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The Great Health Food Takeover: How 1908 Brands Plans to Take Back the Grocery Shelves with Healthy, Eco-friendly Products

January 27th, 2017

All my life, leading up to early this week, I thought eating healthy was hard. There are hundreds of diets out there, from Mariah Carey’s ‘eating only purple shade food’ to Atkins, each with its own bag of tricks and snake oil, promising easy weight loss and health benefits. And then there are those food labels; the tiny black ink consumers are encouraged to read. When the ingredients on the back of the package read “Sodium Benzoate” and “Butylated Hydroxyanisole,” it may as well be written in a foreign language. But then I discovered 1908 Brands, a Boulder-based company that develops... Read More

Join the Groovement: A Revolution of Text-free Driving is Upon Us. And, it’s Fun.

January 22nd, 2017

I have big news. Save thousands of lives a year kind of news. Here it is: it exists, right now, an easy, accessible solution to the world’s texting while driving epidemic that causes nearly 2 million car accidents a year. And it isn’t a hefty fine or self-driving cars. The solution is Groove by Katasi. Its inventor, Scott Tibbitts, has all the characteristics of a person destined for greatness.  As a former space entrepreneur, Tibbits built over 3,500 devices for NASA which never once failed in the vacuum of space. What makes him stand apart from other rocket scientists is his  ability to... 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

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

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

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

Looking for a Local Copywriter or Editor?

May 18th, 2016

All-American Editorial Services (www.allamericaneditorial.com) 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

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

May 11th, 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

Boulder Ski Shop Gives Back

March 31st, 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

Boulder’s New Run Hub

February 18th, 2016

Flatirons Running, inc is the last locally owned specialty running store in Boulder, CO.  Boulder is known for it’s elite athletes running and cycling on every trail and road in and around town, yet corporate dollars have bought out what makes Boulder unique.  Co-Owners, RL Smith, Tricia Vieth, Henry Guzman and Suzanne Guzman wanted something more for their community.  With an aligned mission to serving their community, this foursome has created the most unique experience any level runner, walker or health enthusiast could imagine. Recently partnering with New Balance, Flatirons Running,... Read More

Boulder Ski Shop Gives Back

February 15th, 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

Boulder Ski Shop Gives Back

November 8th, 2015

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

A New Business Partnership Supports Wildlife Rehabilitation in Boulder

March 23rd, 2015

As part of their business plan to give back to the community, AboutBoulder’s founder Scott Armstrong will be presenting a check for $300 to the nonprofit organization Greenwood Wildlife Rehabilitation Center on behalf of their new advertiser Karing Kind, Boulder’s first recreational marijuana dispensary.  Dylan Donaldson, who founded Karing Kind to provide organic top shelf medicine to Colorado’s medicinal patients, is proud to support the important work of Greenwood. Greenwood is one of the largest wildlife rehabilitation centers in Colorado, helping more than 140 different wildlife species... Read More

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