Mixing Musical Tastes at the Mishawaka

Mixing Musical Tastes at the Mishawaka

Fort Collins is full of diversity in musical tastes and this summer, Mishawaka owner Dani Grant catered to those tastes with a delicious opening lineup, and more surprises to come. “There are not a lot of places to play in Northern Colorado, so we’ve been reaching out to agents,” Dani said about acquiring this summer’s…Continue Reading

Pappy’s Pub: Your Neighborhood Bar

Pappy’s Pub: Your Neighborhood Bar

Tucked in the corner of the shopping center on Horsetooth and Shields is a lovely neighborhood bar, Pappy’s Pub. Pappy’s has recently come under new management. Jeff Miller bought the pub in January of 2015. “It was a good opportunity at a good price,” Miller said. Miller has had a lot of experience with the…Continue Reading

Beer Festivals

What goes great with May sunshine and blue skies? Festivals! Music, food, beer… anything outdoors! If you’re getting the festival bug and love beer, here are a couple brewer’s festivals coming to FoCo that you might want to check out. America On Tap:  Bringing you beer from around the world, America On Tap is one…Continue Reading

Eddy Out at The Paddler’s Pub

Eddy Out at The Paddler’s Pub

What do 7000 rafters know that most of Fort Collins doesn’t? Not only that rafting the wild and scenic Poudre River is an amazing summertime activity in our spectacular town, but that afterwards they can enjoy live music, beer, yard games, sand volleyball, and food at the Paddler’s Pub at Mountain Whitewater Descents. The Pub…Continue Reading

ROTH TO KICK OFF FESTIVAL FOCUSED ON THE POUDRE

ROTH TO KICK OFF FESTIVAL FOCUSED ON THE POUDRE

Maturity can often lead to greater perspective. Take singer-songwriter Justin Roth, for example. While cutting his teeth in his home state of Minnesota, Roth was fixated on touring, writing songs and showcasing his unique playing style. Roth still does a lot of this nowadays, of course, but as he has gotten older, the now Colorado…Continue Reading

Northern Colorado Bar Buzz

Surfside Seven is anxiously waiting on their permit from the City to move into the now vacant East Coast spot on Linden. It has been almost nine weeks since they submitted plans and are obviously behind schedule now due to red tape. If they started building in early April, they might be done mid-June. As…Continue Reading

Le Cirque Rouge

Le Cirque Rouge

Bohemians and bons vivants will want to come and celebrate with OpenStage for their Le Cirque Rouge event Saturday, May 9 at 7 p.m. in the Lincoln Center Canyon West Ballroom. This year, the theatre group will go underground and travel back in time to the Bohemian center: the Montmarte District of early 1900’s Paris,…Continue Reading

Old Town Distilling Co

Old Town Distilling Co

Come visit Northern Colorado’s first certified organic distillery, Old Town Distilling Co. Located at 253 Linden St. in Old Town Distilling Co. is a barrelhouse and tasting room owned by Jeremy Kempter, which offers a medley of organic spirits, specialty drinks and snacks. The barrel room is designed for patrons to come in, taste the…Continue Reading

Old Colorado Brewing Company

Old Colorado Brewing Company

What do craft beer, a five-story grain elevator and a dream have in common? Old Colorado Brewing Company.  The 1920’s grain elevator at 8121 W. First St. in Wellington is currently under reconstruction by its new owners Tara and Brandon Neckel. The brewery will offer a variety of beers, all brewed from the recipes created…Continue Reading

Kites in the Park

Kites in the Park

Let’s go fly a kite up to the highest height! The 8th annual Kites in the Park Festival hosted by The City of Fort Collins Recreation Department will soar up through the atmosphere on Sun, May 17 from 10am-4pm at Spring Canyon Community Park, 2626 W. Horsetooth Rd. The festival is free and will host…Continue Reading

Fort Collins Bike Library

Fort Collins Bike Library

Ready for a little fun in the sun, but in need of a carefree way to tour the sites and sounds of downtown Fort Collins? Look no further than the FC Bike Library. Located at 250 North Mason St., the FC Bike Library is a non-profit organization that rents bikes at little to no cost…Continue Reading

Mother’s Day Open House

Mother’s Day Open House

Do you want to take mom somewhere unique this year for Mother’s Day? A place that will spark the imagination, fill her with love, compassion and splendor? Then the Mother’s Day Open House at the Rocky Mountain Raptor Program is the perfect place. Rocky Mountain Raptor Program, located at 720 E. Vine Drive in Fort…Continue Reading

Ras-Ka: Healing the Community with Cuisine

Ras-Ka: Healing the Community with Cuisine

Sizzling sounds and intoxicating smells wafted out of the open kitchen doorway. Ras-Ka Ethiopian restaurant expanded about six months ago to accommodate about double the amount of people that used to squeeze into the kitchen area and patio. Everything inside the intimate atmosphere was crafted by hand: the floors, tables, bathroom, the copper lion at…Continue Reading

Mothers of Rock and Roll

Mothers of Rock and Roll

These women are amazing. They can rock out with a guitar, sing, play trumpet, or be entrepreneurs, business owners, all while being mothers. We asked some of the incredible women in the Northern Colorado music scene to answer a few questions.  1. How do you balance your career and your personal life? 2. How do…Continue Reading

CSU Fashion Show

CSU Fashion Show

Support Colorado State’s Department of Design and Merchandising and treat yourself to a night of fashion and fun. Confluence is the department’s senior capstone show this year and will be held at the Lincoln Center on April 3. Design students work all fall semester to get their garments ready in time for the spring fashion…Continue Reading

Cache Bar

Cache Bar

Cache Bar is Fort Collins’ newest bar and grille, taking the place of the Astoria in Old Town. This bar is staying true to Fort Collins culture by keeping it local. The new bar features food from local farms and dairies and emphasizes clean eating and of course great beer. Try their bacon wrapped onion…Continue Reading

Brewery Yoga

Brewery Yoga

Start your lazy Sunday off right with some yoga and beer? That’s right Fort Collins, beer and yoga. Each Sunday starting this April, Fort Collins Brewery will host Brewery Yoga from 10am to 11am. This is one of the most Fort Collins-esque events to ever take place besides Tour De Fat. Whenever there is beer…Continue Reading

The Hobbit

The Hobbit

CSU’s goes ‘There and Back Again’ with Patricia Gray’s stage adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit. Bring the whole family on a mystical adventure to Middle Earth where you will join in as a motley band of thirteen dwarves, a mysterious wizard, and one reluctant hobbit slays goblins in the Misty Mountains, ventures through the…Continue Reading

EASTER GULLEY’S STYLE

Hop on into Gulley’s Greenhouse and Garden Center at 6029 S Shields Street in Fort Collins on Saturday, April 4 from 10am to 3pm and celebrate Easter Gulley’s style. Get your picture taken with the Easter Bunny, or play games like Plinko, Jenga and Bunny Bean Bag Toss to win fun prizes! There will be…Continue Reading