Summer

An Insider’s Guide to Festival Season

From chamber concerts and jam sessions to wine tasting and bronco busting: an insider’s guide to the signature events of the summer season.

06/08/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Zach Mahone

Shelter

A Singletree Masterpiece That Pushes The Boundaries of Custom

In-ground trampoline? Check. Hanging fireplace? Check. The Family Robison custom-builds a contemporary home in Edwards that's tree house chic.

06/08/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Kimberly Gavin

Person of Interest

Amanda Precourt on Her Mission to Give Back to the Valley That Raised Her

A philanthropist channels her fashion sense into a powHERful local nonprofit.

06/08/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Dominique Taylor

Health

The Secret to Scultping the Ultimate Mountain Physique? Try the Firefighter's Workout

An average day on the job for an Eagle County firefighter? There really isn’t one—aside from hitting the gym every day.

06/08/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Rebecca Stumpf

Village Talk

A Groundskeeper's Bee Game

Eagle Ranch Golf Course is home to 18 holes of emerald bliss during the summer—and a thriving colony of honey bees.

06/08/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Village Talk

Village Bagel Sets Up Shop in Edwards

After feeding hungry customers from a restaurant’s back door, the valley’s itinerant bagel lady finds a permanent place to hang her kettle.

06/08/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Hiking

Trail of the Week: Meadow Mountain

A laid-back classic that meanders through wide-open meadows with plenty of gorgeous backdrops.

06/06/2018 By Kathryn Norris

Giving Back

How One Local Restaurant Cooked Up Goodwill in the Caribbean

After Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, Vail's Larkspur Restaurant wanted to help. So, they flew down to the island and dished up meals for hungry locals.

05/30/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Home Design

Cozy Spaces and Nordic Design Find a Home in the Vail Valley

From European flea markets to a storefront in Eagle-Vail, Hygge Life brings a Scandinavian-inspired sense of coziness to the mountains.

05/30/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Travel

Adventures Outside Vail: Destination Moab

Looking to broaden your horizons while you're in town? We travelled west for a luxe twist on a favorite Utah stomping ground.

05/02/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Health

Introducing MindSpace, the Valley's Newest Epicenter of Zen

A tucked away studio across from the Riverwalk in Edwards opens a dedicated center for mindfulness.

04/24/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Business

The Entrepreneur's Guide to the Vail Valley

From co-working spaces to small business support, everything you need to go from concept to conglomerate.

03/30/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Cinema

Sneak Peek: The 2018 Vail Film Festival

Vail's 15th annual celebration of all things film returns to town, and brings a packed lineup of screenings, panel discussions, and parties along with it.

03/26/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Home Design

A Five-Star Update for a 1980s Creekside Condo

A much-loved condo in the former Cascade Village gets a mountain modern inspired by its luxury hotel neighbor.

03/06/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

To & From

Teslyne Offers a Stylish (and Sustainable!) Alternative for Travel to and from DIA

Introducing a new airport shuttle with a surprisingly affordable emissions-free mode of transportation that'll turn heads.

02/26/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Snowboarding

Everything You Need to Know About This Year's Burton US Open

Just off the heels of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, the 36th annual celebration of all things snowboarding is back for another year, and it's bringing a week of parties, concerts, and plenty of high-flying competition with it.

02/26/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth and Jess Spencer

Vibe

A Visiting Artist on Bridge Street Adds Color to the Landscape of Local Events

Manitou Springs painter David Gonzales takes up residence in Vail Village, and colors the local landscape.

02/09/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Health

A Singletrack Champion's Year-Round Fitness Regimen

How does a pro mountain biker prepare for summer racing in winter? By hitting the weights, doing the wheel, cycling on snow, and winning the occasional Fat Bike World Championships.

02/09/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Village Talk

Hats Off to Lindsey and Mikaela

Vail's two golden girls launch their own lines of personalized headgear.

02/09/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Village Talk

A Playground-Inspired Centerpiece for Avon's New Firehouse

That shiny red alternative fire pole at the center of Avon’s new Station 7? It’s all work, and no play.

02/09/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth