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Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

April 28th, 2017

Magic is in the air!  Eric Price is a local magician in the Boulder area. If you are walking around Pearl Street you might just see Eric performing magic and pleasing by-passers as they stop to check out his show. If you missed Eric on Pearl Street don’t worry because you can hire him for magic shows and services at magicathand.com. Hope you enjoyed these pictures and keep checking out Faces of Boulder!  Read More

Faces of Boulder-Pic of the Day!

April 27th, 2017

Meet Jonny Brodack, Cleveland native, who is now spending some time in Boulder. After talking to him, you will learn that music is his life.  With an i-pod in hand, he is always jamming to something! “Classic rock is my favorite,” he says.  “My first music festival changed my life.  It was the Classic Fest at Nelson Ledges Quarry Park in Ohio.” His first concert?  The Dave Mathews Band!    Read More

Faces of Boulder-Pic of the Day!

April 25th, 2017

“I groove with the goddesses.” Richard J. Hull may be, undoubtedly, the grooviest cat in Boulder. Hull lives and breathes positive vibes. He follows the mantra that his mom, Mama Honey Joy, had always told him growing up: “Little Richie, positivity rules.” Hull has been in Boulder since 1971. “You got yourself a nice little treat here,” he says, “I just love groovin’ here.” And groove, he does. When the sun is shining, you can count on seeing Hull out on Pearl Street, dancing or doing yoga and spreading his endless supply of good vibes. “We all need to learn to focus on... Read More

Faces of Boulder-Pic of the Day!

April 24th, 2017

Meet Andie Doak!  She is a (get ready) third-year molecular, cellular and developmental biology major and philosophy minor (phew!) at the University of Colorado Boulder.  Doak was born and raised in Denver, Colorado. “Boulder is close to the mountains yet still very much a city.  That is hard to find,” Doak says. Some stand-out classes she has taken at CU have been her music appreciation and bio-psych classes. “My goal is pharmacy school.  I want to do research with neurological diseases,” she says.  Read More

Faces of Boulder-Pic of the Day!

April 22nd, 2017

Meet Rockies and fantasy baseball fan, Brian Morton! Representing for the big opener in Denver today, Morton is ready to watch a great game. “I’m looking forward to the Rockies still being awesome,” he says, confident that the Cubs will go down tonight at Coors Field. Morton, a philosophy and math double major at CU, has lived in the Louisville and Boulder area his entire life. “Boulder is the San Francisco of the mountain west,” Morton says, “It has grown a ton, but the culture hasn’t changed at all.” So what do you say? Are you guys ready to cheer on the Rockies today with Morton?  Read More

Faces of Boulder-Pic of the Day!

April 21st, 2017

Taking a break in the shade with his buddies by the Boulder Creek, Tony Masar loves this beautiful spring weather. Masar is an Erie native who works and spends his weekends here in Boulder. He skis, snowboards and camps–to name just a few. “It’s a great outdoors place,” he says, “My wife and kids love to hang out by the creek and walk the Pearl Street Mall.” Masar says that he has a hard time getting his kids off of the rocks on Pearl Street. “They love playing on those things!” He recommends the Chautauqua trails for those looking for hikes here in Boulder. Masar is validation... Read More

Faces of Boulder-Pic of the Day!

April 20th, 2017

Meet Margarita Delgado, a retired forensic psychologist from Massachusetts. When asked about the strangest thing she has ever seen here in Boulder, her response may surprise you. “The kindness of the people here. It is strange to see how kind they are.” Delgado also claims that Boulder’s weather is the best she has ever seen!  She loves to walk around the University of Colorado campus and attend classes. “Being in the classroom makes me feel young and happy,” she says.  Read More

Faces of Boulder-Pic of the Day!

April 19th, 2017

Meet Maureen Laitres (far right), Connecticut native who has been living in Boulder for the last five years. If Boulder is missing one thing, it would be a beach, she says. Laitres wears the brightest smile, and behind those glasses are the greenest Irish eyes you have ever seen. “You see some interesting, funky and beautiful things here,” she says. Laitres loves to sit out on her patio with her girlfriends and watch the beautiful Boulder scenery. “I live in a fabulous location, with a library and grocery store just a walk away!”  Read More

Faces of Boulder- Pic of the Day!

April 18th, 2017

“Here’s the thing, man. There has been SO much negativity in the news, lately. SO many terrible things that have happened. SO many people sharing their opinions on things like racism, and gun control, and politics. But you know what? Think of the difference it would make if everyone who raised their voice on these issues actually stood up and tried to change things. People forget- we ALL forget- how much of a difference we can make if we try. Now’s the time, man. Now’s the time.” -James Lowenstein  Read More

Faces of Boulder-Pic of the Day!

