Family friendly breweries

Craft Brewed Kids

Are Breweries Truly Family Friendly?   In Northern Colorado, breweries are so much more than a yummy, bubbly production facility. They promote healthy lifestyles by being bike accessible, encourage community and culture through live music and advocate for families by providing enclosed, comfortable spaces. Taprooms have become a magnet for parents. I mean, how many places can you can drink quality beer, bring your own gluten-free snacks, get your kids […]

Turnaround Bikes

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 […]

Top 5

NOCO Top 5: Best places for a date in 2018

By: Lily Morford, the New Scene Feature Reporter With Valentine’s Day being the general theme for the month of February and the scent of red roses and chocolate candy lingering in the Northern Colorado air, we thought we’d present the top five places to take your honey on a date. #1 Downtown Estes Park, Rocky Mountain National Park (Rural)   If you and your partner are into hiking, (and even […]



By: Avalon Clare Local horror rockers 13 Nails have had more than their fair share of ups and downs in 2016. Between studio issues delaying the release of their album to their singer’s sudden diagnosis and recovery from cancerous melanoma, this year hasn’t been easy. With an upcoming tour and much anticipated album release, it seems that their relentless hard work has paid off. Minus a short break each year […]