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Posts Tagged With ‘ local ’


Exploring the Night Sky: A Stargazing Adventure at the Fiske Planetarium

September 29th, 2023

As the sun sets and the night sky begins to darken, a sense of awe and wonderment takes hold. Join us on an unforgettable stargazing adventure as we explore the night sky at the Fiske Planetarium on the University of Colorado campus. From the comfort of the planetarium’s dome, we’ll take a guided tour of the stars and planets, learning more about the vastness of the universe and the wonders it has to offer. So come along and join us on our journey as we explore the night sky and all its beauty! Enjoying the Wonders of the Night Sky in Boulder Boulder, Colorado is a stargazer’s... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

September 21st, 2023

Meet Bree! “I’m a sustainable designer, but I also work in fashion. I like creativity and freedom in jobs and Boulder is a great place for that.”  Read More

CU’s Ice History

September 20th, 2023

Students and professors at the University of Colorado, Boulder have been studying the effects of black carbon on ice and snow in ecosystems around the world. Black carbon is the byproduct of fossil fuels and wildfires and can be carried long distances via atmospheric transport. Researchers use molecular analysis and have so far proved that Greenland’s ice sheet has been effected by wildfires burning all the way in the Canadian Arctic. Wildfires are predicted to increase in the future, threatening to negatively impact other ice sheets across the globe. According to Scientific America, climate... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

September 19th, 2023

Layla’s remarkable story is not just about her musical talents; it’s also a testament to the deep bond she shares with her devoted companion. Their connection goes beyond the ordinary; they are best friends in every sense of the word. When Layla first found her forever home through adoption and rescue, her caregiver was there to provide her with the love, care, and understanding she needed. It was during these moments of healing and trust-building that their extraordinary friendship blossomed. The harmony between them is not limited to music alone; it extends to the warmth of companionship... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

September 17th, 2023

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, one of the most iconic and beloved figures in Hollywood and the world of professional wrestling, has found an unexpected home for his support and inspiration: Boulder, Colorado. While The Rock might seem like an unusual fixture in this picturesque city nestled in the Rockies, his presence and dedication to a healthy lifestyle have had a profound impact on the community, especially during events like the Colorado-Colorado State football game. The Rock’s commitment to fitness, health, and overall well-being resonates deeply with the ethos of Boulder.... Read More

Boulder, Colorado: The New Hollywood of the Rockies Attracts A-List Celebrities

September 17th, 2023

Boulder, Colorado, often referred to as the “New Hollywood of the Rockies,” has witnessed a remarkable transformation in recent years. This transformation can be largely attributed to the unprecedented success of the University of Colorado football team under the leadership of head coach Deion Sanders. This success has not only captivated the hearts of sports enthusiasts but has also attracted an array of stars from around the world, including the likes of Rob Gronkowski, Lil Wayne, and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. As a result, Boulder has become the hottest ticket in town,... Read More

Boulder’s Terrifying Mascot from the 1980s!

September 15th, 2023

Meet “Buddy Boulder,” the mascot proving that even the gleaming citizens of Boulder sometimes make bad decisions. Or eerie ones at the very least. How was this grinning stone created? Well, in 1984 the Boulder Hotel and Motel Association had a “Mascot Mania” event whereby people were allowed to submit mascot ideas for the city of Boulder. The winners received cash prizes. You would think money would be incentive to create something inviting and recognizable. Sure, Buddy has the Flatirons on his head, but we just can’t stop looking at his cold, shifty, doll eyes. The... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

September 13th, 2023

Colorado Buffalo fans radiate pure excitement, epitomizing Buff pride. As they gather for a big game, their passion is palpable. The camaraderie is evident as they tailgate, sharing food and laughter. It’s a testament to their unwavering support, a powerful display of team spirit. In this moment, being a Buff fan is a source of immense joy and unity, and they’re geared up for an unforgettable game day.  Read More

Forever a Buffalo: Embracing CU Alumni Pride

September 13th, 2023

Nestled in the heart of Boulder, Colorado, the University of Colorado boasts a rich legacy of academic excellence and breathtaking natural beauty. In a captivating photo, two distinguished alumni, both equally proud of their alma mater, exude the spirit that makes CU an exceptional institution. This image captures the essence of CU’s allure, as the backdrop of the Rocky Mountains stretches majestically behind the alumni. The Flatirons, with their towering presence, are silent witnesses to the intellectual and personal growth that transpired during their time on campus. These geological wonders... Read More

Healthy Food in Season Now

September 13th, 2023

As the temperatures cool down, it’s a great time to cook some healthy comforting food.  As we’ve all heard for some time now, it’s important to eat plenty of fruits and vegetables – 5 to 9 servings is the recommendation. If you’re tired of the same old broccoli and green beans, how about something different? Locally grown produce is kinder to the environment and ensures that your produce is as fresh as possible. Fresher is better when you want to maximize the nutrient value of your produce. Here’s a sample of what’s available in Colorado this fall and... Read More

