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Hotel Jerome

The Hotel Jerome has a storied past in Aspen’s history, starting from its opening on Thanksgiving Eve in 1889. Built by Macy’s Department Store magnate Jerome B. Wheeler during the town’s silver mining boom, the Hotel Jerome put Aspen on the map of leisure and luxury destinations in North America.


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Hotel Lenado

Say the name “Lenado” to a seasoned Aspenite and they’ll point to the hills over Red Mountain. Lenado is a sleepy, high-alpine ghost town snuggled into a grove of snowy pine trees in the hills and canyons east of Aspen. During Lenado’s boom years, about 300 miners lived in a camp seeking fortunes in lead and zinc ore.


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Johnny McGuire's Deli

It won’t take you long before your plane touches down at Pitkin County Airport to realize Aspen is an image-conscious town.


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L'auberge d'Aspen

Remember when you were in college and you piled into your roommate’s VW van with a stash of booze and ski gear, setting out to drive 14 hours straight across the Mid-West plains to Aspen for a ski weekend?


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La Cantina

It is not difficult to find La Cantina: look for the only adobe building on Main Street. Located in Downtown Aspen across from the Hotel Jerome, La Cantina is a muy caliente hang out for margaritas, nachos, and enchiladas, even when it’s blustery and cold in the middle of the winter.


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Limelight Lodge

Almost everything about the Limelight Lodge is brand spanking new: the lobby, the crackling fireplace, the furnishings, the rooms, the pool, the spacious suites, the windows with spectacular vistas of Aspen Mountain and Independence Pass. Despite the Limelight’s sparkling fresh veneer, one aspect remains unrepentantly old fashion: a 50-year tradition of friendly family service.


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Liquid Sky and Junk

In 1982, Russian film director Slava Tsukerman directed and released a colorful and erratic sci-fi film about space aliens migrating to New York City to prey on human endorphins. The film, titled Liquid Sky, became a midnight movie phenomenon, as well as a cult classic to many left-of-cool cinephiles.


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MANTO'S PIZZA!! Some of the best pizza in Eagle County!

Chef Manto in the kitchen: Owner and  Chef Jay Manto working in the kitchen at Manto's PizzaChef Manto in the kitchen: Owner and Chef Jay Manto working in the kitchen at Manto's PizzaGypsum, Co - Attention all high country locals, as well as all fortunate folks traveling through our part of Colorado, there is a new hot spot in the area where pizza is the game and “MANTO'S PIZZA” is the name located at 106 Oak Ridge Court Gypsum, CO: 970-524-6266

What does this mean for those of us that live here in the hills? It means that we now have a new place to fill our bellies with yummy pizza shop delights!!! This is also fantastic news for those lucky folks flying in and out of the Eagle-Vail airport or Vail Valley Jet Center and heading to Aspen, Vail or anywhere in between!!


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March Madness Hoops Hangouts: The Best Sports Bars in Aspen

It doesn’t take much to picture the scene in office buildings around the country: talk of the latest basketball gossip over the water cooler while eager middle management overlords distribute Xeroxed brackets. The intern or mailroom clerks organizing company-wide betting pools.


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Midvalley Restaurants: Cuvée World Bistro

Taking its name from a French term for blended wine, Cuvée World Bistro can be found at 305 Gold Rivers Court in the heart of downtown Basalt. A hit since its opening in the summer of 2007, Cuvée enters its third summer with a sterling reputation for great food and excellent wines as well as a spacious new lounge area built in the spring of 2009.