Each summer, on the second weekend in August, an internationally renowned event occurs in Loveland, Colorado. In the weeks leading up to the grand affair, giant figures can be seen making their way into town, via large flatbed trucks. Eagles, stallions, buffalos and more, make their way down the streets of Loveland, on their way to participate in this special event. Sculpture show weekend in Loveland consists of three art
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.
The Larimer County Fair & Rodeo is celebrating 130 years this weekend. The fair starts today (Friday, July 31) at 4 p.m. The fair is held at the Budweiser Events Centerin Loveland, Colorado. It runs today through August 4th, and admission is FREE! This year, in addition to all the standard 4-H events, barrel racing, carnival and cotton candy, there’s a Splash Dog event. Dogs jump off a
If you live in Northern Colorado, and love barbecue, Loveland is the place to be this weekend. The event, held in downtown Loveland at Fifth and Cleveland, starts today at noon and runs through tomorrow evening. This is the third year for the Kansas City Barbecue Society sanctioned event. Each year, the event draws more competitors and more hungry barbecue fans. 49 teams are scheduled to compete in this
Photo by H.M. Kerr-Schlaefer (The Elders at Loveland’s Foote Lagoon on July 9, 2009) Celtic music is in my blood, literally. My Scottish and Irish genes co-mingled to make me an undeniable descendant of the Celts, complete with red hair and freckles and a propensity to sunburn. From childhood the tunes of the fiddle, drum and bagpipe have inspired me to move. Throughout my life I have loaded up
New review of Senor Jalapeno Mexican Restaurant now posted under Out to Dinner! Read the review HERE.
Adelita’s Fine Mexican Food (Loveland, CO) UPDATE: As of March 25, 2009, Adelita’s is still closed. A fire in December forced the closure. The building is currently undergoing renovations. There’s no word on when Adelita’s is scheduled to reopen. I have tried to call their telephone number, but no one answers. UPDATE: As of April 24, 2009, Adelitas is NOW OPEN!!! I have not been in yet, but
It’s finally here! In stores now – perhaps one of the best stocking stuffers ever – at least for my group of friends! Want a signed copy? Meet author Michael Guerriero at the following book signings: Saturday, Dec. 13th, from 4pm to 7pm, Centerra Mall (Barnes & Noble) Sunday, Dec. 14th, from 1pm to 4pm, Foothills Mall (B. Daulton) Saturday, Jan. 10th, from 2pm to 5pm, Fort
Photo by Malonda Hutson, courtesy of The Elders My all-time favorite band is coming to Loveland next Thursday, July 10th. The Elders will also be playing at the First Annual Fort Collins Irish Festival on August 2-3. Read my recently published article about The Elders: HERE.
I have recently added this establishment to my Blog Roll. It’s called the Lyric Cinema Cafe and it is located at 300 E. Mountain Ave. in Fort Collins, Colorado. I am currently writing an article about this cinema for the Berthoud Weekly Surveyor and will post it here when it runs. This cinema shows great artistic movies you will not be able to find anywhere else in Northern Colorado. The