Olympic Send Off Today

It’s your chance to be part of the Olympic effort, this afternoon… You’ll want to be at Gondola Plaza in Aspen at 3:30 this afternoon… that’s where Aspen will stage a big send-off event for half a dozen Roaring Fork Valley athletes who are on the way to PyeongChang,...
Pedestrian Mall Presentation Feb 20

Pedestrian Mall Presentation Feb 20

The City of Aspen and its design team partner, Design Workshop, invite community members to attend two upcoming events at which the Refined Conceptual Plan for the Aspen Pedestrian Mall will be presented. The first is a walking tour through the Mall, with the project...

Carbondale To Permit Open Containers

Wanna walk around with an alcoholic beverage in your hand?  That might be OK this summer in one local town soon…  Carbondale’s board of trustees has voted to OK an area downtown where open containers will be allowed during the First Friday celebrations of June, July...
Random Notes on Grammy Awards

Random Notes on Grammy Awards

Am I Too Old For The Grammys?A few years ago, one of my first entries in this weekly column declared that the Grammy’s were no longer my father’s Grammys. Now I fear that my kids are saying the same thing. I remember being bored when artists like Perry Como or...

X Games Success Means Return To Area

It’s been another successful run of ESPN’s Winter X Games at Buttermilk, and the events are expected to remain at least another year, through 2019. X Games came to the Roaring Fork Valley for the first time in 2002, and have obviously done well here. And of course the...