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A Short Cold Weather Hike in Boulder

May 21st, 2022

  If you have time before work or maybe on the weekend this season you might choose to take a stroll, run, or ride on the Old Kiln trail in Boulder. These pictures were taken this past weekend, in pre-snow conditions.   Fourmile Creek Trailhead, managed by City of Boulder OSMP, is located in North Boulder on Lee Hill Dr near Broadway. Other than the Old Kiln trail, the trailhead supports the Foothills trail and is very close to Wonderland Lake. There are few trees among the tall amber waves of grain and grasses that cover the hill sides, making this a warm hike on a sunny but frozen... Read More

Outdoor Pic of the Day ~ Spring Snowstorm in Boulder!

May 20th, 2022

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Denver CO 310 PM MDT Fri May 20 2022 ...LATE SPRING STORM TO BRING HEAVY SNOW TO THE MOUNTAINS, FOOTHILLS, AND FRONT RANGE URBAN CORRIDOR... .Heavy snow will continue to spread south across the mountains and foothills this afternoon and early evening. The heavy snow will accumulate on trees, causing some tree limbs to break and produce scattered power outages. Do not park under trees and avoid walking under snow laden trees. COZ037-210400- /O.CON.KBOU.WS.W.0007.000000T0000Z-220521T1800Z/ Central and Southeast Park County- Including... Read More

Boulder, CO – One of the Snowiest mid-sized cities in the country

May 20th, 2022

Boulder, Colorado is one of the snowiest mid-size cities in the country, it ranks high on the list of snowiest mid-size towns in the country. The following are the snowiest mid-size cities in the United States.  Jan. 1-March 3, 2022 1) Buffalo: 85.9 inches 2) Rochester: 74.7 inches 3) Anchorage: 69.7 inches 4) Boulder: 63.7 inches 5) Salt Lake City: 26.7 inches 6) Milwaukee: 21.9 inches 7) Boise: 20.0 inches 8) Colorado Springs: 15.2 inches NOAA – BOULDER  Read More

Winter Storm Warning! ~ Latest Snow & Ice Removal Updates from City of Boulder

May 20th, 2022

Winter Storm Warning issued May 20 at 3:07AM MDT until May 21 at 12:00 PM MDT by NWS LATE SPRING STORM TO BRING HEAVY SNOW TO THE MOUNTAINS, FOOTHILLS, AND FRONT RANGE URBAN CORRIDOR FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING… .Heavy snow will continue over the northern mountains and foothills today, spreading south and east through the day. City snow crews remove 52 percent of streets and 100 percent of multi-use paths on a regular basis, with the University of Colorado and other entities removing portions of the path system as well. Emergency access routes, main arterial streets, and access to hospitals,... Read More

Looking Back: Boulder Beer: Bold Since 1979

May 19th, 2022

Founded in 1979, on a farm just northeast of town, Boulder Beer has come a long way since it planted its roots in the Boulder Valley 38 years ago. As Colorado’s First Craft Brewery, Boulder Beer quickly took off, giving beer lovers an extraordinary change. After expanding their product, the brewmasters realized that they needed to expand their space as well, moving to the Pub on Wilderness Place in 1994. There are now two Boulder Beer locations – the one on Wilderness Place, and the other just off the Pearl Street Mall on Walnut. The Pub on Wilderness has to be my favorite location,... Read More

Top Rated Happy Hour in Boulder

May 19th, 2022

River and Woods has routinely been ranked as the #1 Happy Hour in Boulder, Colorado, according to the most recent Yelp ratings. The menu at River and Woods focuses on Colorado comfort food made with fresh, local ingredients. Cozy, century-old miner’s cottage located in Boulder’s Whittier area serves as the perfect backdrop for our whimsical and traditional menu. River and Woods  photo via: River and Woods  Read More

Boulder Real Estate – Newest Listing – Under 1 Million!

