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Frank Oom History Colorado

It’s that time again, time for another installment of HeidiTown.com on KRFC 88.9 FM, a community radio station in Fort Collins, Colorado.  Each week I share stuff to do around Colorado with the listeners of KRFC and then I upload the transcript and the audio to the blog.  So if you missed it, or you need web information, you can easily find it here. You can read the transcript below

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

Big Band Christmas Ball poster

CONTEST CLOSED This past summer, one of the most standout events I attended was the 1940s WWII Ball. My husband and I didn’t really know what to expect, but by the end of the night we both agreed that this was the most fun we’d had at an event in a long time, and we go to A LOT of events. This is the sort of evening out that creates

HeidiTown.com on KRFC 88.9 FM - What to do in Colorado Sept. 30 - Oct. 2, 2011

Looking for something to do this weekend in Colorado? It’s time for another KRFC 88.9 FM segment, and I can’t believe this is already my 6th segment. Time flies when you are having fun and I am certainly having lots of fun – my hope is that you are too! There’s another great weekend in store for Colorado and it includes everything from fall festivals to a bass festival –

Estes Park, Colorado bridge

Tomorrow I will stand beside a very good friend as she ties the knot in Estes Park, Colorado. She has had a longtime love affair with the town; she and her fiance had their first date there, got engaged there and will now be married there. So I thought this was the ideal week to post an article about the town of Estes Park. As you’ll discover, I’ve had mixed

cinco de mayo sombrero

For most residents of the United States, Cinco de Mayo means heading to the nearest Mexican restaurant and indulging in multiple margaritas. However, the 5th of May celebration is much more than just tortilla chips and margs. Cinco de Mayo is a Mexican holiday commemorating the victory of the Mexican militia over the French army at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. It is not, as many people think, Mexican

South Park is a real place, find out more...

It’s true that kids run and play in South Park, and the occasional burro can be seen trotting through town. It is also true that South Park is located in the Colorado Rockies. However, it’s probably not the town that that’s popped into to your mind. Find out more about the real South Park City in my new post by clicking here.