April 17th, 2017

Lucien Renjilian-Burgy has been illuminating Boulder with his bright smile since 2005. “Biking, climbing, dancing…I do a lot,” says Lucien. While running his own somatic psychotherapy and bodywork practice, Shifting States, Lucien also manages to make time for his passion of dance as a member of the Boulder Contact Lab. “It’s a type of improv partner dancing where there is always one point of contact between the two dancers,” Lucien explains. Lucien has lived in Boston, Madrid, and San Francisco. He has also lived off the grid in Hawaii for a year. “We just don’t need that... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

April 15th, 2017

“It’s fun out here!” Michael Stedman, born and raised in Longmont, Colorado, has been working for Fast Eddie’s Hot Dogs since last spring. Fast Eddie’s has been in business for 25 years, becoming one of the hottest spots on the Pearl Street Mall, especially at night. “It’s free entertainment,” says Stedman, “there’s nothing like the bar crowd at night. Once they see this cart, I’m their best friend.” Michael Stedman is not only passionate about Fast Eddie’s; he is passionate about life. He has spent 3 months in the forests of the Ozarks under a handmade shelter helping... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

April 14th, 2017

  Meet Alex! Alex Ember is passing through Boulder from Southern California. Alex is playing on a tank drum, which is a tuned percussion instrument crafted from a propane tank. Alex loves busking and is hanging out in Boulder for a little while so if you see him on Pearl Street be sure to check him out.  Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

April 5th, 2017

Nick is in love with the ski and snowboard industry. Ever since moving to Boulder a couple of years ago, he has loved the laid back culture and positive vibes that surround the ski and snowboard world. When Nick was hired by Deviation, a Denver based ski and snowboard company, he told me he couldn’t have been happier. He became a sales rep for them and was delighted with the pleasure of representing Deviation at the 2017 SIA Snow Show. Nick obviously showed a passion for the sport and a bond with those who practice it. He was more than happy to tell me all about Deviation’s missions... Read More

Faces of Boulder- Pic of the Day!

April 3rd, 2017

Meet Emma! Emma is originally from Vermont but moved to Boulder to attend CU.  She transferred here about a year ago from Hobart College in upstate New York, and is pursuing her degrees in Environmental studies and Psychology.  Before the clouds rolled in she was enjoying her day in a hammock by Boulder Creek, taking in the sun!  Read More

Faces of Boulder- Pic of the Day!

April 2nd, 2017

Meet Andrew and Stephanie! They were in town visiting from Riverside, California in order to attend Stephanie’s brother’s wedding this weekend!  Excited to be in Boulder, these two spent their Tuesday afternoon creating their first rock sculptures in Boulder Creek.  I’d say they look like native Boulderites!  Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

April 1st, 2017

I’m a very engaged father, my kids mean the world to me—and they’re very different. My son is like a little version of me and my daughter is a firecracker, full of vigor. My son got involved in a junior target shooting program here in Boulder. He really enjoyed it but it was quickly getting expensive so to help subsidize it, I founded Arete Arms. We specialize in selling the top 1% of precision fire arms and optics with concierge service, selection and support. I love to tell anyone about the true sporting behind target shooting. Shooting a pie sized target, a mile away is a big math problem... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day

March 29th, 2017

“For me, the connection between nature and beer was very natural. I’m a mountain biker, skier, camper… and my business plan spoke to that. We produce and sell craft beer for outdoor enthusiasts and [a can] is the best was to take a beer with you while enjoying nature; it’s compact, can be crushed after use, and recycled. And from the beginning, we have tried to be sustainable—we are FSC certified, we have a high efficiency boiler, and buy wind turbine credits to be 100% wind powered… [The environment] isn’t better off with business, but it is our duty to be responsible.”   Matt... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

March 28th, 2017

  Meet Lia! Lia is a junior as CU Boulder and is studying international business. She has a strong love of traveling and has already been to 41 countries and has lived in Ghana and Indonesia. So ideally, she would like to work somewhere that allows her to continue to explore the world! On top of working to pay for school, Lia still manages to find time to take advantage of Boulder’s adventurous spirit. She is an avid rock climber and loves to explore, camp, and just spend every possible moment outside. When I asked her what her favorite part of adventuring was she said, “Oh... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

March 27th, 2017

David had been writing songs since he was a kid, but of course, as life got busy, that passion got set on a shelf. When he found himself with more time on his hands after losing hours at work, he picked it up again. He learned guitar and loves it all over again. He also started traveling across the country. He’s originally from California, but he’s travelled all across the West Coast and into Mexico. But he came to Boulder because of the scenery and people. He dreams of traveling all over the world, but right now, Colorado is still his favorite spot so far.  Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

March 25th, 2017

Maddie and Emma grew up together in Telluride, Colorado. They both came out to CU in 2014 to start they’re college career. The two of them are both in love with Boulder, but still say that Telluride truly has their hearts. They both love the mountain, the town, and the people. Apparently, Telluride folks are their own types. The girls claim that they can almost tell immediately when someone is from their hometown. The girls make sure to go back home and visit as often as they can. They like to go back home and get in as many days as they can at their home mountain during ski season. They... Read More

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