winter plans

The Red Onion's outdoor dining area covered in fresh snow on Monday.

The city of Aspen will be building two warming stations in the downtown core this winter, allowing those waiting for space to open up in shops or restaurants to have an opportunity to stand by a heater while remaining socially distanced from others.

Alycin Bektesh is a reporter for the Aspen Daily News. She can be reached at or on Twitter @alycinwonder.