Planning Your Royal Wedding

You might not be marrying an heir to the throne, but that doesn’t mean you can’t create a wedding fit for a princess/prince. These tips from our top event planner and catering director, Melina Glavas, will have you feeling like royalty in no time. Inspired by Kate Middleton and Prince William’s upcoming nuptials this month,… Read more

Women’s Pro Cycling Comes to Aspen!

After a 23-year hiatus, Aspen will once again host international professional men’s cycling, but two-time National Champion Jessica Phillips wasn’t content to simply watch the “Queen Stage” of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge finish in town on August 24. She wanted women to have a chance to race as well. “I started to think about how… Read more

‘Style Me Pretty’ Features Aspen Wedding

  Pretty much the most adorable wedding blog out there, Style Me Pretty, featured an amazing Aspen wedding on their site last week. We had to share it with you! This wedding’s welcome party, complete with a cowboy hat chandelier, was one of our favorite events at the Sundeck last year. We loved how the red accents from the tables and… Read more

Little Nell Names New Exec. Chef

The Little Nell is proud to announce that Robert McCormick has been named executive chef, effective April 11, 2011. McCormick is no stranger to the hotel, having worked as executive sous chef since October, 2010. In that role he oversaw and supported all back-of-house culinary operations, as well as worked to initiate and orchestrate the… Read more

Aspen Showshoe Tour

While everyone was going crazy in the late-spring powder on Aspen Mountain yesterday, a few Little Nell staffers took a break from all the action to enjoy an Aspen Snowshoe Tour. Put on by the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies, this tour meets at the top of the Aspen Mountain gondola for two tours daily… Read more

Antelope Island – 50 Mile

Moonlighting as The Little Nell’s Front Desk Manager by day, our resident freelance adventurer, Dylan Bowman, spent last weekend competing in the “Buffalo Run” on Antelope Island in the middle of the Great Salt Lake in Utah. He ran 50 miles in 6 hours and 15 minutes and shattered the course record by 18 minutes… That’s… Read more

Wedding of the Month, Lalezari~Garrow Wedding

Why Aspen & The Little Nell? We saw a wedding on the Wedding Deck several years ago and thought it was one of the most beautiful venues we had ever seen.  When we got engaged we knew that we wanted our wedding to be in Aspen.  Luckily, The Little Nell had the perfect weekend open for… Read more

Culinary Connectors Aspen Top Restaurant Tour

We recently had the pleasure to tag along on a Culinary Connectors Aspen Top Restaurant Tour. Our lovely tour guide, Elizabeth Powers, guided us through three local restaurants in Aspen: Campo di Fiori, Silver Queen and our very own, Montagna. The tour is pretty interesting. The idea is for local chefs to introduce you to… Read more

Five Questions with Randy Lewis

 This former professional racecar driver turned California winemaker joined us in the Montagna Bar this week to talk wine, life, Aspen and how fast you can go on a snowmobile. What brings you to Aspen? What usually brings me to Aspen this time of year – having fun and skiing. I’ve been coming to… Read more

Wedding of the Month: Noie – Czechowicz

Allison Noie and John Czechowitz have graciously shared memories from their wedding day on Sept. 25, 2010. This couple brings a big smile to our faces, and we bet they will bring one to yours as well. Why Aspen and The Little Nell? The venue was chosen mutually, but for different reasons.  I grew up in Wisconsin… Read more