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Faces of Boulder – Peter

September 28th, 2022

You can catch Peter on Pearl Street performing his specialty of juggling with both his hands and feet. Starting at a young age, Peter loved to juggle: but with a twist. He competed in hacky sack competitions and won the world tournament multiple times. This taught him to juggle first with his feet, then his hands; now he juggles with both at the same time. Peter started to preform shows in San Fransisco in 1994, without know what he was doing, but eventually figured it out and hasn’t stopped. He’s preformed all over the world. His favorite places to perform were Prague and Vietnam.... Read More

Faces of Boulder ~ Pic of the Day!

September 27th, 2022

The Pearl Street Mall is a major tourist attraction in Boulder, as well as a favorite hangout for students at the adjacent University of Colorado Boulder. Locally owned companies coexist with national chain retailers and eateries at the mall.  It’s also where a lot of Boulder’s nightlife happens. Several street performers, including musicians, perform on Pearl Street Mall during the summer months. The Pearl Street Mall is lined with public art, including fountains and sculptures, as well as a sandbox for kids, a stylized map of Boulder County, and a number of tiny gardens with a variety... Read More

Boulder’s 7 Most Popular Attractions

September 20th, 2022

According to the reviews on Trip Advisor, here are the top attractions in Boulder, as voted on by visitors: 1 – Flatirons: The Flatirons are a group of rock formations in the western United States, in Boulder, Colorado, that are made up of flatirons and other irregular shapes. A group of five huge, numbered Flatirons may be found on the east slope of Green Mountain, running north to south from north to south. The phrase “The Flatirons” is sometimes used to refer to just these five Flatirons.   2 – Chautauqua Park Chautauqua Park is a part of a historic Boulder landmark... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day – Jack

September 18th, 2022

Jack started playing the piano at four years old inspired by his two older sisters. Now, he goes to CU Boulder and studies music composition. He plays a little bit of a lot of things, but focuses on vocals and the piano. He hopes to either do film scoring, or possibly tour with a rock band after he graduates. Jack performs on Pearl Street occasionally. He loves doing this because it’s “a great way to connect with people is through music because there is no barrier between the musician and the audience.” Jack is about to record an album, and is going to host a release party in... Read More

Faces of Boulder ~ Pic of the Day – Abby!

September 17th, 2022

Meet Abby! Abby came to Boulder from New York for the fresh air and the healthy lifestyle Boulder cultivates; what’s kept her here are the many friends she’s made, the concerts, and her newfound independence. Abby contributes her individuality, independence, and grounded character to her experiences at boarding school, which she attended for five years in Connecticut. “It really made me independent and able to come to college so far away from home,” she says in response to one of the biggest lessons she learned while in boarding school. Currently, Abby attends CU; spending any possible... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

September 12th, 2022

Meet Glenn! “I’ve been here since 11 this morning working on this. I guess I’ve been here about 5 hours now. I’ve been doing this for about 3 years or so. What I like about this artistic process is that it is using all natural elements and can be done quickly.” Thanks Glenn!  Read More

Since 1994 This Top-Rated Boulder Seafood Restaurant has won Numerous Awards

September 11th, 2022

According to the most recent Yelp reviews,  Jax Fish House and Oyster Bar located in Boulder, Colorado received the number one ranking for the best seafood. In addition, it has been rated as one of the top Seafood restaurants in the United States. Jax has been serving the freshest, most sustainable seafood the ocean has to offer since 1994, and has consistently been awarded one of the top restaurants in Boulder and Denver. Prepare yourself for the welcoming-yet-wild ambiance that sets Jax apart at this Pearl street hotspot. photos via: jax fish house and oyster bar:        Read More

Outdoor Pic of the Day – Pearl Street Mall

September 1st, 2022

A bass player balancing on his cello while playing on Pearl Street Mall. photo credit: Mikey Kahn  Read More

Faces of Boulder – Eric!

