Published on Thursday, July 18 2013 10:15
If you’ve ever wanted to see your name up in neon lights, then Estes Park resident Duane Albrecht is the man to see. Albrecht, a retired insurance salesman, spends his summers in Estes and his winters in Arizona. While down south, he becameRead more: Bright Lights
Published on Thursday, July 11 2013 06:39
Ssssh, it’s on the down low, but there’s a new retail store/movie theater/poetry house in Lyons. It’s called Tiny, and that is an apt description of the joint. Maggie Wells, of Pinewood Springs (by way of New York City/Paris/Los Angeles), herself a poet, has turned the historic sandstone “dynamite building,” located in the empty lot between the St. Vrain Pharmacy and The Fork, into a tiny oasis in the middle of a gravel desert.
Wells, who grew up just south of LA, did her postgraduate studies at the New School in Manhattan, getting a degree inRead more: Tiny New Shop In Lyons
Published on Thursday, June 20 2013 08:34
At a party on their new garden patio last Saturday evening, June 15, Spirit Hound Distillers, Lyons’ first legal distillery, released a new bottled spirit. Spirit Hound White Dog Moonshine is the unaged, all-malt spirit that the company distills and ages in charred oak barrels for its burgeoning whisky effort. The distillery is releasing this “white whisky” in its fresh form due to its exceptional flavor and demand from consumers stopping at the distillery.
“Our customers have been clamoring for whisky since we opened,” says distiller and co-owner Craig Engelhorn, “and we won’t compromise or rush our aged spirits. But our unaged spirit is clean and flavorful, and after reducing it to 90Read more: Moonshine At Spirit Hound!
Published on Saturday, June 22 2013 03:21
Jay and Elaine Hodge, the new owners of the Rock n River Resort, invite the Lyons community to please join them in welcoming Jamie Kessloff to La Bellezza Spa, a new manager. Jamie comes to La Bellezza Spa from Northern California, and brings with her many talents and credentials including: Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified Yoga teacher, Reiki Master, and CranioSacral Therapist.
To celebrate Kessloff’s arrival and welcome her to Lyons, the Hodges, with any spa therapy package, invite their patrons to a complimentary soak in the hot tub, a short hike up the mountainous trail overlooking the river, and a visitRead more: What’s New At Rock n River?
Published on Thursday, June 20 2013 07:58
The Lyons Area Chamber of Commerce announces another successful campaign to collect items from Chamber members for “Lyons Welcomes You.” This program welcomes new residents in the greater Lyons area with a welcome bag that is full of goodies from Chamber members.
Working with realtors, the Chamber committee identifies people who have recently purchased homes in the area. The Town of Lyons also helps to identify those new residents moving into the town limits. If you are new to the area or know someone who is, please register for a bag on the Lyons Chamber website at lyons-colorado.com. The number of welcome bags are limited, one welcome bag per household, offered on a “first come first served” basis.
This is a partial list of Chamber members who contributed (the rest will be published in a future Lyons Recorder edition). Thank you, members.
Bank of the West
Barking Dog Café
Carol Conigliaro, L.Ac.
Flappy’s Print Shop
Gateway Auto Service, Inc.
Gateway Architecture Studio, LLC
Aspen Leaf Motel
Greenwood Wildlife Rehabilitation Center
Habitat for Humanity of the St Vrain Valley
JJ Booksh-Asnicar, RMT
Julie Smith, L.Ac.
Lyons Community Church
Lyons Dairy Bar
Lyons Elementary School
Lyons Garden Club
Lyons Historical Society
Thanks to the committee who collected items: Barb Welke (Apple Valley Farmstead), Jayne Rhode (Bank of the West), Cheri Hofer (Canine Campovers), Christy Crosser (Lyons Dental) and Karyn Whitcomb Burke. And to Carol Conigliaro (acupuncturist) who takes the lead in managing the welcome bags.