After being approved by Aspen City Council in June, Mark Hunt’s Base 2 Lodge, the target of a citizen-led petition effort, was shot down by voters in the November election by a 2-1 margin. But Aspen’s most prominent developer du jour has a lot more going on than the now dead-in-the-water Main Street hotel.
And Hunt is not the only one. In fact, there’s so much in the downtown Aspen development pipeline that it’s hard to keep tabs on it all. So here, all in one post, you’ll find updates on ten of Hunt’s Aspen buildings (including links to articles for more in-depth information). And in an upcoming issue of The Aspen Skinny, we’ll give you the latest on everything else. Continue reading →
A handful of new restaurants are opening in Aspen and Snowmass this winter, but many more have revamped menus, new chefs, or other important culinary changes. Here’s your guide to the current dining scene, just in time for holiday sampling. Continue reading →