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HeidiTown on the Radio - Getting ready for a Colorado Christmas

It’s hard to believe, but the holidays are almost upon us, and while you may have been ignoring this fact, many have not. Last December’s post entitled “Top 5 Colorado Christmas Towns” has been trending here for nearly two months already. Apparently, many people are planning a Colorado Christmas this year. I hope that this week’s segment on KRFC 88.9 FM will help you get in the spirit. I’ve found

Is Bohemian Nights at NewWestFest the best music festival in Colorado?

My parents met while singing in a traveling church band in the 70s, and on many childhood nights I fell asleep listening to my dad strumming his guitar downstairs. My mom, who is an accomplished pianist, laughingly used to accuse my dad of hugging his guitar more than her. Obviously, I was born into a musical family, and I have an honest appreciation of musicians and live music. Unfortunately, I

Yves Saint Laurent_ Black dress w-pink bow-photo by Gilles Tapie

My husband and I just celebrated 10 years of marriage in style. We spent a high-end Denver weekend with a trip to the Yves St. Laurent exhibit at the Denver Art Museum and a stay at the Brown Palace Hotel. Yves Saint Laurent: The Retrospective at the Denver Art Museum I sport a rather laidback Colorado style, so folks may be surprised that as a little girl I filled binders

Colorado

It’s the first weekend in June and the following is the transcript from my radio show on KRFC 88.9 FM.  Find out what’s happening around Colorado this weekend, plus a look ahead at the busy month of June. If you’d rather listen to the show CLICK HERE. *** Hi, my name is Heidi and I’m the Mayor of HeidiTown.com, a blog about festivals, events and destinations around Colorado. In just

Greeley Blues Jam 2011 Island Grove Regional Park

It’s time to kick off your shoes and do some dancing, Colorado. The Greeley Blues Jam runs Friday, June 8 through Saturday, June 9, 2012, and is an all-ages festival celebrating blues music and the folks who love it. The event is brought to you by the City of Greeley and the Greeley Chamber of Commerce, and every year the lineup entices blues lovers from across the state to converge

Realities-Ride-Motorcycles-downtown

Memorial Day weekend is upon us, and that means from this point on I will be running around the state like a crazy woman with dusty festival feet and pulling a tired, but accommodating husband along behind me. The following are my KRFC 88.9 FM radio show transcripts for Memorial Day weekend. You can either read them, or if you prefer, listen to the audio HERE. *** Hi, my name

South Park City Museum

Small towns are full of character and characters, and that’s what makes travel across this country so great. Meeting interesting people, trying new restaurants, exploring the unknown and learning a little about an area are the reasons I enjoy being a tourist. However, when you meet a tourist in your own town, are you excited to tell them about your community, or do you struggle to find something nice to

Bud Light Jams Aspen/Snowmass

The transcript from my radio segment for KRFC 88.9 FM, Fort Collins public radio, is below.  Find out what’s happening across Colorado on the first weekend of spring 2012. If you’d rather, you can listen to the audio HERE. *** Hi, my name is Heidi and I’m the Mayor of HeidiTown.com, a blog about events, festivals and travel around Colorado. Spring has officially sprung. On my walks with the dog

ice bike racing evergreen winter festival

It’s another upside down week here in HeidiTown.com. This post usually goes up on Thursday, but again, a writing conflict is interfering with the Tuesday post, so I’m posting this early. The following is my weekly segment on KRFC 88.9 FM. Listen to the audio –> HERE, or read the following transcript of the show. Hi, my name is Heidi, and I’m the Mayor of HeidiTown.com, a blog about events,