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Stout Season Continues at Boulder Beer Co.

February 17th, 2017

Are you looking for something fun to do tonight? Are you excited about all the new stouts this month? Do you love special, limited release craft beer? Are you feeling lucky? If you answered “yes” to any or all of those questions, I’ve got excellent news. In case you missed the West Flanders release party for Infinite Velocity, you’ll be excited to hear that Boulder Beer Company is hosting a release party for their Irish Blessing stout tonight! The event will be held from 4-10 PM and promises to be an entertaining evening, complete with an Irish-themed jokes and toasts competition. Irish... Read More

Boulder Ski Shop Gives Back!

December 13th, 2016

Crystal Ski shop has been serving Boulder and its surrounding communities for almost 40 years.  Independent, family owned and operated, and dedicated to upstanding service, Crystal represents the gold standard in the Boulder business community.  Current owner and ski tech extraordinaire, Justin Burger says Crystal ski shop helped him develop his own love of skiing; renting his very first pairs of skis at the tender age of just two years old!  Before purchasing the business in 2009, Justin actually worked as a rental tech at Crystal through his years as a CU business student starting back in... Read More

Safe Shelter of St. Vrain Valley and The White Ribbon Campaign

December 10th, 2016

One of the most personally and communally harmful social problems facing the US, including Boulder County, is that of domestic abuse, also known as physical and sexual violence. It is a problem that annually affects millions of victims nation-wide. It is one that crosses all races, social and economic backgrounds, cultures, and relationship types. Domestic violence is defined as a pattern of abusive behavior used by one partner in a relationship to establish and maintain power and control over the other person. This behavior can be exercised either emotionally or physically. SAFE SHELTER OF ST.... Read More

Holos Heath & Journey 2 Life – Achieving Balance with Good Medicine

November 23rd, 2016

Holos Health’s mission is to assist their patients in the prevention and treatment of both chronic and age related disease. They utilize cannabis symbiotically with functional medicine therefore enhancing our physical, emotional and spiritual health. They offer their patients a healthy alternative to pharmaceuticals, procedures and hospitalizations. With their planetary health in danger, it becomes less meaningful to treat the individual while a dysfunctional ecosystem endangers all life. In guiding those who entrust us with their health, they hope to join others in the creation of generational... Read More

St. Vrain Community Council

November 23rd, 2016

As presented previously in the blog/article entitled “Giving in Boulder County”, a total of 2,007 non-profit organizations were operating in Boulder County in 2015. Of these, 75% had annual revenues of less than $100,000. Just over 6% had revenues of over $1 million. The broad range of their activities covered areas of health, human services, arts and culture, education, research and advocacy. The large number of non-profits and the possible duplication of services that are being delivered in communities within Boulder County has long been a concern of non-profit administrators. In... Read More

Voices for Children CASA

October 15th, 2016

The Boulder County Office of CASA, which manages the local programs of the national CASA organization, recently moved into new offices in Gunbarrel with the purpose being to greater facilitate their involvement in the ever growing number of active child welfare cases in Boulder County. Voices for Children CASA, which stands for Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children, recruits, trains and supports volunteers to represent the best interests of abused and neglected children in courtrooms and other settings. These volunteers become personally involved in ensuring that the basic human rights... Read More

Home of the Week! Best Views on Wonderland Lake!

October 14th, 2016

Incredible opportunity for a single family home on Wonderland Lake, open space & trail! Largest lot on Quince Cir! This 3000 sq ft home is extremely private w/ over 1300 sq ft of outdoor decks w/ breathtaking views, dimension One hot tub, water fountain & outdoor spkrs. 4 beds plus loft w/ built in desk/cabs, 3 baths, 2 car attached garage, all remodeled w/ granite slab, stainless, natural tiles, surround sound, 3 sided fp, vaulted ceilings, wood flrs and more! Neighborhood pool/tennis! For more information:  Read More

The OUR Center of Longmont

September 23rd, 2016

The OUR Center, one of Boulder County’s leading providers of services to people in need, recently opened a new program services and administration center at 220 Collyer Street, Longmont. The center was made possible by a intensive multi-year community-driven $4.7m capital campaign that is 95% complete. The new facility is intended to meet the projected needs of the community for the next 25 years. The new center was recently celebrated with two open houses that together attracted over 500 people. The first open house, which was by invitation only, took place on Thursday, September 14. The... Read More Presents Boulder, Colorado’s Premiere Event Calendar

September 20th, 2016

In a town like Boulder, Colorado, it’s hard to know what is going on every night. In the past, hours would have been spent researching the latest and greatest things to do while out on Pearl, or what events were taking place in Chautauqua State Park. Now, AboutBoulder has you covered. With AboutBoulder’s new Events tab, you will never miss another Boulder event. Built to be Boulder County’s premiere up-to-date calendar, events are added by storefronts and companies across Boulder. Events are then filtered into like categories, given an in-depth description on activities and cost, and then... Read More

AboutBoulder Teams With REEL ROCK Film Tour for Ticket Give Away!

