Eager Entrepreneur

Maker + Place Makes Space in Aspen

We sat down with founder and creative director Michaela Carpenter-Olson, at the new incubator for artisans and the creative process.

07/05/2017 By Katie Shapiro

Design Story

Inside the Revival of Glenn Frey's Former Compound

A quartet of new owners are paying homage to the rock ‘n’ roll roots of Mad Dog Ranch.

05/24/2017 By Katie Shapiro Photography by Craig Turpin

Longreads

The End of the Run for Con Artist James Hogue

From a podium finish in Vail to a plywood shack on Aspen Mountain, the curious conclusion of a gifted athlete-turned-grifter’s romance with Colorado mountain towns.

05/24/2017 By M. John Fayhee

Out of Pocket

6 Parks Perfect for Lazy Summer Afternoons

Venture off the beaten path to these green gems, which while small in size, still offer plenty of calm.

05/24/2017 By Sarah Chase Shaw

Dear Readers

Editor’s Note: Summer Issue 2017

Editor-in-Chief Cindy Hirschfeld reflects on an injury-induced new view of Aspen.

05/24/2017 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Step Outside

Aspen CORE and Wilderness Workshop Get Creative to Raise Awareness

Using the outdoors as inspiration, these local nonprofits and artists have come together to approach environmental issues from a fresh perspective.

05/24/2017 By Alison Margo

Gallery Guru

Why Manhattan's Marianne Boesky Has Headed West

Plus, the latest happenings on the visual arts scene.

05/24/2017 By Andrew Travers

Eat Here Now

The Complete 2017 Aspen Mud Season Dining Guide

What's open, what's closed, and where to find discounts—all in one place!

05/02/2017 By Katie Shapiro

Aspen 411

34 Questions You've Always Wanted to Ask About Aspen

Including everything you're too embarrassed to bring up and what locals hear the most.

02/18/2017 By Amanda Rae

Openings

Willits Town Center to Welcome Its First Brew Pub, Plus an Aspen Institution

Capitol Creek Brewery and Mezzaluna will add to the ever-growing Basalt culinary scene this season.

02/18/2017 By Laurel Miller

Girl Boss

How S'well Is Ridding the World of Plastic ... 1 Million Bottles at a Time

Aspen Sojourner caught up with founder Sarah Kauss at the Sundance Film Festival to talk about her Colorado roots, new "1 Million Bottle Project," and hiking her way to a multimillion-dollar idea.

02/07/2017 By Katie Shapiro

Daredevils

Slideshow: X Games Aspen 2017

The hottest names in winter action sports returned to Buttermilk Mountain for four days of big air and loud beats.

01/31/2017 By Katie Shapiro

Recipes

DIY Dim Sum With Chef David Wang

After leading another sold-out cooking class, the master in Meat & Cheese's kitchen shares two family recipes to try.

11/02/2016 By Katie Shapiro

High Spirits

Three New Cocktail Recipes to Try from Woody Creek Distillers

Head bartender Molly Briggs shares her favorites from the Winter 2016 tasting menu.

10/18/2016 By Katie Shapiro

Slideshow

ACES' 15th Annual Harvest Party

Aspen Center for Environmental Studies' Rock Bottom Ranch played host to an idyllic autumn afternoon.

10/17/2016

Events

Aspen Weekend Agenda: October 14-16, 2016

Editor’s Picks to help you navigate the sea of schedules.

10/14/2016 By Katie Shapiro

Firehouse Dog

Meet the Aspen Fire Department’s New Mascot

In the form of a six-foot-tall, bright-red Dalmatian puppy.

10/11/2016 By Katie Shapiro

Beyond the Roundabout

Day Tripping: Autumn Perfection in Paonia

Our new series takes you beyond Aspen’s symbolic entrance and into different Colorado locales within driving distance.

10/05/2016 By Katie Shapiro

Inspector Gadget

Whoever Is Behind the #AspenSwingProject, We Heart You

Red swings are mysteriously popping up on trails throughout town.

08/17/2016 By Katie Shapiro

Time Warp

Dream Car Alert: Take a Ride in a Vintage Land Cruiser

We went for a cruise with the FJ Company's Juan Diego Calle, who’s planted permanent roots in town to help expand his Miami-based restoration shop.

08/16/2016 By Katie Shapiro