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10 Songs That Mention Boulder

September 24th, 2020

The Chainsmokers, “Closer” (2016) So baby pull me closer in the backseat of your Rover That I know you can’t afford Bite that tattoo on your shoulder Pull the sheets right off the corner Of the mattress that you stole From your roommate back in Boulder We ain’t ever getting older Shawn Mullins, “Santa Fe” (2000) He was living with some hippies in school bus They had puttered here from Boulder covered in dust He said I know a little lady living 30 miles up the road The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, “Colorado Christmas” (1997) But all along the Rockies you can feel it in the... Read More

22 Breathtaking Photos of Colorado

September 17th, 2020

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10 Best Ski Towns in Colorado

September 17th, 2020

Wondering where you should vacation the next time you’re looking to hit the slopes in Colorado? We’ve rounded up the 10 best ski towns! 1. Breckenridge Breckenridge is beautiful to visit any time of year, and there’s plenty to do even when you’re not skiing. The town has a solid goldrush history dating back to the 1800s, and as a result you get a historic district with the Edwin Carter museum (perfect for nature lovers). There’s also plenty of family-fun activities at the Breckenridge ski resort, including zip lines, hikes and mountain-biking trails. 2. Vail This... Read More

CAUTION: Current Bear and Mountain Lion Activity in Boulder – Top Tips to Not Get Eaten

September 14th, 2020

With the recent sightings of mountain lions going up in Boulder due to less human activity, it’s important to understand what to do if you run into a mountain lion or a bear in the wild or even within city limits! It’s important to stay calm if you encounter a bear and to provide less opportunities for bears to want to wander into human territory.   NEVER RUN. Running can make a bear chase you. Keep your distance. Back slowly away facing the bear. Avoid direct eye contact. Slowly and calmly leave the area. Talk aloud so the bear will become aware of you. Be extra careful around... Read More

7 Best Hikes in Boulder to do This Weekend!

September 11th, 2020

Boulder is beautiful and has a great variety of hiking trails to choose from, ranging from beginner’s to more advanced. Try knocking off all 8 of these hikes as it gets warmer!   1. Royal Arch Trail Royal Arch Trail begins in Chautauqua by the ranger station–you’ll know that you’ve started on the right trail when you hit the flagstone staircase; there will also be some signs. This trail is 4 miles long and has a great view of the jagged, rugged, Flatirons & the open valley of Boulder. This trail is best utilized between March and October, and may be icy during... Read More

23 of the Best Franchises in America from Colorado

September 11th, 2020

Entrepreneur recently released their list of the top 500 franchises in North America, and Colorado represented with a whopping 23 of the top 500 with franchise headquarters located throughout the state. Dunkin’ ranked number one on the list, with Taco Bell and McDonald’s following close behind.  Read More

Creating Community with Chrysti Britt of Cultivate

September 10th, 2020

Chrysti Britt, one of the honorees of this year’s Women Who Light the Community award in Boulder, is the executive director of Cultivate, a non-profit organization that helps communities such as Boulder connect to seniors in need. Chrysti has a background in civil services and human services, having worked in emergency medical services in a jail and fundraising for Metro State University before she joined Cultivate. Chrysti felt compelled to join Cultivate after watching her own mother care for her aging grandfather. Having been raised in a biracial household with a Korean mother, Chrysti... Read More

5 Movies You Didn’t Know Were Filmed in Boulder

September 6th, 2020

Colorado may not be known as a hot-spot for films, but it has its fair share of movies that have been filmed in Boulder. Here’s a roundup of five you may not have known were filmed in Boulder. 1. Catch and Release (2006) This romantic comedy starring Jennifer Garner, Timothy Olyphant, Kevin Smith, Sam Jaeger and Juliette Lewis is set in Boulder following the untimely death of a woman’s fiance. Most of the filming took place in Boulder and Vancouver. 2. The Glenn Miller Story (1954) This biographical film stars James Stewart in the eponymous role of Glenn Miller. Parts of the movie... Read More

Frasca Food & Wine Among 6 Local Restaurants in the Running for a James Beard Award

September 3rd, 2020

Boulder’s Frasca Food and Wine is in the running along with 6 other Colorado restaurants for a James Beard award. Frasca is a contender for outstanding restaurant this year, and if they win, this will be their second Beard award after winning the award for outstanding service in 2019. Chefs from Bar Dough, Annette, Super Mega Bien and the Wolf’s Tailor are all in the running for best chef, while Leopold Bros. is in the running for outstanding beer, wine, and spirits. There will not be a physical ceremony this year, but will instead be held virtually.  Read More

Boulder Cowboys!

September 1st, 2020

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Dog of the Day!

August 31st, 2020

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Boulder Rodeo!

August 31st, 2020

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Dog of the Day!

August 30th, 2020

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Tubing in Boulder Creek!

August 30th, 2020

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Dog of the Day!

August 29th, 2020

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Tubing in Boulder!

August 29th, 2020

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Dog of the Day!

August 28th, 2020

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Bald Eagles in Boulder!

August 28th, 2020

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Dog of the Day!

August 27th, 2020

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Bees in Boulder!

August 27th, 2020

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