September 15th, 2016

We’re teaming up with REEL ROCK Film Tour to give one lucky winner a pair of tickets to Friday’s sold out FEST event at Chautauqua Auditorium! The event will have the best climbing and outdoor films of the year, a REEL ROCK IPA collab brew with Upslope Brewing, food trucks, gear giveaways, athlete appearances and more! Enter to win by emailing us your best climbing, adventure or outdoor photo.  Winner will be announced tomorrow before the event. Please email photo to Be sure to check out Saturday’s FEST event with some of the biggest names in climbing! For more... Read More

A New School Year Brings Students and zTrip

August 30th, 2016

Boulder – for as incredible a city as it is – is an absolute drag to drive around in. Plaguing downtown Boulder and the Hill are one-way streets, cars parallel parked so bad it’s laughable, pedestrians walking around with reckless abandon, and never any parking spots. So, unless you plan on using your unicycle, roller skates or longboards like so many other Boulderites, the other option is to take out your phone, open up your app and book a zTrip to get down to the Walrus for a simple Fishbowl for goodness sake. Well buckle up, people of Boulder. There’s a new ride service in town and... Read More

The Selection Process for Featuring Non-Profits

August 29th, 2016

Since began writing about specific non-profits in Boulder County, the question has been asked: What are the selection criteria for deciding which non-profits to highlight? The question is a complex one given the high number of non-profits operating in Boulder County. There is a clear distinction that can be made between non-profits not on community needs, but rather on organizational annual revenues. Non-profits based in Boulder County with annual revenues of less than $100,000 represent some seventy-five percent of the total number of 2,007 non-profits, while the remaining twenty-five... Read More

zTrip- When Reliability Meets Affordability

July 28th, 2016

There you have it, zTrip. A few taps and a zTrip vehicle is at your service or book a ride for a later time. zTrip also allows you to pick your favorite driver. The choice is yours! A fast moving car service that continues to win the hearts of passengers. Get to your destination on time, in style, and don’t worry about escaping a surge prices. No surge prices? That’s right. Busy periods of the day or inclement weather typically will mean higher fares with Uber and Lyft but not with zTrip. They don’t raise their rates during surge periods, meaning you can always expect a consistent price,... Read More

The Inn Between

July 9th, 2016
The Inn Between of Longmont

In Colorado it costs an average of over $43,000 per homeless person to be sheltered. At The Inn Between of Longmont it only costs $2,717 per individual to be housed and provided a pathway out of homelessness. The Inn Between of Longmont is a supportive housing program that provides 72 units of supportive housing, case management and life-skills training to enhance the quality of life for homeless families and individuals. Over the past several months we have tried to help others understand who we serve. The Inn defines homelessness in our community using the terms chronically homeless, episodic... Read More

Boulder 4th of July Fireworks Show at CU

June 25th, 2016

Every year for the 4th of July, people of all ages gather at CU’s Folsom Field Stadium for an awesome fireworks show! This is a huge event that the Boulder community looks forward to every summer because it is pure fun for your entire family and crew of friends. This year the event will be kicked off by rockin’ dance music by The Mighty Twisters band and an amazing show by the Mad Hops Jump Rope Team. Then the Boy Scouts Color Guard will present the colors for the National Anthem to help us remember the real reason everyone gathers together! It is also so special to sing along to traditional... Read More

Boulder home in Palo Park

June 23rd, 2016

Don’t miss this 2100sq.ft.Palo Park Tri-level situated on a spacious beautifully landscaped lot. Recent updating includes granite counters, stainless appliances,gleaming hardwood floors, new paint, carpet, FURNACE/humidifier, A/C and roof. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, a large craft/office area (Mud room also) and a lower level family room. You will love the tranquil and shaded back patio, yard and storge shed.New washer and dryer included. Minutes away from trails, shopping, restaurants. For more information contact: Gary Savarese at 303.818.4989    Read More Presents Boulder, Colorado’s Premiere Event Calendar

June 17th, 2016

In a town like Boulder, Colorado, it’s hard to know what is going on every night. In the past, hours would have been spent researching the latest and greatest things to do while out on Pearl, or what events were taking place in Chautauqua State Park. Now, AboutBoulder has you covered. With AboutBoulder’s new Events tab, you will never miss another Boulder event. Built to be Boulder County’s premiere up-to-date calendar, events are added by storefronts and companies across Boulder. Events are then filtered into like categories, given an in-depth description on activities and cost, and then... Read More

Saving Lives by Preventing Distracted Driving

June 15th, 2016

Musician. Storyteller. Entrepreneur. Engineer. Father. In 2008, Scott Tibbitts arrived for a meeting in Denver, CO with Dave Sueper: husband, father of two, and vice president of an engineering company Scott was looking to work with. Even though Scott and Dave had never met– this would have been their first meeting–Scott was stunned to learn that Dave had been killed in a two-car crash only hours earlier on his way to the office. The cause of the accident? The driver of the other vehicle had been distracted by his phone and ran a red light before t-boning Dave’s car. Scott was profoundly... Read More

Long Time About Boulder Columnist Launches First Book

June 1st, 2016

I am excited to announce that one of our original columnist has officially launched his book. In fact, it happened on February 22nd and I could not be more excited. Matt Harris was one of the original bloggers for About Boulder, where he focused his energy on a motivational blog series entitled, “Matt’s Motivational Mondays”. The column was a big hit and generated a lot of traffic, adding a lot of value along the way. Matt and I have had so many incredible conversations since connecting a couple of years ago and I am thrilled for him to join the club of official authors. Matt and I quickly... Read More

Looking for a Local Copywriter or Editor?

May 18th, 2016

All-American Editorial Services ( is a Boulder-based company that provides copywriting and editing services for small businesses, independent authors, and professionals. Their team has been helping clients in a number of industries, including accounting, publishing, tech, and education. What Makes All-American Editorial Services Different? The company’s founder, Miranda Kozman, left the world of big publishing after she was approached by a number of people who were struggling to find high-quality, competent writers and editors. The story was always the same. Businesses... Read More

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