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Fort Collins Family Fights for ‘Arthur Collamer’ Street

He was a local legend known for having 'miles of friends.' Now, his family is hoping those friends will come forward and help preserve his memory in Fort Collins.

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Before the Aggie: Fort Collins Fire Paves Way for Downtown Venue

The exterior of the venue at 204 S. College Ave. doesn't look like the turn-of-the-century buildings in Old Town — that's because the original one burned down.

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25th Annual Spring Powwow and Indian Art Market in Fort Collins

Experience the Native American cultures through a kids area, food, arts vendors, and music, dancing and singing. 30 different tribes will be represented.

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My Three Favorite Memories of the Old Lyric Cinema Café

I'm going to miss that old movie theater! Sure, the new Lyric will be awesome, but.. Here are my three favorite moments at the 'Old' Lyric.

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Fort Collins’ Jar of Drugs, a 30-Year-Old Pill Collection — WTF?

Just add water! Just kidding, do not. This giant, medicinal feel-good death jar can be found in Fort Collins' City Drug — and surprisingly hasn't been stolen. Yet.

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Replaced by Ace: Fort Collins’ Lost Yellow Mansion

Most of us in Fort Collins have no idea that the yellow Hottel House used to stand where the downtown Ace Hardware now does -- and it was gorgeous.

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CSU Vs. CU: 1919 Rocky Mountain Showdown [VIDEO]

Since 1893, it's been an annual tradition for the two biggest collegiate rivals in Colorado to 'showdown.' Check out this footage of CSU vs. CU Boulder from 1919.

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Ten Small Businesses Fort Collins Misses: Do You Remember These?

Small Business Saturday and the holiday season are coming up, so shop locally and support small business (so our favorites don't end up on a list like these).

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Historic Fort Collins Water Works Building Open for Tours

Prior to the development of the Water Works, Fort Collins water was either delivered by the "water wagon" or collected from a nearby irrigation canal.

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The Bizarre History of the Abandoned Virginia Dale Cafe on Highway 287

Three words: Pickled human body. Don't worry, that wasn't a menu item, we think. What's the story behind the ghost town's creepy cafe outside of Fort Collins?

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The Violent History of The Old Armadillo Garage, One of Fort Collins’ Most Haunted Places [VIDEO]

Why were Fort Collins natives so afraid to go inside? What made the carriage house such an exciting spot for ghost tours?

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What is the Fort Collins Hell Tree? Share Your Stories!

Where is this Fort Collins 'Hell Tree' and is it even real? Have you seen paranormal activity there? Tell us! We might feature your story in a Halloween blog.

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