May 19th, 2022

Enter the land of possibilities by walking through the front door of this big home. The front and side yards of this home, located on a quiet street in Upper Heatherwood, across from protected open space, give soul-stirring vistas of the Flatirons. Its potential is genuinely extraordinary, as it is located on a corner lot. It’s the perfect canvas for your dream house, with a classic plan, high ceilings, newer windows, modern appliances, and plenty of space. Previous owners retained this home for decades and it is rarely on the market. It’s a unique property in a unique location. Zillow $869,000 4606... Read More

Outdoor Pic of the Day – Longs Peak (14,259′) from Boulder

May 17th, 2022

Morning photo taken from 75th and Arapahoe. Photo includes Boulder and Longs Peak. Longs Peak may be seen from most of the northern Front Range Urban Corridor, as well as from Longmont, Colorado. It is one of Colorado’s most conspicuous mountains, towering 9,000 feet (2,700 meters) over the Great Plains’ western boundary. The summit is named for Major Stephen Harriman Long, who is credited with being the first to observe the Front Range on June 30, 1820, while on a government-sponsored expedition. Mount Meeker, which is close by and has an elevation of 13,911 feet, is frequently referred... Read More

Unplug From Bad News

May 15th, 2022

It may not seem like a big deal, but emotional distress can occur when we spend too much time mired in bad news… even if it does not directly impact us.  One of the reasons that we are so susceptible to distress is our constant connection to the world. Constantly connecting with media, all media, prevents us from distancing ourselves from stressors. Yes, even spending too much time reviewing vacation photos and other happy events can make it impossible to keep stress in check. Can simply abstaining from using technology and avoiding the news for a period of time reverse these negative consequences?... Read More

Known for its Ghosts, this historic Boulder hotel is a must-see

May 13th, 2022

  Rooms 302 and 304 have a reputation for being haunted among the Boulderado personnel. Guests in such rooms have claimed faint white human-shaped apparitions, audio phenomena such as disembodied voices, and odd electrical activity, such as TVs and lights turning on and off for no apparent reason, over the years. In 1924, a down-on-his-luck guy attempted a double-suicide in one of the rooms, killing himself on the bed by self-administering chloroform. His wife was bathing at the time, and when she discovered her husband’s body, she used the leftover chloroform on herself. The amount... Read More

Highest Rated Breweries in Boulder

May 12th, 2022

The following is a list of the Top 8 Most Highly Rated Breweries in Boulder, Colorado as determined by Yelp reviews: 1 ~ Upslope Brewing Company 2 ~ Avery Brewing 3 ~ Twisted Pine Brewing Company 4 ~ Vision Quest Brewery 5 ~ Sanitas Brewing Company 6 ~ Mountain Sun Pub & Brewery 7 ~ Uhl’s Brewing 8 ~ Kettle & Spoke Brewery photo via: pixabay  Read More

Top Rated Live Music Bars in Boulder

May 12th, 2022

According to the most current Yelp ratings, the following are the top-rated bars in Boulder, Colorado that provide live music: 1 – Rayback Collective THE RAYBACK IS A BACKYARD PARTY TO WHICH YOU HAVE BEEN INVITED! The Rayback Collective appears to be a cold beer in the sun, with a furry friend at your feet, a new friend at the table next to you, and an old friend sitting directly in front of you. It sounds like bantering voices of people and dogs from far, wide, and all the way down the street. It has the aroma of suntan lotion and loaded sweet potato fries. It tastes like a spicy mezcal... Read More

Visit Boulder’s Number One Top Rated Attraction

May 11th, 2022

Fun facts on the Boulder Flatirons: In 1953, Dale Johnson (Geol’54) climbed the third peak on roller skates using ropes and belays. They have an average slope of 55 degrees. A white “CU” was painted on the side of the third flatiron until the city painted over it in 1980: It is still visible to keen-eyed observers. In 2010, Stefan Griebel (ElEngr’97; MS’00) speed-climbed the east face of the third Flatiron in only 5 minutes 59 seconds. According to the most recent Trip Advisor evaluations, the Flatirons in Boulder, Colorado are the most popular tourist destination in... Read More

