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Boulder Housing Prices are Finally Dropping

July 16th, 2019

Housing markets across Colorado are finally starting to slow down, and the same is true for Boulder county. Compared to this time last year, median housing prices in Boulder have fallen 3.7% and the amount of time a property is listed before selling has increased to 57 days. There are generally slumps during the summertime across the country for housing, but market experts believe that this will finally signal a plateau in housing prices in Boulder, which have been steadily increasing over the last five years despite wages not increasing at a comparable pace. A plateau in the market signals a slowdown... Read More

9 Tips for Staying Safe in a Storm

July 15th, 2019

After a hiker was killed on Sunday due to lightning strikes in Boulder County, it’s important to remember how to stay safe if there is lightning and avoid getting injured, though the chances of getting struck are very low. The CDC recommends a variety of indoor and outdoor safety tips if you are stuck in a storm: Safety precautions outdoors If the weather forecast calls for thunderstorms, postpone your trip or activity. Remember: When thunder roars, go indoors. Find a safe, enclosed shelter. Don’t forget the 30-30 rule. After you see lightning, start counting to 30. If you hear thunder... Read More

Top Dog Friendly Breweries in Boulder

July 11th, 2019

Looking to grab a quick drink but don’t want to leave the pup at home? Check out one of these dog friendly breweries in Boulder this weekend!   Boulder Beer Company – 2880 Wilderness Pl.   Wild Woods Brewery – 5460 Conestoga Ct.   Upslope Brewing Company – 1898 S Flatiron Ct. Unit 20   Stein Brewing – 2516 49th   Asher Brewing Company – 4699 Nautilus Ct.   Grab a leash, a couple treats, and your 4 legged best friend and enjoy a nice cold one in the best city on earth!    Read More

Faces of Boulder – Jack

July 7th, 2019

Jack moved to Boulder four years ago after growing up in Buffalo, New York, a much different atmosphere. “The people here are so active, and don’t look at you funny while running around in short shorts,” Jack comments on the people of Boulder. He was drawn to Colorado for the outdoors, and loves exploring new hiking trails and getting lost in the mountains. Along with the physical exercise, he enjoys tasting all the beers Colorado has to offer, although he can’t choose a favorite because he doesn’t want “any breweries to kick him out.” The laid back ambiance of Boulder helps him... Read More

Dead & Company at Folsom Field

July 5th, 2019

Dead & Company will be playing at University of Colorado’s Folsom Field tonight and tomorrow 07/05-07/06 as part of a two night special. This is a continuation of their tradition of playing at the field every summer. These are the final set of shows that the band has lined up, as we are unsure if the band will be playing at Woodstock 50. Dead & Company consists of former Grateful Dead members Bob Weir (guitar), Mickey Hart (drums), and Bill Kreutzmann (drums), along with John Mayer (guitar), Oteil Burbridge (bass/drums), and Jeff Chimenti (keyboards). Tickets start at $88 and can... Read More

Where to Watch Fireworks in Boulder

July 3rd, 2019
Fourth of July Stadium Fireworks

Wondering what your best view of fireworks will be tomorrow in Boulder? We’ve gathered a list of where to watch 1. Folsom Field Thu Jul 04 2019 at 08:00 pm Folsom Field, 2400 Colorado Ave, Boulder, Colorado This free event at Folsom Field is an over 50 year tradition with Ralphie’s Independence Day Blast.Gates open at 8 pm to start, and the fireworks begin around 9:45. There’s free parking and bus services to get to the field, listed here.     2. Museum of Boulder at the Tebo Center Thu Jul 04 2019 at 7 pm 2205 Broadway, Boulder, CO The Museum of Boulder has one of... Read More

50 Years of Pride

July 1st, 2019

  As June and the festivities of Pride end, it’s good to reflect on what the month of June means for LGBTQ people, and why this year’s festivals were so important. This year marked 50 years since the Stonewall riots, an event that is largely marked as the start of Pride and a stepping stone for the LGBTQ community gaining rights. The riots began at a gay bar in New York, the Stonewall Inn, in 1969, when gay people fought against police in frustration over being arrested. The events led to nationwide riots as people everywhere fought for equal rights in their communities. In Denver,... Read More

5 Fun Boulder Events 06/28-06/30

June 28th, 2019

1. Midnight Madness at Color Me Mine 06/28/19 7 PM-12AM 1938 Pearl St Suite 100 Boulder, CO 80302 Local favorite pottery story Color Me Mine is hosting a painting party that goes until midnight this Friday. While there is normally a studio fee, this party is meant to bring the community together, and you only need to pay for the piece of pottery that you paint. 2. 90s Night at Bohemian Biergarten 06/28/19 10 PM-1AM 2017 13th St Boulder, CO 80302 Live music by Nothing But Nineties will be playing all of your favorite 90s hits, from Nirvana to the Backstreet Boys. Come dressed in your favorite 90s... Read More

11 Breakfast Spots in Boulder You Need To Try

June 23rd, 2019

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and Boulder, Colorado is serving up some pretty delicious options. Brunch and breakfast have always been those meals that bring family and friends together, so here is a list of the 10 places I’ve dug up to have the most excellent breakfast choices. Most of these places are pretty popular and are only open for breakfast and brunch, so make sure you plan accordingly! Snooze AM Eatery – This is a vibant, retro spot with a seasonal menu of creative breakfast and brunch fare. They have the most amazing cocktails, including my personal favorite,... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Nick and Katie

