Collins, BCB has been fulfilling cravings of many locals and tourists alike since 1994. Their taquería-inspired menu has something special for just about anyone who wanders in with a need for portable deliciousness. […]

Turnaround Bikes
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Turnaround Bikes educates, gets youth on bikes in Greeley

By Laura Smith Megan Packard isn’t foreign to feeling the pull of her heartstrings almost daily at her job as program director at Turnaround Bikes in Greeley. “I get to watch youth feel joy in giving to other people,” she said. “It’s the best thing.” Turnaround Bikes, a chapter of Youth for Christ National, receives used bicycle donations and hosts biweekly repair and maintenance workshops for youth ages 11-19. Youth […]

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Top 5: Low-Key March Adventures in NoCo

  Hike | Rocky Mountain National Park Can you really go to Colorado and not go for a hike? Located just outside of Estes Park, Rocky Mountain National Park is a must-visit for anyone this month. Aim for an early start to avoid traffic, and hopefully have a slice of the beauty all to yourself. First timer? Head to Bear Lake trailhead for a variety of hike distances to some […]

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Top 5 Places to Fulfill your Chocolate Craving in Northern Colorado

  Nuance Chocolate | Fort Collins   Walking into Nuance Chocolate, located at 148 W Oak St, #D in Old Town Fort Collins, is a truly magical experience. Not only does it smell amazing, but everything looks — and tastes — amazing. A true bean-to-bar chocolate company, Nuance is one of few companies in the country that makes chocolate from raw cacao beans. They also have the largest selection of […]