August 28th, 2022

Have you seen Eric around before? No, you haven’t because last Monday was the first time Eric had ever been to Boulder. Eric comes from a small town in Colorado and currently lives in Denver but he decided to come up and visit a friend in Boulder. The first thing that he did? Come to pearl street and play his heart out. Eric is taking some classes on preforming and one of his teachers suggested practicing on the infamous Pearl Street. So, instead of running the chance of bothering his friend by playing in his apartment, he stands in front of a modest crowd and belts to his hearts content.... Read More

A Few of Boulder’s Ghostly Residents

August 25th, 2022

In the spirit of Halloween we are going to detail a few of the haunted places around Boulder. If you dread the macabre, or a haunting close to home is too much for you, there is still time to turn back. At 646 Pearl Street you’ll find the beautiful Arnett-Fullen house. The house was built in 1877 by Willamette Arnett, heir to Anthony Arnett, one of Boulder Land and Trust Company’s founders. Many admire the fusion of architectural styles the house displays. It incorporates Gothic, Victorian, and farmhouse aesthetics. It may also hold a few souls in its walls. Willamette Arnett burned... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

August 19th, 2022

Meet Charles! “I build things. I’ve built seven robots, a concrete canoe, a UAV, a rocket, various vehicles, and a lunar wormbot. I also mentor a high school team known as ‘The Pirates.’ They have recently built a 100 lb. robot.” Thanks Charles!  Read More

Faces of Boulder – Mike & Laura

August 17th, 2022

Mike and Laura’s love story began a few years ago after he walked from California to Florida. It took him two and a half months, but it was worth it. He met her walking her dog in a park. “She was totally out of my league,” he told me with a beaming smile, but they finally talked.”It’s the first time I’ve put roots down anywhere.” Now, they’re traveling together across the US. He brought her here because it’s one of his favorite spots. “I hope it stays this warm,” she said. “I really love the people here. I’d love to stay.”  Read More

Boulder’s 6 Most Haunted Locations

August 14th, 2022

Boulder is an old town full of old history–which means there are some old spirits still waiting around. There are some Boulder ghost tours that you can do, but you can visit these 6 places yourself to see if you can catch any ghosts. 1. William Tull on Pearl Street William Tull was arrested for stealing horses in the 1800s and was eventually beaten and hanged on Pearl Street for the crimes he committed. The catch? He was innocent. His spirit was not happy about his wrongful death, and now people report seeing a man with a dark hat with his head tilted down holding a dark tote bag, who is... Read More

Outdoor Pic of the Day – Pearl Street Fountain!

August 13th, 2022

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Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day ~ Bongo the Balloon Man!

August 5th, 2022

  Meet Bongo the Balloon Man. Bongo is a self-taught balloon artist who has been creating masterful balloon animals for the youth of Boulder for over 31 years! You might recognize his familiar face from one of your recent strolls down the Pearl Street Mall as he has had his spot at the Peppercorn storefront for 28 years! Bongo, is a pillar of the Boulder community and epitomizes the culture of this city.  So, cheers to you Bongo and many more years of balloon animals to come.  Read More

Faces of Boulder- Pic of the Day!

July 30th, 2022

This local street artist gets some help from a passerby on this beautiful creation at a fountain on Pearl Street. By collecting nearby leaves and flowers, he constructed a stunning collage of interesting characters. Thanks for making this city beautiful!  Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day ~ The Wise Man!

July 29th, 2022

Every face has its own story, but this one tells two. This is a true face of Boulder, Colorado. A face that can always be found downtown. A face that has its own spirit and lives as part of another. A face that really is a window to the soul. This isn’t only the face of a man wise beyond his years; this is part of Boulder’s collective, figurative “face”. A character that gives Boulder some of its own character. This face tells a story of the people who live here. People who are creative, active, and appreciative. People with depth. People who welcome creations such as this one into the... Read More

Timeless Pieces of Boulder’s Architectural History

July 29th, 2022

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

Hiking Tips: 5 Tips to Avoid Altitude Sickness

July 18th, 2022

Whether you are from out-of-town planning a trip to beautiful Boulder County, you have family and friends coming into town, or you are a native, protecting yourself from altitude sickness is a must! Here are five tips to avoid getting sick while enjoying Colorado’s beautiful outdoors. Get Acclimated. If you live at a lower altitude, it is best to avoid strenuous activity the first day or two after you arrive. Your body needs time to get used to the oxygen deficiency that comes with the higher altitude. Hydrate. Hydrate. Hydrate. Because of Colorado’s arid climate, you are more likely to get... Read More

Faces of Boulder ~ Madii

July 4th, 2022

Moving to Colorado from Arkansas, Madii is a true to the bone theater gal. Not only has she been able to spend more time with her family, she has also fallen in love with the mountains, Denver, and the theater scene— which says “is not too big, but IS fabulous.” A seamstress by day, Madii spends her free time hiking with friends or out on the town at local pubs, restaurants, and markets. Through crafting and sewing Madii hopes to “help other people’s dreams and visions come true.” Thank you Madii!  Read More