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How to Find the… Best. Cocktail. Ever.

Thankfully neither you nor I will ever know the pain of “Prohibition” days. It was a dark time when there was no “Happy Hour,” no last call, no nightcap, no keg stands.   Okay, maybe that’s not exactly true… You’ve heard about those hidden little bars and drinking clubs called “speakeasys,” right? In these secret places, the cocktails kept flowing despite Prohibition (i.e. the doomed-to-failure 18th Amendment), which banned the manufacture, transportation, and sale of liquor from January 29, 1919 to the day it was repealed with the passing of the 21st amendment on December 5, 1933.

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Thoughtcrime

Something Special to Freshen Up Your Holiday Cocktail Offering GUEST POST BY JENNA BLACK, CO-OWNER OF THE BOOKCASE & BARBER (WITH HER HUSBAND BEAU) This popular little ditty has been in our craft cocktail lineup since day one! It […]

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Ever Been Kissed by a Wolf?

I’m going to guess you’ve probably never given much thought to meeting a wolf, let alone getting a kiss from one. I hadn’t. But when I heard about Wolfwood Refuge from a friend my curiosity was peaked. Located in the rolling hills of Ignacio, Colorado about 30 minutes southeast of Durango, Wolfwood is home to more than 60 animals ranging from 100% straight-up wolves to wolf-dogs to full dogs and (most recently) a coyote toddler named “Wile E.”— who thinks he’s a wolf. (Seriously. I even had the chance to hear him try to howl like a wolf when the main pack started howling on the morning I visited.)

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Check out The Secret City—it’s the bomb.

By Samantha Not so long ago we would have needed special government clearance just to get into this town. Today we roll right in to find an AMAZING year-round playground with everything from world-class mountain biking and skiing to […]

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