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Did You Take Part in This Phone Poll For The Local Sales Tax Increase?

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A half cent sales tax increase would mean an increase of annual taxes around $31 for the “average” Loveland household.

In return, you would get improved traffic flow on East Eisenhower Boulevard and Taft Avenue, the rebuilding of one Loveland fire station and the remodeling of another, the construction of underpasses to improve public trail safety, construction of a new recreation center and new branch library, as well as expansion of the Loveland Museum.

We found it interesting that the city's newest residents (living here 5 years or less) were the strongest supporters of the initiative.

Follow the details here:  Loveland Sales Tax Increase

Blast From The Past: Stanley Steamers Up The Loveland Grand Canyon

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22rhkjw BigTCanyon_road.jpg Just two ruts and a covered wagon illustrate the nature of the Riley Road up the Big Thompson Canyon. (Loveland Museum/Gallery)

Riley Rd., 3.5 hr journey, Loveland to Estes, for $3.50.  Just make sure there's enough water in the boiler…:-).

Picture is of “Riley Road” up the canyon built in 1903-04…

More on this interesting history here:  Steam Up Loveland Grand Canyon

Whiskey, Jazz, and All You Can Eat Lobster For Mother’s Day?

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Extravagant Mother's Day celebration coming to downtown Loveland!  She'll be sure to remember this one…:-).

This Mother’s Day, The Gressiwick will honor your Mom with a fine brunching buffet which features specialties such as Beer Bread with Whiskey Sauce, Butter Sautéd Langostino Lobster, Vanilla Pancake Bar and more.

Dessert is a buffet of its own crowned with Tableside Ice Cream and Blackberry Cheesecake Flambé. (which means it's on fire!)

Signature cocktails include Fresh Mimosas, a Shrub Apertif, and a Smoldering Whiskey in a Bacon Taster.

Additionally, you and Mom will be entertained with live jazz the entire time!

Get the details here:  Gressiwick Your Mom

Loveland Music Festival Among the Top 5 Summer Festivals in NOCO

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Billed as “An Antidote For Dangerous Times”, from the festival’s inception six years ago, Arise has staked a claim among a short list of conscientiously-based music festivals that promote environmentally conscious practices as a “leave no trace” event that plants a tree with every ticket purchase.

In addition, as in past years, this years event will feature a wide range of workshops and presentations focused on environmental and social justice issues that ran alongside its hefty live music schedule.

Check out the website here:  Arise Festival Loveland

Concerts, Outdoor Movies and a Farmers Market Oh My!

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We can't wait to start enjoying the summer events in The Foundry's plaza!

The Loveland Downtown Partnership released plans Tuesday for a new free summer event series called “One Sweet Summer” that will bring a variety of activities to The Foundry's plaza space.

Loveland Downtown District Events and Marketing Manager Abby Powell said the series will kick off on May 31 with the first of three planned Friday Blues Nights. It will also feature a farmers market and fitness events in addition to outdoor movies and concerts.

More about the happenings here:  Summer Fun in Loveland

Zero Emissions Seems Like a Pretty Good Thing to Us

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We know it may take a while to get to all zero emission vehicles on the road, but this local company is helping us move in that direction.

Lightning Systems, a global developer of zero emission drivetrains for commercial fleets, today announced new battery-electric powertrain options for the Ford F-59 Model to support its customers with delivery and food truck applications.

Read more on the company's website here:  Lightning Systems

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