Faces of Boulder – Bongo the Balloon Man
Meet Bongo the Balloon Man. Bongo is a self-taught balloon artist who has been creating masterful balloon animals for the youth of Boulder for over 31 years! You might recognize his familiar face from one of your recent strolls down the Pearl Street Mall as he has had his spot at the Peppercorn storefront for 28 years! Bongo, is a pillar of the Boulder community and epitomizes the culture of this city. So, cheers to you Bongo and many more years of balloon animals to come.
Brad Fagan is a photojournalist and filmmaker who hails from the Greater Boston area and is the definition of a travel lover. Upon his graduation from Roger Williams University in 2016, Brad set off on a two month, cross-country road trip that began his love affair with Boulder. The 31 states and 10 national parks that Brad visited on his road trip only scratch the surface of his travels, which also include a short jaunt around Europe and exploring both coasts of our Canadian friends up North. Brad enjoys covering a wide variety of topics from environmental and social justice issues to sports and anything in between. Everyone deserves to have their story told and Brad knows, a picture is worth a thousand words