“I felt like I could have been anywhere,” Kennley told me, referring to the jalaBlu workshop with Andrew Rivin this weekend. Having grown up in Buena Vista, Kennley has as good a sense as any of the cultural shifts taking place here. “We had over 40 people in both the Saturday morning and [...] Read more »
Eddyline Restaurant and Brewery is giving the beer connoisseurs (or at least enthusiasts) among us plenty to be excited about these days. As part of their plan to expand their brewing operation to include a new cannery in BV, Eddyline hired this summer a down-to-earth, 26-year-old brewmaster by the name of Scott Kimball. [...] Read more »
Here’s a little humor for you.
I’ve always heard rumors about an arch in Fourmile, the rugged swath of public BLM land just north of Buena Vista. The Fourmile map available at the route 375 turnoff into fourmile simply shows an “arch” near Davis Meadow. But it wasn’t until I watched this beautiful video by John and Allison Abdelnour, [...] Read more »
Buena Vista’s new 5 Spot Live music series brought DJ Harry to The Asian Palate on Saturday night for a Halloween bash that will not soon be forgotten. Here’s what 5 Spot headman and South Main resident Bobby Kuepper had to say about the party. “We were lucky…
On Halloween day, the South Main Town Square was the site of Eddyline Restaurant and Brewery‘s Fall Fest. Local Food, local Beer, local Music with Bruce Hayes, face painting, a haunted trail and trick-or-treat safe zone for the kids were all on tap. The non-profit event generously benefited the Boys and [...] Read more »
Reason for Awesomeness #1: The Rally to Restore Sanity! As Jon Stewart says in the clip below, a lot of us have $%#@ to do and alas, will not be at the “million moderate march.” But I’ll sure be streaming it on Comedy Central (since I’m one of those hippies without a boob [...] Read more »
We still have a whole slew of high quality problems set on our public climbing boulders after September’s ABS competition. Here’s some video of a few problems on just 1 of the 3 boulders. Lots of new holds have made the quality of the climbs much higher, so come check ‘em out! [...] Read more »
Here’s a message from Earl Richmond of Colorado Kayak Supply about another great public park amenity in our River Park. For those of you that do not know, Buena Vista and Northern Chaffee County are very close to getting our public Pump Track built. It will be located in front of the [...] Read more »
“I’ve lived all over the world, and I’ve searched high and low for a spot like this, from the alps to Australia to the Pacific Northwest, Vermont, and Montana.” -Angela Kuepper. It’s hard to believe it was only three years ago that Katie and I wandered across South Main to introduce ourselves to the cool, young couple that had just rented 1101 River Park Road. Little did we know that they would buy a home in South Main, take over organization of The Collegiate Peaks Music Festival and launch a year round music series in BV.