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Chief Niwot and the Curse of Boulder Valley

June 30th, 2021

Chief Niwot (which means “Left Hand” in English) was a leader of the Southern Arapaho tribe born around 1825. He spent a great many winters in Boulder Valley, particularly at Valmont Butte, which is considered a sacred site for the Southern Arapaho. In 1851, the United States signed the Treaty of Fort Laramie with the Arapaho, Cheyenne, Crow, Sioux, Assiniboine, Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara nations. In it, US government acknowledged that much of the land between Oregon and the Rocky Mountains belonged to these tribes and in return, the Native Americans would allow wagon trains... Read More

Top 3 Things to do in Niwot

April 2nd, 2021

Motto: “Our Pride is our Life” (Niwot High School) 1. Get a taste of “beervana”   Bootstrap Brewing, home of “beeravana” and local brews, boasts an extensive menu, including their own brews which can be found in stores across Colorado. Bootstrap Brewing also hosts food trucks, local bands, open mics, game nights, and more! 2. Attend First Friday Art Walks First Friday Art Walks, sponsored by the Osmosis gallery in Niwot, occur all year round on the first Friday of each month. Local businesses stay open late and offer food and refreshments to attendees.... Read More

Top 3 Bars in Niwot

March 3rd, 2020

1. 1914 House Set in a two story historic building in Old Town Niwot, 1914 House is focused on sustainable food made from scratch as well as a wide selection of drinks to try in their bar or in their private dining area. Drinks to try: Royal Vesper empress 1908 gin, hanger one rose vodka, lillet blanc, house lavender syrup Railcar finlandia grapefruit vodka, hand-squeezed grapefruit, lime, house rosemary syrup Niwot’s Curse knob creek rye, spanish vermouth, leopold bros. tart cherry liqueur, cinnamon bitters 2. Niwot Tavern Niwot Tavern is a local favorite with a great happy... Read More