Village Talk

The Valley's Firefighting Pinup

Selling like beefcakes: The 2019 Colorado Firefighter Calendar, featuring Mr. February, from Station 5 in Minturn.

11/12/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Village Talk

Take a Test Float in the Lodge at Vail's New Sensory Deprivation Tank

Need a respite from your dream vacation? Here’s how to experience an hour of oblivion, without the hangover.

11/12/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Village Talk

Introducing Willy, Beaver Creek’s First Mountain Safety Dog

Beaver Creek's new mountain safety canine makes his debut.

11/12/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Skiing + Snowboarding

Vail and Beaver Creek Announce Early Openings

It's game on for the 2018/19 winter season.

11/12/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Travel

Introducing Hotel Born, Denver's Hippest New Luxury Hotel

This boutique lodging option in the heart of LoDo is a weekend getaway must this off-season.

10/30/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Halloween

13 Spooky (and Festive) Ways to Celebrate Halloween

From late-night costume parties to trick-or-treating around Vail Village, our top picks for Halloween in the Vail Valley.

10/15/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Beer

Where to Find Locally Brewed Pumpkin Beer

Celebrate fall with a pint of the valley's own pumpkin-infused suds.

10/11/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Coffee

A Coffee Lover's Guide to the Vail Valley

From roasteries to craft coffeehouses, a comprehensive guide to drinking local in the Vail Valley.

10/10/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Wellness

Massages That Take Your Spa Experience to a Higher Level

Four CBD-infused rubdowns that give new meaning to high country R&R.

10/02/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Music

The Vilar's Underground Sound Series Rocks Beaver Creek This Fall

What offseason? Beaver Creek's Vilar Performing Arts Center keeps the party going with 7 shows throughout the fall.

09/18/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Autumn

6 Ways to Celebrate Fall in the Vail Valley

From prime trails for leaf-peepers to foliage-filled food and wine festivals—everything you need to celebrate the valley's brief, but spectacular autumn season.

09/04/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

What to watch

A Preview of Bravo! Vail's 2019 Season

Already dreaming of spending next summer on the lawn at Gerald. R. Ford Amphitheater basking in the sounds of the symphony? You're in luck—there's plenty (more) to look forward to for Bravo! Vail's 2019 season.

08/22/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Outdoors

Digging Deep: A Look at The Leadville 100's Colorful Legacy

How a 100-mile "race across the sky" saved a town, and elevated the cachet of ultra-endurance cycling and running.

08/15/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Drink

Everything You Need to Know About Mezcal

The valley's unlikely authority on mezcal demystifies Mexico's smoky, agave-based signature spirit.

07/31/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Weddings

Bridal Couture Comes to Bridge Street

La Vallée Bridal sets up shop in Vail Village.

07/25/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Eat + Drink

Beaver Creek's "In The Kitchen" Series Goes Behind the Scenes with Classic Italian

The hottest ticket at this weekend's Beaver Creek Wine & Spirits Festival? One-on-one time in Toscanini's kitchen with the executive chef preparing an unforgettable meal.

07/09/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Coffee Culture

Introducing Vail Village's Newest Coffee Nook

Two Arrows Coffee Co. transforms a local wine bar into a coffee lover's oasis each morning.

07/03/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Happy Hour

10 Patios to Perch on This Summer

A happy hour goer's guide to the valley's most scenic outdoor dining spaces (and what to sip while you savor the view).

06/13/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

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

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