What's happening Around Aspen & Snowmass?
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Davina van Buren, October, 2017
Aspen is synonymous with certain things: epic skiing, the iconic Maroon Bells, luxe hotels and second homes, easy living, and of course, the annual Food & Wine Festival.
Though the latter only comes around once a year, we’re lucky to have a diverse range of restaurants to please our palates all year. Foodies will be pleased with the area’s dining options, from casual cafes to juice bars to fine dining. Here, we’ve rounded up some of the best. >>>>More on Mountain Foodie
Think Local: Marble Distilling Company
Davina van Buren, August, 2017
Marble Distilling opened in the summer of 2015, and has stormed the sustainable spirits scene ever since. It all starts with locally-sourced and Colorado-grown grains which are used to make vodka, bourbon, whiskey, Gingercello (a modern adaptation of the Italian classic, made with fresh ginger), and Moonlight EXpresso (a complex, dark roasted coffee liqueur that blends locally-roasted Boxcar Guatemalan coffee beans and Ugandan vanilla beans). >>>>More on Marble Distilling
Think Local: Rock Canyon Coffee
Davina van Buren, April, 2017
In a world of conflicting opinions, this is one thing we can all agree on: great ideas often begin with a cup of coffee. Back in 1997, Heidi Johnson and Craig Fulmer met for coffee—their first date, which lasted eight hours—and the rest, as they say, is history. >>>>More on Rock Canyon Coffee
Meat & Cheese: Serving up Global Farmhouse Fare in Aspen:
Davina van Buren, March 15, 2017
If you’ve had the pleasure of dining at Aspen’s Meat & Cheese, you know about the restaurant’s enviable cheese case, house-made salumi, in-house butcher and impressive rotisserie oven. >>>>More on Meat & Cheese
Golfing In The Valley - by T. Hartley, May 13, 2017
Thin air means greater distance, making mountain golf more than enough reason to bring your clubs when you visit Aspen. Here's a breakdown of what's available: >>> More on Golfing In The Valley
Combating Altitude Sickness: How to prepare before and during your trip to higher altitude.
K. Niemi & Bryan Thomas, January 25, 2017
Bryan Thomas, A Fitness & Performance Specialist at TAC Fitness, provided AroundAspen.com with some helpful advice to combat altitude sickness. >>>> More on Altitude Sickness
Weekly Picks August 14-August 20, 2017
Kristina Niemi, August, 2017
each week I take a look at events and happenings in The Valley and choose three things that look adventurous from Aspen down to Glenwood Springs. Here are my picks of the week: Snowmass: Zoppe Family Circus, Aspen: Historical Pub Crawl, and Fiore’ Salon in Carbondale for Painting and Drinking i.e. Let’s Paint! >>>>Check out all my weekly picks.