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Today's top five things to do in Summit County (1)

March 3, 2015 — 

Ice Skating Lessons Breckenridge, March 3 6 p.m., Stephen C. West Ice Arena, 0189 Boreas Pass Road. Great for all levels of skaters. Figure or hockey skates welcome. 50+ ski …

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The rise and fall of the A-frame in Summit County (2)

March 1, 2015 — 

You see them everywhere. Often, they exist in groups, small pockets spread throughout Summit’s neighborhoods. “On the hills above Silverthorne,” someone will say, or “right when you get into Keystone” …

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Book review: ‘The Lowland,’ by Jhumpa Lahiri (3)

February 28, 2015 — 

Author and Pulitzer Prize winner Jhumpa Lahiri is best known for her exquisite short stories that take the reader across the globe, distilling the lives of her characters into a …

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Arts and entertainment briefs from Frisco, Breckenridge, Summit and beyond (4)

February 28, 2015 — 

Owls, Owls and More Owls photo exhibit at Arts AliveRenowned wildlife photographer Richard Seeley, of Silverthorne, will be exhibiting his captivating photographic images of owls at the Arts Alive Gallery …

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Social Summit: Discovering the magic of stop-motion animation through “The Boxtrolls” (5)

February 28, 2015 — 

As part of its year-round programming, the Breckenridge Film Festival hosted a behind-the-scenes presentation of stop-motion animation at the Breckenridge Grand Vacations Community Center on Thursday, Feb. 26. Mark Shapiro, …

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Lyle Lovett returns to Breckenridge with his Acoustc Group on Sunday, March 1 (6)

February 27, 2015 — 

Lyle Lovett grew up listening to his parents’ record collection, sitting at home alone while Mom and Dad were at work, spinning LPs of everything from Ray Price to Ray …

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Meet Your Forest: What’s happening with pine beetles in our forests? (7)

February 27, 2015 — 

Lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta) is a two-needled pine that grows at elevations as high as 12,000 feet and is well suited to the White River National Forest ecosystem. It is …

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Social Summit: Snow keeps coming to our mountain paradise (8)

February 26, 2015 — 

Summit County resorts were all posting snow totals of at least a foot for the past week, as of Thursday afternoon. Keystone Resort was reporting 3 inches of fresh in …

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Music Scene: Zeppelin tribute Honey Puddle at the Snake in Keystone (9)

February 26, 2015 — 

Friday, Feb. 27Led Zeppelin tribute band Honey Puddle, featuring Jessica Jones of Funky Johnson on vocals, will take the stage at the Snake River Saloon in Keystone on Friday, Feb. …

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Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe plays The Barkley Ballroom in Frisco (10)

February 26, 2015 — 

Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe is gracing Summit County with its intergalactic presence as part of a nationwide tour, with a stop at The Barkley Ballroom on Friday, Feb. 27.Todd Altschuler, …

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Breckenridge Music Fest welcomes solo harpist Elizabeth Hainen (11)

February 26, 2015 — 

Elizabeth Hainen, solo harpist of The Philadelphia Orchestra, returns to Breckenridge Music Festival’s Winter Encore Series on Friday, March 6, with a varied program featuring music for solo harp, with …

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Avery Brewing Co. opens new brewery in Boulder, expands Summit beer options (12)

February 26, 2015 — 

Avery Brewing Co. recently celebrated the grand opening of its shiny new $30 million brewery in the Gunbarrel area of North Boulder. The expansion is also cause for celebration for …

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Social Summit: Rocking out at preschool story time in Breckenridge (13)

February 26, 2015 — 

Ten little stuffed critters piled onto a sled with a caribou at the helm for a fun lesson in counting that fit the snow theme for story time at the …

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Today's top five things to do in Summit County (14)

February 26, 2015 — 

Writing Group Breckenridge, Feb. 26 5:30 p.m., Yellow Arrow Coffee, 103 S. Harris St. All genres and levels welcome to join a new writer’s group in Breckenridge. Bring a piece …

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Ski Tip Lodge in Keystone ranked No. 6 in country by OpenTable diners (15)

February 25, 2015 — 

Your mental Rolodex of well-known foodie destinations likely includes hot spots in major metro areas from Los Angeles and New York to Chicago and Las Vegas, but you might be …

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Breckenridge Film Festival presentation offers behind-the-scenes look at ‘The BoxTrolls’ (16)

February 24, 2015 — 

One good week of work creates about 2 to 3 seconds of movie time at Laika animation studio. That’s the reality of using the stop-motion technique, which has resulted in …

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Book review: ‘Ski Bums and the Art of Skiing,’ by Tom Simek (17)

February 24, 2015 — 

Nearly everyone who has settled in Summit County and other Colorado resort areas has done so partly because of the skiing that is within minutes of any doorstep. There are …

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Local author publishes book of sage insights from a powder hound (18)

February 24, 2015 — 

The idea for Tom Simek’s memoir, “Ski Bums and the Art of Skiing,” began as an itch in the back of his mind as he idled away the hours in …

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Breckenridge Ski Resort announces details of Breck Spring Fever Festival (19)

February 24, 2015 — 

Breckenridge Ski Resort recently announced the lineup for the Bud Light Free Concert Series, part of its annual Breck Spring Fever Festival. The four concerts will include big-name, national acts …

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Today's top five things to do in Summit County (20)

February 24, 2015 — 

Free Community Dinner Silverthorne, Feb. 24 5 p.m., Summit Elks Lodge. Free Community Dinner served to all every Tuesday. The Elks Lodge is 3 blocks north of Target on Highway …

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