Alex Keenan is a writer and copy editor for Townsquare Media Northern Colorado. She was born in Denver and has lived in Colorado all her life. Keenan studied English and literature at Colorado State University. She writes about a variety of topics and makes sure our blogs use proper grammar. She loves visiting Chautauqua Park, the Pearl Street Mall, Old Town Fort Collins, The Alley Cat Café, Social and The Wolverine Farm Publick House.
Fort Collins Icon Uno Mas Taqueria Owner Passes
On July 9, 2021, one of Fort Collins’ favorite Mexican restaurants, Uno Mas Taqueria, released on their Facebook page the tragic news that their beloved owner had passed away.
Two-Year-Old in Stolen Vehicle Found Safe Saturday
Luckily, hardly two hours after the Amber Alert went out this weekend, the boy was found safe inside the stolen vehicle.
Explosives Found at the Site of Thursday’s Bomb Scare
On Friday (May 7), authorities revealed that the suspicious materials were, indeed, explosive.
Fort Collins Area CSAs You Can Sign Up For This Summer
If food's your jam, you may want to sign up for a CSA, and luckily, Fort Collins has a lot of good options for you to do so.
People of the Past: Who Were the Native American Tribes of Colorado?
I want to take a quick jaunt back in time to the who came AFTER the Folsom and the Clovis.
CSU States Options to Not Abide By City Vote
At the start of April, Fort Collins largely voted to turn the space once filled by the historic Hughes Stadium into open space and parks with a 68.1% approval rating.
Time to Hit the Beach: 5 Spots to Swim in Fort Collins
Even if you your local rec center or neighborhood pool is still closed, hopefully we’ll be able to visit some of these public watering holes once the weather warms.
Who Were Fort Collins’ First Indians?
I don’t know as much about the Native Americans who travelled these slopes long before the original fort of Fort Collins was established. So, here’s a bit of history about FoCo’s earliest native peoples.
How Fort Collins Streets Got Their Names
I don’t usually give the street names in our town much thought. They get me where I’m going (usually) and that’s all I really need. Except, that is, for Laporte Avenue.
5 Places to Go Rock Climbing in Colorado
Whether you’re a beginner or a climb like a spider monkey, here’s some of the five best places to go rock climbing in Colorado.