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What Boulder is All About: Nothing Bundt Cakes Spreading Joy in Time of Need

August 7th, 2020

Amy Long is no stranger to adversary – actually her life has been overcoming one challenge after another to be in the place she is today, a successful entrepreneur, business owner, and Boulder community member. Amy developed her resilience and work ethic from her parents, who owned and operated the popular local restaurant Tsing Tao Asian Cuisine in the south part of Boulder for 22 years. Growing up in the restaurant and hospitality industry was a ‘school of hard knocks,’ where she developed the skills and knowledge for building businesses from the ground up. After years of building small... Read More

Small Business Loan Program Ran Out of Money While Ruth’s Chris Got $20 Million

April 17th, 2020

The Small Business Association has announced that the $349 billion lending program has hit its limit, with thousands of small businesses still left stranded after they did not get a cut of the loan. Business owners are now waiting for Congress and Trump to approve another $250 billion for the program. Lawmakers are postponing approving the new program over consideration for the program continuing as it is now or adding additional provisions to help minority businesses. This news came after decidedly not small businesses such as Ruth’s Chris and Potbelly Sandwich Shop were awarded $20 million... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

January 9th, 2016

Meet Michael! Amidst the scent of sawdust and lacquer, this former Floridian works on a custom piece of furniture which is how he makes his living these days. When he’s not woodworking, Michael spends his time enjoying all that Boulder has to offer from our restaurants to the endless outdoor activities. He is an avid snowboarder, artist and musician, at one time playing lead guitar in his own band. In his spare time, one of Michael’s favorite ways to kick back is visiting the local breweries to sample the bountiful craft beers that Boulder has to offer. When asked what he loves most about... Read More

Inspiring Fitness at Inspired Athletic Movement

March 24th, 2015

In a health-conscious city packed with elite athletes, a regular visit to the gym can quickly turn into an intimidating event as you suffer through a grueling Spin class next to an Olympic triathlete who’s barely glistening after her ‘rest day’ workout. For some, this can be inspiring, but for others, this can be the final straw in ending their workouts for good. But before you throw in the figurative sweat towel, maybe it’s time to try one more place—a quiet facility that’s clean and open—a gym where you’ll be encouraged to work your way to the best shape of your life, but without... Read More

The Business of Third Wave Coffee

September 29th, 2014

The phrase “third wave coffee” sounds inflated but it’s a term that best sums up the current trend that many coffee companies are invested in. Many independent coffee shops care about the nuanced flavors of different regional or varietal beans so they buy beans, or roast their own, from domestic companies which use roasting methods that bring out the distinct flavors of each kind of bean. Most of these companies also care about the ethical and environmental impact their industry has on the globe so they make efforts to do direct or fair trade with organic coffee farmers around the world.... Read More