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Photo: Hiking up Mount Bierstadt (1)

August 22, 2014 — 

Hikers file up the final part of Mount Bierstadt in late June. The hike to the summit is extremely popular among Coloradans because of the mountain’s proximity to Interstate 70 …

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Boomin’ beer cocktails a trend in Eagle County (2)

August 22, 2014 — 

With the rising number of craft breweries and the popularity of beer in general, it was only a matter of time before someone would get creative. Beer cocktails are having …

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Vail Daily fashion column: Look cute while camping (3)

August 22, 2014 — 

Summer is traditionally the season of Bain de Soleil, exotic beachfronts and sipping tropical bevvies in an elegant bikini. But, what happens when that sun-kissed fantasy quickly fades as your …

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Vail Daily column: Paying tribute to ‘The Divine One’ (4)

August 22, 2014 — 

In the early days of radio and then TV, talent shows were all the rage. “The Original Amateur Hour” and “Arthur Godfrey’s Talent Scouts” were the two most famous shows …

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Huey Lewis and the News play the hits at Beaver Creek show (5)

August 22, 2014 — 

BEAVER CREEK — If you weren’t at the Vilar Performing Arts Center on Wednesday night, then you missed a great party. For that was exactly the atmosphere that Huey Lewis …

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Sonnenalp Hotel in Vail hosts authentic Oktoberfest Saturday (6)

August 22, 2014 — 

VAIL — Raise your stein and say “Prost!” at the Sonnenalp Oktoberfest, an authentic Bavarian Oktoberfest celebration happening at the Sonnenalp Hotel today from 1 to 9 p.m. The Sonnenalp …

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Artists Jeff Desautels and Chula Beauregard at Cogswell Gallery in Vail Friday (7)

August 21, 2014 — 

“Racing Through Town,” by Jeff Desautels. Meet artists Jeff Desautels and Chula Beauregard at Cogswell Gallery in Vail Friday from 2 to 6 p.m. The artists will also be painting …

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Los Angeles-based indie folk duo Baywood performs in Avon Friday (8)

August 21, 2014 — 

AVON — When Joe Ginsberg and Jarrad Kritzstein met in 2010, they each knew they’d found a new partner in crime. And if not crime, at least in music. “The …

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USA Pro Challenge celebration, including free ice cream and a movie, set for Friday in Vail (9)

August 21, 2014 — 

VAIL — Once again, the Vail Time Trial will descend upon Vail Village, offering the most unique, and often game-changing, stage of the USA Pro Challenge on Saturday starting at …

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Bookworm of Edwards top 10 reads (10)

August 21, 2014 — 

1. “Orange Is The New Black,” by Piper Kerman 2. “Vail Hiker: New Edition, “by Mary Gilliland 3. “Shadows In The Vineyard,” by Maximillian Potter 4. “All The Light We …

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Pottery classes start Aug. 28 at Colorado Mountain College in Edwards (11)

August 21, 2014 — 

EDWARDS — Have you always wanted to try your hand at making pottery? Many have fulfilled their dream with the pottery studio at Colorado Mountain College in Edwards. With potter’s …

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School of Rock show set for Saturday in Minturn (12)

August 21, 2014 — 

MINTURN — It’s still summertime in Colorado, and that means incredible live music with your friends and family in beautiful venues. The annual Summer School of Rock benefit concert is …

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Artist Jeannie Paty visits Horton Fine Art in Beaver Creek Friday, Saturday (13)

August 21, 2014 — 

If you go ... Who: Artist Jeannie Paty. Where: Horton Fine Art, Beaver Creek. When: She’ll be painting in the gallery from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday and 10:30 a.m. …

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The Eagle Wild Mushroom and Wine Weekend set for Friday through Sunday (14)

August 21, 2014 — 

EAGLE — Try as he might, mushroom guru Ken Kassenbrock can’t quite sway his family to become full-on, die-hard foragers. It’s not that the Kassenbrock clan gets squeamish about fungi. …

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Final ShowDown Town concert in Eagle is Thursday (15)

August 20, 2014 — 

VAIL — The free ShowDown Town concert series in Eagle hosts one last show tonight at 6:30 p.m. with The Drunken Hearts. The Drunken Hearts’ honest brand of alternative mountain …

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.Maya Modern Mexican Kitchen: A tequileria with terrific flavors and style (16)

August 20, 2014 — 

Across Colorado, taquerias are a dime a dozen. No wonder Richard Sandoval, the founding chef of Maya in Avon, calls his flagship restaurant a tequileria. Yes, you read that right: …

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Grammy-nominated Italian songstress makes Vail debut (17)

August 20, 2014 — 

VAIL — Roberta Gambarini has the unique ability to play her vocal chords the way other musicians might play the piano or saxophone. Much like the pianist’s or saxophonist’s fingers …

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Bonfire Dub performs free show in Minturn Thursday (18)

August 20, 2014 — 

MINTURN — Bonfire Dub returns to the Little Beach Amphitheater in Minturn for a free show Thursday night at 6 p.m. The band played for one of the first shows …

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Community art exhibit is on display at Vail Public Library (19)

August 20, 2014 — 

VAIL — The town of Vail’s Art in Public Places is exhibiting work by 15 local artists in the Vail Public Library’s community room through Aug. 30. The exhibition includes …

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Tasting traditional Spanish fare at Vail’s Sonnenalp Hotel (20)

August 19, 2014 — 

VAIL — A glass of sparkling cava and passed appetizers ranging from bacon-wrapped dates to tiny cups of two varieties of cold soup started off Thursday’s Gather in the Garden …

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