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Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

December 7th, 2021

“Running clears my head and is a great way for me to relieve stress. I try to get out every day for either physical or mental reasons. I love it because it gives me a freedom unlike anything else. I can zone out completely or focus on certain issues and work it out in my head. Most importantly, beer tastes that much better after a solid run.” Thanks for the insight Josh!  Read More

Faces of Boulder – Sophia

December 6th, 2021
Faces of Boulder Sophia

Meet Sophia! Sophia is an 8-year-old harpist and by far one of the youngest performers on the Pearl Street Mall.  Sophia’s been studying the harp with local music teacher Margot Krimmel after getting the harp as a Christmas present last winter.  Sophia’s father, Alexander told me he had a sense she would be musically inclined and after showing her a picture of a harp, her decision was made.  Make sure to drop a dollar in Sophia’s basket if you see her performing, she’s saving up for her new pedal harp!  Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day

December 5th, 2021

You may not know this but Matt Stone and Trey Parker were CU film studies graduates. The first episode of South Park was animated right here at CU, in the basement of Macky Auditorium actually. Cody is film student at CU as well and he has grand plans for his career. Like Parker and Stone, Cody’s interests lie in animation. He recently returned form a trip abroad in Japan where the culture and art undoubtedly influenced him in creating his Junior years film. Next fall, Cody will spend the entire year articulating his thesis film, again animated. Keep an eye out for Cody Arizona Storm,... Read More

Faces of Boulder-Pic of the Day!

December 4th, 2021

Meet Taylor Williams! Williams grew up in Denver before moving to Boulder to study Poly-Sci.  He teaches tennis when he isn’t studying and says that he wants to enter into the teaching field!  He said that he would like to teach 5th-8th graders! Good luck Taylor and Go Buffs!    Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

December 3rd, 2021

Meet John! John Stork started doing street performances back in 2006 and now performs a circus show regularly on Pearl Street. Originally from Vermont, John just recently moved back to Boulder and plans on performing daily throughout the summer months.  Read More

Faces of Boulder- Pic of the Day!

December 2nd, 2021

Meet Andrew and Stephanie! They were in town visiting from Riverside, California!  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!

December 1st, 2021

Wandering into the children’s wing of the Boulder Public Library, my attention was unexpectedly grabbed by the sound of silly songs and laughter from the back of the otherwise quiet room. As I made my way through the colorful, book lined aisles seeking the source, I found Melanie finishing up a planning session for an upcoming children’s story time. Meet Melanie! This cheery 15 year Boulder resident is the Youth Services Specialist there at the library. Originally from Ogden, Utah, she came to Boulder seeking a more progressive atmosphere but wanting to stay within the charm of the Rocky... Read More

Faces of Boulder- Pic of the Day!

November 30th, 2021

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!

November 29th, 2021

Meet Bree Halax!   “I’m a sustainable designer, but I also work in fashion. I like creativity and freedom in jobs and Boulder is a great place for that.”  Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

November 28th, 2021

  From the precision of performing an autopsy to the precision of pouring the perfect cup of craft coffee, a former medical student traded in his scalpel for coffee beans. Meet Brice! Born and raised in Boulder, this Colorado native holds true to his roots and opened a craft coffee house in Louisville with the humbling and overwhelming support of friends, neighbors and locals. It’s with undeniable passion that Brice runs his business, “I wanted to create a safe and friendly environment for communities to gather,” and it is very apparent. Brice strives to educate customers with a vast... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

November 27th, 2021

  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!

November 22nd, 2021

“The best decision I ever made was moving out here. It’s beautiful, I mean that scenery, right? And the people are so friendly and happy. It’s been the best year of my life for sure.” – Ashley Stewart  Read More

Faces of Boulder-Pic of the Day!

November 21st, 2021

Meet James Scherrer of My Mom’s Pie!  He considers Boulder his hometown but is currently living in Gunbarrel. He is a fourth-generation Coloradan on his mom’s side and a sixth-generation on his dad’s! “We use Great-Grandma Hazel’s recipes,” Scherrer says. You can find My Mom’s Pie in Niwot, Colorado–just follow the mouth-watering smells and you will be there in no time!  Just make sure you know which of the 16 pies you want before you get there! Not only does Scherrer make delicious pies, he is also a walking miracle. “15 years ago I was in... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Kay

November 18th, 2021

Kay is originally from Milan, Italy and moved to the Boulder in 2006. Before coming to Boulder, she lived in Pennsylvania, California, St. Louis and many other places. She was adopted, which was what prompted her move to the U.S., but, “if I wasn’t adopted I would want to come to America to experience the different cultures and people. It’s a place people come to thrive and succeed and that would be why I would want to come here.” She occasionally goes back to Italy because a lot of her family still resides there. She says Pearl Street is lit and believes that the people... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Martin

November 17th, 2021

Martin is a motivational speaker for the organization Save the Children, and also works with Art from Ashes. He writes and performs poetry for Art from Ashes, which specializes in empowering the youth. Martin says, “I wanted to give back, and I believe one of the best causes is for children because they’re shaping the future.” Martin doesn’t quit there, he also is working on writing a book and an album! He paints and takes photos – and of course, snowboards. Martin visited Colorado in July of last year for two weeks, fell in love, and decided to move here in September... Read More

Faces of Boulder- Pic of the Day!

November 16th, 2021

Meet Elizabeth! She was volunteering at the Boulder Creek Fest encouraging kids to sign up for reading camps this summer. “Reading is important to me because it opens a world that you can’t explore anywhere else. It opens opportunities and voices, and gives you a voice that nobody else can ever have or understand unless you put it in words.”  Read More

Faces of Boulder – Brent 

November 15th, 2021

Brent is a 2nd generation Boulderite. He’s backpacked quite a bit through the world. From the central americas, all the way to Vietnam and the stories he has gathered are ones that make you remember reality is stranger than fiction. Yet, “Boulder will always be home to me. It’s where my whole family and most my friends surround. I just couldn’t see myself living anywhere else.” His whole family are as as sweet as they come and hold quite the lineage here. In fact, his parents began dating sophomore year at Boulder High and are still together to this day. If you’re... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Jeff

November 14th, 2021

Meet Jeff! Jeff, is my brother who came to visit from Boston a few weeks ago and we went exploring in Rocky Mountain National Park.  I took this portrait when we reached the summit of our hike, a beautiful alpine lake, surrounded but the mountains.  Glad the altitude didn’t get to him!  Read More

Faces of Boulder

November 13th, 2021

Meet Sarah! Sarah is the manager and one of the many talented dance instructors at Boulder Swing Dance. Sarah moved to Boulder from Cleveland, Ohio in 2014 and almost immediately sought out a swing dance community here in Colorado.  A dancer for 7 years, Sarah just couldn’t stay away from the dancing community, even after promising herself a break. The swing dance community is a tight knit group; and you can find swing dancing in almost any major city across the country.  This made embedding herself into a new city a little easier on Sarah, giving her a built-in community of people she knew... Read More

Faces of Boulder

November 12th, 2021

Meet Hannah! Hannah moved to Boulder just about a year ago and when she isn’t working at her job as a behavioral therapist, she enjoys, hooping! Hooping (Hoop Dancing, Hula Hooping) is generally considered a “flow art” and has roots in many other forms of dance.  Rhythmic gymnastics, hip-hop, freestyle dance, fire performance, twirling, poi, and other dance and movement forms are some of the influences that have helped create hooping. Hannah’s introduction to hooping came by way of fire dancing! After graduating college on the east coast, Hannah set out to do some (a lot) traveling.  Her... Read More