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This Father’s Day, join the party at Open Streets

By Nick Heimann, MPH Specialist, FC Bikes City of Fort Collins   Open Streets is coming to the Maple Bikeway on Sunday, June 16 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 2019 marks the sixth year of Open Streets events in Fort Collins, but these car-free events are growing in popularity across North America.   Car Free Events A typical Open Streets event in Fort Collins features a low-stress bikeway or […]

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FORT COLLINS OPEN STREETS 10TH EDITION HIGHLIGHTS

Anyone who’s been to a block party knows that closing public streets to through traffic creates a comfortable and fun environment to ride, walk, run, scoot, roll, and play in the street. That is the environment you’ll find at Open Streets, popping up in different Fort Collins neighborhoods each June and September. We asked a longtime Open Streets organizer and self-proclaimed number-one fan, Andrew Schneider, what to expect this year. […]

Beer

LIFE IN THE BIKE LANE: BIKE SEPTEMBER

BIKE SEPTEMBER! By Chris Johnson, FC Bikes   Tour De Fat – Sept 3 Tour de Fat is the mother of all bike rides in Northern Colorado. Part group ride, part Mardi Gras parade, New Belgium’s flagship event is Fort Collins’ favorite beer and bike costume party!     Looking to register or check out the route to make sure you can avoid congestion road blocks? Visit: http://www.newbelgium.com/Events/tour-de-fat/Fort-Collins Wondering about the best route to get downtown via […]

Local Culture, Arts & Community

CREATE PLACES: THE CREATIVE HEART OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

BY: REBECCA LAPOLE How do the arts show up in your life? For most of us, it’s in going to shows, events, festivals, art galleries, etc. For those of us who feel driven to create – in writing, painting, acting, sculpting, dancing, making music – how does this work financially? Create Places is here to help make it work. Formed in 2014, Create Places is an artist-organized economic and workforce […]