Aspen http://aspenpublicradio.org en 50 Years Of Wilderness: The "Maroon Belles" http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/50-years-wilderness-maroon-belles <p></p><p>This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act and, in special series, we're focusing on one protected area in our backyard, the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness.</p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Marci Krivonen 21672 at http://aspenpublicradio.org 50 Years Of Wilderness: The "Maroon Belles" A Tour Through The New Aspen Art Museum, Under Construction http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/tour-through-new-aspen-art-museum-under-construction <p></p><p>The Aspen Art Museum is arguably one of the most anticipated new structures in town. &nbsp;When it opens later this summer it will be with a days-long celebration of contemporary art, Aspen and of the building itself. &nbsp;Some say it's the most important building in Aspen in a century, while others call it a monstrosity. &nbsp;Designed by Pritzker Prize winner Shigeru Ban, the space will be public. &nbsp;Aspen Public Radio's Marci Krivonen took a tour.</p><p></p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 15:53:04 +0000 Marci Krivonen 20698 at http://aspenpublicradio.org A Tour Through The New Aspen Art Museum, Under Construction Bumpy Tour Gives Visitors A Glimpse Into Aspen's Mining History http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/bumpy-tour-gives-visitors-glimpse-aspens-mining-history <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This summer the City of Aspen is partnering with the Aspen Historical Society to show off Aspen’s mining history. Silver mining on Smuggler Mountain was big business in the late 1800’s. Now, remnants of that legacy are easy to find and highlighted on a weekly public jeep tour. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen went along for the ride, bumps and all, and filed this report.</span></p><p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 13:16:17 +0000 Marci Krivonen 20492 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Bumpy Tour Gives Visitors A Glimpse Into Aspen's Mining History Interview & Music with Jackson Emmer and Ross Kribbs (and some Otis Redding) http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/interview-music-jackson-emmer-and-ross-kribbs-and-some-otis-redding <p>Jackson Emmer and Ross Kribbs stopped by the studios of Aspen Public Radio on Friday May 30 with guitar and fiddle in hand for an impromptu studio performance with their 'audience of one', Aspenbeat&nbsp; host Andrea Young.</p> Sun, 01 Jun 2014 12:04:14 +0000 Andrea Young 19355 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Interview & Music with Jackson Emmer and Ross Kribbs (and some Otis Redding) High Rent, Heavy Regulation Pose Challenges For Young Entrepreneurs In Aspen http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/high-rent-heavy-regulation-pose-challenges-young-entrepreneurs-aspen <p></p><p>This month, we’ve been examining what it takes to live and work in Aspen, and whether the middle class is being priced out. Today we focus on young entrepreneurs and the barriers they face when opening a business in Aspen. For some the high rents and seasonal business is worth it, while others were forced to move Downvalley to make it work, financially. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen&nbsp;reports.</p><p></p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Marci Krivonen 17431 at http://aspenpublicradio.org High Rent, Heavy Regulation Pose Challenges For Young Entrepreneurs In Aspen