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 90
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.
Published on Thursday, May 09 2013 09:56
The move has been made, and according to all the young dancers, “the new space is really cool, and it is enormous!” Jasmine Lok and Ali Kishiyama are pleased to announce the their new studio (the old Odd Fellows Hall on the corner of High Street and Fourth Avenue) is completed, and they are up and running with a full schedule of dance, yoga, Nia, and music classes. And with the end of the school year fast approaching, Mayama has enough kids’ summer camps, workshops, and dance classes to keep every boy and girl from uttering the
Published on Thursday, May 30 2013 04:52
As the weather has warmed (it’s hard to believe we were getting a nine inch snow storms just last month) Lyons Fork Chef Ian Rubenoff has been casting a critical eye on the herbs that are now in full bloom in the planting beds on the back patio when he arrives every morning for work. Smelling the redolent aroma of fresh basil, mint, thyme, chives, and tarragon his mind immediately begins to churn. . . “What new dish can I create to take advantage of this early summer bounty?”
Published on Thursday, April 25 2013 03:38
Two Lyons natives have taken a different angle on Colorado’s emerging marijuana industry by inventing a board game. Mike Ginwright and Robb Deeter, both of whom graduated in the 1980’s from Lyons High School, threw around the idea of making a board game based on marijuana in Colorado since they were eighteen or nineteen years old.
When medical marijuana was legalized decades later they picked the idea up again and ran with it. The result is the Colorado Cannabis Craze produced by their company, Hilljack Entertainment.