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America’s Low-Income Housing Crisis: Colorado Tourist Town Edition

In Crested Butte, Colorado, the rentals have gone so out of control, in no small part thanks to AirBNB, that the people who actually work in the town are forced to live in the forest: Melanie Rees used to have neighbors. Now, signs advertising vacation rentals mar the homes in Crested Butte’s Meridian Lake subdivision. […]

Finding My Legs: Mountain Biking in Crested Butte

A million years ago, I was big into mountain biking. Like, it was my thing. I’d hit the trail weekly… The post Finding My Legs: Mountain Biking in Crested Butte appeared first on Just a Colorado Gal.

Adventure 101: Mountain Biking in Crested Butte

Few places exude bicycling culture as much as Crested Butte, a quirky mountain hamlet tucked into the southern Rockies at close to 9,000 feet above sea level. The town (population 1,500) is about 25 miles from Aspen as the crow flies, but a world away in style. Show More Summary

Experience the entire 2,660-mile Pacific Crest Trail in 3 minutes while sitting on your fat butt.

3 months agoHumor / odd : Happy Place

Get ready to think, "Man, I really should take time off and go on a five month hike," before remembering that you'd panic if you went more than three waking hours without Facebook. We all like to believe the best of ourselves. We have so much potential as humans, after all. Show More Summary

Back Where it Belongs?

The Mountain Bike Hall of Fame just moved from Crested Butte to Marin. That’s either perfect — or perfectly wrong.

Welcome to Whatever, USA, Bud Light's Big Party for a Few Fans

Last year Bud Light took experiential marketing to a new level with its secret party town, Whatever, USA, which turned Crested Butte, Colo., into a giant, all-expenses-paid beer bash for 1,000 of the Anheuser-Busch brand's lucky fans. Show More Summary


5 months agoHobbies / Hunting : Hunting Life

20 Targets along the 1.5 mile course MT. CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. – May 14 – Crested Butte, Colorado is known as a great ski resort, the “Wildflower Capital of Colorado”, the Last Great Colorado Ski Town, the list could go on. For hunting...Show More Summary

12 Best Places to See Fall Colors

Come see beautiful fall foliage on Kebler Pass near Crested Butte in Colorado. (Courtesy of the Gunnison-Crested Butte Tourism Association) It's that time of year again. We're deep in the heart of leaf-peeping season and the leaves, they are a-changin'. Show More Summary

Montanya Distillers & Elevation Beer Company Collaborate on Montanya, A Horchata Imperial Porter

(Crested Butte, CO) – Montanya Distillers and Elevation Beer Company, two Colorado companies just over the Sawatch Range fro… The post Montanya Distillers & Elevation Beer Company Collaborate on Montanya, A Horchata Imperial Porter appeared first on

Guess Who This Glamorous Little Girl Turned Into!

9 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity :

Before this dainty little dancer was awwing the hills of Hollywood she was just another pint-size kid with pizzazz in Crested Butte, Colorado. Can you guess who she is?

Crested Butte, charming and authentic, fills a family's ski-trip needs

10 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

It's family ski-trip time, and decisions need to be made about where to go.

Newswire: Sir Mix-A-Lot reveals which baby had back, specifically

Like a toddler who just discovered a mirror, the world is currently fascinated with butts—a rising obsession that crested this week over the oily hills of Kim Kardashian, spurring an Everest-like race to plant other butt flags atop them. Show More Summary

Holly Montag: Married to Richie Wilson!

Holly Montag, the older sister and sometime co-star of The Hills star Heidi Montag, tied the knot with fiance Richie Wilson this weekend in their hometown. Crested Butte, Colo., was the setting for Holly's nuptials, organized by theShow More Summary

What if New Belgium had beat Bud Light to Crested Butte?

MONDAY BEER LINKS, MUSING 09.05.14 What Happens When Bud Light Takes Over Your Town for a Weekend. After all the hoopla before Bud Light’s “Whatever, U.S.A.” takeover of Crested Butte, Colorado, I was disappointed in the days after the event by the lack of stories about how it went (other than the one, repeated over […]

Partiers Trying To Leave Town That Bud Light Created For A Commercial Report Airport Headaches

More than 1,000 contest winners flown into Crested Butte, Colo. for a Bud Light commercial were stuck in the fictional town of Whatever, USA last night, as their numbers apparently overwhelmed the local airport and caused some to miss their flights. The lesson here being, you can NEVER leave the party. Anheuser-Busch spent $500,000 painting the town blue and turning … [More]

Bud Light’s Town-Size Party Completely Clogged Up a Tiny Colorado Airport

That blue horse did not make it through security, needless to say. The people of Crested Butte, Colorado, always had a bad feeling about Budweiser's three-day takeover of their town, which through copious amounts of "Bud Light blue"Show More Summary

Bud Light Turns Crested Butte Into ‘Whatever Town USA’ Against Citizens’ Will

As part of an advertising campaign for Bud Light, Anheuser-Busch has taken over a Colorado town called Crested Butte for use as the setting for an imagined new town called “Whatever Town USA.” While the campaign might seem light-hearted and silly, many of the residents of Crested Butte are very upset with the festival. Show More Summary

Colorado Town Becomes Bud Light's 'Whatever, USA'

Not everyone in Crested Butte, Colorado, is happy that Anheuser-Busch will fly 1,000 young adults to the town for a weekend, rename it "Whatever USA," and film a beer-soaked Bud Light bacchanalia. "This is a mistake," said 20-year-resident David Rothman. Show More Summary

Controversies : Town Agreed to Be Painted Bud Light Blue for $500M

Bud Light's parent company Anheuser-Busch is taking over Crested Butte, Colo. as part of an advertising campaign and residents are annoyed. According to Fox News, Bud Light plans to turn Crested Butte into the fictional "Whatever" town as part...

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