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A Matter of Taste

Forget the fluff and frills, these days kitchens are sleek and sophisticated, yet still comfortable. Today, a myriad of kitchen trends are influenced from places in every corner of the globe and by our lifestyle. With advances in technology, out-of-this-world options might include your oven being programmed – while you’re […]


referred to as “America’s Race”

The inaugural USA Pro Cycling Challenge took place for seven consecutive days and featured 136 of the world’s top athletes. They raced across 518 miles through some of the most beautiful cenery in the Riockies, including Aspen, Breckenridge, Steamboat Springs and Vail. The winner? Team Radio Shack’s, Levi Leipheimer, with […]

DINING, Dining and Nightlife

A Leg Up for Kelly Liken’s Sous Chef

Every year, the Colorado Lamb Council sponsors a Lamb Cook-of for local chefs at the Taste of Vail food festival. Winning is the culinary feat. For the 2011 victor, Tyler Hansen of Restaurant Kelly Liken, it was all about the leg. Supplied with 60 pounds of boned, rolled, and tied […]

Colorado Neighborhoods, REAL ESTATE

The Places We Call Home

Eagle Vail      Glen Lyon      Gypsum      Bachelor Gulch There is a diverse dichotomy of income brackets and housing options between neighborhoods in the Vail and Gore Creek valleys. Whether it be a modest little ski chalet built in the 1960s, an affordable deed-restricted apartment, a […]

Focus Vail Valley

How money spent in the Vail Valley stays in the Vail Valley

Buying into the Local Spin John Maynard Keynes, the great 20th-century macroeconomist, once said money is “a link between the present and the future.” That vision rings true loud and clear, especially in uncertain times — and especially here in the Vail Valley, a vibrant community blessed with a resilient […]

Healthy Living

Are your food choices Making you sick?

“Are you kidding me? Those are my favorite foods?” was Steve’s disbelieving response when asked if he would stop eating beef and milk products after his food sensitivity test panel showed severe reactivity to those items. This is a common response when food is implicated as the causative culprit of […]

Colorado Neighborhoods, REAL ESTATE

Red Sky Ranch

Views, views and more views bring serenity to this residential gated community. Taking its name from spectacular sunsets, Red Sky offers two golf courses – one designed by Greg Norman and the other by Tom Fazio. Limited to just 87 residential home sites across 800 acres, all home in the […]


Country Strong ~ Mountain Elegance Reinvented

Photographer Brent Bingham Stylist Joette Gilbert Hair and Make-up by Ralffy, Posh! Salon & Boutique The fashion rhythm in the mountains 
has always had a western beat. Clothes in wool, leather and fur make 
a strong statement. But the true Western woman is an individualist 
and creates her own sense […]

DINING, Dining and Nightlife

Award-winning chef: Wilganowski

The Osprey Lounge’s award-winning chef: Michael Wilganowski The Osprey Lounge’s chef Michael Wilganowski is a contender. He keeps winning cooking competitions with ease. In January 2011, Wilganowski earned top honors for the second year at the bon appétit Beaver Creek Master Chef Challenge. Teamed with New York chef Joey Campanaro, […]