Boulder’s Ethnic Extravaganza: Savoring the Rich Diversity of Cuisines

September 12th, 2023

Boulder, Colorado is known for its stunning natural beauty and progressive culture, but what many people don’t know is that it is also home to a rich diversity of ethnic cuisines. From traditional Italian to Mexican street food, there are plenty of delicious dishes to explore in this vibrant city. In this blog article, we will be savoring the unique flavors of Boulder’s ethnic cuisines and uncovering the stories behind them. So, let’s get started! Exploring the Global Palate of Boulder’s Culinary Scene Boulder is an ever-evolving city with a vibrant culinary scene. This... Read More

Five Benefits of Buying Locally

September 12th, 2023

Throughout Colorado and the United States, there has been an ongoing economic movement away from corporate channels of distribution, and towards local businesses; as a result, the small, locally owned business is experiencing a sort of 21st Century renaissance. By operating on economies of scale, corporations are able to offer lower prices, but in a city such as Boulder, where household income is well above the national average, the benefits of buying locally vastly outweigh the comparatively minimal price differences. Here are five important benefits of buying locally: Economic Stability            ... Read More

Ralphie the Buffalo Steals the Spotlight in Boulder’s Historic Game

September 11th, 2023

Ralphie the Buffalo, the beloved mascot of the University of Colorado, achieved an iconic moment in the hearts of fans nationwide on a beautiful day in Boulder. This unforgettable performance took place on a national stage, with the entire country tuned in to watch a game at Folsom Field. On that day against Nebraska Ralphie and the football team created a spectacle that brought joy to countless hearts. It was a perfect day for football, with the sun shining brightly and the sky painted in a stunning shade of blue. The anticipation in the air was palpable, as fans eagerly awaited Ralphie’s... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

September 9th, 2023

“Do you want me to tell you how I’m scared of drains? When I was little I must have saw something that was scary or terrifying and its stuck with me because I refused to go near the drains in pools or bath tubs and I refused to use other people’s toilets. So I would always have to go home to go to the bathroom or I would just often pee my pants because my parents wouldn’t take me home, because they were obviously annoyed if I was like six or seven and this was going on. Eventually I got over the toilet thing. I never got over the drain thing. I am still very very scared of them in... Read More

Why CU Is Better Than CSU (A Comprehensive List)

September 9th, 2023

The long established rivalry between the University of Colorado Boulder and Colorado State has, and will continue to be, a relevant one. I present an unbiased and comprehensive list as to why, once and for all, CU is on top. Our mascot would win in a fight The view, of course Campus is modeled after Tuscany The city of Boulder itself We have a stadium that is actually on campus CU has a designated college area (the Hill) Popular bands want to stop in Boulder CU is ranked 182nd out of all world universities…CSU is ranked 441st. (top universities.com) You get what you pay for Our parties... Read More

Boulder Birdwatchers Rejoice: Rare Rufous-Sided Towhee Makes Surprise Appearance

September 7th, 2023

A rare Rufous-Sided Towhee was spotted in a Boulder backyard, delighting local birdwatchers. Known for its distinctive appearance, this uncommon sighting added a touch of natural wonder to the neighborhood’s daily life. The scientific name for the Rufous-Sided Towhee (Pipilo erythrophthalmus) is practically impossible to say. It literally translates to “red-eyed chirper,” referring to the red eye and its most common call, “chewink.” Chewink is another name for this bird. Until recently, the Eastern and Spotted were thought to be the same species (Rufous-sided Towhee),... Read More

Five Fabulous Fall Foods You Can Get Now

September 6th, 2023

Whether from your garden, the farmer’s market or the grocery store shelf, fall produce is fresh, seasonal and happening now!  Eating healthy may seem harder come fall, when your favorite summer produce dwindles and the choices seem fewer and, perhaps, unfamiliar. Take advantage of the opportunity and think outside the box in your fall food preparation. Most fall produce can be prepared in a number of tasty ways and all of the produce mentioned here is grown locally. Brussels sprouts are exceptionally rich in protein, dietary fiber, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Sprouts are a good source... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

August 30th, 2023

“Meet the CU Rotaract club who recently came out to the student involvement fair to recruit new members. They are involved with a series of community service organizations on a local and global level. Some previous volunteer opportunities they have been involved with include Colorado Friendship, Honor Flight, and Peruvian Hearts.”  Read More

Boulder’s Scenic Gem: Breathtaking Views Await atop Mount Sanitas

August 30th, 2023

Nestled in the picturesque city of Boulder, Colorado, Mount Sanitas stands as a testament to nature’s grandeur, offering both outdoor enthusiasts and adventure seekers an epic climb to its summit. The ascent to the top is a captivating journey through diverse landscapes and stunning vistas, making it a favorite among hikers and nature lovers. The allure of Mount Sanitas begins with its breathtaking views. As you ascend, the cityscape of Boulder gradually transforms into a panoramic masterpiece, while the iconic Flatirons unveil themselves in all their rugged glory. The play of light on the... Read More

Boulder Unleashed: A Journey into the Heart of America’s Happiest City

August 26th, 2023

Welcome to Boulder, the happiest city in America! Nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, this vibrant city is home to a thriving community of outdoor adventurers, entrepreneurs, and creatives. From its stunning natural beauty to its rich cultural offerings, Boulder has something for everyone. In this blog article, we’ll explore the many benefits of living in Boulder and why it’s the happiest city in America. So, let’s take a journey and uncover the joy of Boulder! Reveling in the Beauty of Boulder: Exploring the Joy of Living in America’s Happiest City Boulder,... Read More