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Sunrise In Boulder On Our Own 4/20: Our 39th Anniversary!

April 20th, 2024

An advantage to being a columnist for AboutBoulder is that I answer only to my boss, and I AM my boss! Today, taking advantage of my having my hands on the controls, I can use this platform of a million and a half people to wish my darling wife the happiest of anniversaries! What could be more special than dinner at Boulder’s premier restaurant, the Flagstaff House! In the spirit of the event and in the spirit of the Flagstaff, I am going to dust off my tuxedo, polish my shoes, knock the cobwebs off my manners, put away my jeans, and with that proper costume we’ll head up the hill to... Read More

The Origins of 4/20: Unraveling the Mystery Behind the Famous Marijuana Celebration

April 19th, 2024

Every year on April 20th, cannabis enthusiasts around the world come together to celebrate their love for the plant. But have you ever wondered how this date became synonymous with marijuana culture? The origins of 4/20 are shrouded in mystery and urban legend, with several theories attempting to explain its significance. Let’s delve into the history and unravel the intriguing story behind the famous 4/20 celebration. The Waldos and the Treasure Map One of the most widely circulated theories traces the origin of 4/20 back to a group of high school students in California known as ‘the... Read More

Boulder Cat Attempts Purr-fect Crime: Prince Eugene’s Napoleonic Heist

March 16th, 2024

In the quaint town of Boulder, where history buffs and feline aficionados often cross paths, a curious caper unfolded at a local tea party that has since become the talk of the town. The culprit? None other than Prince Eugene, an 11-pound American shorthair cat with a penchant for pastries and a name steeped in military prowess. A Tea Party with a Historical Twist Angela Naus, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) by day and a history enthusiast by night and weekend, decided to throw a costume-optional tea party to celebrate her love for the Napoleonic Era. The table was set with a faded... Read More

Boulder’s Unique Tradition: The World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade Delivers Big Fun

March 16th, 2024

Boulder, Colorado, is known for its vibrant community and lively celebrations. Every St. Patrick’s Day, the city comes alive with the spirit of the Irish, and one event stands out among the rest – the world’s shortest St. Patrick’s Day parade. Despite its small size, this parade packs a punch that resonates throughout the city. About Boulder, Colorado Nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder, Colorado, is a picturesque city known for its outdoor recreation, vibrant arts scene, and diverse cultural events. The city’s lively atmosphere and strong community... Read More

Boulder’s Skyline to Success: Ultra-Marathon Running Lessons for Life

March 10th, 2024

The “Boulder Skyline Traverse” is one of Boulder’s iconic mountain running trails that summits each of the 5 mountain peaks that etch the Boulder skyline. At 35 miles and 10,500 ft vertical gain, the out-and-back traverse provides a long day of physical and emotional ups and downs — not unlike life itself. As a health coach, I find my tools for achieving success on ultra-marathon mountain runs like the Boulder Skyline Traverse apply equally well to life’s often challenging and trying ups and downs. AboutBoulder ultra-marathon mountain runner and health... Read More

From Boulder’s Trails to Tales: Experience the Best Outdoor Events This Weekend, March 8, 2024

March 8th, 2024

As the weekend approaches, Boulder, Colorado is gearing up to offer an array of exciting outdoor events for locals and visitors alike. Whether you’re a nature enthusiast, adventure seeker, or simply looking to unwind amidst breathtaking scenery, Boulder has something to offer for everyone. Here’s a roundup of the best weekend events in Boulder, Colorado and to help you make the most of your Friday and the upcoming weekend. About Boulder, Colorado Nestled at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder, Colorado is renowned for its stunning natural landscapes, vibrant cultural scene,... Read More

Sober Curious in Boulder: Discovering Fun Beyond the Bar Scene

March 2nd, 2024
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In Boulder, the idea of having fun without alcohol isn’t just a possibility—it’s a lifestyle many embrace. Whether it’s to sharpen their edge in sports, boost overall health, or simply enjoy life’s moments more fully, Boulderites are finding that sober fun can be even more rewarding than the alternative. Here’s the how and why (in reverse order). Why Go Sober in Boulder? Memorable Moments: Being sober means being present. You’ll remember the laughs, the conversations, and the stunning views without the haze of alcohol. It’s about truly experiencing the moment and being able to... Read More

Single in Boulder? Explore Unconventional Hotspots to Meet Others

February 19th, 2024

Are you single in Boulder, Colorado and wondering where to meet other like-minded individuals? Look no further! Boulder, with its vibrant community and stunning natural beauty, offers a myriad of unconventional hotspots for meeting new people. Whether you’re into outdoor activities, cultural experiences, or simply enjoy socializing in unique settings, this city has something to offer every single person. Read on to discover the best unconventional hotspots for meeting single people in Boulder, Colorado. Outdoor Adventures: Connecting in Nature One of the best ways to meet single people... Read More

FLASHBACK ~ Tube to Work Day: a Friday Commute

January 19th, 2024

Last Friday, for the 9th year in a row, Boulderites from businesses all over town ditched their wheels, picked up their inner tubes, and hopped into Boulder Creek to ride the waves to work. Dressed in everything from a full suit and tie to tight flashy spandex and wacky wigs, tubers gathered along Boulder Creek all morning and plunged into cold water with high spirits and a big smile. It was a sunny day with rushing ice-cold creek water and over 500 people tubing to work … a quintessential Friday in Boulder, Colorado. Tube to Work Day has quickly established itself as a tradition in this town.... Read More

The Artistic Wonders of the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art

January 18th, 2024

Are you looking for a unique and creative way to explore the artistic wonders of the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art? Then look no further! From its stunning exhibitions to its vibrant programs, the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art is a must-see destination for art lovers of all ages. In this blog article, you will discover the many reasons why the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art is an exciting and inspiring place to visit. So come along and explore the amazing art, culture, and history of the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art. A Journey Through the Museum’s Exhibitions The Boulder... Read More