• Being a mom isn't slowing Ani DeFranco - 03/27/2015 06:13 AM MDT
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    (Colorado Beer Trail / Special to A&E Spotlight)
    Gnarly, dude! Hops and Handrails turns Longmont's Roosevelt Park into terrain park

    03/26/2015 08:49 AM MDT
    Now in its third year, Left Hand Brewing's growing event moves into "heart of town." 
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    Boulder at Night: It's still spring break, party on
    03/26/2015 07:02 PM MDT - I don't think I've ever had a spring break before. And if I have, I can't remember a damn thing about it. Am I that old? Has my beer love popped those memories for good? Did I squander my youth being responsible and G-rated? Full Story

    Lafayette seizes Leenie's Southern Cafe over non-payment of taxes
    03/24/2015 11:54 AM MDT - The city of Lafayette has seized Leenie's Southern Cafe over non-payment of sales taxes. A notice in the window of the empty restaurant at 103 N. Public Road said the owners failed to pay $24,651 in sales taxes between November 2011 and October 2014.  Full Story

    White Labs plans to open tasting room in Boulder this year
    03/18/2015 10:52 AM MDT - No date has been set or even a decision on who will brew the beer, but the yeast-maker expects to open sometime within a year at its new offices above the Upslope Brewing tasting room at 1898 S. Flatiron Court. Full Story

    Talking Nerdy at Niwot's Powder Keg Brewing Company
    03/08/2015 10:22 AM MDT - A lot of pubs have theme nights to attract customers. Maybe a local band will come in once a week, or patrons will play some trivia or sing karaoke.  Full Story

    BIFF enlists chefs to cook in homage to their favorite films
    03/01/2015 04:32 PM MST - Such culinary names as Radek Cerny, John Platt, Kelly Kingsford and Bradford Heap will compete in CineCHEF, which allows them to engage in a lighthearted, small-plates competition with a moviegoing twist. Full Story

    Oskar Blues goes national with latest brew
    03/05/2015 10:35 AM MST - Longmont's Oskar Blues is rolling out PINNER Throwback IPA in six-packs of 12-ounce cans nationwide this month, following the release of PINNER in mixed 12-packs and on draft. Full Story

    Boulder at Night: Warm up with a pint
    02/19/2015 08:50 PM MST - It's supposed to be flippin' cold this weekend. Luckily, Wild Woods, Upslope, Fate and Avery have the sauce -- and Absinthe House and Tahona have the beats -- to warm us up Full Story

    Hoppy couples: Boulder County duos balance love, brewing
    02/12/2015 01:30 PM MST - "Like any relationship or partnership, you have to remember why you wanted to do this in the first place," says Erin Evans, who owns Wild Woods Brewery with her husband, Jake. Full Story

    After nearly 22 years in east Boulder, Avery Brewing preps for Gunbarrel opening (video)
    02/09/2015 08:56 AM MST - When Adam Avery went from cooking batches of beer on his stove to opening a commercial brewery in an east Boulder warehouse, it was a fairly significant leap of faith. Full Story

    (Jeremy Papasso / Staff Photographer)
    "Topping off" ceremony at Champions CenterCU's new sports facilities: Buffs building excitement for future

    MacIntyre says the completed project will be best in Pac-12
    There were bulldozers, hard hats, mud, concrete trucks, blueprints, mud, cranes, lots of noise and, uh, mud, during the last recruiting cycle when Colorado football coach Mike MacIntyre brought recruits to campus. Full Story
    (Jeremy Papasso / Staff Photographer)
    "Topping off" ceremony at Champions CenterCU's new sports facilities: Buffs building excitement for future

    MacIntyre says the completed project will be best in Pac-12
    There were bulldozers, hard hats, mud, concrete trucks, blueprints, mud, cranes, lots of noise and, uh, mud, during the last recruiting cycle when Colorado football coach Mike MacIntyre brought recruits to campus. Full Story
    (Paul Aiken / Staff Photographer)
    Second Story Garage: Aspen Hourglass

    Most people don't play guitar like Grayson Erhard does. That's because most people can't play guitar like he does. The guitarist for Fort Collins' Aspen Hourglass often uses a difficult two-hands-on-the-fretboard technique that Eddie Van Halen first popularized but which players such as Erhard have developed beyond pop-rock vulgarity.  Full Story