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ASPEN SNOWMASS by guest blogger and prominent travel writer, Flip Byrnes  Breath comes in gasps. Thighs burn, while the edges of my skis lie heavily on my shoulder. It’s a powder day in Aspen, and having watched the snow float down in ribbons last night, the plan was already hatched of where to be today…. Read more

Live Music Lineup at Chair 9

Chair 9 at the base of Ajax features live music from 4-7 p.m. daily. Free. 675 East Durant Ave. 1/9 – Bo Hale 1/10 – Brad Manosevitz 1/11 – Mike Waters 1/12 – Josh Rogan 1/13 – Dj Dylan and Friends 1/14 – CLOSED for EVENT 1/15 – DJ Dylan and Friends 1/16 – Hannibal Brown 1/17 – Wood & Wire 1/18… Read more

Are you ready for some football?

We’re opening up Chair 9 early (11 a.m.) the next two Sundays for some prime football watching. We will have all three HD screens running behind the bar and are sweetening the deal with $12 pitchers of Steamworks’ Colorado Kolsch (fresh from Durango, Colorado). Game ON!

Pinot Posse Comes to Town

Join Ajax Tavern for a special evening with some of the best Pinot Noir winemakers in the USA on Tuesday, January 14 at 6:30 p.m. The winemakers (collectively known as the Pinot Posse) will be showcasing their best wines with a four course dinner. Many of these winemakers have made wines in the Wine Spectator Top… Read more

A Message from Champagne Dave

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Tree Lighting Fun

We had so much fun at last night’s 1st Annual Tree Lighting Celebration. Santa and two of his reindeer came to visit, and we sugared up with hot chocolate and cookies. Add an ugly sweater competition and a little holiday music for all to hear… you’ve got yourself some Christmas cheer.

Live Music Schedule at Chair 9

Chair 9 at the base of Ajax will feature the following live music from 4-7 p.m. daily. Free. 675 East Durant Ave. Dec 25 – DJ Dec 26 – Matthew Moon Dec 27 – Matthew Moon Dec 28 – Valle Musico Dec 29 – Matt Harrington Dec 30 – Eve of the Eve Party! With… Read more

Santa’s Candy Workshop

Our December Kids’ Cooking Class involved a lot of energy. Maybe it had something to do with the menu? Santa’s Candy Workshop was a hit. The kids made Candy Cane Blossoms, Candy Cane Oreo Brownies, Santa Hat Chocolate Strawberries, Very Merry Sugar Cookies and Reindeer Sandwiches. Here are a few recipes to recreate the fun… Read more

V.I.P. Suite Remodel Preview

This fall the hotel renovated two of its V.I.P. suites at the hands of renowned designer Holly Hunt, who helped transform the property in 2009 with a guest room makeover and in 2011 with a lobby remodel. The Nell Suite is almost complete (guests will start arriving later this week), so we decided to snap… Read more

Buddy Program Fun

We had the honor of hosting over 120 Buddies (both big and little) to build gingerbread houses on Sunday, Dec. 8. Candy mania! Event hosts Helen DeFrance and Jim Fifield led the workshop and helped raise funds to support the Buddy Program year round. The Buddies showed incredible creativity, and a great time was had… Read more