Author: Angeline Grenz

Loveland Valentine’s Day Group Wedding 2021

2.14.21 :: Chapungu Sculpture Park, Loveland   The Loveland Valentine’s Day Group Wedding 2021 is an annual event in the Sweetheart City. Couples came from all over the country to get married or renew their vows. This year four states were represented, and 44 couples attended to say “I do” at a ceremony at Chapungu Sculpture Park. Hosted by My Big Day, Visit Loveland and Chapungu Sculpture Park. Todd Harding officiated with music by Branden Sipes.    Photo courtesy Jen West Photography.   ...

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RED Event

2.13 & 14.21 :: desk chair workspace RED was a Valentine’s event to remember with an incredible food, wine and dance pairing experience from around the world. The talented Red dance company took guests to places such as France, Cuba, Brazil, Spain and the United States. Each location had its own cultural tapas prepared by Door 222, along with its own dance including the Viennese waltz, the cha-cha, the samba, the paso doble, the quickstep and the Argentinean tango. The sold-out event was a two–night series, with a socially distanced capacity of 40 each night.     Photos courtesy of desk chair workspace.  ...

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Tortoise & Hare Race

2.07.21 :: Spring Creek Trail & Poudre Trail, Fort Collins The annual Fort Collins Running Club Edora Park 8K Tortoise & Hare took place along the Spring Creek and Poudre trails. The race is one in a series of seven runs where each runner’s five best finishes are counted toward their overall point standing, with cash prizes for the top five finishers. The 2020-2021 series saw a total of 268 runners participate, with the last two races taking place in March.   Photos courtesy of Cam Cross/Orea Media.     ...

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NOCO Housewives Anniversary

1.25.21 :: AKA Kitchen, Loveland Northern Colorado Housewives in the City reconvened for their 3rd Anniversary Party at AKA Kitchen in downtown Loveland. With social-distancing guidelines in check, they were able to safely show support for local businesses and businesswomen. NOCO Housewives in the City is a growing networking group with a mission to help promote local business and connect women from all over Northern Colorado. “Our mission is to bring women together to grow their support tribe,” says Lisa Downer, director of marketing and events. Brianna Wrigley from Sweet Treats by Bri made the three-layer anniversary cake for the special occasion.     Photos courtesy of Meghan Younker Photography.     ...

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Kitchen Update 2020

Kira Koldeway, General Manager of Design for HighCraft Builders, shares with us the latest trends for your kitchen. Q: How long have you been in the business and what sort of services do you offer? HighCraft Builders has been locally owned and operated since 1998, and our company provides quality remodeling and custom home building across Northern Colorado. Based in Fort Collins, our design-build team includes licensed architects, interior designers, experienced project planners and seasoned craftsmen who can take any residential construction project, large or small, from concept to completion. More information at highcraft.net. Q: What are your favorite kitchen...

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COVID-19: City, County Governments Responding to Aid Businesses, Residents

By Angeline Grenz Cities and counties are stepping up to help residents get through these challenging times. Available programs can change daily, but here is what we know right now: City of Fort Collins Utilities: The City of Fort Collins has stated that no water or electric services will be cut off for nonpayment for the time being. They have requested residents who may be having difficulty paying their bills call 970.212.2900 to request assistance or make payment arrangements. For payment assistance, visit fcgov.com. Small Business Relief: The City of Fort Collins has created the Fort Collins Small Business...

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Larimer County Natural Areas Remain Open, Boating Available April 1

Larimer County’s parks, open spaces, reservoirs, trails and campgrounds will continue operations during the mandatory Colorado State stay-at-home order, at least for now. Boat ramps at both Carter Lake and Horsetooth Reservoir will also be opening April 1. South Bay and Inlet Bay ramps at Horsetooth will both be open. South Bay is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., 7 days a week. Inlet Bay ramp is open Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Satanka ramp does not open until May. Carter Lake’s North Pines ramp...

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Aunt Helen’s Coffee House and their Famous Waffle Wrap

NOCO Style’s Marketing Coordinator, Jordan Secher, is digging on Aunt Helen’s Coffee House and their Famous Waffle Wrap. These thin waffles are made fresh daily and stuffed with your favorite breakfast goodies. The little bit of sweetness with the savory egg, meat and cheese filling is swoon worthy. Aunt Helen’s is located in downtown...

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Your Part in the Fight Against Human Trafficking

By Angeline Grenz   The frightening truth about human trafficking is that it could be happening on your street, on your block, next door. Human trafficking takes many forms: slave labor and sex trafficking are foremost (forced marriage and organ removal are also considered human trafficking). The illicit trade is a $150 billion-dollar business (humanrightsfirst.org) that has invaded every town, every city and every country. And Larimer County has one of the largest concentrations of human trafficking in Colorado. So, if you think it is not happening in your backyard—think again. Human trafficking occurs right under our noses and...

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Ashley’s Wedding Blog

I just got engaged! Cameron Wesley Duval and I have been together for 5 and a half years. We also just bought a house so it’s going to be a crazy year. I work for NOCO Style and Cameron works for Zillow. We have an angel boy lab-mix named Jocco. We love to travel, watch movies and hang with friends and family. My cousin, Jordyn, is married to Cameron’s best friend Pat Pallotto, so we had probably met several times over the years, but the first time we were introduced was at Jordyn’s college graduation party in December 2013. We...

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