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Faces of Boulder – Jack

May 24th, 2017

Jack moved to Boulder four years ago after growing up in Buffalo, New York, a much different atmosphere. “The people here are so active, and don’t look at you funny while running around in short shorts,” Jack comments on the people of Boulder. He was drawn to Colorado for the outdoors, and loves exploring new hiking trails and getting lost in the mountains. Along with the physical exercise, he enjoys tasting all the beers Colorado has to offer, although he can’t choose a favorite because he doesn’t want “any breweries to kick him out.” The laid back ambiance of Boulder helps him... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Abby

May 18th, 2017

Meet Abby! Abby came to Boulder from New York for the fresh air and the healthy lifestyle Boulder cultivates; what’s kept her here are the many friends she’s made, the concerts, and her newfound independence. Abby contributes her individuality, independence, and grounded character to her experiences at boarding school, which she attended for five years in Connecticut. “It really made me independent and able to come to college so far away from home,” she says in response to one of the biggest lessons she learned while in boarding school. Currently, Abby attends CU; spending any possible... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Chasten

May 17th, 2017

Meet Chasten! When she needed to escape the suburbs, Chasten fell in love with Boulder’s diverse culture. Self-employed, Chasten embraces nutritional and natural healing—embracing the CBD revolution by educating the public on the many benefits of high quality natural Hemp oil. Some of Chasten’s greatest accomplishments not only include motherhood, but also caring for foster pets before they find their forever homes, and adopting and raising a special needs kitten of her own. Chasten and her partner Justin love spending their free time exploring local events, “with an event of some sort... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Allison

May 16th, 2017

Meet Allison! As a Graduate student in Architecture, Allison appreciates the sustainable lifestyle  Boulder has to offer and believes that “the mountains are a perfect remedy” for any break from the hustle and bustle. When she’s not hiking, snowboarding, or walking her dog, Allison can be found playing pool at her go-to spot—the 28th St. Tavern. After she graduates, Allison hopes to move back to Boulder and work as a licensed Architect; already looking forward to afternoons by Coot Lake and endless sunshine once again. Thanks Allison!  Read More

Faces of Boulder – Dana

May 15th, 2017

Meet Dana! Taking the a year off before beginning her Masters in Social Work and her Law Degree, Dana loves basking in the sun with a good book or out with friends. She moved to Boulder with a fresh slate and has met countless personalities along the way; she says “it’s an adventure” and is grateful for those she now calls close friends and family. Thanks, Dana!  Read More

Faces of Boulder – Madii

May 14th, 2017

Moving to Colorado from Arkansas, Madii is a true to the bone theater gal. Not only has she been able to spend more time with her family, she has also fallen in love with the mountains, Denver, and the theater scene— which says “is not too big, but IS fabulous.” A seamstress by day, Madii spends her free time hiking with friends or out on the town at local pubs, restaurants, and markets. Through crafting and sewing Madii hopes to “help other people’s dreams and visions come true.” On Mother’s Day, Madii is most grateful for all her mom has sacrificed and “this blessed life she has... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Ashley

May 13th, 2017

“The mountains speak to my faerie soul” Hailing all the way from Florida, Ashley has worked as a professional faerie since she was 10 years old. She does so in pursuit of bringing laughter, love, and joy to the world. Being by the mountains “makes me feel like I’m at home” she says. Right now Ashley is looking for her next great adventure; having worked in costuming, real estate, and her very own faerie business she hopes to keep bringing joy and happiness to those around her wherever her adventures take her.  Read More

Faces of Boulder – Sophie

May 11th, 2017

“There are so many little gems in Boulder!” Meet Sophie! After growing up in Lincoln Park, Chicago, she made her way to Boulder to study English at CU.  She loves Boulder for its mixture of people and its beautiful nature. She fits right into the Boulder lifestyle; having played field hockey in high school, she loves the active lifestyle! Thanks Sophie!      Read More

Faces of Boulder-Pic of the Day!

May 10th, 2017

When Michelle Theall was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 2003, she wondered if she would still be able to do the things that she loved.  Well, after years of running, Theall has pushed those doubts to the side.  After competing in collegiate athletics at Texas Tech, her strong suit being the 800 meters, Theall has a passion for running that is contagious. Theall has lived in Boulder for 21 years.  “It’s home,” she says. Theall is the author of her memoior, “Teaching the Cat to Sit”  and contributed an essay in “Tales From Another Mother Runner.” Theall... Read More

Faces of Boulder-Pic of the Day!

May 9th, 2017

Meet Levin Sliker! The food, open space and various outdoor opportunities are just a few of the reasons why Sliker loves Boulder!  He has his Bachelors, Masters and PhD in Mechanical Engineering and is now hoping to become a college instructor. What was his most memorable experience from living in Boulder the last nine years?  Sliker says, unfortunately, the flood. “It was really cool to see the community come together,” he said.  Sliker was directly affected by the flood, living in one of the most damaged locations. Thanks Levin!    Read More

Faces of Boulder-Pic of the Day!

May 8th, 2017

Meet Taylor Williams!  He will be a graduating CU Buff in a few days!  Congrats! 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!

May 7th, 2017

Meet Rachel Walker!  Walker grew up in Colorado Springs, went to college in Vermont, and is now back in Boulder. Her freelance and journalism work has been published in numerous magazines and newspapers across the nation! Walker loves running, mountain biking and skiing. “I hate driving,” Walker says, “I bike as much as I can.  I have biked over 900 miles since September.” Walker also recently contributed an essay to the book, “Tales From Another Mother Runner.” Thanks for taking time out of your busy schedule to be the Face of the Day, Rachel!  Read More

Faces of Boulder-Pic of the Day!

May 6th, 2017

Meet Zach Mitchell!  He has lived between Boulder and Broomfield his whole life and says that he loves the time he spends in Boulder. “When I think about Boulder, I think about North Boulder Park.  It has a special place in my heart,” Mitchell says. Mitchell is saving up to move to New Zealand this year! He said that he wants his seven-month-old to grow up in a different place and experience new things!    Read More

Faces of Boulder-Pic of the Day!

May 5th, 2017

Meet Daelin!  Daelin was inspired to pursue music education after having great teacher’s of his own. “Music is a big deal to me,” he says, “it would be cool to be that person that teaches other people their own music.” He is currently saving up to attend CU Boulder to continue his passion and beautiful talent while teaching others the art of music.  Read More

Faces of Boulder-Pic of the Day!

May 4th, 2017

Meet Mary Harris! She is from Littleton but works here in Boulder and absolutely loves the Flatirons.  One of her favorite spots in Boulder is Pearl Street! “Licking my elbow is my fun party trick.”  Read More

Faces of Boulder- Pic of the Day!

May 2nd, 2017

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- Pic of the Day!

April 30th, 2017

Meet Michael! Michael was working for the Avery Brewing Company helping people choose the perfect beer.  Everyone inside and outside the tent was laughing and having a great time, it easily seemed like one of the most fun jobs around. “The hardest part of working in a festival is trying not to indulge in all the fun things that are around you. Self-restraint, I would say.”  Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

April 29th, 2017

Whether blazing his own trail or following someone else’s, Dakota is always moving forward. He frequently partakes in trail runs and 14er expeditions, hoping to combine the two this upcoming summer. Dakota’s passion for the outdoors reaches all facets of his life, though. Spearheading a plan to install a community garden/ learning landscape, he will be the first person to implement such am environment on CU Boulder’s East Campus. Although he was born and raised in the Midwest, Boulder and the mountains are home to this outdoor enthusiast. Thanks Dakota!  Read More

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

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