Chill out in Aspen this Summer

Aspen’s Best Places to Chill Out This Summer

Despite Colorado’s notoriously fickle summer weather, we still average 300-plus days of sun a year. Summer in Aspen generally means temps in the upper 70s to low 80s, not counting monsoonal deluges, but the altitude somehow makes it seem hotter. After you work up a sweat hiking, biking, or indulging in the multitude of other […]

Crested Butte

This Crested Butte Hike Experience Kicks Butte

If you’re driving, the trip from our front door on Monarch Street in Aspen to the newly-remodeled Nordic Inn in beautiful Crested Butte, Colorado is 176 miles long and would take a little over three and a half hours to complete. Or you could save some gas, get some views, and hike from Aspen to […]

Monarch Room - Limelight

6 Tips from an Aspen Wedding Veteran

I can safely call myself a wedding expert. I’ve attended countless weddings as a guest. I’ve been in a few as a bridesmaid. I stood alongside my grandfather when he performed my cousin’s wedding and read a passage from First Corinthians. I even worked as a wedding planner’s assistant. Weddings in Aspen are in a […]

How to Survive the FOOD & WINE Classic

The Limelight Guide to Surviving FOOD & WINE

It’s that time of year again, when Aspen is taken over by thousands of food n’ drink-loving tourists and industry folk, including the nation’s preeminent chefs, restaurateurs, Master Sommeliers, winemakers, brewers, distillers, and food and drink artisans. June 19-21 ushers in the 34th annual FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen. This is my 9th year […]