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Where to skimp, where to splurge: Shop like a gearhound for winter (1)

October 25, 2014 — 

It’s the curse of alpine addicts the world over: New gear is expensive — ridiculously expensive. And that’s not just colloquial wisdom. Let the numbers do the talking: During the …

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Book review: ‘Chickens in the Road,’ by Suzanne McMinn (2)

October 24, 2014 — 

With our world running a million miles a minute, and few opportunities left where we can unplug and get away from the intense and fast-paced madness of it all, we …

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Book review: ‘Sherwood,’ by Sherwood ‘Woody’ Stockwell (3)

October 22, 2014 — 

Woody Stockwell’s small book perfectly captures Rupert Montgomery Sherwood’s larger-than-life life in a classic American tale. Stockwell’s biography captures the colorful sweep of American history through which Sherwood passed. Sherwood …

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Fall to winter women’s fashions for Breckenridge, Summit County (4)

October 17, 2014 — 

Temperatures are dropping, aspen leaves are falling, and it’s time to swap out your summer wardrobe. Fall fashion calls for warm, cozy, effortless pieces. We hit up some local shops …

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Common Reader: ‘Cabin Fever’ author comes to CMC in Breckenridge (5)

October 14, 2014 — 

On the back cover of Tom Montgomery Fate’s memoir “Cabin Fever” is a synopsis about this, the author’s fifth nonfiction book. “Try to imagine Thoreau married, with a job, three …

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Road Trip: Idaho Springs gives visitors a dose of mountain charm (6)

October 14, 2014 — 

When Bonnie Hammett and her husband moved to Idaho Springs more than 10 years ago, they had planned to stay six months. They’d come so he could work on a …

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Summit Daily Landscape Logic column: Put the garden to bed (7)

October 14, 2014 — 

Veggie growth in most gardens is about done because of the cool night-time temperature and fewer hours of daylight. With less going on, it’s time to think about fall cleanup …

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Book review: ‘Too High to Fail,’ by Doug Fine (8)

October 11, 2014 — 

Money and morality have butted heads for centuries, rarely making very compatible bedfellows. The most memorable, perhaps, are the ill-conceived years of Prohibition in the 1920s, a curtailment that ended …

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Down and dirty in Fairy Caves (9)

October 10, 2014 — 

For the average person, a standard guided tour of the Fairy Caves at the Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park is enough to satisfy any desire for underground adventure. But the Western …

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‘The Mountaintop’ shows another side of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (10)

October 9, 2014 — 

“Magical, surprisingly funny, full of humanity,” said Christopher Alleman, Lake Dillon Theatre Company producing artistic director, about the substance of the upcoming production “The Mountaintop.” “And we feel it is …

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Summit Daily travel story: On and off the beaten path in the Caymans (11)

October 4, 2014 — 

the feeling of silky smooth sand between your toes as you walk from your beach chair to the 85-degree salt water is the Holy Grail of beach vacations. Tropical destinations …

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Book review: ‘The Goldfinch,’ By Donna Tartt (12)

October 3, 2014 — 

Nothing beats a good book with an enigmatic opening. An author can quickly lure a reader in with carefully placed morsels that tantalize and intrigue. Such is the case with …

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Road Trip: Travel to Telluride for the season that shimmers (13)

September 28, 2014 — 

If the drive to Telluride doesn’t show you enough autumn splendor, just wait until the San Juan mountains come into view. “From the very moment you pull into Telluride, there …

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High Country Birding: Is that a crow or a raven? (14)

September 27, 2014 — 

In Colorado’s mountains, really big black birds are either American crows or common ravens, both of which can be found year-round throughout the state and both of which are often …

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BreckCreate: Graffiti artists demonstrate ‘improvisational energy’ (15)

September 26, 2014 — 

Three artists with three different artistic styles will unite under a common banner when the Breckenridge Arts District hosts a graffiti demonstration on Saturday, Sept. 27, outside the Hot Shop …

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BreckCreate: Renowned sculptor Albert Paley brings ‘Syncline’ to town (16)

September 25, 2014 — 

Breckenridge Creative Arts will host a free lecture and presentation by celebrated American sculptor Albert Paley on Friday, Sept. 26, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at the Breckenridge Theater, located …

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BreckCreate: Local photographer Liam Doran exhibits work in Arts District (17)

September 25, 2014 — 

Editor’s note: This is one in a series of features related to the new Breckenridge Arts District campus. The town’s campus preview event runs through Sunday, Sept. 28. Learn more …

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BreckCreate: Elise Brewster brings woven orbs to streets of Breckenridge (18)

September 24, 2014 — 

Berkeley, California, artist Elise Brewster is in residence at the Tin Shop on Washington Avenue in the Breckenridge Arts District this weekend, creating illuminated natural sculptures to light the pathways …

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BreckCreate: Get a sneak peek at the new Breckenridge arts campus (19)

September 24, 2014 — 

The town of Breckenridge will host a preview event for the new Breckenridge Arts District campus, located at the corner of S. Ridge Street and E. Washington Avenue, from Thursday, …

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BreckCreate: Historic structures provide backbone for new arts campus (20)

September 23, 2014 — 

Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of articles and artist features related to the new Breckenridge Arts District campus. The town will hold a preview event for …

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