Local Culture, Arts & Community

Light Up Old Town!

Become a part of the Fort Collins holiday tradition at this year’s Downtown Lighting Ceremony on November 3! This event is free to the public and goes from 5:30 p.m. till 7:00 p.m., with the lights turning on at 6:30 p.m. sharp from the Oak Street Plaza. Watch as thousands of strands of low energy and sustainable LED holiday lights illuminate the streets of Old Town, stretching from Magnolia Street […]

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Foodies in Fort Collins

Step outside your comfort zone and educate your taste buds with the Fort Collins Foodie Walk on Friday, November 17. Old Town Fort Collins showcases unique, delicious restaurants and shops around every corner.  The Foodie Walk gives you the opportunity to try something new around town. The culinary shops in Downtown Fort Collins focus on sourcing local and organic ingredients. This self-guided foodie tour includes Happy Lucky’s Teahouse & Treasures, […]

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Pay it Pour-Ward at Pour Brothers

Pour Brothers Community Tavern has been thriving since opening its doors October 3, 2014, and has produced delicious food, drinks, and great times to our local community ever since. So, when needing to set a meeting place with your friends, especially on a Wednesday, do yourself a favor and make it Pour Brothers. Not only will you be contributing to their business, but also to charity, because Wednesday nights are […]

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FoCoMX 9: READY TO PARTY!

By: Dawn Duncan It is already year number nine for FoCoMX, the beloved music festival launched by Fort Collins Musicians Association (“FoCoMA”) back in 2008. Led by musician and Bohemian Foundation employee Greta Cornett and a team of tireless volunteers, FoCoMX is poised for its biggest year yet. This year, the festival received more than 1,200 band submissions for its coveted 280 slots available. Including the Rickshaw Live (traveling rickshaw […]

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ZOMBIE FEST: The Unreal Party of the Undead

BY: KRISTIN CURTIS I imagine you are eating dinner with your family at Coopersmiths Pub and Brewery. You are all sitting back enjoying your meal, chatting about what happened today at school or work, when suddenly someone stumbles into Old Town Square. They seem to be limping and quite undead in demeanor. After a few minutes, you realize that the person is leading a herd of others, who seem to […]

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AMUSE: LYRIC CINEMA CAFE—OUR LOCAL STORYTELLING VENUE

BY: DOUG USHER Ben Mozer opened the Lyric because he wanted a place where he could screen the movies he was making with his friends. Before the Lyric, Fort Collins movie theaters played mostly Hollywood films, which meant local filmmakers, as well as bigger independent Ben Mozer opened the Lyric because he wanted a place where he could screen the movies he was making with his friends. Before the Lyric, […]

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FOOD: SALSA BRAVA, URBAN EGG BRING AWARD-WINNING FLAVORS TO OLD TOWN

As students return to campus this fall, they will notice two new restaurants in residence on the south end of Old Town at 230 S. College Avenue — Salsa Brava Fresh Mexican Grill and Urban Egg, A Daytime Eatery. The award-winning restaurants share one kitchen and one vision: serving fresh, locally sourced, seasonal ingredients in an upscale, casual environment. “We have always maintained the same philosophy in all of our restaurants. We create innovative and fresh menu items using locally sourced ingredients,” said […]

Downtown Great Plates

MANNER FROM HEAVEN The Downtown Fort Collins Business Association and member businesses have worked together to bring a new dining tradition to our community for its seventh year. Dining enthusiasts will be encouraged to celebrate the authenticity, quality, and diversity found only in Downtown Fort Collins at Great Plates of Downtown 2013. During Great Plates, more than 35 downtown restaurants will offer dinner specials at a price of $25. Attendees […]