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Play It Forward!

May 19th, 2024

I did manage to get a few notes from the saxophone. After begging for even those few notes. I realized  that this would never be within my skill set. To put it bluntly, my blow sucked. The sax and related accoutrements remained sitting unused. Finally I decided to make the generally modest instrument go away. I donated it to a local performing arts school. The three music teachers were there when I stopped by. Their smiles were priceless instead of breathless. When I tried playing I felt quite breathless. mmTeachers Examining The Bell Engraving on the Donated Sax Lensworth    Read More

The Local’s Compass to Boulder’s Top Chiropractic Care: Unveiling Excellence

April 6th, 2024

Living in Boulder County, Colorado offers a plethora of wellness opportunities, and finding the best chiropractor is at the top of the list for many residents. From the stunning natural landscapes to the active lifestyle embraced by locals, it’s no wonder that the demand for top-notch chiropractic care is high. In this article, we’ll uncover the secrets to finding the best chiropractor in Boulder County, offering insights that only a local can provide. Understanding the Boulder Lifestyle Boulder, Colorado, is renowned for its vibrant and health-conscious community. Nestled at the... Read More

Lafayette’s Black Diamonds: A Chronicle of Colorado’s Coal Rush

March 27th, 2024

Lafayette, Colorado is a city with a rich history in coal mining. The small Colorado town in Eastern Boulder County is literally built on the backs of coal miners, and sits on top of its history.  It holds within its depths the stories and legacies of the brave men who toiled in the mines. As we reflect on the sacrifices and contributions of these miners, we uncover a tapestry of resilience, camaraderie, and the enduring spirit of the community. Let’s explore the history that shaped Lafayette, literally built on the coal mines of the early 1900s. These days of coal in Lafayette  define... Read More

Boulder Behind Bars: Grasping the True Cost of Attorney’s Fees in Criminal Cases

December 5th, 2023

Legal pickles can be sour, but finding the right lawyer shouldn’t leave a bad taste in your mouth. Let’s add some flavor to this journey!  From traffic tickets to more serious charges, legal troubles can knock on anyone’s door. You’re not alone. But fear not, the perfect lawyer is out there. You’ve read Selecting the Perfect Lawyer on AboutBoulder.com.  You’ve identified one, two or more lawyers to have an initial consultation with. Some charge for that initial meeting, while most do not charge. At my firm in Boulder, Dolan+Zimmerman [720-610-0951] we do not charge... Read More

Rocky Mountain Majesty: Longs Peak in All Its Glory at 14,259 Feet Above Sea Level

November 22nd, 2023

In Lafayette, Colorado, a captivating photograph frames the majestic Longs Peak, its summit crowned with glistening snow at over 14,000 feet. This iconic mountain, a sentinel in the Rocky Mountains’ Front Range, beckons adventurers and nature enthusiasts alike, offering both a challenging ascent and a stunning spectacle of natural beauty. Longs Peak, reaching an elevation of 14,259 feet, stands out as a prominent “14er” in Colorado, attracting climbers with its formidable routes and the allure of its snow-capped peak. The diamond-shaped east face, adorned with a white mantle,... Read More

Waneka Lake’s Autumn Wonderland: A Visual Feast of Fall Colors

October 21st, 2023

photo credit: Lenny Lensworth Frieling On this glorious day just outside of Boulder, Colorado, I find myself in the serene haven of Waneka Lake Park located in the charming town of Lafayette. The scene before me is nothing short of breathtaking, a symphony of nature’s grandeur. The sun, radiant and warm, kisses the world awake, casting a golden glow across the landscape. The sky is a brilliant blue canvas, dotted with cottony clouds that seem to drift with leisure. Waneka Lake Park a hidden gem nestled amidst the rolling hills, reflects the beauty of the day like a shimmering mirror. Its... Read More

4 Great Fishing Spots in Boulder County

June 22nd, 2023

Looking to relax? Get out in nature? Get some delicious fresh-caught fish for your table? If you’re fairly new to fishing or usually drive a long way to get your fix, I’ve got some good news: you can find great fishing spots right here in Boulder County! 1. Wonderland Lake Size: 34 Acres Depth: 13ft at max depth Species: Largemouth Bass, Crappie, Bluegill, Yellow Perch, Carp, Bullhead Location: Trailhead off of Broadway and Sumac Boats and Wading prohibited 2. Viele Lake Size: 6 acres Depth: 15 feet at max depth Species: Yellow Perch, Bluegill, Largemouth Bass, Crappie, Carp, Pumpkinseed Sunfish,... Read More

Outdoor Pic of the Day – Longs Peak from Indian Peaks Golf Course

August 21st, 2022

This morning’s photo was taken from the 18th hole at Indian Peaks Golf Course. Longs Peak can be seen in the background with no snow on it. This is a Hale Irwin Signature design course that offers six sets of tees suitable for any golfer. Hale has deep roots in Boulder. At the age of 14, Irwin moved to Boulder and attended Boulder High School, where he excelled in baseball, football, and golf. He later attended the University of Colorado. He was an all-Big 8 defensive back twice and won the NCAA Golf Championship in 1967. Hale Irwin turned pro in 1968 after winning the NCAA golf championship.... Read More

Hidden Gem of the Week – Mici Handcrafted Italian

August 14th, 2022

Mici Handcrafted Italian in Lafayette, Colorado has been chosen as the Hidden Gem of the Week. Not only do they have the best Italian food around, Mici Italian is consistently rated as one of the top Italian restaurants in Boulder county. In fact, Yellow Scene  Best of the West Edition awarded Mici ‘s a  Top Two Ranking  for Italian in East Boulder. Mici Italian  Founded by a real Italian family, Mici is an abbreviation of our surname, Miceli. We maintain a rich culture based on traditions and family-values. When a guest walks through the door, we greet them with a warm welcome and thank... Read More

Featured Home of the Week

August 9th, 2022

Bright open Indian Peaks 4bd, 4 bath home on Cul de Sac. Need room? This beautiful home with walk out basement provides the potential for 6 bedrooms. The finished lower level has a large great room, 3/4 bath and two storage areas that could easily be converted into the 5th and 6th bedroom with daylight windows. Meticulously maintained by original owners this two story brick home has been given a fresh coat of paint. The roof was recently replaced in 2020 and there are sturdy plantation shutters throughout the home. With plenty of room too spread out, or gather, there are Fall, Winter and early... Read More