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A Brief History of the Old Fashioned Corn Roast Festival

This weekend, many will flock to Loveland’s favorite summer tradition – the Old Fashioned Corn Roast Festival. Every year, people come from around the state (and beyond!) to witness a true hometown event that celebrates the community’s agricultural roots and history built upon feasting on fresh corn. The annual August event has been held since 1982, but its roots date …

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A Beginner’s Guide to the Biggest Art Festival Weekend in Loveland, Colorado

Loveland, Colorado is a year-round destination for art lovers because of its vast public art collection, including Benson Sculpture Garden, and renowned reputation of bronze foundries. The city is also home to thriving creative communities like Artspace and Artworks. Every year in mid-August, artists from around the country come together to celebrate and showcase their work at several shows during …

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A Local’s Guide to Loveland: Ana Gutierrez

There are many reasons why tourists visit Loveland every year including the city’s natural beauty, reputation as a world-class art destination, and it’s growing culinary scene. However, many things stand out about this Northern Colorado town that only the locals know. In this series, we asked long-time residents about their favorite things to do, see, eat, and drink around town. …

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Getting Outside in Loveland, Colorado

Summer is one of the most beautiful times of year in Northern Colorado, and Loveland has much to offer those looking for an outdoor adventure or just some time in the fresh Rocky Mountain air. Hiking and Biking Being so close to the foothills definitely has it’s advantages, especially if you are a fan of hiking or mountain biking. One …

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Meet Tracey: Loveland’s Dancing Queen

Tracey Ingraham moved to Loveland 8 years ago from Southern California. On her first date with her husband 20 years ago, he told her that one day he was moving to Colorado. It took them longer to get out here than planned, but Loveland was always the dream. They moved to Loveland for a better quality of life, a great …

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Celebrating the 4th of July in Loveland, Colorado

The fireworks display in Loveland has been consistently voted one of the best in the nation! Colors fly through the sky over Lake Loveland, creating a magical night for families and an unparalleled celebration of America. Leading up to the fireworks (which will start at 9:17pm this year), there are fun activities for all to enjoy at North Lake Park: …

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A Newcomer’s Guide to Loveland, Colorado 

You’ve landed in the Sweetheart City, and now it’s time to connect with your new home. Loveland is constantly changing and developing, and we want to introduce you to everything our home has to offer. You’re in the right place – you’ve connected with Live Loveland, a group of community members with diverse interests who are dedicated to celebrating, engaging and uniting …

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Poetry: After a Painting by Marc Chagall

Enjoy this lovely poem by E. A. Lechleitner. Beth (E. A.) Lechleitner is a native of Fort Collins. She worked at Hewlett-Packard (and various spin-offs) for 14 years and has been a writing instructor at Colorado State University for many years. This poem is from The Writing Lab collection, Begin with Leaves Veronica Patterson, Loveland’s first Poet Laureate is connecting Live …

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Love Letter: The town that loves you back

Which peak is Long’s? What’s with all the sculptures around town? What exactly is a “loose meat burger”? Why so many hearts displayed all over town? These, and many more, were questions swirling in my head a little over three years ago as my family and I drove down highway 34 toward downtown to explore Loveland for the first time. …

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Your local maltsters: Root Shoot

As 5th generation farmers in Loveland, Colorado, the Olander family respects the heritage of our region’s agriculture, and even more so as they endeavor to grow a local craft malting operation: Root Shoot Malting. The Olanders have unique access to the entire malting process from seed variety and growth, to harvest and final kilning. With ever-growing consumer interest in local products, offering …

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