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June 2018

Found 2 blog entries for June 2018.

With its burgeoning restaurant, shopping and arts scene, Basalt breathes new life into the mid-valley.

For those brave enough to venture the roundabout, Basalt has finally come out from Aspen’s more glamorous shadow and into its own. If anything, Basalt’s lack of proximity to the ski areas has become part of its appeal. At least for now, it remains a quaint mountain town (Free Parking! No crowds! Abundant wildlife!), with not one, but two rivers that literally run through it. The confluence of the Roaring Fork and Frying Pan, both designated as gold medal waters, are world renowned for fly fishing Colorado’s famed trout. Surrounded by a vast expanse of undeveloped wilderness, with the Frying Pan Valley on one side of town and the mighty Mount

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Downtown Aspen’s crown jewel and its oldest hotel gets a major facelift.

The Hotel Jerome has always been at the heart of downtown Aspen, both figuratively and literally. It was built in 1889 by Jerome B. Wheeler who wanted a hotel in Aspen that rivaled European luxury and amenities. Since then, the hotel has gone through many renovations, additions, and modifications, but it remains Aspen’s crown jewel. This summer, the Hotel Jerome debuts its most recent iteration: a major addition featuring six residential   luxury suites, a new pool and courtyard, and the acquisition and restoration of the historic Aspen Times building.

When architects Rowland + Broughton and interior designer Todd Avery Lenahan, CEO and Principal of TAL Studio were brought

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