Lakewood native Sharon Perdue spent two years searching for a piece of Front Range property where she could breed her draft horses. In 2003, she found a fertile, eight-acre piece of land in Longmont, on Burch Lake, that came with a little something extra: a 20-tree apple orchard.
When she wasn’t...
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We hope you’re hungry!
This summer, we’re highlighting a must-eat-right-now ingredient every week. Now that the fields have had a chance to recover a bit from the spring rains, produce is pouring into the markets, which means that beets are back to sweeten our summer meals. Visit 5280.com/...
July 9 2015, 12:00 PM
The full line from Hotbox Roasters. —Photo by Kiran Herbert
Oskar Blues first began brewing beer in Lyons almost two decades ago, gaining a reputation as the first United States craft brewery to can its beer. Today, Dale's Pale Ale is the number one selling pale ale in Colorado, and the company has expanded significantly, boasting a rotating tap list of 44...
July 6 2015, 10:30 AM
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As far as comfort food goes, grilled cheese sandwiches register near the top. For the month of April, you don't even need an excuse to indulge in the childhood treat. We’ve scoured the area for melty sandwiches for every taste (grilled cheese doughnut, anyone?). Whether you’re a purist or a...
April 24 2015, 12:45 PM
Sawtooth Ale, Left Hand Brewing Company, Longmont
Style: American-style ESB
Serving Type: 12-ounce bottle
ABV: 5.3 percent
Malty? Hoppy? You’ll get plenty of both, but the malts win.
Reviewed: October 2014
After the Great American Beer Festival, I...
October 31 2014, 1:00 PM
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MARK YOUR CALENDARS
Nov. 1 Winter on the Mountain Opens, Glenwood Springs
Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park introduces a winter tubing hill, light displays, and two warming yurts (complete with cocoa and cider, of course) this month. You’ll also find music, light shows, s’mores roasting...
October 27 2014, 12:30 PM
Dale's Pale Ale, Oskar Blues Brewery, Longmont
Style: American Pale Ale
Serving Type: 12-ounce can
ABV: 6.5 percent
Malty? Hoppy? The definition of hoppy.
Reviewed: August 2014
Two years ago, I declared that Colorado should have a state beer and...
August 15 2014, 10:15 AM
2020's arugula pizza. Photo by Carol W. Maybach
Chef Matthew Koury couldn’t be happier to be back manning the burners, this time at his new 2020 Food & Wine Bar in Longmont’s Prospect neighborhood. Koury, who co-owns the restaurant with his wife Sara, was a star chef for 18 years in Chicago, most notably as the...
July 22 2014, 10:30 AM