The Mayor of HeidiTown is windblown and happy from cruising the beach while vacationing today in Newport, Oregon. She was reminded of a trip she once wrote about and decided to share the adventure with HeidiTown readers. Looking for a relaxing get away? No television, no cell phone – just you, a good book and a million dollar view…. read all about the Mayor’s stay at Sylvia Beach Hotel
Coloradoans likes beer. We have a lot of breweries. In fact, we produce more beer here than in any other state. Not surprisingly towns across Colorado embrace Oktoberfest. The real Oktoberfest is held each year in Munich, Germany, where Germans and tourist alike consume 1.5 million gallons of beer during the 16-day event. The event starts in September and usually last into the first part of October.
This past week I made an excellent discovery. Gunther Toody’s Diner serves beer. They serve it in a big giant mug called a “tiny.” If you are unfamiliar with Gunther Toody’s Diner, this is a Colorado chain where servers wear poodle skirts, blow bubbles with their gum, hula-hoop and have names like Sally, Jane, Aphelia and Sprout. The patrons of Gunther Toody’s are transported back to a time when Elvis
Jon Krakauer is best known for “Into Thin Air,” the story of the fateful 1996 season on Everest and “Into the Wild,” recently adapted as a major motion picture (read my review HERE). Krakauer has long been one of my favorite non-fiction authors and this month he will be visiting the Tattered Cover Bookstore in Denver to discuss his newest book, “Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman.”
By, Heidi Kerr-Schlaefer to the Berthoud Weekly Surveyor Originally published October 29, 2008 Fort Collins resident, Michael Gurriero, likes to have a good time and he has turned his passion for partying into a book called, “Party Across America! 101 of the Greatest Festivals, Sporting Events, and Celebrations in the U.S.” Originally from Pennsylvania, after college, Guerriero moved to Lake Tahoe to work a little and play a lot. While
Another free give away on HeidiTown? You’re probably thinking, “It’s too good to be true.” And yet it is true. This is your lucky week! Today’s free give away is a FREE movie ticket at The Lyric Cinema CafÃ© at 300 E. Mountain Ave. in Fort Collins, Colorado. You can use the ticket to see a show today, or save it for another time. To win,
I enjoy supporting locally owned establishments and often persuade my readers to do the same. There is one particular part of my life where I fall short in this goal and that is during football season. Most locally owned joints can’t afford the Sunday Ticket and like all fantasy football players, my husband and I do not go out on a Sunday to watch the game. We go out to
Today and today only, HeidiTown and the Acqua Lounge are giving away a little something to make your Tuesday extra special. Visit the EAT page to find out how to win one free drink and one free tapas menu item – today only. The Acqua Lounge is located at Monaco Trattoria in downtown Loveland.