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Austin-based Clark’s Oyster Bar going into Little Annie’s building

October 18, 2017 — Aspen will add an oyster bar from Texas to its menu of restaurants as the co-founder of the group involved in the Little Annie’s purchase said Tuesday they are opening their second Clark’s Oyster Bar. Larry McGuire, an Austin native who is considered by some

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X Games weekend concerts announced

October 18, 2017 — LCD Soundsystem, Method Man and Redman, Martin Garrix and Marshmello will headline X Games Aspen in January, ESPN announced Wednesday. All four headliners from the X Games venue at Buttermilk Ski Area will also headline shows at Belly Up Aspen downtown. Martin Garrix, the Dutch

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What is Colorado’s favorite Halloween candy?

October 17, 2017 — Coloradans melt the most for Milky Ways, according to ten years of sale data from CandyStore.com. The site sells candy in bulk to all 50 states and used that sweet knowledge to compile a map of each state’s Top 3 candies. Colorado’s favorites are Milky

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A couple creative ways to help you keep a journal

October 13, 2017 — Whether you're looking to release pent-up emotions, motivate yourself or simply clear your mind, keeping a journal can be great for your mental health. "We discover things about ourselves that are hidden," said Jamie Ridler, a creative living coach and founder of the online Jamie

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Public art installation completed at I-70 underpass

October 13, 2017 — VAIL — More than 80 artists submitted their portfolios for consideration in Vail's Art in Public Places installation at the south roundabout of the recently completed Interstate 70 underpass. After whittling it down to three finalists, Gordon Huether's "Roundabout the Mountain" was selected for the

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Colorado’s Ski & Snowboard Hall of Fame includes athletes, sport builders, pioneers and a president

October 13, 2017 — In 1977, the Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum Hall of Fame inducted its first class. Among the Class of 1977 was George Cranmer, a native Coloradan who became the manager of Denver's parks and recreation system in 1935, later bringing skiing to Winter Park and

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Meet the Post Independent’s best pets

October 12, 2017 — We asked readers to share their pets, and boy did they deliver. Over four weeks, we received more than 200 entries. We wish we could pet and print them all. Alas, our love for furry animals may have no limits, but newspaper pages do. The

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Wine Ink: Amarone is wine made from time

October 12, 2017 — Appassimento. Along with serendipity (a new discovery) and lagniappe (a little something extra), it is amongst my favorite words. In Italian, it refers to the process in which grapes are dried and allowed to shrivel to allow the sugars to concentrate. This is used to

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Live Like a Local: Symphony in the Valley conductor shares his favorite food, drink and shopping around the county

October 12, 2017 — Kelly Thompson spends his days working as IT lead systems administrator for the city of Rifle, where he resides. But he fills his spare time with music. Thompson, who has lived in the area since 1993, plays trumpet and percussion and sings. He's done all

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Whit’s End: Even in trying times, new life offers hope

October 12, 2017 — We may live in a land of privilege — especially here, in the Roaring Fork and Colorado River valleys. Even so, these aren't the easiest times to call ourselves Americans. A Pew Research Center study released last week shows the split along American political lines

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October 12, 2017 — <<< Ghost Walk Glenwood Friday and Saturday, 7, 7:45 and 8:30 p.m. Don't miss one of Glenwood's classic events: ghost tours led by the "spirits" of some of the area's most notorious residents. Continues Oct. 20-21 and 27-28. Frontier Museum, 10th and Colorado Ave. |

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Pet Talk: Dangers of fall to avoid: candy, rat poison, antifreeze

October 12, 2017 — The leaves are changing, there is finally a brisk chill in the air (and some snow) and we're gearing up for the holidays. As you're decorating and preparing for the cold weather to roll in, don't forget that there are hazards at home that we

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Where to get a Friday the 13th tattoo in Glenwood Springs

October 12, 2017 — A sort of tradition in the tattoo world is to offer discounted flash tattoos — meaning a simple pre-drawn design — on Friday the 13th. Some local Glenwood Springs shops are getting in on the action tomorrow. Because what’s better than making a superstition permanent?

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Aspen bartender using his tips to help people in need, nonprofits

October 11, 2017 — Zachery Bowersock is making a difference in the world, one cocktail at a time. From raising money to help hospitals care for cancer patients to environmental organizations combating climate change, since January the Aspen bartender has donated a portion of the tips he’s earned each

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Aspen Filmfest: ‘The Upside’ and ‘Wasted’ win audience awards

October 11, 2017 — The Kevin Hart-Bryan Cranston dramedy "The Upside" and "Wasted! The Story of Food Waste" were the crowd favorites at the 39th annual Aspen Filmfest. Based on ballots from festival-goers, the Audience Award for Best Feature went to "The Upside" and the prize for Best Documentary

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Eating well on the hiking trail with dehydrated food

October 10, 2017 — When she sets up camp at the end of a long day of hiking in the Rocky Mountains, the last thing Renee Botta wants to do is cook. So she doesn't. Instead, Botta pulls out a collection of plastic freezer bags, chooses that night's fare,

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High Altitude Baking: (Simple) Caramel apple oat bars

October 10, 2017 — High altitudes makes cookies spread in the pan, cakes fall, and few baked goods turn out as they do at sea level. This twice-monthly column presents recipes and tips that make baking in the mountains successful. Sweet apples, bathed in gooey caramel and nestled between

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Plan your weekend in and around Glenwood Springs, Colorado 10/6/17

October 5, 2017 — Visit tinyurl.com/postevents to see more events and list your own. Read about our picks for this week in the photo captions below.

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Whit’s End: Saturday shopping offers a peek into the heart of downtown

October 5, 2017 — When I decided to take the bus that day, I had no idea what a wise choice it would be. It was a September Saturday, and I needed — OK, wanted — to shop at Target. I boarded a Roaring Fork Transit Authority bus in

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Carbondale Clay Center founder Diane Kenney exhibits solo show

October 5, 2017 — "We live in an era when we are losing touch with ourselves, losing the pleasure of making something with our hands that didn't exist before." Diane Kenney wrote those words in the late '90s as she contemplated her vision for a local clay center. She

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