Who will be the next Longmont Idol?

All over Longmont, teens are setting their engines to idol as the city’s popular singing competition gets ready to fast track yet another group of kids to stardom.  For the past seven years, Longmont Idol has helped kids build confidence, have fun, and hone their...

Boredom not allowed

By Misty Kaiser, Longmont Magazine It’s time to get outside once again. Shake out the shorts, dust off the sandals and grab an icy-cold beverage, summer is rearing its shiny head. While last year’s floods devastated so many areas of northern Colorado, they did nothing...

Solstice Kinetic Sculpture Race

By Adam Martin, Photos courtesy of kineticists.org To the best of Jonathan Sterner’s knowledge, the Solstice Kinetic Sculpture Race is the second longest running race of its kind. Sterner is the Event Coordinator for this year’s race, scheduled for June 21 at Union...

The Great Musical Outdoors

By Misty Kaiser, Longmont Magazine Music is the language everyone speaks. Certainly, there are different dialects and everyone speaks it a little differently, but it’s all the same eight notes in the end. Even with so many different preferences, Longmont’s various...

Roll On, Derby Girls

When it comes to roller derby, people are often in one of two camps: they’ve never experienced it, or it’s been many years since they have. Yet somewhere in the middle is a growing contingent that has caught the roller derby bug in a major way and is helping to make...

What’s in a Glass?

By Misty Kaiser With wine, as with beer, there are almost as many types of stemware as there are varietals. Different shapes are intended to enhance a particular characteristic of a specific wine, champagne notwithstanding. There are three basic types of stemware used...