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Articles Written By Colin Murchison

 

Getting Out of Your STUCK Place! – Meet Barbara from Boulder-Area Based Positively-Funded

October 29th, 2020

Introducing Barbara, Owner and Founder of Positively-Funded, a full-scale business development company helping both for-profit and non-profit companies ‘get out of the STUCK place!’ Barbara has built a career of success through staying true to her ethos of “finding the right puzzle pieces to put together and make the world a better place.” Her work has spanned from local projects in Colorado, to national and international projects – creating truly winning partnerships. Barbara brings an exceptional level of passion and work-ethic to the table when she takes on new clients. This is clear... Read More

What Boulder is All About: Nothing Bundt Cakes Spreading Joy in Time of Need

August 7th, 2020

Amy Long is no stranger to adversary – actually her life has been overcoming one challenge after another to be in the place she is today, a successful entrepreneur, business owner, and Boulder community member. Amy developed her resilience and work ethic from her parents, who owned and operated the popular local restaurant Tsing Tao Asian Cuisine in the south part of Boulder for 22 years. Growing up in the restaurant and hospitality industry was a ‘school of hard knocks,’ where she developed the skills and knowledge for building businesses from the ground up. After years of building small... Read More

MORE THAN AN ADOPTION: Humane Society of Boulder Valley Goes Virtual with the Bark Deco Online Auction & Benefit

July 14th, 2020

The Humane Society of Boulder Valley and Flatirons Subaru Present the Virtual Puttin’ on the Leash BARK DECO, an Online Auction and Benefit raising money to create a more humane society. Flexing their nimble, adaptive nature, the Humane Society of Boulder Valley has shifted their yearly benefit to a virtual event streaming live on July 18th at 6pm! Registration is free and open now. CLICK HERE! About the Event: The Barking ’20s are going virtual! The online auction is from July 6th – 18th followed by the Livestream program on Saturday, July 18th starting at 6pm. By registering... Read More

HEY BOULDER: Looking for a Way to Help your Community and a Local Restaurant? Here it is!

April 19th, 2020

A person, family, or community shows its strength by how it comes together during the hard times. Obviously, for those on the front lines of the fight against COVID-19, and for local restaurants who have seen their customer base vanish overnight, these are those hard times. Fortunately, we are seeing signs of humanity and creativity come together like never before to get through this dark period. One of these companies leading the way is Ruthie’s Boardwalk Social, a walk-up grilled cheese stand on Pearl Street. With the stay-at-home order, Ruthie’s is facing the same thing many restaurants... Read More

10 Quick Tips for Working from Home – Boulder Goes Remote

March 20th, 2020

Welcome to the world of remote work! It can be a beautiful thing, however it takes a different level of self-discipline and prioritization to stay productive. Here are my 10 quick tips based on 4+ years of successful remote work: 1. Keep a Schedule Set your alarm at the same time every morning and have a  morning routine (just without the stress of having to go sit in traffic). Don’t take working from home as an opportunity to sleep in and be lazy, or you won’t get anything done! Give yourself a set amount of time for lunch and don’t shut off the computer before a designated... Read More

Top 3 Dog Friendly Hikes in Boulder

February 10th, 2020

Boulderites love our dogs! Good news is you don’t have to leave your pup behind on your next adventure!! Just remember, Boulder County requires that dogs have a ‘voice and sight’ control tag to go off-leash.   Here is our list of the top 3 dog-friendly hikes in Colorado:   Royal Arch Trail – This moderate 3 mile out-and-back trail will provide you with good views and a nice incline to wear out your dog! Expect crowds during peak times though.   First and Second Flatirons Loop – This loop is a fantastic choice, as it is under 3 miles, provides nearly 1500 ft of vertical... Read More

Top Dog Friendly Breweries in Boulder

July 11th, 2019

Looking to grab a quick drink but don’t want to leave the pup at home? Check out one of these dog friendly breweries in Boulder this weekend!   Boulder Beer Company – 2880 Wilderness Pl.   Wild Woods Brewery – 5460 Conestoga Ct.   Upslope Brewing Company – 1898 S Flatiron Ct. Unit 20   Stein Brewing – 2516 49th   Asher Brewing Company – 4699 Nautilus Ct.   Grab a leash, a couple treats, and your 4 legged best friend and enjoy a nice cold one in the best city on earth!    Read More

An appetizing new way to see Denver

February 28th, 2019
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There are many ways to experience one of the preeminent cities in the world, Denver, Colorado. A young, active, and diverse community has built a culture like no other, and the payoffs come in many different forms. If you’re like me, one of your favorite new aspects of living in Denver is the world-class food. While not historically known as a culinary mecca, Denver is showing that an old city can learn new tricks! Actually, in 2017, Zagat rated Denver the 4th most exciting food city in the Nation! That said, what better way to see the city then by a food tour? Enter Delicious Denver Food Tours;... Read More

The Outdoor Retailer Winter Market is Upon Us!

November 7th, 2018

This year we will be highlighting companies and products leading us towards a more environmentally conscious future! A few standouts so far are:   VIVOBAREFOOT – shoes ‘Made form Plants’ SaveTheDuckusa – Replacing goose down with an animal free alternative MountainKhakis – Turning overpopulated oyster shells into comfortable undergarments   Stay tuned for more coverage of this year’s Outdoor Retailer show and get live updates on social: FaceBook | Instagram    Read More

It’s Official, Winter is Coming!

October 11th, 2018

Today marked the first snow of the season in Denver and Boulder, and as winter approaches, so does the need to get your ski trip(s) planned and lift and plane tickets booked! After coming off a rough 2017-2018 winter, you may be wondering where to shoot for this season. While it’s hard to go wrong with any of Colorado’s ski terrain, a whole trip can be “boom or bust” based on snow conditions. Luckily, NOAA and ENSO are here to help you make the most educated decision as possible. All indications so far are good news for powder chasers looking to explore Colorado’s terrain this season!... Read More

The 2018 Summer Denver Whiskey Festival was a Hit and We’re Thirsty for the Next Spirits Festival

July 5th, 2018

Hey Boulder, how do you like to spend your summertime Saturday afternoons?                         We know, we know; hiking up mountains, putting miles after miles on the bike, maybe even climbing some rock…but come ‘on, everybody needs a little balance! How about trying over a dozen incredible whiskeys, including some top distilleries local to Denver? That’s where Social Scene’s 2018 Summer Whiskey Festival at LoDo’s Highlands Ranch comes in. Lodo’s has more than 50 big screen HDTVs to broadcast sporting events and its iconic rooftop is one of the best spots... Read More

2018 Denver Summer Whiskey Tasting Festival

June 1st, 2018

Get ready to heat up your summer season even further as Social Scene brings you the 2018 Denver Summer Whiskey Tasting Festival on June 23rd. The tasting festival will be held at Lodo’s Bar & Grill located at 8545 S. Quebec Street, Highlands Ranch. This special summer whiskey tasting festival will excite your pallet and tease your taste buds. Enjoy an intimate setting with whiskey representatives showcasing some of their top brands. Lodo’s Bar & Grill The 2018 Denver Summer Whiskey Tasting Festival will be held at Lodo’s Bar & Grill which will gather different whiskey brands... Read More