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The Warming Hut Restaurant, Breckenridge

Posted by on Mar 8, 2017 in Restaurant Reviews | 0 comments

You will not want to miss stepping into The Warming Hut Restaurant when visiting Breckenridge. The Warming Hut feels like you’re arriving at someone’s cozy Victorian home and in many ways you are. Ms. Stacey Brooks, the owner of the Warming Hut welcomes everyone sincerely upon arrival and her highly attentive staff treat you like you’re a favorite relative visiting for a holiday. The brightly painted establishment with large windows, that still houses glass from the late 1800’s, remind you a little of grandma’s, but the chic and eclectic furnishings with a great collection of paintings keep the look updated and fresh. Seating is plentiful and would be a...

2016 Colorado Mountain Town Women’s Business Award Winners

Posted by on Mar 8, 2017 in MTN Town Magazine | 0 comments

Five Colorado mountain town women were awarded the Inaugural 2016 Mountain Town Women’s Business Awards from over 100 nominees submitted to MTN Town Magazine and the Northwest Small Business Development’s (Northwest SBDC) in 2016. Five Award winners were honored in the following categories; Legacy Leader, Creative Innovation, Emerging Leader, Legacy Health & Wellness Leader and Emerging Health & Wellness Champion. We are proud to have participated in this amazing event. Presenting the 2016 Mountain Town Business Women Awardees: Amanda Wagner, Emerging Health & Wellness Leader Award Winner Amanda is a Colorado Mountain Girl through and through. Born and raised in Glenwood Springs and a graduate from the University of Colorado with degrees in...

Pink Vail 2017

Posted by on Mar 6, 2017 in Events | 0 comments

We have seen a pink panther on skis, gorillas in pink tutus and men in pink spandex; all of this is not uncommon on Vail Mountain during Pink Vail™ the world’s biggest ski day to Conquer Cancer. This year’s event is scheduled for Saturday, March 25, 2017, so SAVE THE DATE! Pink Vail, an all day event-palooza, features all-day live music, deck parties, a costume contest and incredible prizes. With weekend lodging specials in Vail, girl’s weekenders, families, and groups of friends travel from around the country to Vail, Colorado for an unforgettable weekend at the nation’s largest ski resort. Pink Vail is one of Vail’s most anticipated events of...

The Hearth Makes A Home Warm -Stoves & Fireplaces

Posted by on Mar 5, 2017 in Homes and Realty | 0 comments

Staying warm is key during our long mountain town winters. Keeping your house warm, especially if it is older can be challenging. Fireplaces and Stoves can help add warmth and ambiance as well as assist in beating those high heating bills. Choosing what is right for your home is subject to many variables including town and county codes, access to gas, construction costs and more. Here is a little more information on Wood Stoves, Pellet Stoves and Gas Stoves for your consideration. Wood Burning Fireplaces A wood-burning fireplace is a staple in many homes. As one of the oldest methods for heating a home, wood burning fireplaces have advanced...

HIGH FIVES FOUNDATION- Grants A $7,985 Handup to Injured Athletes

Posted by on Mar 5, 2017 in MTN Life | 0 comments

In January 2017, The High FivesFoundation disbursed $33,002.50 in Board Approved Grants to 10 athletes in 5 states. In Colorado, The High FivesFoundation has awarded residents Megan Wemmer, Jim Harris and Nathaniel White Board approved empowerment grants totaling $7,985 to aid in their respective recoveries. This money is used as a handup, not a hand out, to deserving athletes that have experienced life altering accidents and serves as a safety net and understanding community for those affected by accidents or illness. Megan Wemmer WHILE ON A BACKCOUNTRY SKI TOUR IN THE ARAPAHOE NATIONAL FORREST WITH HER BOYFRIEND IN FEBRUARY 2015, MEGAN WEMMER WAS SEARCHING FOR HER GLASSES IN THE HUT...

Float Therapy – Perfect After A Mountain Escapade

Posted by on Mar 5, 2017 in MTN Life, Wellness & Yoga | 0 comments

Floating, a mind and body therapy, has come to Colorado’s mountain town communities and should be considered as a part of your health and wellness repertoire. Once a fad in the 70’s restricted environmental stimulation technique, aka Sensory Deprivation, seems like an archaic term of what I found to be an extremely relaxing experience. Floating is in the midst of a revival and it is being embraced by people of all demographics. Stress – it is today’s reality. We are all overworked and overstimulated, it is a rare moment that we can sit quietly and decompress. Floating is one therapy that allows you to completely relax and literally take...

Know Your Numbers – 5 Health Numbers You Should Know

Posted by on Mar 1, 2017 in Wellness & Yoga | 0 comments

A lot of numbers are thrown at you during a medical checkup. If you’ve ever wondered what a healthy range really means, I want you to be aware of five numbers that matter. Blood Pressure According to the American Heart Association, 80 million U.S. adults have high blood pressure. Healthy blood pressure can help protect you from heart attack, stroke and kidney disease. These blood pressure goals are recommended for adults who aren’t pregnant and don’t have heart failure.  If you are:  Your target blood pressure is: 18-59 years old; or over 60 and have diabetes or certain types of kidney problems Below 140/90. High blood pressure may be diagnosed following...

