I have stayed in four tiny homes and have concluded that I could not permanently live in a tiny house. I am too messy and quite frankly, I like having stuff. As a vacation rental, however, tiny homes are perfect. They more than meet my needs for a weekend getaway and they are ideal for a longer stay. For instance, my parents rented a tiny home for nearly a month
Lyons, Colorado is one of our longtime haunts; after all, we’ve been visiting for more than a decade. It’s home to one of Ryan’s favorite destination, Lyons Classic Pinball, and anytime we’re in town some pinball must be played. Last Friday, we had a new destination in Lyons – Spirit Hound Distillers. They’d invited me for a tour and we’d gladly accepted. Spirit Hound has been open for four years,
If you are anything like me, you plan ahead – especially when it comes to the busy summer months. On that note, I’m going to do my very best to give you a heads up on Colorado summer festivals well before they happen. This way, you can fill up your summer calendar with lots of fun and not miss any of it! I won’t always get ahead of stuff… sometimes
March is here and that means Spring Break. Several people have asked what the Mayor recommends doing with the kiddos over the break. If you don’t have the resources to spend the break in Mexico or Disneyland, here are a few things that will be great excursions with the kids. Visit the Zoo Coloradoans are lucky to have two outstanding zoos in our state. When we lived in the Denver
It seems fall is a very busy season in Colorado, and there has been no lack of things for the Mayor to write about. Here are just a few of the many events going on around this beautiful state. Have fun! s s Arvada, CO – Festival of Scarecrows Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., in Arvada’s Old Town (FREE) Here’s a festival that is sure to put you
No matter your musical tastes, Colorado has got you covered this weekend; from bluegrass to jazz, from country to reggae, there’s a little something for everyone. First up, the 38th Annual Rocky Grass in Lyons, July 23-25, 2010. This festival is held at Planet Bluegrass Ranch, 500 W. Main, along the banks of the St. Vrain River, and features top-notch bluegrass acts. Doc Watson, Patty Loveless, and Tony Rice, along
The hills are alive with the smell of beer… If you are a fan of the nectar of the gods, this is the weekend for you! Find out what two Northern Colorado beer festivals are schedule for this weekend by clicking here.
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He’s a pinball wizard There has to be a twist. A pinball wizard, Got such a supple wrist! He’s a pinball wizard His score shoots even more! -The Who Lyons, Colorado is a cool little town, just about an hour northwest of Denver. It’s most famous landmark is probably Oskar Blues, home of Dale’s Pale Ale, but there’s another gem tucked away in this tiny town. Lyons Classic Pinball is
At Oskar Blues Cajun Grill & Brewery in Lyons, Colorado, the hamburgers just may be the best in the world. Or at least in Colorado. Click on the link to read my review or go to the Restaurant Review page above.