We’ve been spending time in Leadville for the good part of two decades and we’ve seen this town go through some changes. However, it’s never lost that Wild West charm that makes it an authentic slice of Colorado and the Rocky Mountains. We visited Leadville in December and it was frigid. Even with gloves on my fingers were stiff and nearly frozen as we walked around town. Leadville should be
Birthdays are a big deal in our house and the milestone birthdays are an even bigger deal. A birthday usually involves a weekend away, but since my husband, Ryan, was turning 40 this month I asked whether he preferred a party. He informed me that he wanted a party, but “didn’t want to just meet up for beers with friends like we do all the time.” So I had to
This year, I was on the hunt for alternative Halloween events around Colorado, and in this week’s radio show on KRFC 88.9 FM, I share some of my finds with you. They include stuff for kids and stuff for adults, so don’t delay, listen to this week’s segment today! LISTEN BY CLICKING HERE
Two very different Christmas shows are now playing in Northern Colorado, and I have had the chance to see them. Read my reviews and decide which one is right for your family this season. The two musicals are strikingly different, and each has strong points, so you may decide to see both. “Scrooge! The Musical” While the entire cast is talented, Brian Burron, as Scrooge, is the heart of
“The King & I” is a movie I have cherished since childhood, and after my first experience at the Candlelight watching their production of “Clue,” I was a little concerned. Could they put on such a well-known and well-liked classic? While I was a little let down by “Clue,” I can happily report that my concerns about their current show vanished as soon as the first scene began to unfold.
The Canyon Chop House has given the Mayor *TWO* $50 gift certificates to give away in celebration of Great Plates in Fort Collins, Colorado. Great Plates runs March 1 – 14, 2011. The Canyon Chop House’s Great Plates special includes a three-course dinner for one, with an amazing entrÃ©e selection. Click here to see all the Great Plates specials. The Canyon Chop House received 4 stars from Feasting Fort Collins,
My husband and I finally had the opportunity to check out Carousel Dinner Theater thanks to a great deal they ran on Facebook. Carousel has been in Fort Collins, Colorado since 2002, and they recently moved to The Midtown Art Center at 3750 South Mason. The new location is classy and houses a foyer, bar area, a theater and a ballroom for conferences, parties and weddings. I never saw the
I recently discovered Mandolin Cafe at 210 East 4th Street in Loveland, Colorado. This relatively new addition to downtown, is a funky coffee shop with a musical soul. Last Thursday evening, Stoll Vaughan, a singer/songwriter and stellar guitarist played a free show at Mandolin Cafe. Vaughan had approached owner Alex Zoll about playing at the coffee shop after Vaughan opened for The Elders at The Rialto Theater in Loveland,
Find out what specials are cookin’ at your favorite Northern Colorado restaurants! Click on the link above (or the one on the right hand side of this page) to discover daily discounts like buy 1 entree & 2 beverages at Island Grill and get your second entree at half-price! The deals change daily, so check ’em out frequently! Follow Today’s Dining Deals on Twitter @DiningDealsMan. Follow me @HeidiTown.com.