Vibe

Alpine Arts Center Carves Out a Niche at the Riverwalk

From messy art for toddlers to plein air sessions on the Eagle to growler-decorating happy hours at Crazy Mountain, Alpine Arts Center's new spot in Edwards is a Vail Valley Giverny.

06/12/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Ryan Dearth

Shelter

A Design Duo Bring New Life to a Golf Course Condo

A Northwoods condo from the 1970s gets a dreamlike postmodern facelift.

06/12/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

PEOPLE

Summer Spotlight: The Valley's Best Jobs and Most Interesting Personalities

Who has the best summer job in the valley, or is a local every visitor should meet? We asked, and you answered.

06/12/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Eat + Drink

The Vail Valley's Most Unforgettable Summer Dining Experiences

From the hottest table to the coolest dessert – we asked, and you dished.

06/12/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Outdoors

An Insider's Guide to the Valley’s Best Outdoor Adventures Off the Slopes

From must-hike trails to high-flying outings, our reader-endorsed recipe makes for the perfect Vail Valley summer.

06/12/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Outdoors

An Insider's Guide to the Valley's Best On Mountain Adventures

From must-hike trails to high-flying outings, our reader-endorsed recipe makes for the perfect Vail Valley summer on the slopes of Vail and Beaver Creek.

06/12/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Mountains of Fun

The Ultimate Summer Adventure Guide

From the coolest desserts to the hottest table in town, follow our reader-endorsed recipe for the best summer ever.

06/12/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Drink

The Green Elephant Juice Bike is Rolling to a Park Near You

How do you know summer is back? Green Elephant’s pedal-powered juice outlet returns Nottingham Lake.

06/12/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Action Sports

A Local Taco Cart that Feeds – and Fields – a Skateboarding Team

The perfect pairing for the World's Most Best Taco? The World's Most Best Skateboarding Team, of course.

06/12/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Rebecca Stumpf

Environment

A Tolled Shuttle Is in the Works for Hanging Lake

A local stakeholder group hopes that changing visitor behavior will be the ultimate solution for the bad behavior bedeviling Hanging Lake.

06/12/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Welcome

The Magic of Vail Valley Summers

You can't compare Big Apples to 14ers, or can you? A word from our editor on summer in the happy valley.

06/12/2017 By Ted Katauskas

Health

The US Men's Whitewater Raft Team Tackles Weights (and Rapids) for Long-Lasting Results

The secret of the US Men’s Whitewater Raft Team’s near-record-breaking success? Pumping iron—and rowing for 16 hours straight—at a no-frills Edwards gym.

06/12/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Ryan Dearth and Gnarly Bay Productions

Beer

The First Ever Vail Craft Beer Classic is Coming to Town

A new summer festival for Father's Day weekend that revolves around outdoor fun, and 300 awesome beers.

06/06/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Botany

Betty Ford Alpine Gardens Launches a New Mobile App

Looking for a photographic guide to Colorado's wildflowers at your fingertips? There's an app for that.

06/05/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Weekend

Everything You Need to Know about the Bonfire Block Party

Is it free? Can you bring your dog? Will there be food? We've answered all your questions about this weekend's Bonfire Block Party in Eagle.

05/31/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Locals We Love

Five Questions with The Steadman Clinic's Dr. Peter Millett

It's shoulder season here in the mountains, so we asked the valley's resident shoulder specialist about living the mountain lifestyle, and treating the many injuries that come along with it.

05/18/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Fresh Eats

There's a New Farm Fresh Café Coming to Edwards

From the owner of Ripe and the bread baker for Sweet Basil and Zino comes Hovey & Harrison, a café/bar/market in the heart of Edwards.

05/17/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Book Club

Five Mud Season Reads from the Bookworm of Edwards

Skip the TV series, and binge on books this offseason.

05/04/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Mountain Living

Take a Tour of Lionshead's Newest Luxury Residences

After 3 years of construction, The Lion is open for business.

04/20/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Locals We Love

Five Questions with Mountain Soul Yoga Co-Founder Julia Clarke

Local yogi and Mountain Soul Yoga co-founder Julia Clarke chats about her journey to the Vail Valley, and harnessing the energy of the mountains in her new Edwards studio.

04/04/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth