Pain and survival for all at the Davos Dash

By Chris Freud VAIL — Karen Gonzalez, of Eagle, was doing the Davos Dash for the second time on Wednesday.“I thought I was going to die or something,” she said. “It was really hard.”And this is what is interesting about Davos, the 3.5-mile sprint up nearly a 1,000 feet in 17-40 minutes, depending on one’s […]

Bill McKay plays at free Cordillera concert

By Melanie Wong EDWARDS — Cordillera is hosting a concert by The Bill McKay Band featuring Ash Ganley today from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Short Course at Cordillera. Admission is free and the concert is open to the public.“We’re excited to bring Bill McKay and his band to Cordillera,” said Rachel Oys, general […]

Freddy Jones Band concludes concert series in Eagle tonight

By Melanie Wong VAIL — They’ve been a signature sound in the mountain scene for years, and now the Freddy Jones Band will bring their hits – old and new – to the Moe’s Original BBQ ShowDown Town free concert series, presented by the Vail Valley Foundation, the Town of Eagle, and Bonfire Brewing Thursday […]

Ace back-to-school fashion

By Melanie Wong Although the weather still screams summah, it’s that time of year when the lazy days of spaghetti straps and flip flops begin to wind down and back-to-school is at the forefront of every student’s mind. Back-to-school is a fashion season unto itself. It’s a fresh start. A time to flash your new […]

back to school

By Melanie Wong Although the weather still screams summah, it’s that time of year when the lazy days of spaghetti straps and flip flops begin to wind down and back-to-school is at the forefront of every student’s mind. Back-to-school is a fashion season unto itself. It’s a fresh start. A time to flash your new […]

Raise a glass with Pink Martini

By Melanie Wong BEAVER CREEK — The Vilar Performing Arts Center (VPAC) welcomes the international music phenomenon Pink Martini on Thursday at 8 p.m. Lead by Portland native Thomas Lauderdale, Pink Martini lights up every house they play in with feel-good fusion. Drawing inspiration from music from all over the world – crossing genres of […]

Freddy Jones Band concludes Eagle series

By Melanie Wong VAIL — They’ve been a signature sound in the mountain scene for years, and now the Freddy Jones Band will bring their hits – old and new – to the Moe’s Original BBQ ShowDown Town free concert series, presented by the Vail Valley Foundation, the Town of Eagle, and Bonfire Brewing Thursday […]

Drummer Tommy Igoe’s sextet returns to Vail Square

By Melanie Wong VAIL — The coordination required of playing the drums is not ingrained in many of us, but Tommy Igoe’s father, legendary drummer Sonny Igoe, claimed his child was born with the beat.“He always said I came out playing the drums. I was always drum crazy. I used to follow the drummers in […]

Back to school fashion

By Melanie Wong Although the weather still screams summah, it’s that time of year when the lazy days of spaghetti straps and flip flops begin to wind down and back-to-school is at the forefront of every student’s mind. Back-to-school is a fashion season unto itself. It’s a fresh start. A time to flash your new […]

On the Hill: Uncle Randy at the Rodeo

By John LaConte On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: Reporting from the mutton bustin’ competition at the 4 Eagle Ranch Rodeo in Wolcott, Colorado, your beloved Uncle Randy Wyrick guest hosts an episode of the Vail Daily’s On the Hill. Vail Daily reporter […]