Local Culture, Arts & Community

Hodi’s Half Note to Host Contest Naming Funniest Local Stand-Up Comedian

By Erika Iverson & Molly McCowan “A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…. Sorry, wrong story.” Bob Gaudet, local comedian, emcee and wind turbine engineer, is explaining how the Hodi’s Half Note open mic comedy night was born. The truth is, as close as comedy night is to the heroic story of Star Wars, it came about because local comedians and aspiring comics wanted to share their […]

Music News

Scene Speaks with Finnders & Youngberg

By Erika Iverson Finnders and Youngberg is a Colorado-based traditional bluegrass band that sticks to its roots. They have a timeless sound and family feel that makes them easy to connect with onstage, and they focus on building a genuine, heartfelt relationship with their audience. With many awards dispersed throughout the group, it’s easy to see why they sound so good: They are world class musicians who want nothing more […]

Tasty, Indeed: Local Restaurant Offers Gourmet Vegetarian Cuisine & Seeks to Launch Organic Farm

By Erika Iverson Tasty Harmony is a Fort Collins gem owned by Sacha Steinhauser and his wife, Jill. They opened the restaurant two and a half years ago and have grown a loyal following of customers and fans that enjoy eating fresh, local, organic meals. When asked about the inspiration behind the business, Steinhauser remains demure. “Well, it’s the only food I know how to cook!” he says. But the […]

Scene’s Summer Guide to Camping Near Fort Collins

By Erika Iverson We’re lucky to live in a city filled with people who want to get out and enjoy the outdoors. Now that the weather is warmer, it’s time to get out with your family and friends, hike some trails, fish in the beautiful rivers and sleep under the stars. Scene would like to share with you a guide of nearby campsites ideal for your summertime adventures. Archer’s Poudre […]