Don’t Miss the Boat! River Park Fundraiser Jan 15th

by January 5, 2011
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Join Grammy nominees Missed The Boat (Steamboat, CO)  for an incredible evening of high energy Bluegrass and Rockygrass music that will have you dancing all night long.  Come with your friends to share a few cold beverages and support our town’s awesome river park. January 15th, Doors 8:30 @ the Asian Palate, Buena [...] Read more »

Happy Holidays from South Main

by December 27, 2010 » Add the first comment.
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We’re taking a little vacation… Just wanted to wish everyone a wonderful holiday season!

Art Walk a Smashing Success

by December 21, 2010 » Add more comments.

By all accounts, the 2nd annual Holiday Art Walk was a great success Saturday evening. Art, live music and refreshments were served up in Rock Run Gallery, 3 other spaces in South Main, and at the Jailhouse Gallery, located next to Mothers Bistro on East Main Street. Locals and lots of visitors appreciated having a nice night out to be social, and it’s so great to see a growing art community in BV come together to offer such a cool community event!

Climbing ‘The Stout’ in AZ’s Desert Backcountry

by December 14, 2010 » Add the second comment.
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1 week in the desert, 2500 vertical feet of climbing, 18 classic pitches When Kennley and I pulled away from BV at the end of November loaded with 3 weeks worth of climbing and camping gear, two dogs and a cat, I thought perhaps we had lost it. The drive went well [...] Read more »

Does Beauty Drive Economic Growth?

by December 9, 2010 » Add more comments.
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Everyone knows that stuff like quality jobs and schools are the main reason people choose to live where they do, right? Wrong, suggests a recent study by Gallup and the Knight Foundation. “Surprisingly, social offerings, openness, and beauty are far more important than peoples’ perceptions of the economy, jobs, or basic services in [...] Read more »

How is South Main Sustainable? Intro to a Series

by December 7, 2010 » Add more comments.

Last night I was reading David Brower’s Let the Mountains Talk, Let the Rivers Run. This is a guy who founded the Sierra Club and The League of Conservation Voters, helped prevent the damming of the Grand Canyon, and was designated by the New York Times as ‘the most effective conservation activist in [...] Read more »

Clocktower Building Hosts Fine Art and Craft Sale

by December 1, 2010 » Add more comments.
Gourd Art by Linda Deniston-Peavler

Here’s another great opportunity to shop locally for the holiday season. Come down to the Clocktower Building and check out the paintings, jewelry, crystals, alters, bone carvings, masks, tiles, furniture, gourd art and more! Open December 2-5th, 9-12th and 16-19th. Thursday-Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 12pm-6pm.

Announcing the Holiday Art Walk

by November 29, 2010 » Add more comments.
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The beautiful work of over 16 local artists, free music, hors d’oeuvres, cocktails and an after party at Daughter’s Martini Infusion Bar? Sounds like a great evening out on the town! Come grab a gift or two and enjoy some local company and culture based at Rock Run Gallery and The Jailhouse Gallery. [...] Read more »

A Photo Tour of a Most Innovative Interior

by November 24, 2010 » Add more comments.
Any exposed wood is reclaimed, including the mixed hardwood floors

The 625-square-foot guesthouse of the Courtyard Home is substantially complete, and we’re awfully proud of the interior. Jed and Kennley put countless hours into the design and thinking through every detail, and the result is quite something. Once the rest of the home is complete, you will have the opportunity to experience this [...] Read more »

Local Eats, Beer and Cheer at Brewmaster’s Feast (+ a Bonus Eddyline Beer Guide)

by November 18, 2010 » Add the first comment.
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Last night’s Autumn Brewmaster’s Feast at Eddyline Brewpub was a real treat! 5 courses of totally delicious, totally local food, each with its own beer pairing. Better yet was the presence of several of the dinner’s local food supplier’s at the feast. Dave and Kerry Nelson of Ploughboy Local Market sourced much of [...] Read more »