After a week off, it’s time for another installment of the Mayor on KRFC 88.9 FM, community public radio in Fort Collins, Colorado. Starting in February, these shows will occur on the 1st and 3rd week of each month. Life is just getting too crazy to do a show each and every week. Remember, if you’d like to catch the show on the radio, I’m on at 5:55 p.m. on
Ten years ago, if you asked a Coloradan where Loveland was they’d point to the mountains. This is because, for many years, Loveland Ski Area was better known than the city with the same name, but that has changed. The City of Loveland is working hard to make sure everyone knows that they are open for business, and last week I had the opportunity to attend the unveiling of Loveland’s
Northern Colorado is known as the Napa Valley of Beer for a very good reason – people here LOVE beer, and everyone fancies themselves a beer snob, and whether they enjoy stouts, IPAs, wheats or reds, it’s gotta be Colorado-brewed. Today, you’d be hard pressed to throw a rock and not hit a brewery in Northern Colorado. More than a dozen new breweries popped up in just the last year,
It’s time for another great give away, and I know many of you will be very excited about this one because my citizens love beer and wine. Here is your chance to win a pair of tickets to one of the largest wine events in Colorado. This is the 30th Anniversary of Wine Fest in Fort Collins, a wine tasting to benefit Disabled Resource Services. DRS provides support for those
My weekly segment on KRFC 88.9 FM. Listen to AUDIO HERE or read the transcripts below. *** Hi, my name is Heidi and I’m the Mayor of HeidiTown.com, a blog about events, festivals and travel around Colorado. Is this year flying by for anyone else? Because I can’t believe that I’m already talking about the last weekend in February. You’ve probably noticed that I’ve been chatting a lot lately about
The 3rd Annual Estes Park Winter Festival runs Friday, January 13 through Sunday, January 15, 2012. Last year, my husband and I decided to randomly check out this event without really knowing what to expect, and we had so much fun! In addition to the interactive ice castle, which is really great for kids, we loved the chili cook off. I think we sampled over forty green and red chilis.
This year, Summerfest in the Rockies will kick off on July 8, 2011 with Spirits at Sunset. This is a twist on their usual wine tasting event. With a unique new distillery now open in Loveland, as well as a new brewery, the organizers thought it would be fun to highlight these two small businesses. The evening will be an interactive beer and spirits tasting with drinks provided by Dancing