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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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Cultivate Kitchen: Silverthorne’s Newest Restaurant

People say Silverthorne’s never had anything like Cultivate Kitchen. And that’s what Cultivate owners J.J. and Shane Morris think, too. Located inside Angry James Brewery, Cultivate serves local, farm to table food with health in mind — and they pair panini, sides and snacks with Silverthorne’s tastiest beers. “The community and a need for fresh food made us want to open a business here,” says J.J., a culinary school graduate with a background in nutrition and sustainability. “We knew we wanted to put down roots in Summit County because of …

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Searching for La Escondida in Silverthorne

Talk about a lucky town! After three successful years in Dillon, La Escondida needed more room because their tasty treats were in such high demand. Last October, they found a new home, tucked away in Silverthorne at 252 Warren Ave. If you check the online reviews for Panadería La Escondida — which means “the hidden bakery” — you’ll see glowing reports of their delicious pastries and baked goods. The Summit Daily News even calls it a “hidden gem.” The Latin American bakery’s co-owners Kevin Pelen and Alberto Galvan love to …

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Blue River Vision Opens Doors — and Eyes

Silverthorne is about to get its first vision care provider, and boy, is she cool. Sure, Jessica Hegewald, OD, has years of experience with family eye care, but she’s also a former wildland firefighter, the Chief of Optometry for the 140th Wing at Buckley Air Force Base in the Colorado Air National Guard, and a skier, hiker and biker. We sat down with Dr. Hegewald to get a bit more information on her soon-to-open business. And if you see this overachiever walking around town, ask about her worldwide humanitarian missions …

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Summertime Sipping in Silverthorne

Summer in Silverthorne. Can you think of anything better? And what goes along with that sweet Silverthorne sunshine? Something to sip on from the experts at Locals Liquors, of course. Chris Carran, Locals Liquors owner and refreshing summer drink expert, has big news for you: Zima is BACK! If you weren’t really missing it, this blog post is packed with other tasty tidbits, too. Read on for the full rundown from Chris, an Iowa native turned Silverthorne business owner.   Can you describe your business and where you are located? …

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Neils Lunceford Silverthorne

High-Altitude Gardening With Neils Lunceford

It’s officially spring. Have you started planting? If not, don’t stress. We’ve got some insider tips from the experts at Neils Lunceford to help you out. Since 1980, Neils Lunceford has served the Silverthorne community and helped it grow—in more ways than one. As a full-service landscape company offering landscape design, construction, maintenance, irrigation and retail products, the pros at Neils Lunceford beautify Summit, Eagle and Grand counties. Three key players on the Neils Lunceford team include CEO Jeff Lunceford, Operations Manager Abe Hoffmann and Vice President Tim Glasco. Jeff …

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Silverthorne Businesses Recognized for Excellence in Summit County

In February, Silverthorne businesses were recognized in six categories of the Summit Chamber’s Business Excellence Awards for demonstrating hard work and dedication as the best in Summit County. Out of more than 100 nominations, 23 businesses were recognized as finalists in nine categories. These businesses play a significant role in driving the business community and economic growth for the county. And Silverthorne’s winners are…   Business of the Year  1 – 10 Employees Red Buffalo Cafe *   Customer Service Champion Red Buffalo Cafe   Business of the Year 11 …

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Silverthorne Honored with Business Excellence Awards

It was a packed house at the Silverthorne Pavilion on Feb. 28 for The Summit Chamber of Commerce annual Business Excellence Awards. Several Silverthorne businesses were recognized, including Silverthorne Veterinary Hospital for Start Up of the Year, Sanders True Value for Customer Service Champion, and Red Buffalo Café for small Business of the Year. Additionally, the Town of Silverthorne was recognized as a finalist for Wellness Champion and was the winner of the Marketing Champion award. This year, more than 100 businesses were nominated in 10 different categories, and three finalists were selected from each category including: …

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Angry James Opens Its Doors to Much Fanfare

Angry James Brewery tapped its first official keg on Friday, Jan. 26, to much excitement and fanfare within the Silverthorne community. The long-anticipated craft brewery was abuzz all weekend with non-stop crowds that flocked to taste the newest addition to Exit 205’s burgeoning beer scene. Owner and Brewmaster AJ Brinkerhoff was overwhelmed with the support and energy of his guests and was thrilled to see all of his hard work come to life. And, thanks to the success of opening weekend, he needed to brew some emergency batches just to …

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Silverthorne Continues to Make its Mark on Olympic Games

Coming off Silverthorne local Red Gerard’s red hot, gold medal performance in the Men’s Snowboard Slopestyle event on Saturday, another Silverthorne name is lighting up the snowboard scene in Peyongchang this week. Tonight, during the ladies halfpipe finals, Steamboat Springs native Arielle Gold will be repping Silverthorne-based Unity Snowboards in what we all hope is a medal winning run. Gold will be riding Unity’s Origin board, a twin-tip, full camber freestyle board handmade by Unity owner Peter Wurster in his Silverthorne shop. Check out more on Unity Snowboards from the Silverthorne Pulse.

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