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    Winter Wonderland Weddings
    Brenda Himelfarb | Features , Wedding | December 8, 2015

    Many people might be surprised to see a bride – veil flowing, bouquet in hand, bridegroom in his tuxedo at her side – skiing down a mountain in the middle of winter. But in Colorado, it’s commonplace. Perhaps it’s the memories of vacationing here with the family or having met the ideal mate on a […]

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Author | Blog | July 6, 2017

A chef’s personal knife collection is like a woman’s closet or a skier’s quiver—every piece has a purpose. “I think you want all your knives to be heavy and sturdy, with a knife handle that fits your hand,” says Kelly Liken. “It is a lot of personal preference—like trying on a pair of shoes. You […]

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They boil and bake and flour and fold. From custards to cakes, these sweet chefs keep the Vail Valley’s collective cravings satisfied. And when they’re not hard at work in the kitchen creating beautiful confections, they’re out and about feeding their souls. How sweet it is! Did you always want to be a chef? Since […]

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Author | Blog , Healthy Living |

Over thirty years ago, Dr. Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr., a former surgeon, researcher and clinician at the Cleveland Clinic began a ground-breaking program in which he put men and women with advanced coronary disease on a plant-based, oil-free diet. His program was based on a revolutionary idea that we could do away with the heart-disease […]

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Author | Blog |

When Brenda Hawkins starts getting ready to set out for a run, which she does several times a week no matter the weather, Bella positively dances with excitement. A run for Bella, the dog, is just as important as a run for Brenda. “She knows what clothes I run in and she follows me around […]

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As the story goes, anybody who was anybody had been to Leadville, Colorado, in the 1890s, a Victorian-era mining town just 38 miles southeast of Vail. Surrounded on three sides by the jagged peaks and valleys of the San Isabel National Forest, at 10,152 feet above sea level, the town, the highest in the United […]

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Author | Activities |

Hear that? It’s the sweet sound of the skate park. Not just for skateboarders (bikers and scooters utilize it, too), skate parks are the alternate heart of a community. Riders of all ages congregate here to learn, hone their craft or simply hang out with friends and spectate. In the Vail Valley, there are now […]

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Author | Activities , Blog | July 5, 2017

Stand at the bottom of the Eagle Bahn Gondola in Lionshead and gaze upwards. You can’t see it, but perched at the top of the mountain is a world of adventure, just waiting to be explored. Known as Epic Discovery, the mountain coaster, rope courses, climbing wall, bungee trampoline and other activities give guests an […]

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It’s not scientifically proven but it is some kind of universal fact that while wearing a “Be Good To People” shirt, it’s hard to be mean. This is exactly what Kris Wittenberg wanted when she founded the company almost a decade ago. Sure, the road hasn’t been a straight shot but the meandering path she […]

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Author | Blog |

When this active, ski loving, Colorado family decided to create their dream home; a home that would be handed down from generation to generation; a home that captured the art and elegance that is the Colorado Rockies—that home simply had to have its roots in Mountain Star. The terrain is rugged and lush; the sense […]

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Author | Blog | July 4, 2017

Sometimes a change of pace is the precise remedy. And that thought is just what inspired a couple to move from their traditional Vail home to a more secluded spot—a place that would be more a homestead and less a stopover on a ski vacation. They envisioned having a home somewhere that could, perhaps, become […]

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