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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 […]

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 […]

Beer

Session Beers for Summer

By: Kaarina Robson Photos By: John Robson As summer rapidly approaches, you might just be on the hunt for that perfect, light and refreshing, a.k.a. chug-able, beer for pontoon rides on Horsetooth or tubing down the Poudre. Session beer is the craft beer drinker’s perfect answer for both lazy and active summer days. This style is simply defined as a beer with lower alcohol content (5% or less) than the classic […]

Cannabis

RADIANT SUNSHINE—CANNABIS’ BEST FRIEND

By: Jack Tallgrass Sponsored by: Organic Alternatives The power of the sun is ULTIMATE power. When our sun dies…implodes, and destroys our universe…we die…..so better use that giant cosmic lamp to grow the BEST cannabis EVER! NOW! Growing cannabis outdoors can pose a great deal of challenges, but cannabis grown with the power of the REAL sun, can be SUPERIOR! Consider the following when cultivating outdoors this Spring/Summer/Fall: Location! Location! […]

The Telluride Yoga Festival Releases Initial Lineup

We have said it before, and will say it again—SUMMER TIME IS QUICKLY APPROACHING, AND WITH IT COUNTLESS MUSIC FESTIVALS TO CHOOSE FROM. But oh wait, there are also yoga festivals?! The Telluride Yoga Festival will be taking place in the stunning San Juan Mountains in Southern Colorado July 20-July 23. This year’s events will offer a huge lineup of internationally renowned instructors teaching everything from yoga to meditation. Lucky for us, […]

Music News

Arise Lineup Announced

By: Kaia Femenías Well, we’re approaching that time of year again. Though I suppose we got a glimpse of what FoCo’s summers look like these past few weeks. With the sun constantly shining, I know I was outside in shorts and a t-shirt. The warm weather also brought music festival anticipation, initiated by Arise Music Festival’s release of their initial 2017 lineup. Arise does a particularly impressive job of catering […]