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ZEST: Ristretto crafts extraordinary coffee brews

With a downtown location familiar to many, The Ristretto Coffee Lounge in Old Town Square delivers more than just your ordinary brew.

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14th annual North Routt BBQ slated for Saturday

Benefiting the North Routt Community Charter School, the annual North Routt BBQ is one of the school's biggest fundraisers and will take place this Saturday at the Hahn's Peak Roadhouse.

Local stars in one-woman production of "Shirley Valentine" this weekend

The Steamboat Springs Arts Council will present "Shirley Valentine," a witty one-woman play starring local resident Nina Rogers on Saturday and Sunday at the Depot Art Center.

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Denver roots rock group to headline Schmiggity's Friday

Sharing the stage with artists like the John Butler Trio, Trevor Hall and Big Head Todd and The Monsters, the Rob Drabkin Band will bring its unique roots rock sound to Steamboat Springs Friday at Schmiggity's.

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Indie-folk duo Dawn and Hawkes come back to Steamboat Springs this weekend

Touring the country before the release of their newest album "Yours and Mine," indie-folk duo Dawn and Hawkes will be back in Steamboat Springs at the Chief Theater Friday evening.

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Explore’s Top 5 events for Aug. 28 to 30

Not sure what to do this weekend? Explore brings you its top five picks for this weekend's round of events.

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Jimmy Westlake: Cassiopeia ushers in autumn

One of the first star patterns to catch your eye in the late summer and early fall is a distinctive group of 5 bright stars in the northeastern sky that forms the shape of a letter “W.”

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ZEST: Slopeside Grill

This week's featured restaurant is the mountain après spot, Slopeside Grill known for their popular pint pass, homemade pizzas and crackling fire pits.

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You Heart What You Eat: Salmon Cakes

Salmon is probably the filet mignon of the fish world when it comes to health benefits, and this week Explore's food contributor Tera Johnson-Swartz shares one of her favorite summer salmon dishes.

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Elliot Seng: String Board Surprise

From playing basement parties to major clubs in Steamboat, Denver and beyond, Steamboat's own String Board Theory band has a strong grassroots following, one that came out in full support for a surprise show last Sunday.

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Explore’s Top 5 events for Aug. 21 to 23

Not sure what to do this weekend? Explore brings you the top five picks for this weekend's round of events.

Local authors nominated for 2015 CIPA EVVY awards

Earlier this month the Colorado Independent Publishers Association (CIPA) announced the 2015 EVVY award finalists and four of those are Steamboat authors.

Denver's Comedy Works comedians to headline Chief Theater show this weekend

While this weekend is the popular High Plains Festival in Denver, attracting comedians from all over, Steamboat will have its own comedy sampler show with two of Denver's Comedy Works comedians for a hilarious show Saturday night.

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Journalist and author Eugenia Bone will be in Steamboat on Saturday for a unique presentation

This weekend, well-known author and journalist Eugenia Bone will be in Steamboat Springs for a cooking presentation and demonstration that uses efficient practices for a flavorfully improved meal.

Harper Lee books auctioned for Partners in Routt County's Java & Jazz fundraiser

This year’s Java & Jazz fundraiser for Partners in Routt County will feature a unique auction item from author Harper Lee.

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Roots reggae group John Brown's Body to headline Mountain Music Series concert Friday

Revolutionary within the genre of reggae music, John Brown's Body will be back in Steamboat Springs on Friday with a mix of new and old material for the Mountain Music Series.

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Sarah Coleman: Top 10 Substitutions

There are healthier choices everyone can make each day. This week, Explore health and fitness contributor Sarah Coleman shares her Top Ten Substitutions for a healthier lifestyle.

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You Heart What You Eat: No Bake Granola Bar

After searching for the perfect recipe, Explore's food contributor, Tera Johnson-Swartz has finally found a healthy yet delicious homemade granola recipe.

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ZEST: E3 Chophouse: A premier dining experience

ZEST restaurant feature - Located along the Yampa River, E3 creates a premier dining experience with top quality food and service.

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Jimmy Westlake: Spot the two giants of summer

Two very large constellations, Ophiuchus, the Serpent Bearer, and Hercules, the Strong Man, take up a large chunk of our late summer sky. We see them standing head to head, high up in the southern sky as darkness falls.