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Home Girl
Cindy Hirschfeld | July 18, 2014

It’s a long way to Aspen from Wisteria Lane. But actress Felicity Huffman, who lived on that fictional street as a character in TV’s Desperate Housewives, returns to her childhood home whenever she can. And like any good Aspen local, “I can...

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Graphic Design
Darrin Alfred | July 18, 2014

Shigeru Ban may have appeared an unlikely choice at first to design the new Aspen Art Museum, set to open to the public on Aug. 9. The recipient of the 2014 Pritzker Architecture Prize, widely regarded as...

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Still Gold
Alison Osius | July 18, 2014

Lou Dawson was 50 feet up the southwest face of a cliff named Gold Butte, set on a hillside high above the Roaring Fork Valley, when Harvey T. Carter came walking along the base. It was the late 1960s, and Dawson was 17 or 18, in high school. Dawson and his climbing...

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Summer in Snowmass
Barbara Platts | July 17, 2014

1. Aspen Stargazers at The Edge Restaurant and Bar
Spend a late evening dining, imbibing and stargazing. Start with a Mediterranean-influenced, farm-to-table, three-course meal by award-winning chef James Mazzio. After dinner, grab a...

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Sangria Season
Barbara Platts | July 14, 2014

1. Limelight Hotel's House Made Sangria
This is sangria done right. It’s a somewhat spontaneous amalgamation of green apples and everything citrus soaked in red wine, brandy, vodka, rum and lime juice for three days. Take the fruit...

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Pile It On!
Misty Milioto | July 7, 2014

1. J-Bar
Iconic Aspen hot spot the J-Bar, located inside the Hotel Jerome, is known for its “locally world famous” J-Bar Burger. Choose from toppings such as cheddar,...

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Farm Fresh
Misty Milioto | June 25, 2014

1. Aspen Saturday Market
The Aspen Saturday Market, which allows only Colorado-made, -grown and -produced items, is now in its 16th year. Taking place in downtown Aspen on Hunter, Hopkins...

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You Cycle, WE-cycle
Misty Milioto | June 17, 2014

Summer is the perfect time to get out and play. And WE-cycle, Aspen’s bike-share system, is just the ticket for a leisurely bike ride. Plus, you’ll avoid the traffic and...

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Take It Outside
Amiee White Beazley | June 11, 2014

1. Best Bird’s-Eye View: bb’s
This summer bb’s brings back lunch service and welcomes a new chef: Matt Zubrod, who previously headed up the kitchen at Willow...

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Summer Soirees
Misty Milioto | June 11, 2014

1. FOOD & WINE/JAS Combo Night, June 20
Experience the best of music and food with this all-inclusive package. Begin your evening with a Reserve B ticket to the Diana...

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