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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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Red Tail Finish, Beaver Creek

The world’s best skier met at Beaver Creek Resort for the only United States tour stop. Hundreds of fans packed the Red Tail Stadium to watch the Men’s Downhill, Men’s Super-G and Men’s Giant Slalom Races. Ted Ligety, a crowd favorite in the GS unfortunately caught an edge and did not finish. Austrian Marcel Hirscher speedily […]

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ken | Blog , Events , Vail | November 12, 2015

The great thing about living in a ski town is you get to meet amazing athletes face to face. This day was one of those with Lindsey Vonn at Kidsport in Vail. Kidsport hosted skiing great and Vail local, Lyndsey Vonn on Wednesday evening. Only 9 months after the 2015 Championships at Beaver Creek and […]

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Heather Hower | Activities , Vail , Wedding | September 11, 2015

July used to be the hottest month to get married (pun intended). But now more and more brides – and presumably their grooms – are saying their ‘I do’s’ in October. The golden leaves lighting the hillside on fire adds to the glory of the day. Slifer Designs offers a bounty of special gifts for […]

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ken | Blog , Events | August 12, 2015

Who is Super Diamond you ask? Only one of the best Neil Diamond cover bands to sing Sweet Caroline. Super Diamond is playing Tuesday, August 11, 2015 for free at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater in Vail, Colorado. Yes, I said free show. It is part of the Hot Summer Nights. What is Hot Summer […]

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ken | Blog , Events | July 28, 2015

The Eagle County Rodeo never disappoints and this year was no different. We pulled into the Eagle County Fairgrounds and the rides were spinning with plenty of children laughing and screaming with every turn.   We checked out the rides and games and then made our way over to the rodeo. We stopped by the […]

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ken | Blog , Vail | July 18, 2015

It’s been along time since I have been on the top of Vail Mountain in the summer. And this time it was with my family. My wife and our three boys were excited about our latest adventure. It was another perfect Colorado afternoon. Just the right temperature with blue skies and a few white puffy […]

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ken | Blog | July 9, 2015

If you are in the Vail Valley on any given Sunday throughout the Summer you must visit the Vail Farmers Market. This is not your grandmother’s local farmers market by any means. My fiancé, the kids and I decided to make a day of it. We lathered the sunscreen on the kids and we were […]

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Slifer Designs | Blog | July 4, 2015

Guests are arriving, summer is here and there is a definite buzz in the air. The Vail Valley really knows how to celebrate the Fourth of July, from Avon’s huge fireworks display to Eagle’s homegrown bike parade to Vail’s hours-long parade and patriotic concert. But when you arrive home to celebrate with family and friends, you […]

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Slifer Designs | Blog , Homes | June 9, 2015

Good design is ubiquitous. There is little better than finding a new ‘something’ that makes life easier. Of course finding good design is tricky. Creating good design is even harder.  A few years ago we were able to design an RV for a client. It was such a fun project and reminded us good design […]

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Artist and landscape architect Rosalind Reed cherishes the element of surprise and color, and uses both liberally and to arresting effect in her work. It is somehow fitting then, that her home, high on a ridge in Bellyache proves a wonderful surprise in itself.  The road up Bellyache winds and climbs until it reaches a […]

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