June 21st, 2019

Meet Nick and Katie! I’m sure all of you, like I was, are wondering what is up with the rabbit costume? Well, Nick made a small wager with his sister Katie that she would not receive the honor of valedictorian of her graduating class at Ralston Valley High School this year. Clearly, Nick lost! So, holding up his end of the bet, Nick spent a few hours of his Sunday afternoon handing out carrots in his rabbit costume on the Pearl Street Mall.  Congratulations to Katie and hopefully Nick knows now, never to doubt his sister!  Read More

Faces of Boulder – The Flatland Harmony Experiement

June 21st, 2019

    Meet the Indianapolis natives, The Flatland Harmony Experiement! This non-traditional blue grass band just got into town this morning and I caught them getting a warm-up set in this afternoon on Pearl Street before their show tonight.  They play at Owsley’s Golden Road on Broadway at 7PM! If you can’t catch them tonight, they play another show, same time same place on Tuesday night! Keep an eye on these guys they have a great sound!  Read More

Faces of Boulder – Eric

June 21st, 2019

Meet Eric! Eric is the owner and general manager of Element Bistro in Gunbarrel! With its rooftop deck and bar and fun events like salsa night, Element is a hot spot for a night out with friends.  Eric is a veteran of the restaurant industry but when he steps away from his business he likes to stay active; he is also a personal trainer! Be sure to check out Element Bistro and say hello to Eric!  Read More

9 Restaurant Patios That Let You Enjoy the Sunshine in Boulder

June 20th, 2019

With May almost over, the summer sun is becoming a little more friendly as summer in Boulder, Colorado sets in. Why not enjoy it at one of the many lovely patios that Boulder’s restaurants feature? Here is the short list of our favorite patios to dine and drink on. The Corner  – Right on the corner of 13th and College Avenue is the well-known The Corner cafe. Students can be found here studying in between classes, catching a break with one of their drinks from the bar, or enjoying the sunshine. It is common you will see a dog (or five) leashed up along this patio, their owners enjoying... Read More

Timeless Pieces of Boulder’s Architectural History

June 16th, 2019

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

Discover the 10 Best Hikes in Boulder

June 15th, 2019

Discover the 10 Best Hikes in Boulder Outstanding hiking trails await you in the city of Boulder, Colorado.  Featuring incredible scenery, Boulder’s tracks provide unforgettable challenges for novices and experts alike.   Before starting out on any hike, always make sure you are prepared for the elements. Well-fitting, broken-in hiking boots are essential – along with several layers of appropriate clothing and a hat. Make sure you take enough drinking water, snacks, emergency food supplies and a medical kit. Don’t forget that your skin can lose a lot of vital moisture during long hikes,... Read More

Tots Without the Tater

June 9th, 2019

Rollin Greens food truck based out of Boulder, Colorado, is bringing something new to the freezer aisle. Healthier than a tater tot, Rollin Greens decided to make millet tots, a superfood based tot that is just as delicious as their unhealthy tater sibling. Millet is a grain that is easily grown in Colorado. It requires very little water to grow, and is so sustainable that it has been around for more than 4,000 years. Millet is easily digestible and has a low rate of allergens, plus it’s packed with nutrients that potatoes do not have, including: Magnesium Calcium Maganese Tryptophan Phosphorus Fiber B... Read More

Camp for Free in Colorado

June 8th, 2019
Free Camping Site

You know what I love? Camping. You know what I don’t love as much? Paying as much as I would for a hotel room for a night! Luckily, there are plenty of free campsites in and around the front range, and we’ve compiled some for you to get you started!   West Magnolia Ridge 602-610 County Highway 132-W Nederland, Colorado GPS: 39.946961, -105.517587 Elevation: 8711′ If you can brave rough camping accessed by a currently washed-out road, you’re in for a treat. This site is near Nederland and many hiking trails with sweeping views of the forests and mountains. Pets are allowed, and... Read More

The Best Sandwich Shop in Boulder

June 3rd, 2019

  Snarf: eat or drink quickly or greedily What does an obscure name, wacky logo, and bright pinks and blues bring to mind? Snarf’s, of course! The sandwich shop based out of Boulder, Colorado has made a name for itself and spread to locations across the country because of its high quality ingredients and fresh baked bread. The high points of any trip have to be their made-in-house spicy pepper blend (which you can buy jarred–something I only recently learned that has changed my life) and their crispy-on-the-outside chewy-on-the-inside bread. The bread is sourced from Bluepoint... Read More

Bear Warning Issued in Boulder–6 Tips For Staying Safe

June 1st, 2019

Boulder county residents beware–bears have come out of hibernation. The City of Boulder has issued a warning to residents warning them to be aware of potential danger, especially as the bear population has become more prevalent in Boulder, especially east of Broadway. The city has issued a few tips for Boulder residents to stay safe as summer approaches: If you see a bear, stay calm. Don’t run – the bear may chase you. Make yourself look large and back away. Give the bear room to leave. Never throw food to distract a bear. This teaches the bear to approach people for food. Bear-proof... Read More

5 Waterfall Hikes

May 28th, 2019

While the saying “it’s about the journey, not the destination” is definitely a good one to take to heart, it’s not always 100% true; especially when the destination is a waterfall. We’ve found five waterfall hikes near Boulder that will really make you excited about the destination. 5. Alberta Falls Located in Rocky Mountain National Park, these falls are some of the easiest to reach at the end of a gently rolling 1.7-mile roundtrip loop. Take the kids for a picnic by these scenic falls, dip your feet in the snowmelt, and snap a selfie with the cascading water in the background. 4. Bridal... Read More