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Hats of the Past Are Still Tops

Hats of the Past Are Still Tops

By Robert Reed       While hats may not have the fashion status that they once had, there is no doubt that classic examples from the past are still pretty appealing even today.    From the fine Easter bonnet to the regal top hat they are admired and collected.    In decades long gone it was that special hat which invoked a certain feeling […]

by · May 12, 2019 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Ribbon Cutting and Block Party a Great Success Despite Weather

Ribbon Cutting and Block Party a Great Success Despite Weather

By Paula Svincek    Springtime in Colorado failed to dampen the April 13th Ribbon Cutting and Block Party on East Main Street in Florence. Kathryn Dunkin of Rustique Treasures, along with other merchants on the East end of Main Street, organized the event featuring Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies by the Florence Chamber of Commerce. Ceremonies were held for Rustique Treasures, The Crafted […]

by · May 12, 2019 · 0 comments · Feature Article
What Is It? May 2019

What Is It? May 2019

Send your answers to the What Is It contest, postmarked by May 20, to the Mountain States Collector , P.O. box 1003, Bailey, CO 80421. Three winners will be drawn. Winners will receive a year’s subscription to the Mountain States Collector.

by · May 12, 2019 · 0 comments · What Is It?
Play Ball: Reggie Jackson, One of the Greats

Play Ball: Reggie Jackson, One of the Greats

By Joe Curreri    Reggie Jackson was the Babe Ruth of his day. And like Ruth, he played on a lot of winners. Eleven times in his 21 years, Jackson’s teams—in Oakland, New York and California—made it to the playoffs. Five times they played in World Series, and four times they won.    In the final game of the 1977 World Series, […]

by · April 9, 2019 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Kitschy Witch— Vintage, Handmade, Nostalgia Boutique Now Open In Lakewood

Kitschy Witch— Vintage, Handmade, Nostalgia Boutique Now Open In Lakewood

   This quaint little boutique, located in the heart of Lakewood, is a breath of fresh air. Nestled between several large retail shops, Belmar has met its match! The vintage flair of this locally owned store sparks curiosity, nostalgia, and a walk down memory lane. Alongside one-of-a-kind handmade originals you will find rare vintage, antique, primitive and repurposed wares. Finding things […]

by · April 9, 2019 · 0 comments · Feature Article