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Boulder’s Dog of the Day!

February 6th, 2023

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Favorite Coffee Shops in Boulder

February 6th, 2023

Coffee is believed to have originated in the highlands of Ethiopia in the 9th century and was first consumed as a beverage by the Oromo people. From Ethiopia, coffee spread to other neighboring countries in the horn of Africa, then to the Middle East, and eventually to Europe, where it became very popular in the 17th century. The Dutch introduced coffee to their colonies in the East Indies, and from there it spread to other parts of the world including South America and the Caribbean. Today, coffee is one of the most widely consumed beverages in the world, with millions of people enjoying it daily. Boulder,... Read More

Boulder’s Top Dessert Restaurants According to Locals

February 5th, 2023

Desserts have been a part of human cuisine for thousands of years and the exact origin of desserts is not clear. Ancient civilizations such as the Greeks and Romans were known to have enjoyed sweet dishes, and in medieval times, sweet courses became more elaborate and were a symbol of wealth and prestige. The rise of sugar and improved baking techniques in the 19th century led to the creation of new, elaborate desserts such as cakes, pastries, and mousses. Today, desserts come in many forms and are enjoyed all over the world, with a wide range of flavors and ingredients. Here are some popular dessert... Read More

Timeless Pieces of Boulder’s Architectural History

February 5th, 2023

With the holidays over, we figured we should refresh our minds with something different today. Boulder has a very interesting architectural history, especially the university campus. We will touch on some defining Boulder architectural projects which you have probably seen around town. Next time you’re out and about, maybe you’ll encounter some of these oh-so-Boulder building projects. The University Campus Of course we cannot skim Boulder’s architectural past without bringing up the University of Colorado campus. It began with the all-brick Old Main and soon grew into several... Read More

Boulder’s Dog of the Day!

February 5th, 2023

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Which Ski Area Is Nearest to Boulder?

February 5th, 2023

The closest ski resort to Boulder, Colorado is Eldora Mountain Resort, which is approximately 21 miles west of Boulder. The quickest route between the two is via CO 119 and CO 72. Eldora Mountain Resort has approximately 680 acres of skiable terrain, with a good balance of runs for skiers and snowboarders of all abilities. It offers a mix of groomed cruisers, steeper pitches, and gladed tree skiing. The resort has a top elevation of 10,800 feet and a vertical drop of 1,400 feet. It also features 12 chairlifts, 1 magic carpet and over 70 runs, as well as a variety of dining and rental facilities... Read More

Boulder’s Most Popular Brunch Restaurants

February 5th, 2023

Boulder, Colorado is known for its vibrant food scene and focus on sustainable, locally-sourced cuisine. The city has earned recognition for its food culture, including being named one of the “Foodiest Small Towns in America” by Bon Appétit magazine. In addition, several individual restaurants in Boulder have received awards and accolades, including James Beard Award nominations for local chefs. Here are some of the popular brunch restaurants in Boulder, Colorado: The Kitchen – known for its farm-to-table cuisine Snooze an A.M. Eatery – a popular breakfast spot with a... Read More

Nightlife in Boulder and the Most Popular Bars

February 4th, 2023

The nightlife in Boulder, Colorado offers a variety of options for entertainment, including live music and happy hours. The city has a thriving music scene with local bands and musicians playing at various venues and bars. Happy hours, which typically offer discounts on food and drinks, are also popular in Boulder and take place at many bars and restaurants. Whether you’re looking to listen to live music, socialize with friends over drinks, or both, there are plenty of options to choose from in Boulder. Here are some popular bars in Boulder, Colorado: The Sink: A classic bar and... Read More

Boulder’s Coldest Temperature Ever Recorded

February 4th, 2023

Boulder, Colorado has experienced some extremely cold temperatures and heavy snowfall in its history. Here are a few fun facts related to the cold and snow in Boulder: The coldest temperature ever recorded in Boulder was -29°F (-34°C) on January 9, 1875. Boulder receives an average of about 100 inches (254 cm) of snow each year, with some winters bringing over 150 inches (381 cm). The city is known for its snow-capped mountains, including Mount Sanitas and the Flatirons, which provide opportunities for winter sports like skiing, snowboarding, and snowshoeing. During heavy snowfall,... Read More

Boulder’s Most Famous Residents

February 3rd, 2023

Boulder, Colorado is a city located at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. It was founded in 1859 during the Pike’s Peak Gold Rush and was named after the large boulders in the area. Throughout its history, Boulder has been known for its natural beauty, outdoor recreation opportunities, and its progressive and eco-friendly culture. Some famous residents of Boulder include: David Carradine, an actor best known for his role in the television series “Kung Fu”. Tim Allen, an actor, comedian, and voice artist. Trey Anastasio, a musician and guitarist best known as the... Read More

Boulder’s Dog of the Day!

February 3rd, 2023

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Looking Back: Boulder Remembers Robin Williams

February 3rd, 2023

Yesterday the world learned of the tragic death of comedian Robin Williams, age 63. His work, spanning across 5 decades, touched the lives of millions, particularly the Boulder community. His career began in the late 70s show, “Mork and Mindy”, which took place in Boulder. Williams played an alien named Mork from the planet Ork, who called the historical Queen Anne home on 1619 Pine St. home. After the tragic and unexpected news of his death, a memorial at the Mork and Mindy house was set up with dozens of mourners leaving flowers and letters for the star. His work following the... Read More

Boulder’s Dog of the Day!

February 2nd, 2023

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Boulder’s Dogs of the Day!

February 1st, 2023

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Boulder’s Dog of the Day!

January 31st, 2023

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Boulder’s Dog of the Day!

January 30th, 2023

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Boulder’s Dog of the Day!

January 29th, 2023

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Boulder’s Dog of the Day!

January 28th, 2023

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Boulder’s Dog of the Day!

January 27th, 2023

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Boulder’s Dog of the Day!

January 26th, 2023

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