I have written multiple times about being a tourist in your own town, but that was before this world-wide pandemic. We’ve all been stuck in our own towns for a year now and I have little doubt that you’re sick of it. Sick of eating food from the same restaurants, sick of staring at the same four-walls—just plain sick and tired of staying put. Thankfully, the world is slowly opening
In the weeks leading up to Christmas I always put out a top 5 list of some sort, and this year I decided to share with you my picks for the top 5 made in Colorado gifts for 2012. The prerequisite for making my list was that the product made by each company had to be manufactured IN Colorado. This list is in no particular order. 1. MouCo Cheese Co.
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
Lit up with holiday lights, downtowns across the country are charming places to shop and dine. As we head into the holiday season, I want to encourage all my readers to shop local. Shopping locally not only supports your town, but you may discover some real gems right under your nose. Loveland, Colorado has a charming downtown with a variety of shopping and dining options. My favorite is Merchant Voyage
Lyric Cinema Cafe is hosting the first Annual Local Food Festival, by featuring three food-related documentaries and presenting a farmers market featuring delicious, healthy, locally grown foods. The Farmer’s Market runs Wednesday, August 26, from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. “Food Inc.” is the main feature. This American-made documentary sheds light on large-scale agricultural food production in the United States. You will never look at food the same way again. “Pressure
Nothing says “summer” like a frosty mug of root beer, and nothing is as American as A&W. Berthoud, Colorado, located 30 miles south of Fort Collins, has had a geniune A&W for over three decades. Read my review of this American tradition here.