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Collaboration Fest in Denver brings together brewers from Summit and beyond (1)

March 4, 2015 — 

On Saturday, March 21, Summit County brewers, along with dozens of their colleagues, will converge upon Sports Authority Field at Mile High for the second-annual Collaboration Fest, a beer festival …

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The Long Run brings its Eagles tribute show to Breckenridge (2)

March 4, 2015 — 

Colorado’s very own The Long Run, an Eagles tribute band, will perform Saturday night, March 7, at the Riverwalk Center in Breckenridge to benefit Domus Pacis Family Respite. Well-known along …

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Alden Spilman shows black and white photos, digital art in Breckenridge (3)

March 4, 2015 — 

Rather than hosting an opening reception for his show of photographs and photo illustrations at the Backstage Theatre in Breckenridge, artist-photographer Alden Spilman will host a sort of closing reception …

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Free screening of ‘Hound of the Baskervilles’ at Breckenridge theater (4)

March 4, 2015 — 

On Friday, March 6, the Breckenridge Backstage Theatre is sponsoring a free screening of the classic 1959 film “Hound of the Baskervilles,” starring Peter Cushing, Andre Morell and Christopher Lee. …

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Today’s top five things to do in Summit County (5)

March 4, 2015 — 

Wednesday Living Room Concert Frisco, March 4 4 p.m., The Next Page Bookstore, 409 Main St., Suite 101. Join Randall McKinnon for a fun afternoon of engaging musical fun at …

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Summit County Road Trip: Park City makes its mark as a ski-town destination (6)

March 3, 2015 — 

Something pretty epic is happening in Park City, Utah. More than a decade after the cluster of mountain resorts played host to the 2002 Winter Olympics, the largest ski resort …

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Today's top five things to do in Summit County (7)

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 (8)

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 (9)

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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Social Summit: Discovering the magic of stop-motion animation through “The Boxtrolls” (10)

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 (11)

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? (12)

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 (13)

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 (14)

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 (15)

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 (16)

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 (17)

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 (18)

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 (19)

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 (20)

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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