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Top 3 Restaurants in Gunbarrel

July 25th, 2019

1. Sancho’s Mexican Restaurant Come in on Tuesday for their taco special, but really come in any day of the week because Sancho’s has some excellent Mexican grub in a friendly environment. Keep an eye out, because they often have live music playing on certain nights of the week, and they frequently have running drink specials. 2. Aperetivo: The Gathering Place Aperetivo is a bistro and bar serving up Lavazza coffee, breakfast, lunch, dinner, wine bar, and tapas. This sophisticated restaurant offers high-quality, global fusion meals such as Bangkok eggs Benedict, pâté, and penne... Read More

Top 3 Things to do in Gunbarrel

June 12th, 2019
twin lakes

Gunbarrel: named after a historic local stagecoach route 1. Take a tea tour   Nationwide tea-maker Celestial Seasonings is based out of Gunbarrel. Locals and tourists alike can take a free tour of the tea factory, where you can learn how their tea is made, experience the infamous mint room, and taste samples. After the tour you can visit the tea shop and buy their every day and limited edition teas, or sit down with a cup at the Celestial Cafe. 2. Visit Twin Lakes Open Space Twin Lakes Open Space has plenty of trails, both of which are accepting of dogs (though the trail has specific on-leash... Read More

Earth Day and the Organic Question at Asher Brewing

April 26th, 2015
Asher Brewing Gunbarrel

Late April is always a fascinating time in Boulder, because you have two holidays that many of us truly enjoy. First up, always on the 20th of every year, is the hallowed “420”, which, to many (CU’s Administration, for example), is just a major headache. To those who actually have a reason behind celebrating 420, and aren’t just smoking their friend’s glass to seem counterculture, 420 is an important symbol for national legalization and recognition of every person in prison for the “crime” of possession of cannabis. I guess you can tell which side of... Read More

Finkel and Garf: A Guide to Boulder’s Own Whimsical Brewery

March 15th, 2015
Finkel and Garf, Gunbarrel Colorado

I’ll be the first one to say it: and this is tough, coming from a self-proclaimed beer junkie. Sometimes, craft brew lovers, we take ourselves a wee bit too seriously. It’s not a problem, mind you. But have you ever been drinking a beer with a friend, only to be so caught up in predicting the grain bill, the hops used, the clarity of the water used, the astrological sign the beer was brewed under… that you forget why you’re actually there in the first place? At the end of the day, shouldn’t enjoying a beer really be about where you are, and who you are with? We don’t... Read More

Boulder Says “Goodbye!” to Avery Brewing Company

February 15th, 2015
Avery Brewing Company Boulder

In all honesty, it’s definitely one of the strangest places for a taproom. It’s the kind of place, the first few times you visit, you’re certain you’ve made a wrong turn. The mangled corpses of wrecked cars line your path, delving further from the street, and deeper into this strange hodgepodge of commercial buildings. Of course, the iconic capital “A” shines on one unassuming building, and it’s perhaps at that point you notice the massive fermentation vessels lining the street. Avery Brewing Company has been a Boulder institution for nearly 22 years;... Read More

Sawhill Ponds Trailhead, Boulder

January 29th, 2015

Sawhill Ponds is another beautiful park in the plains in Boulder. For some Gunbarrel residents the park is in walking distance and provides beautiful landscape views, ponds for fishing, and wide hiking trails. The City of Boulder manages the park, which means Green tags for dogs are applicable here. The trails connect to Walden Ponds’ trails, which is right next door.   Learn more about the park here. Have fun out there!  Read More