Sara and Shane McWatters

 Describe your path to now living in Loveland.  Sara: Shane is originally from Oklahoma, and I am from Texas, but I was born to live in Loveland! I grew up coming to Colorado, and after Shane and I were married, we took a vacation through here and knew this is where we wanted to be.  Shane: We actually stumbled upon Loveland.…

Second Annual ‘Meals on Fourth’ Event

Beautiful weather, a delicious multi-course meal, wines, local brews and live jazz were the backdrop for the signature fundraising event benefiting Meals on Wheels of Loveland and Berthoud June 12. Two hundred guests enjoyed beautifully adorned tables running the length of a city block—right on Fourth Street in downtown Loveland. Photography by Bambi Leigh Brady | BB Portrait Design   … Continued

Premiere Issue

HELLO, AND WELCOME TO THE PREMIERE ISSUE OF LOVELAND AND SOUTH LIFESTYLE. This magazine is inspired by my love for our community. It is a dream come true to be able to bring this monthly publication to our wonderful neighbors, and we are thrilled to be your source for all things local here in Loveland, … Continued

Loveland Liberty 5K

With more than 1,500 runners and even more spectators, the Loveland Liberty 5K was a huge success. The Fourth of July event, hosted by Sweetheart City Racing and sponsored by Ambassador Real Estate, began at the Loveland Fairgrounds Park and supported Life for the Innocent, an organization dedicated to rescuing, restoring and renewing those affected by human trafficking worldwide.

Larger than Life: Loveland Sculptors Shoot for the Moon

Legendary football player Dick Butkus, linebacker for the Chicago Bears from 1965 to 1973, was an imposing figure at his actual height of 6 feet, 3 inches. Now imagine him 12 feet tall. That’s the transformation the artists at Loveland’s Lundeen Sculpture have created for a commissioned sculpture for the University of Illinois, where Dick played before going pro. As a graduate of the…

Finding Your Place

"I long, as does every human being, to be at home wherever I find myself."

Deep Roots

1. My grandfather, Donald Lewis McMillen, was the Larimer County extension agent from 1937 until his death in 1965. He was devoted to helping farmers and ranchers grow their business. Although I was never able to meet him, I feel the very same passion for helping my local businesses grow!

Dark Heart Coffee Bar

Nestled in the heart of Downtown Loveland, Dark Heart Coffee Bar started as a dream sketched out on a napkin. Featuring award-winning, single-origin coffees from Coava and other small-batch coffee roasters from around the world, their mantra, "Coffee is in our blood," is evident in every coffee that is created.

August 2019 Around Town

Berthoud Spartan Scholarship Golf Tournament This is the perfect opportunity to support your Berthoud Spartan High School Seniors, presented by the Berthoud Area Chamber of Commerce for the 10th year in a row! Each year, the event has supported Spartan High School graduating seniors who are furthering their education. Last year, $29,000 in scholarships was awarded to eight … Continued

An Urban Philosophy

 "Better ingredients. Better for you."  The locally owned and operated Urban Egg has been dishing up “fresh flavors and local favorites” since 2002. Their goal is to provide a “fresh twist to breakfast and lunch favorites using local, organic ingredients.”  Not only is this place dishing up great fresh food, but they are a company founded on giving back to their communities. Working…