Goodbye Vault, Hello Astoria

Patrons of popular dive bar The Vault may be somewhat disappointed as of late, as their favorite hangout has changed owners and has been completely revamped. Located at 146 N. College Ave. (the former location of The Vault), The Astoria Bar is owned by Peter Munro and Lindsey Anderson. Munro told Scene about some of the changes. “We remodeled the bar completely, but kept the historic features intact. We’re going for a different kind of vibe. We’re a different bar than anywhere else in town because we’re an oasis of calm.” The Astoria will not have live bands, Munro explained, because they want to create a consistent atmosphere for their customers. They plan to open a kitchen and serve Cuban food in the near future. Find more information at facebook.com/astoriabar, or, better yet, go see the changes for yourself!

Snowbank Brewing

Snowbank Brewing

There is a saying in Northern Colorado. Today’s snow is tomorrow’s water, which eventually turns into beer. That being said, the area’s newest microbrewer, Snowbank Brewing Company at 225 North Lemay Avenue in Fort Collins, is right in line with this! The snow and water they use eventually turns into great beer. The brewery isContinue Reading

Short Bus

Short Bus

The Rockies have inspired many to experiment with the flavors and combinations that make amazing beers. NoCo Short Bus tours provides insights into these great Northern Colorado craft breweries that you probably won’t get anywhere else. You’ll have a chance to experience the distinctive combinations and some of the exclusive brews that the nano-breweries inContinue Reading

Party with a Purpose

Party with a Purpose

Join local nonprofit organizations FoCo Cafe and Trees, Water & People to celebrate the wrap up of Colorado Gives Day (Tuesday, December 9, 2014) an annual day of giving and celebration of Colorado nonprofits across the state. Donate to one of these organizations and join the party! Show your CO Gives Day donation receipt for freeContinue Reading

Sex and the Choice City: The Real Nutcracker

Sex and the Choice City: The Real Nutcracker

If Tchaikovsky were alive today, he would probably be on Grindr for a wham-bam-thank you, man! After receiving significant feedback from my article about Tinder (also known as the traveling business man’s secret best friend), I was quite certain that I needed to explore another dating app. This time, I wasn’t going to be the oneContinue Reading