Sandstone Ranch House – a new place to gather

Sandstone Ranch, a Longmont community gem, sits just off of Highway 119.  The sprawling 313 acre site is only a 5 – 10 minute drive from downtown Longmont but its quiet trails, historic facilities, and well-kept parks and recreation areas give visitors the feel of...

Backyard Kitchens – Grilling and then some

Now that sun-drenched Colorado days are here to stay, it’s time to move the dinner plans outdoors where you can enjoy simple meals with family—or entertain friends well after sunset. Let’s face it, once you start thinking about on-the-fly festive outdoor occasions on...

Lawns need checkups, too

There is little doubt in my mind why lawns are so important to people.  Historically, lawns have been a sign of wealth and prosperity.  They were mowed by grazing animals, often sheep, and the number you could graze on your lawn showed the neighbors how rich you...

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...

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...