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Open Houses Showcase Recent Remodels, Renovations, and Expansions!

This is the time of year when many development projects, remodels, expansions, and renovations are showcased through Open Houses.  I recently attended two such Open Houses showcasing, and celebrating, the Landmark Condominiums and the Kiva Lodge upgrades.  Both complexes fall right[...]

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Vail Snow Daze Starts Today!

Vail Snow Daze, an early-season mountain bash, starts today, December 7th, and will continue through Sunday, December 13th.  Now in its fourth year, the weeklong festival celebrates the start of the winter ski and snowboard season in Vail; and, as[...]

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Vail/Beaver Creek Rated Among The Best With Travelers!

We have, always, known that Vail, and Beaver Creek, Colorado are two of the best ski resorts in North America.  Now, Conde Nast Traveler Magazine has confirmed it. In their December, 2009 issue, Conde Nast Traveler Magazine listed no less[...]

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Winter Activities in the Vail Valley!

Obviously, the majority of people who visit the Vail Valley during the winter season come here for the skiing.  And, the skiing is great.  So are the accommodations and the cuisine.  But, there are so many other things for the[...]

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New Cell Phone Law in Colorado!

It’s official!  Hands free devices, for motorists, are mandatory in Colorado! Beginning on December 1, 2009, it will be illegal, in the State of Colorado, for adults to talk on a cell phone while operating a motor vehicle without utilizing[...]

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Big News for Eagle County Airport!

Now that the Eagle County Airport has re-opened, with an extended runway, there is great news for Vail Valley residents and visitors alike.  United Airlines recently had a test flight of the CR1700 regional jet that is faster, smoother flying,[...]

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Eagle County/Vail Election Results

The local City, County, and State elections are over; with solid results regarding the various elections and amendments presented.  In the Town of Vail City Council elections two incumbents, Kevin Foley and Kim Newbury, were re-elected as well as new[...]

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Shuttles, Short-Term Rentals, New “Unveilings”

As I had mentioned in my BLOG of September 25th, the Avon Town Council was considering allowing short-term rentals.  Well, it’s official:  short-term rentals will be allowed in downtown Avon.  However, the change will not apply to areas north of[...]

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