2 Do: Our picks for top activities in the Vail Valley today

By John LaConte 1. See the first International Evening of Dance The Vail International Dance Festival continues at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater tonight with a magnificent cast of artists from ballet, modern and contemporary dance sharing the stage. Tonight is the first of two unique International Evenings of Dance, bringing what The New York […]

On the Hill: Giddy up with Sage Outdoor Adventures

By John LaConte On the Hill Summer, brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute, brings you a video report about a different High Country adventure every weekday. Today’s activity: Horseback riding at Piney Valley Ranch in Wolcott [iframe src=”http://player.vimeo.com/video/102301347″ width=”640″ height=”360″ style=”border: 0px;”] On the Hill is shot with […]

Here’s the deal with all the deadline deals

By Chris Freud My favorite trade-day headline comes from the Bay Area Website McCoveychronicles.com: “Giants do absolutely nothing at the trade deadline.” The subhead? “Dan Uggla still on the roster, though!” OK, that was a little maudlin Giants humor, but wowie, zowie, what a day of trades. The general theme is that Oakland, by acquiring […]

Timber Ridge construction weeks away?

By scott miller VAIL — After several years and a few false starts, the job of replacing the Timber Ridge apartments should start in the next few weeks. Work was supposed to begin in May to replace the apartments on the eastern side of the 10-acre parcel. That work was delayed when a development team […]

Vail Daily column: Nose firmly stuck in air

By Edward Stoner Oh, boy. There they go again. Aspen folk trashing Vail and patting themselves furiously on the back that they are not like us. They are so, so much better, brighter, more ethical, more cultured — not to mention cooler and richer. Got it. Y’er the greatest. Whatever. One of my favorites was […]