Posts authored by ‘Alicia’

The Buglin’ Bull is Callin’ The Buglin’ Bull is Callin’ By | Nov 5th, 2013 | Category: Discoveries (WordPress) I’m a full-blooded South Dakota girl, but I’ve only been lucky enough to live in the Black Hills for the past four years.  The perk to still being relatively new is that there are plenty of areas throughout the hills yet to explore. My husband and I recently found ourselves each with an appetite in […]
Mastering the Craft | Black Hills Breweries Mastering the Craft | Black Hills Breweries By | Nov 2nd, 2013 | Category: Arts and Culture, Events Craft beer has a story. It’s written by folks with the passion to start a brewery and the dedication to master the craft.  While many of us spent our formative years choking down Coors and Natty Ice, a few brave souls have developed inner beer wisdom and are on a mission to produce a higher […]
Heads – You Win Heads – You Win By | Oct 31st, 2013 | Category: Arts and Culture, Events For Mount Rushmore enthusiasts out there, soon there will be a new opportunity to take the national memorial with you wherever you go. The United States Mint, together with the National Park Service, is preparing for the launch of the next specially designed quarter in the America the Beautiful Quarters Program. The special design recognizing […]
Black Hills History: October 4th Black Hills History: October 4th By | Oct 11th, 2013 | Category: Arts and Culture Last weekend was one that residents of the Black Hills won’t quickly forget. Friday, October 4th brought a rarity for early October to the Black Hills. A monstrous blizzard buried areas of western South Dakota in as much as 53” of snow, left thousands without power, brought devastation to local ranchers and their livestock, and […]
Do You Hear the People Sing? Do You Hear the People Sing? By | Oct 3rd, 2013 | Category: Arts and Culture All around the world, Les Miserables is famed as one of the greatest musicals of all time. Luckily for Rapid City, it’s currently taking center stage at the renovated Historic Theatre in the Performing Arts Center of Rapid City (still to be named); a shared complex with the new Rapid City High School, in the […]
It’s Fall, Ya’ll It’s Fall, Ya’ll By | Sep 24th, 2013 | Category: Arts and Culture It’s officially fall – and the street festivals in the Black Hills communities are making the transition from summer hot dogs and burgers to caramel apples, hot cider and pumpkins! If any of these fall staples sound appealing, Rapid City is where you’ll want to be this Saturday! The Rapid City Downtown Association, together with […]
Weekend Bouldering Weekend Bouldering By | Sep 22nd, 2013 | Category: Arts and Culture In his free time, my husband enjoys scaling boulders throughout the Black Hills. The activity has been coined as “bouldering” – a form of rock climbing without the use of ropes or harnesses. I, myself, am a fair weather climber. I don’t mind the activity; I just usually participate when I’m feeling in the right […]
Changing Colors Changing Colors By | Sep 20th, 2013 | Category: Outdoor Recreation Fall Foliage in the Black Hills – Typical Fall Color Peak Periods With the temperatures dipping this week, I’m reminded of how much I truly love this season – light jacket weather is officially here! For this week anyway my A/C is off, I’ve awakened my sweater collection from hibernation, and I’m already craving hot […]
Four Exciting Days! Four Exciting Days! By | Sep 17th, 2013 | Category: Arts and Culture, Events, Outdoor Recreation Custer State Park Buffalo Roundup (Fri., Sept. 27 – instead of Monday), now in its 48th year, is one of South Dakota’s most anticipated cultural events. Feel the thunder of the herd as volunteers on horseback gather over 1,300 buffalo into corrals! But Friday is just the beginning – you’re going to want to stay […]