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Downtown Champaign boutique hotel still a go, but developer changing
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CHAMPAIGN — After some delay, the city is moving forward with its boutique-hotel project — this time with a different developer.

Asda is ‘now putting Perfect for Proposal’ stickers on its avocados for new trend
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Has the world finally taken their love affair with the humble avocado a step too far? Following reports that millennials are popping the question with an engagement ring stuck inside the centre of the creamy fruit, Asda Clapham has introduced a new 'Perfect for Proposal’ avocado sticker system for select avocados. The proposal trend – which involves

How to get the most out of your Denver “Hamilton” experience
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So, you landed tickets to see “Hamilton” during its Feb. 27-April 1 run in Denver. Your hard work is done, and it’s time to sit back and enjoy the show. Right?

Mexican restaurant to replace Milo's
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Tom’s Mailbag goes live at 2 p.m. Friday. Submit questions here.A sampling of what’s to come:”Milo’s is closing at the end of February. What are the owners’ plans for the building? Lease? Sale? Or perhaps they start a new adventure in that building or elsewhere?”

Nestle are launching luxury KITKATs
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For some, the idea of pure bliss is a KITKAT paired perfectly with a cup of tea, but what if we told you Nestle are upgrading the beloved snack to include more ‘luxurious’ flavours?   The confectionary giant announced on Friday the launch of KITKAT senses, a box of individually-wrapped bite-size chocolates in three flavours:

You can live out your Olympic ski racing dreams at this Colorado resort. There’s even pizza and beer.
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ELDORA — An avid cross country skier, Jamie Fanselow was even more energized than usual to race  Wednesday night because of something historic that happened 6,000 miles away earlier that day. In a breakthrough for American Nordic racing, U.S. racers Jessie Diggins and Kikkan Randall became the first U.S. cross-country skiers to claim Olympic gold, prevailing in the team sprint event at the PyeongChang Games.

Stem Ciders’ new 12-acre facility combines cider house, restaurant and apple orchard
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When Stem Ciders outgrew its production facility and taproom in RiNo, co-founder and CEO Eric Foster looked for a new facility that they could grow into, with maybe room for a little food, too. What he got was even bigger than that.

It’s Sloth Weekend at Denver Downtown Aquarium. Here’s how you can meet Aspen.
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While we all usually feel like sloths on weekend mornings, Denver Downtown Aquarium is ready to celebrate the original.

Why the streets of Breckenridge are as explore-worthy as its slopes
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BRECKENRIDGE — “We really love coming to Breckenridge,” an out-of-state couple told me one day on a chairlift ride.

Food & Wine Classic returns to Aspen with celebrity chefs and late-night parties galore
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Tickets to the 36th annual Food & Wine Classic in Aspen: $1,600.Lodging in Aspen for three days so you can indulge in all the wine the festival has to offer: you probably don’t even want to know.