Events

Fort Collins Fitness Festival is Bigger and Better for 2019 

When Rachel Pastor walks into a room, the mood changes.  One conversation with Pastor has you motivated to train for that 5k you’ve been mulling over or join your buddy at that fitness class she keeps asking you about.  “I really aim to bring the joy of health and fitness to people’s lives,” Pastor said. And I’d say she’s accomplishing that.  Pastor, the visionary and creator behind the Fort Collins […]

Beer

Top 5 Breweries to Visit this Fall 

Equinox Brewing | Fort Collins Nestled close to Old Town Square in Fort Collins, Equinox Brewing is a great place to unwind after work or swing by on a Saturday afternoon. Equinox focuses on the social aspect of beer: bringing people together to enjoy a good brew, chat about their lives and listen to local music. You won’t find TV’s here, either. Equinox also has an outdoor beer garden to […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

Reviews

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 […]

Bikes

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 […]

Bikes

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 […]

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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 […]