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You say you're in the movies? NOT!

You say you're in the movies? NOT!
As the most brilliant, dishonest liar I ever met in the movie business once explained it to me, of every ten people who say they are in the movie business, nine are not.  They are in the movie development business. Most of them have never been associated in any meaningful way with a successful movie ...

"Blood Moon" awes Colorado stargazers during total eclipse of the moon

Steamboat Springs News | "Blood Moon" awes Colorado stargazers during total eclipse of the moonThe total lunar eclipse of April 15 was the undisputed star of Colorado's night sky in the wee hours, as the full moon turned a coppery red color during its passage through the darkest section of Earth's shadow. The so-called "Blood Moon"  was supposed to be visible from most of North and South ...

AVSC's Margo McHugh wins silver medal in GS

Steamboat Springs News | AVSC's Margo McHugh wins silver medal in GSMargo McHugh, a U-14 alpine racer with Aspen Valley Ski & Snowboard Club, scored an impressive silver medal in giant slalom at the GS Spectacular competition at Beaver Creek on Sunday, April 6. McHugh, standing on the left, joined  the other young women who medaled on the podium:  first ...

Exposure and orientation

Steamboat Springs News | Exposure and orientationExposure and Orientation These are features not often considered when buying a home, but are more likely noticed after a home is purchased. This is especially true in Steamboat or any other mountain town for that matter. When you have snow on your yard for the better part of six months, it’s ...

Harold Ramis had strong ties to Colorado

Steamboat Springs News | Harold Ramis had strong ties to ColoradoHarold Ramis’ recent death reminded film lovers of the incredible scope of his work and the memorable scenes he created via writing, directing and acting. It also prompted local residents to reminisce over their friendships with him during the Ramis family’s yearly ski vacations in Snowmass ...

Bitcoin: The future for real estate?

Steamboat Springs News | Bitcoin: The future for real estate?Bitcoin. If you have been following the news for the past couple of months, you have probably come across at least one article referencing Bitcoin, be it the shutdown of Mt. Gox, the largest Bitcoin exchange in the world or Newsweek’s “outing” of mysterious Bitcoin founder Satoshi ...

The five kinds of successful movie endings

Steamboat Springs News | The five kinds of successful movie endingsThe end is the beginning - or at least, it should be, for the makers of movies. A movie's ending, the last emotional beat the audience takes out of the theater, is the key to good word-of-mouth -- and good word-of-mouth, more than reviews, more than newspaper advertising, and even more than the Oscars ...

Historic Olympic slalom gold for Vail Valley's Michaela Shiffrin

Steamboat Springs News | Historic Olympic slalom gold for Vail Valley's Michaela ShiffrinU.S. ski team racer Mikaela Shiffrin, only 18 years old, became the youngest Olympic gold medalist in women’s slalom history on February 21st  with her decisive victory over her childhood ski racing idol, Marlies Schild, under the lights at Rosa Khutor in Russia. Hailing from Eagle/Vail, the ...

2015 Subaru Forester to start at $23,045

Steamboat Springs News | 2015 Subaru Forester to start at $23,045The 2015 Subaru Forester will cost $23,045, including destination, when it goes on sale in March or April. The XT model now comes standard with the all-weather package (which includes heated front seats and heated side mirrors). A backup camera is standard on all models, 2.5i Premium trim gets a moonroof ...

A pre-Oscars interview with screenwriter Alan Trustman

Steamboat Springs News | A pre-Oscars interview with screenwriter Alan TrustmanContrary to many noteworthy guests who visit Aspen and Snowmass each winter, screenwriter Alan Trustman does not trumpet his arrival – he comes to ski.  At age 83, he has no desire to court attention, but while cruising Elk Camp last week on packed-powder trails, he opened up about the film ...

First-ever GS gold for Ligety

Steamboat Springs News | First-ever GS gold for LigetyROSA KHUTOR, Russia  – Ted Ligety (Park City, UT) laid down a truly Olympic performance Wednesday to earn the first-ever giant slalom gold medal for the USA at the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games. Ligety led by 0.93-seconds after his first run at the sunny Rosa Khutor venue, where he was able ...

Epic snowstorm delights skiers and boarders

Steamboat Springs News | Epic snowstorm delights skiers and boarders Shades of 2008 and 1980's Big Wednesday - for once, weather forecasts corresponded with the snow amount smothering Aspen/Snowmass residents’ walkways and balconies, as over 30 inches accumulated in the last two days. The initial 15-30 inch prediction was originally viewed as a jinx against ...

Viking horns herald a celebration of the life of Henrik Brusletto

Steamboat Springs News | Viking horns herald a celebration of the life of Henrik BruslettoOver 500 people boarded the Elk Camp Gondola on December 13 to celebrate the too-short life of "the tall Norwegian," Henrik Brusletto, longtime Snowmass ski school private lesson coordinator and Village resident. The gondola entrance and exit both were flanked by honor guards of ski school pros in ...

Fans: Boulder, Golden and Denver for Pro Challenge finish

Steamboat Springs News | Fans: Boulder, Golden and Denver for Pro Challenge finishBOULDER — The fans have spoken, and Stage 7 of next summer's USA Pro Challenge cycling race will take riders from Boulder through Golden and over Lookout Mountain, finishing with three circuits around downtown Denver. Just more than a month after the announcement of the first six stages, Stage ...

Travel + Leisure ranks nine state hotels among world's 500 best

Steamboat Springs News | Travel + Leisure ranks nine state hotels among world's 500 bestNine Colorado hotels made Travel + Leisure’s list of the world’s top 500 hotels. In the magazine’s annual survey, readers ranked the best hotels and resorts in the world. The Sebastian at Vail scored the best in the state with a 92-point ranking, followed by the Ritz-Carlton at Bachelor ...

Finding the perfect luxury vacation rental

Steamboat Springs News | Finding the perfect luxury vacation rentalOK, the winter season has officially started. The resorts have received a good amount of snow to kick things off and vacationers who have held off making travel plans are starting to get nervous about finding the perfect place to stay. Travelers seeking a luxury experience should know that the premium ...
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