Family-Owned Coffee Shop in Boulder Receives Number One Ranking

May 9th, 2022

According to the most recent Yelp reviews, Bona Coffee Roasters is the best coffee shop in Boulder, Colorado. Bona Coffee Roasters is an independent and family-owned roastery founded in 2017 in Boulder, CO by Andre Di Bonaventura that strives to live up to the family name, which means “good fortune.” We believe that good fortune in life begins with great coffee. And we’re determined to make the best coffee the world has ever tasted in order to bring communities together, share cultures, start conversations, and spread good fortune across this beautiful, awesome Earth of ours. photos... Read More

Hiking Can Take You to the Summit of Well-Being

May 9th, 2022

We in Colorado may hike more than anyone else in the U.S., but did you know there is science behind the benefits of hiking beyond the cardiovascular?   Research shows that exercising outdoors is beneficial on many levels.  For example, outdoor air might be cleaner than indoor air. The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that indoor air is more than twice as polluted as outdoor air. Not only is hiking a great cardiovascular activity, it also strengthens your hips and legs and provides great core and stability training. In addition to the physical benefits, you can also get vitamin D while... Read More

Boulder’s Highest Rated Happy Hours

May 8th, 2022

The following is a list of the finest Happy Hours in Boulder, Colorado, based on recent Yelp reviews: 1 – River and Woods 2 – Mojo Taqueria Boulder 3 – Avanti Food & Beverage 4 – The Bitter Bar 5 – T/ACO an Urban Taqueria 6 – The West End Tavern 7 –  Mountain Sun Pub & Brewery 8 – Blackbelly Market Number one rated River and Woods:  The menu at River and Woods focuses on Colorado comfort food made with fresh, local ingredients. Cozy, century-old miner’s cottage located in Boulder’s Whittier area serves as the perfect backdrop... Read More

Boulder’s Top-Rated Best Breakfast Spots

May 7th, 2022

Here are the top Rated Breakfast Restaurants in Boulder, Colorado, based on the most recent Yelp reviews: 1. The Buff Restaurant 2. The Parkway Cafe 3. Snooze, an A.M. Eatery 4. The BOCO Restaurant 5. Walnut Cafe 6. Village Coffee Shop 7. Foolish Craig’s Cafe 8. The Point Cafe 9. Ruthies Boardwalk Social 10. Boulder Dushanbe Teahouse    Read More

Boulder Hotels make the Best of US News & World Report list

May 4th, 2022

All the best places to stay in Boulder. Hotels in Boulder are ranked by U.S. News & World Report (2022) based on how well they did in industry awards, how many stars they had, and how well people thought they were. Hotels that were in the top 10% of the Best Hotels in the United States got a Gold badge. Hotels that were in the top 30% of the Best Hotels in Boulder were given a Silver badge, which means that they did well.  Before ranked hotels, Tripadvisor lists them by hotel class, and then by user rating, so the hotels that show up after them are ranked. St Julien Hotel &... Read More

Top 7 Best Hiking Trails – Boulder, Colorado

May 4th, 2022

Here are the top rated hiking trails in Boulder, Colorado, according to Trip Advisor reviews: 1. Flatirons 2. Royal Arch 3. Mount Sanitas Trail 4. Mesa Trail 5. Sugarloaf Mountain 6. Deer Mountain Trail 7. Anne U. White https://bouldercolorado.gov/locations/trail/search/trail    Read More

This World Famous restaurant has been Boulder’s best late-night eatery since 1975

May 3rd, 2022

The Dark Horse has been rated as one of the best late-night restaurants in Boulder, Colorado, according to the most recent Yelp reviews. Since 1975, the World Famous Dark Horse has been a Boulder landmark. Come in now to check out this one-of-a-kind bar and grill. This pub and grill is known for its amazing burgers and wings, and it will not let you down.  The décor and ambiance, which is filled with movie props and turn-of-the-century antiques. https://darkhorsebar.com/ photo via: Dark Horse  Read More