April 16, 2010

ColoradoBiz A&E


Rocky Mountain Weekender: Aspen on the cheap

One of this season's best end-of-the-year values is Aspen Mountain. Starting tomorrow through Sunday April 25, the resort is offering lift tickets for less than $30 and lodging deals abound. By Eric Peterson

Head to your local shop for Record Store Day

Saturday is Record Store Day, a national event celebrating the spirit of independence for your neighborhood record store - if you still got one. By Mike Cote 

Best bets: lacrosse for kitties, a fluffy guy and yummiest of the yum

It's not just another lacrosse match -- it's Animal Lovers Night when the Colorado Mammoth takes on the Boston Blazers. Part of the proceeds benefit the abused and abandoned cats at the Animal Rescue and Adoption Society. By Lisa Ryckman

Traveling Colorado's wine trails

As you read this magazine, chances are good you are near a Colorado winery. Surprised? By Alta and Brad Smith

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Sustainable champ: The Denver Zoo


A look at 2010 Sustainable champ the Denver Zoo, which was recognized as one of only 33 Gold Members in the state's Environmental Leadership program.

Hot Biz Deals 

  • Viceroy Snowmass invites Colorado residents to celebrate springtime in the mountains, with special Springtime in Snowmass deals from April 12  to June 16. Room rates start at $95 for a studio residence. The Spa at Viceroy Snowmass is also offering savings on all massages, facials, rituals and manicure/pedicures., or call 1.888.328.1724
  • Willowfly Anglers, an ORVIS-endorsed fly fishing outfitter based at Three Rivers Resort in Almont, has teamed up with the resort to offer three great packages. Enjoy some great spring fishing and a discount on an all-day guided fly fishing trip from now until May 15 when staying two nights or more. Lodging will be discounted with nightly rates from $52. Call (888) 761-FISH for the details or visit or
  • Tour the sustainable restaurant scene in Denver this April during the Green Route Restaurant Tour! Each participating restaurant is a member of Denver's Green Route, a green map for the City of Denver All tours are complimentary and will feature special appetizer and drink specials and the opportunity to meet with the owners and chefs. Please visit to print your tour pass.
  • SPRING DEALS! Telluride Resort Lodging is now offering half off select available lodging for the rest of this ski season. Rates now starting as low as $107 per night. Some restrictions may apply. Offer valid for new reservations only. Minimum night stay required. Go to, or call 800.778.8581.


Please join us for CEBA's Ethics in Leadership Series on April 27, 2010

ColoradoBiz Editor Mike Cote moderates a panel of distinguished business executives on the role of ethical standards and behavior in today's business lending environment. $25/continental breakfast
Where: Sheraton Denver Downtown
             7:00 am - Registration/Networking
             7:30 - 9:00 am - Program