Building an Arts Hub

Downtown Longmont now a Creative District Artisans, musicians, and creative entrepreneurs have long felt at home in Longmont, and over the years many have set up shop or studio downtown and gone to work. To be sure, this community’s creative energy has been stirring...

Bicycle Longmont’s Annual Holiday Bike Program

Besides the obvious joy of a shiny bicycle as a holiday gift, the Annual Holiday Bike Program is important to the Longmont community for a variety of reasons, said Bicycle Longmont’s President Ryan Kragerud. “The first reason is that it helps kids get something they...

Longmont goes greener with electric-car charging stations

The buzz around town is that electric vehicles are gaining popularity. That’s a good sign, since driving an electric vehicle (EV) helps reduce carbon emissions and protect the environment for future generations. Boosting the EV trend, much-needed charging stations are...

Making Music with Miller

If Ken Miller had been a better electrical engineer, there’d be a lot less music in the world. Luckily for Longmont, he wasn’t. Two decades ago, Miller took a break from school and fateful road trip that brought him to Colorado. On the way back home to Michigan, he...

GIGABIT SCHOOLS

St. Vrain Valley School District finally taking a ride on high speed internet thanks to new broadband services in Longmont. Whether your 8th grader fires up their iPad to research anatomy or your spouse orders a pizza online, soon, both can cruise the information...

Give hoodies, Give hope

By Zandree Stidham, Longmont Magazine Just two and a half years ago, Boulder residents, Allison Yacht and husband, Steven, were like many families living in the shadow of the Front Range. Steven was building a life and career in accounting in the bustling heart of...