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Noble Treasures Antiques In Lafayette Offers 6200 Sq. Ft. of Personality

Noble Treasures Antiques In Lafayette Offers 6200 Sq. Ft. of Personality

By Jeannine Erlhoff       Nancy and Terry West started West’s Antiques 36 years ago in Old Town Lafayette after Terry discovered a passion that developed during refinishing a second hand dresser he bought because he needed a place to put his socks. In 1981, the Wests bought the buildings in the 400 block of South Public Rd. where they […]

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Rocky Mountain Antiques Carries On In Spite of a Flood, Road Repair and Covid

Rocky Mountain Antiques Carries On In Spite of a Flood, Road Repair and Covid

By Peggy DeStefano      Rocky Mountain Antiques is a great place to visit! It is right at the gateway to Estes Park on W. Eisenhower Blvd. in Loveland, Colorado. Anyone headed to the Park or returning from the Park would find it a perfect addition to his or her travels.      Owned by the Bean family, Debbie Bean […]

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505 Trolley Brings Vintage to Colorado Springs

505 Trolley Brings Vintage to Colorado Springs

     It began, innocently enough, with a small glass case. Which, naturally, led to a larger glass case and then an 8 by 6 space. Then several spaces in several antique malls. Three years ago Mike and Brenda DeFelice decided to open their own store. Over the years they had traveled many places to buy their vintage pieces: Kansas […]

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American History: October Anniversaries

October 2 51st Anniversary of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) being formed (1970) October 11 Mother Cabrini Day – Colorado Thanksgiving Day – Canada October 13 Congress establishes U.S. Navy (1775) October 15 National Boss Day U.S.A. October 19 Victory of Yorktown (1781) October 24 United Nations Day October 28 Grover Cleveland dedicates the Statue of Liberty (1886) October […]

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The Story of Nederland’s Carousel of Happiness

The Story of Nederland’s Carousel of Happiness

     Charles I.D. Looff was one of the great carousel makers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. A skilled woodcarver, he arrived in New York City from Denmark in 1870 at the age of 18 and by 1876 had manufactured the first carousel for New York’s Coney Island. During his lifetime, he produced carousels for parks across […]

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