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French Toast and Bloody Mary at Timberline Craft Kitchen & Cocktails

Favorite Breakfast Places in Silverthorne

With cooler temperatures and snow on the ground, it’s the perfect time of year to sleep in and linger over breakfast. We’ve gathered a few of our favorite breakfast places in Silverthorne where you can enjoy everything from a classic eggs benedict to pancake soufflés to giant breakfast burritos. Grab a cup of coffee, or enjoy a Bloody Mary, and dig in! Mountain Lyon Café The famed Mountain Lyon Café moved to their new location in town a year ago after serving up pancakes and bacon for 25 years at …

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Volunteers at Blue River Horse Center

Silverthorne’s Got Heart: John Longhill gives his heart to horses and the community

John Longhill and the Blue River Horse Center Over the past 35 years, John Longhill estimates that he has worked with 15,000 kids through his horse programs, starting in Georgia before moving to Colorado and opening the Blue River Horse Center. Serving as executive director since 2008, John works hard helping horses, children and adults.    Located just north of the town of Silverthorne, the Blue River Horse Center has a twofold purpose: to help decrease the number of unwanted horses in Colorado and to provide an educational experience for …

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Fox mural in Silverthorne

Brilliant New Mural Shines at SPAC Outdoor Stage

At first glance you see geometric purple mountains, their facets gleaming with snowfields and sunset light, the blue of Dillon Reservoir below. But wait! After a closer inspection, the lake has eyes; the mountains just might be ears; and a camouflaged fox peers back at you.  The brand new mural on the South-facing wall of the outdoor stage at the Silverthorne Performing Arts Center (SPAC) creates an optical illusion that encourages people to interact with it and offers an Instagram-worthy photo opportunity.  The outdoor stage at SPAC is a prime …

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Timberline Craft Kitchen & Cocktails Logo

Silverthorne’s newest restaurant brings made-from-scratch food and handcrafted cocktails to town

If you’re looking for an elevated brunch and dinner restaurant in Silverthorne, look no further than Silverthorne’s newest restaurant, Timberline Craft Kitchen & Cocktails. Owners Tanecia and Joe Spagnolia are opening the new restaurant in the Green Village at the Outlets at Silverthorne and will offer everyday brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., daily happy hour from 3 to 5 p.m. and dinner from 5 p.m. to close. Featuring a made-from-scratch menu created by Executive Chef Nick Mozealous, Timberline Craft Kitchen & Cocktails will focus on New American cuisine. …

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Red Buffalo Cafe Library Shelf

Silverthorne’s Got Heart: Red Buffalo & Summit Library

Nothing says cozy community like curling up with a warm beverage and a good book — and Red Buffalo Coffee & Tea wants to make sure everyone in Silverthorne can do just that.  Red Buffalo, located at 358 Blue River Parkway and backing onto the Blue River, has played an active role in the Silverthorne community since the café opened in 2010. All summer, Red Buffalo hosts Storytime on the Go on the back patio, with a librarian from the Silverthorne-Summit County North Branch Library bringing books to share with …

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Murphy's in Silverthorne

Business Spotlight: Everybody is a little Irish, and welcome, at Murphy’s

Blue Moon Bakery’s Owners Give New Life to Murphy’s Tavern If you have ever stopped in Silverthorne for a quick breakfast or lunch before a big day skiing, snowboarding, hiking or fishing, chances are you’ve been to Blue Moon Bakery. Owners Ben and Kim Reil have been serving up high-quality, freshly baked goods there since 2004. The Blue Moon Bakery team recently took ownership of another Silverthorne eatery, Murphy’s.   The Silverthorne community has been very excited to welcome the Reils to another restaurant in town. Known for their outstanding …

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Arapahoe Basin Ski Patroller and Avalanche Dog

Local Spotlight: Patroller and avalanche dog team on getting ready for another winter at The Basin

The nights are getting cooler, the snow has started falling and the 2019-20 ski and ride season is here! With nearby ski areas already open, we caught up with a Town of Silverthorne employee, who also works as a ski patroller at Arapahoe Basin in the winter. Going into his eleventh season at A-Basin, Greg Dumas shared what he does (along with his hard-working avalanche dog Sasha) to get ready for the season, and what he is most excited for this winter. In years past, Greg has gone back to …

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