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5 Boulder Musicians You Should Know

May 24th, 2022

Josephine Antoine This fair Boulderite was beloved for her incredible rise to fame as a Metropolitan Opera star. After completing her education in Boulder, Antoine went on to earn a Master’s at the Julliard School of Music in NYC. Before her first national appearance, she received a telegram from the mayor of Boulder reading: “Every citizen sends you love and good wishes for your performance tomorrow.” She was a success, and sang the lead in 14 Metropolitan Opera productions. Her singing was featured on national radio stations, and she returned to Boulder to perform at the Colorado... Read More

Celebrity Chef for Boulder’s Most Notable Residents & Hollywood Stars

May 23rd, 2022

Boulder is a city brimming with delectable creations and cuisine artists. You can’t throw a stone within the city limits without hitting a renowned or beloved place to eat. But not all of Boulder’s delicious delicacies require you to take to the city streets. Some of the best, most regarded food in town comes to you… Meet Chef Bob Sampson, a venerated chef with over 30 years of experience in the industry. He’s served as an executive chef at three different restaurants, and for seven years owned the Boulder restaurant World Fare. Throughout that time, Chef Bob has been... Read More

Boulder’s Dogs of the Day Pic!

May 22nd, 2022

Colorado is frequently ranked high on lists of the most dog-friendly places. Denver has gotten positive feedback for its overall dog-friendliness, including rankings on the dog-centric community website Rover and financial consulting company SmartAsset. Match.com ranked Colorado as the number one dog loving state. Spending quality time with pets, specifically dogs, provides humans with companionship and can improve health. From a physiological standpoint, being with your dog can release feel-good hormones such as serotonin and oxytocin that elevate your mood. There are also other ways in which... Read More

Outdoor Pics of the Day – Boulder after Spring Snow Storm

May 22nd, 2022

Outdoor Boulder photos captured on Sunday morning following Boulder’s spring snowstorm. Boulder recieved 8.3 inches of snow. Photographed at 75th and Arapahoe Avenues. Photo Credits: Greg Anderson    Read More

Why Name a Lady Buffalo “Ralphie”?

May 21st, 2022

This title question, and the more general “Why a buffalo for a mascot?” answered below. Time to brush up on Buff history. Ralphie is the female buffalo mascot for CU Boulder. But why does this female buffalo sport a male name? And why did CU choose a bison mascot in the first place? The tradition began in 1934 when the university newspaper selected “Buffaloes” as the nickname for the university students. Three weeks later, a few students paid a rancher $25 to rent a bison calf and a cowboy to handle her. The calf had to be managed by all 4 students plus the ranch hand... 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

Flashback 2015 ~ Skiing Down Boulder’s Iconic Flatirons

May 20th, 2022

2/4/15 – On March 1, After more than a week of steady snowfall, Alex Krull and Austin Porzak skied the right side of the First Flatiron, the famed slab formation above Boulder, Colorado. The two men skied the East Face Gully, often known as the Silk Road when it develops as an ice climb, with an average inclination of about 45 degrees and thin powder over exposed rock slabs. Before unroping and skiing the lower east face, they were belayed for three 60-meter sections at the peak of the climb. Between 750 to 800 feet was lost overall. It’s improbable that the entire 1,000-foot-high First... 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

Boulder’s Dog of the Day!

May 19th, 2022

It’s time to start getting back out on the trails. What better to venture into Boulder’s beautiful open spaces than with a furry friend. Boulder Open Spaces and Mountain Parks offers a sprawling 145 miles of trails to the avid hiker, and up to 90% of those trails are open to dogs. This includes the Chautauqua Meadow, Mt. Sanitas, NCAR trails, Bear Canyon, the Table Mesa Trails and much, much, more. But, before heading into the great outdoors with your pooch, don’t forget to bring a leash and some doggie bags. While the Open Spaces and Mountain Parks welcome dogs, it is your responsibility... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

May 18th, 2022

“Running clears my head and is a great way for me to relieve stress. I try to get out every day for either physical or mental reasons. I love it because it gives me a freedom unlike anything else. I can zone out completely or focus on certain issues and work it out in my head. Most importantly, beer tastes that much better after a solid run.” Thanks for the insight Josh!  Read More

A Brief History of Some Incredible Boulder Women

May 18th, 2022

Revealing Our Routes: Women of Boulder County was originally developed by the Women of the West Museum back in 2002. Now the exhibit is now hosted by Boulder History Museum’s site. There are dozens of dynamic ladies documented in this collection, and today we’ve brought you a few of our favorites. Ruth Cave Flowers (1903-1980) was a native Boulderite who graduated from Boulder high in 1920. Because she was African-American they refused to award her a diploma featuring her catchy name. Despite her lack of diploma, CU accepted Ruth Flowers as a student. She earned a doctorate in Romance... 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

Outdoor Pic of the Day – Mallard on Boulder Creek

May 12th, 2022

Almost all domestic duck breeds have their origins in the Mallard (everything except the Muscovy Duck). Domestic ducks are abundant in city ponds and can be difficult to distinguish because they lack the white neck ring, have white on their chests, are completely dark, or have bizarrely formed crests on their heads. A duck attempting to dry itself off in a small pond off the creek. Photo credit: Mickey Kahn  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

Faces of Boulder – Zach!

May 10th, 2022

Zach is working for YMCA of the Rockies for the summer. His focus for the YMCA of the Rockies is leadership training and the spiritual community. “I think you should be real with people and not keep secrets,” Zach says on how to live the best life.He currently attends Texas A&M and plans to major in mechanical engineering. Coming from Texas, “Boulder is a cool place, I really like all the small businesses around and can’t wait to check them out!” Zach wants to give a Shoutout to his sister Savannah, Taylor Swift, and Drake (but not the rapper.)  Read More

Timeless Pieces of Boulder’s Architectural History

May 9th, 2022

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

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

Looking Back – Boulder Celebrates Its 36th BolderBoulder!

May 8th, 2022

Boulder celebrated its 36th annual BolderBoulder 10k yesterday! 52,000 Boulderites and Boulder-visitors came together for a glorious morning of running and cheering each other on, which ended in the university’s Folsom Field. The weekend clouds finally broke and runners were greeted with plenty of sunshine to run in. The annual 10k includes an elite race, hosting some of the top runners from around the world. Yesterday’s elite women’s winner was Mamitu Daska from Ethiopia with an outstanding time of  32:21.63, followed by USA runner Shalane Flanagan. The men’s division... Read More

Population & Income Data for Boulder, Colorado

May 7th, 2022

According to the latest statistics from worldpopulationreview.com, Boulder is the 12th largest city in Colorado and the 301st largest city in the United States in 2020, with a population of 104,668. Boulder’s population is now falling at a pace of -0.32 percent per year, but it has grown by 7.48 percent since the 2010 census, which recorded a population of 97,385 people. Boulder has a population density of 3,981 persons per square mile, spanning 27 miles. Boulder has a poverty rate of 20.39 percent and an average household income of $109,410. In recent years, the median rental rate has been... Read More

6 Famous Boulderites You Should Know

May 7th, 2022

We can’t say for sure if being in Boulder makes you a better or more successful person, but these celebrities from our fair city lend some credibility to the notion. And since we aren’t a gossip site, these won’t all be film and TV stars. We are showing you real people from Boulder who did, and are doing, interesting and popular things with their lives. 3OH!3 Sean Foreman and Nathaniel Motte make up the electronica group 3OH!3, which received national success with their song “Don’t Trust Me”. They gained even more attention when they collaborated with Ke$ha... Read More