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Past articles by Tricia:

Croce Plays Croce tour comes to the Vilar Performing Arts Center on Wednesday

It took almost 30 years for A.J. Croce to embrace playing his father’s music. Jim Croce, A.J.’s dad, died in a small plane crash in 1973 while his musical career was just taking off. A.J.... → Read More

Vail Valley local Ken Hoeve jumps into ABC’s ‘Shark Tank’

Have you ever had a good idea and wanted to take it to the next level? Eagle resident Ken Hoeve and his business partners at Flated are attempting to secure investments from the sharks in... → Read More

Live music, dancing, ski racing and a murder mystery game: Tricia’s Weekend Picks: 3/10/23

Preservation Hall Jazz Band While the Vilar Performing Arts Center in Beaver Creek is celebrating its 25th anniversary, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band is on tour celebrating 60 years with its latest project, “Pass It... → Read More

International Women’s Day: Vail locals in the ski fashion industry

March 8 marks International Women’s Day, a global day celebrating the historical, cultural and political achievements of women. The Vail Daily checked in with three local women in the ski fashion business to talk about... → Read More

Dining adventures at The Hythe Vail

Axel Torres wants you to take your taste buds on a dining adventure. The new executive chef at The Hythe Vail welcomes diners to enjoy New American cuisine with alpine inspiration. “I want the guest... → Read More

Vail’s Meghan Buchanan climbs Seven Summits, sets sights on North Pole

Some people might stop at climbing the seven highest peaks in the world, but not Meghan Buchanan. After climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Aconcagua in Argentina, Mount Elbrus in Russia, Denali in Alaska, Mount Vinson... → Read More

Vail Legacy Days, Talons Challenge, a new après ski hot spot, hot wax art and more: Tricia’s Weekend Picks 2/24/23

Vail Legacy Days Celebrate Vail’s founders and history and learn more about the role the 10th Mountain Division played in World War II and the outdoor industry at this year’s Vail Legacy Days. Vail Legacy... → Read More

International flair at 8100 Mountainside Bar & Grill

Many restaurants can say they serve up international cuisine, but the proof is in the menu and staff at the Park Hyatt Beaver Creek’s signature restaurant. Here, items like eggplant mutabal, zopf and shakshuka pique... → Read More

‘Our Planet Live in Concert’ brings the world to the Vilar stage

Travel the world without even leaving your seat at the “Our Planet Live In Concert” performance at Beaver Creek’s Vilar Performing Arts Center on Thursday. Indulge your senses in this multi-media event that allows you... → Read More

Meet Your Chef: Kyle Cox

Editor’s Note: The Vail Daily is showcasing area chefs in a new series called “Meet Your Chef” so you can learn a bit more about those creating art in the kitchen. If you’re a local... → Read More

Live music, a magic dragon, uphill racing and more: Tricia’s Weekend Picks 2/17/23

Jerry Harrison and Adrian Belew’s ‘Remain in Light’ tour The Vilar Performing Arts Center’s 25th anniversary season is rolling right along with concerts, classical music, dance, comedy and more. Saturday night welcomes Jerry Harrison of... → Read More

‘Tell Us Your Love Story’ contest winners

Editor’s note: Your stories never cease to amaze the editorial staff that gets to read all the submissions for the Vail Daily’s “Tell Us Your Love Story” contest. We have well over two dozen written... → Read More

Tell Us Your Love Story: Runners-up submissions

Editor’s note: We received so many submissions for our Vail Daily “Tell Us Your Love Story” contest that we decided to share some more stories online. Read over these stories and get inspired by love... → Read More

Revolution Power Yoga under new ownership

In 2012, Julie Kiddoo had a calling. She was moved to deliver yoga to as many people as possible with minimal barriers to entry. “I wanted to be a difference maker in our community,” Kiddoo... → Read More

Super Bowl parties, jazz music, snowshoe races, dinner theater and more: Tricia’s Weekend Picks 2/10/23

Super Bowl Cucina at Lodge at Vail, Vail Village The Super Bowl is as much about the food as it is the game and Cucina at the Lodge at Vail is taking care of making... → Read More

Valentine’s Day plans in the Vail Valley? Here are some ideas

This year, Valentine’s Day falls on a Tuesday, and while you can celebrate love any day of the year, here are a few ideas on how you can spend the holiday, whether you are looking... → Read More

Wounded veterans and their families learn lessons on and off the slopes in Vail

Sometimes you have to do hard things. For Jacob Sevy, a Senior Master Sergeant with the U.S. Air Force, he knows that statement all too well. Sevy is one of 17 wounded veterans taking part... → Read More

Soul on Snow brings in Ne-Yo, Mix Master Mike and DJ Logic to Vail

The National Brotherhood of Skiers is in Vail this week for its annual summit and to celebrate 50 years of Soul on the Slopes. The nonprofit organization, which was started by Ben Finley and Art... → Read More

Art and Soul on the Slopes: Lamont Joseph White brings spirit of the National Brotherhood of Skiers history to life

The National Brotherhood of Skiers is in Vail this week to celebrate its 50th Anniversary Summit and in addition to all the skiing, snowboarding, racing, fundraising and parties, there is an artistic side to this... → Read More

Grammy award winner Sarah Jarosz comes to the Vilar in Beaver Creek

Even at a young age, Sarah Jarosz knew she’d have a career in music. “There was never a time where I considered doing anything else with my life because it was just what I loved... → Read More