People & Places

Cos Bar 40th Anniversary Party

The luxury cosmetics retailer, which debuted in Aspen in 1976, marked a major milestone this summer with a grand 40th anniversary celebration.

11/27/2016 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer

People & Places

Balentine Collection International's Ana Maria Delgado Reception

The evening welcomed the designer for her debut of Anamar handwoven silks in the showroom.

11/27/2016 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer

People & Places

Wilderness Workshop’s Wildfest

With Aspen Sojourner as a proud sponsor, the inaugural fundraiser attracted scores of environmental supporters to the late Hunter S. Thompson’s Owl Farm in Woody Creek for live music, food, art, and a walk through the labyrinth.

11/27/2016 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer

People & Places

6th Annual World Vision Aspen Invitational Bike Ride Fundraiser

World Vision launched a weekend of special events around the summer cycling event, which raised funds for the Zambia Bikes and Loan Project, at the Limelight Hotel.

11/27/2016 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer

People & Places

Bash for the Buddies 2016

The Buddy Program’s 17th annual benefit gala brought beach vibes to host Lenny “Boogie” Weinglass’s Merry-Go-Ranch.

11/27/2016 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer

People & Places

Aspen Junior Hockey’s Stirling Cup All-Star Weekend

Festivities included a game between Colorado Avalanche and Dallas Stars alums and a reception at the home of Robert and Lexie Potamkin.

11/27/2016 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer

People & Places

'Harry and Snowman' Benefit Screening

Aspen native Karin Reid Offield invited a special audience to a reception and advance screening of her award-winning documentary at the Wheeler Opera House.

11/27/2016 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer

People & Places

A Dog Day Afternoon 2016

Both pups and people celebrated on a hot summer day with fun and games in support of Friends of the Aspen Animal Shelter.

11/27/2016 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer

People & Places

Tour de Rump 2016

For almost three decades, the annual adventure has pitted teams of local cyclists against each other in a zany scavenger hunt and trivia contest.

11/27/2016 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer

People & Places

ACES Evening on the Lake 2016

An annual benefit for the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies,’ the enchanting Evening on the Lake included a farm-to table dinner, a talk by conservation scientist M. Sanjayan, and moonlit boat rides.

11/27/2016 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer

People & Places

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet’s 'Dancing with the Aspen Stars' 2016

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet’s annual summer gala, this year at the St. Regis Aspen Resport, featured local celebrities, good-natured competition, Vegas showgirls, and a rousing dance party.

11/27/2016 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer

People & Places

The Balvenie Tasting with William Grant & Sons

A three-course luncheon at Jimmy’s restaurant during the Food & Wine Classic was sponsored by the distiller to sample its single-malt Scotch whisky.

07/20/2016 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer

People & Places

Food & Wine Classic in Aspen 2016

The annual and ultimate culinary celebration drew sold-out scores of passholders to its five Grand Tastings for sipping, sampling, and socializing.

07/20/2016 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer

People & Places

Aspen Club Remodel Demolition Party

The official start of the much-anticipated renovation was celebrated with one last hurrah at "The Club."

07/20/2016 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer

People & Places

Après Ski Cocktail Classic 2016

Aspen Sojourner helped sponsor this homage to artisan spirits with three booze-soaked days of grand tastings, mixologist demos, cocktail-paired dinners, and pub crawls.

05/20/2016 Photography by Nancy M. Mayer

Humor

Aspen's Summer Garage, Er, Estate Sale Scene: A Study

Nowhere is the American phenomenon and tradition more interestingly on display than in our own front yard.

05/01/2015 By Jay Cowen

Treasure Island

Sorting, Selling, and Seriously Scoring at Aspen's Legendary Thrift Shop

Keeping that edge-of-extinction icon, the Aspen Ski Bum, alive since 1949.

11/01/2014 By Julie Comins Pickrell

Aspen After Dark

The Quintessential Guide to Aspen’s Infamous Nightlife Scene

Our daytime diversions do entertain, but it’s once the sun goes down that we leave our ski-town peers in the dust.

11/01/2013 By Michael Miracle With Amanda Rae, Tom Passavant, Jacob Proctor, Tess Schaftel, and Stewart Oksenhorn