Our Favorite Summertime Souvenir Picks

Gaining ground as a tourism destination, Castle Rock is increasingly recognized for our fantastic trails, zip lines, outdoor concerts and events, and top-notch breweries. People are visiting for many reasons and taking these seriously sweet souvenirs home with them.  

Fanatical for Food Trucks

Far surpassing corn dogs and caramel apples, modern food trucks touch on taste options unbroached by standard fair cuisine. Taste culinary excellence and contribute to a worthy cause by heading to Wilcox and Second Street every Monday all summer between 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., where 10% of proceeds strengthen local charities. Our first day to savor included these alternating purveyors…

Summer Strawberry and Peach Rosé Sangria

 INGREDIENTS  2/3 cup sugar  2 cups sliced strawberries

The Jubilance of July

Reminiscent of hot dogs, watermelon and suntan lotion, July is the month we’ve waited for all year. The harbinger of the second half of 2019, July begets beer, barbecues and plenty of opportunities to wear the new shades you won’t lose until August. Amidst the fireworks and family reunions, this month yields a 50-gun salute as … Continued

July 2019 Around Town

Bombers for Bones Benefiting IFOPA and Caleb Burgess Come down to Metzler’s Ranch Park on July 20 and support a great cause by participating in a home run derby and skills competition benefiting the International Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva Association. The IFOPA is a nonprofit organization that supports research for the cure and treatments of FOP. … Continued

Sing a Song of Summer

Quickly becoming synonymous with fun, Castle Rock continues to book world-famous musical acts one after the other. From country to classical, blues to folk and rock to pop, the concerts only keep coming this summer. With a variety of venues and concerts to choose from, picking your place for a relaxing and groovy night out with the family is an…

The Food Truck Frenzy Celebrates Another Successful Year

Coyote Ridge Park in Castle Pines filled with revelers there for the games, music, sponsor booths and fantastic food at the Food Truck Frenzy on Saturday, June 8. 

Douglas County Canine Rescue Holds Dog Adoption Event

A happy ending began for many grateful dogs on Saturday, June 8, as Douglas County Canine Rescue held an adoption event in the parking lot of the Olinger Andrews Caldwell Gibson Chapel in Downtown Castle Rock. Visit DouglasCountyCanine.org for information on becoming a foster for dogs like these saved from kill shelters. 

A Dream of Roman Red

 Road Trip Essentials  Heads turn, and all eyes are on the 1960 Chevrolet Corvette convertible as it parades past. Whether it be unadulterated fanfare or simply the quiet esteem of someone who likes what they see, this is customarily the case when John Manka takes to the road in the car he has coddled since 1996.  Meriting a second glance…

A Deep Green Peace

Lavishly cloaked in everlasting greenery and graced by the floating heavens above, the Silver Lake Lodge refreshes the soul with a deep green peace—so meaningful to those who need it and so purposeful to those who desire it. Originally built as a private residence in 1992, it has been remarkably restored to reflect the consummate calm of mountain tranquility and is…