Friday - December 14, 2018


Lifestyle News Headlines

Review: Tadka Indian brings rich taste profiles to Boulder - Thu, 13 Dec 2018
Tadka Indian Cuisine occupies a modest South Boulder strip mall space that's been home to a handful of Indian eateries over the years. Tadka also refers to an Indian cooking technique where spices are heated in ghee, or an appropriate oil, so as to release the essential oils inherent in the seasonings.

Become restfully alert with restorative yoga at Iyengar in Boulder - Wed, 12 Dec 2018
Iyengar yoga is known for its use of props and holding long poses. The class develops relaxation skills accessible to everyone through supported postures.

Give the gift of holiday spirits for Boulder County booze fans - Wed, 12 Dec 2018
It wasn't long ago that a gift of Colorado alcohol meant a six-pack of Coors or a bottle of Western Slope riesling. Times have changed. Today, Colorado supports at least 80 distilleries, more than 300 breweries and loads of ambitious wineries, and not just in Palisade.

Bring on the holiday cookie coma with these recipes - Wed, 12 Dec 2018
This year, we decided to take a scientific approach to the cookie conundrum. We asked a bunch of our colleagues what kind of cookies speak of the holidays to them. What cookie do they absolutely have to have for it to truly be Christmas?

O'Meara: Christmas cactus a seasonal showoff - Wed, 12 Dec 2018
Did the spiky showoff with brilliant pinks, purples and reds catch your eye as it dangled from a hanging pot in the local greenhouse? If you're the proud owner of a flowering cactus, you'll find they're carefree plants that add color to grey winter days.

O'Meara: Amaryllis brighten dark winter days - Fri, 7 Dec 2018
Are you the proud owner of a huge, weird-looking bulb that a loved one insists will one day become a big, beautiful flower?

Longmont CrossFit instructor takes pride in class' intensity - Fri, 7 Dec 2018
It's CrossFit, pure and simple. No gimmicks or hipster vibes. Classes are split into two sections, beginning with light stretching or warm-up exercises. This is followed by a strength-building segment where we did weighted-barbell squats. Lastly, the metabolic conditioning incorporated a cardio component alongside the strength building.

Review: Longmont's Martinis Bistro offers elevated experience - Fri, 7 Dec 2018
Longmont's Martinis Bistro offers up classic cocktails accompanied by straightforward favorites like steaks, seafood and pasta; the menu spotlights the restaurant's namesake libation, as well as American fare standbys as filet mignon, surf and turf and shellfish linguine.

All the Buzz: Santa at Samples, Osaka's and Shine Potions hit Amazon - Fri, 7 Dec 2018
While December is Santa Claus' busiest time, the folks at Longmont's Samples Bistro, 370 Main St., have been able to secure several weekend visits with the jolly old man. Santa will be present for brunch and lunch from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 15-16th and Dec. 22-23. Reservations are recommended, and each visit includes an opportunity to chat with Santa over a meal as well as take pictures with him.

Mateo's Matthew Jansen opens new restaurant, Raglin Market, in Gunbarrel - Tue, 4 Dec 2018
A growing market in the Gunbarrel area convinced chef and restaurateur Matthew Jansen to spread his wings. Matthew Jansen to spread his wings. About 15,000 people come to work in Gunbarrel, he said. "I can take care of their lunch." Jansen was inside his newest restaurant, Raglin Market, Monday to supervise his staff put the finishing touches before opening for business.