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5 Things We DID Win This Election Season

November 13th, 2016

People, this has been a rough couple of months. It was bitter, it was convoluted, it was stressful, and it certainly did not end on a great note. In light of that, let’s take a moment to look at some things that actually DID go well last Tuesday: You can smoke weed in a lot more states now. Recreational marijuana is now legal in California, Nevada, and Massachusetts. Medical marijuana is also now legal in Florida, Arkansas, and North Dakota. The passage of these ballot measures means it’s legal to purchase, possess, and consume that Mary Jane, but this privilege is accompanied by establishing... Read More

Boulder’s Debate on Homelessness

September 6th, 2016

Boulder is known almost universally as a welcoming and free-spirited community. Its history as a nest of inclusivity and open mindedness is what many citizens love so much about this city. With this in mind, the recent decision to enforce the city’s camping ban seems almost uncharacteristic. How do we reconcile our vision of Boulder with this decision to curtail who we allow to be part of our community? The ban, primarily aimed at the city’s homeless population, prohibits sleeping in public outdoor spaces. After an intentional relaxation of the policy over this past summer, Boulder Police... Read More

Remembering Bowie in Denver

January 13th, 2016

Just before heading to bed on Sunday night, I read the shocking and sad news: David Bowie had passed. I now have to reckon with the knowledge that the infinite creative artist, the beautiful mythical creature, the timeless/ageless stranger from the cosmos, was also a mortal man. Of course I’ve been listening to my favorite Bowie songs these past few days (including Starman, The Man Who Sold the World, and Modern Love), as well as downloading my gaps in his discography (he made a lot of music). But I’ve also been reading random articles (like the “nobituary” published... Read More

Pay It Forward Friday is Back for the New Year!

January 16th, 2015

Pay It Forward Friday is Back for the New Year!  This weekend, send us your best outdoor adventure photo to enter in a chance to win one of three great prizes, courtesy of Crystal Ski Shop! Grand Prize: Full tune with ironed on wax, a $50 value 2nd place: Full demo ski rental, ski or board, a $35 value 3rd place: Nordic Snow Shoe Rental, a $12 value Crystal Ski Shop was founded in 1976 by CU alumni.  Since then, the owners have all been CU alumni.  Current owner and CU alumni Justin Burger is all about paying it forward.  He has agreed to make a big contribution for our Pay It Forward... Read More

About Boulder: Now Packed With Even More AMAZING Content About Boulder!

September 26th, 2014

AboutBoulder.com has been doing exceptionally well recently. It has grown faster than we ever could have imagined, and continues to exceed our expectations every coming day. AboutBoulder is the go-to website for both Boulder and Boulder County and it has lots to offer. First of all, we now have over 20 columnists. That’s twenty different people with different areas of expertise, all posting about the great happenings around Boulder. Our categories now range anywhere from business, cycling, food, yoga, health, coffee, and so many more. There’s something here for everyone, and each... Read More