Stuff by Megan Tackett

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    Four acres of downtown all up for sale at once

    Carbondale’s historic downtown area is newly donned with several for-sale signs, but many contend that’s not necessarily a bad thing.

    The six lots recently and simultaneously were added to Aspen-based realtor Karen Toth’s listings, and one is already under contract.

    “Most of the people who have had interest have all… read more →

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    Rotary tries something new with ‘Running of the Balls’

    The classic dinner, dancing and silent auction template is often a fun way for nonprofits to raise some money and gather their core community of donors. But the Rotary Club of Carbondale decided that using Hollywood-caliber hurricane fans to blow inflatable balls down Main Street would be evenread more →

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    Enter Sandman, karaoke host with the most

    David Sandman is all over the place. His karaoke business now has weekly shows in Breckenridge, Aspen, El Jebel, Vail, Carbondale, Avon and Glenwood Springs — a different town scheduled every night.

    “I’m a very, very busy person these days,” Sandman said. “For the pastread more →

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    PRO TKD goes beyond hand and foot

    It’s an unassuming location — tucked in the plaza with City Market. Grocery shoppers likely don’t know that the PRO TKD Martial Arts Center trains entire families of black belts and converts into an indoor 18-yard archery range within minutes.

    “One of my black belts cameread more →

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    Coredination owners land in new studio space

    If home is where the heart is, then the new Coredination studio location at 1101 Village Rd. is where Alexandra and Anthony Jerkunica are keeping theirs. The husband-and-wife duo co-founded Coredination — which houses Bonedale Ballet — in 2004, but they’re just now settling into a permanent locationread more →

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    Sandra Lopez leaves Sanctuary after 10 months of solitude

    For the first time in 10 months and two days, Sandra Lopez left the Two Rivers Unitarian Universalist parsonage, where she had been living in sanctuary with her youngest daughter Areli, a U.S. citizen.

    “I [was] counting every second!” she said.

    Thanks toread more →

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    Carbondale celebrates community’s artistic path

    To say that the Rio Grande ARTway is a collaboration between Carbondale Arts, the Carbondale Creative District and the Roaring Fork Transportation Authority — while accurate — would be limited. In reality, the one-mile linear park has been a work in progress by more than 100 volunteers andread more →

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    Inaugural Compassion Fest seeks to inspire action

    Compassion is a verb. That’s the contention that Way of Compassion Founder John Bruna and Director Aaron Taylor are making, and they’ve organized an entire festival to convey the assertion.

    “The whole purpose here is to inspire people into action,” Bruna said of the inauguralread more →

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    Smiling Goat Ranch reaches out to veterans

    Sheryl Barto describes herself as an “autism mom who loves horses.” So when she discovered the Horse Boy Method, an equine therapy model tailored to ease some of the burdens associated with autism, it inspired her to found the Smiling Goat Ranch in 2015.

    “I thinkread more →

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    Fair sparks petitioning debate; Town of Carbondale decision expected

    Fred Malo was taken aback when he was asked by a Mountain Fair volunteer to leave Sopris Park premises. He was collecting signatures for the Colorado Rising coalition effort, which seeks to increase the required distance between oil and gas wells and occupied buildings from the current 500read more →