Leftover Salmon to Headline Crested Butte Ski Town Breakdown

Posted by on Mar 1, 2017 in Music Scene | 0 comments

March brings sun, snow and some amazing music in the mountains. It is time to get funky this spring at Crested Butte Mountain Resort, as it hosts the annual Ski Town Breakdown on Saturday, March 18. Now in its seventh season, this year’s show brings in Colorado jamgrass revolutionaries with Crested Butte roots, Leftover Salmon. The concert is free for all to enjoy springtime sunshine and quintessential Colorado music after a great day on the slopes. “This legendary show performing live at the base of the lifts is yet another reason Crested Butte is known as ‘Colorado’s Last Great Ski Town’” says Patti Hensley, Events Manager for CBMR. “The...

Sauce on the Blue, Silverthorne

Posted by on Mar 1, 2017 in Restaurant Reviews | 0 comments

There is a fresh new addition to the growing chapter in Silverthorne’s town center development and it tastes really good, Sauce on the Blue. This new restaurant is the brainchild of Shevy Rashidi and his restaurant partners. They are not new to the food scene and have brought a beautifully laid out restaurant with an excellent menu for the local community and our area’s visitors to enjoy, Sauce on the Blue. Sauce on the Blue brings Italian Dining and Pizza with old world influenced recipes and preparations in a beautiful new location. The well thought out decor is inviting with a contemporary industrial feel with rustic finishes. The atmosphere is...

Snowshoe for the Cure, Frisco

Posted by on Mar 1, 2017 in MTN Life | 0 comments

The name may have changed, but Snowshoe for the Cure is still the same funky intersection of pink, happy and hope you have become used to over the years. Susan G. Komen Colorado has partnered with the Town of Frisco’s Nordic Center to continue the tradition of snowshoe fun and community spirit which has raised over 1 million dollars since its inception to fight breast cancer. Susan G. Komen Colorado has always been a partner of this event, but for the 2nd year they are bringing their own passion and considerable love of events to Frisco as a full-fledged event organizer. Friday, March 3, 2017 from 5:00pm – 8:00pm Join us for Frisco’s Pink Party for packet pick-up and...

The Taste of Vail Adds New Seminars to a Great Lineup

Posted by on Mar 1, 2017 in Events | 0 comments

The Taste of Vail, announced additional seminars as part of its 2017 event taking place April 5-9, 2017 in the heart of Vail, Colorado. As one of the nation’s top food and wine festivals, it is one of the few events in the country that invites dozens of winemakers and owners from all over the world to pour wine and interact with participants. The Taste of Vail develops a series of new seminars each year designed to help food and wine enthusiasts expand their knowledge in fun and interactive sessions. The latest new seminars include: Riesling Rising: Refined, Expressive & Dry With new winemaking techniques, enthusiastic growers have given...

Extended Lift Hours for Aspen Snowmass Mountains

Posted by on Feb 28, 2017 in Skiing & Snowboarding | 0 comments

Ok, how awesome is this – As daylight hours last longer, selected lifts at all four Aspen Snowmass mountains will be open until 4 p.m. starting now through the rest of the season. On Aspen Mountain the Silver Queen Gondola, Ajax Express and the FIS lift will run until 4 p.m. At Snowmass, the Elk Camp Gondola, Village Express and Sheer Bliss lifts will run later than 4 p.m. The Exhibition lift at Aspen Highlands and the Summit Express lift at Buttermilk will also run until 4 p.m.   In addition, sunset skiing on Aspen Mountain is set for Friday, March 31. The Silver Queen Gondola and Ajax Express...

Twin Lakes & The Interlaken Trail Hike – The Trailhead, Buena Vista

Posted by on Feb 28, 2017 in MTN Life, Treks & Travels | 0 comments

Buena Vista, Colorado and the surrounding area offer some amazing trails that take you away from other crowded regions and allow for some serious peace and quiet while getting in a great workout. The Trailhead, a wonderful, locally owned and operated outdoor specialty retailer in Buena Vista, Colorado shared a recent snowshoe in Twin Lakes along the Interlaken Trail. This hike rests in a beautiful mountain range between Buena Vista and Leadville. The gorgeous mountains that surround Twin Lakes make it the perfect area for a scenic drive or outdoor excursion. Here is a picture we grabbed from yesterday. It was very cloudy, but you can still see the awesome mountains that...

Home Buying Tips to call your favorite mountain town “Home”

Posted by on Feb 24, 2017 in Homes and Realty | 0 comments

“Home”, It can refer to the structure where you live, the feeling of settling in after a long day’s work or play, or the sense of community you feel in the town where you reside. It can mean all these things and more. As a REALTORⓇ, I sell homes.  But what am I really selling?  A foundation, ‘x’ beds/baths, maybe some land, space to cook meals, a place to sleep at night? Sure, but that is not the most important thing that we as REALTORS do. Much more than selling someone a piece of property, we connect people with the right property that evokes for them their true feeling...