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Posts Tagged With ‘ St. Patrick’s Day ’


The Legend of the Boulder Leprechauns: Exploring the Mythical Creatures of St. Patrick’s Day

March 17th, 2024

Every Boulder  St. Patrick’s Day, the air is filled with the magic and mystery of leprechauns. These mythical creatures, often associated with Ireland, have captured the imagination of people around the world. One particularly intriguing legend is that of the Boulder Leprechauns, a unique variation of the classic folklore. Let’s delve into the enchanting world of the Boulder Leprechauns and uncover the captivating tales surrounding these elusive beings. The Origins of the Boulder Leprechauns The origins of the Boulder Leprechauns can be traced back to the lush green hills and misty... Read More

Boulder’s Best Way to Cook Corned Beef and Cabbage: A Step-by-Step Guide

March 17th, 2024

In Boulder and elsewhere, corned beef and cabbage is THE classic St. Patrick’s Day feast. Corned beef and cabbage is a classic dish that is perfect for St. Patrick’s Day or any time you’re craving a hearty, comforting meal. To achieve the most flavorful and tender results, it’s essential to follow the proper cooking techniques. In this step-by-step guide, we’ll explore the best way to cook corned beef and cabbage, highlighting key tips and tricks along the way. Choosing the Right Ingredients Before you begin the cooking process, it’s crucial to select high-quality... Read More

Boulder’s St. Patrick’s Day Twist: Choosing Cabbage Over Corned Beef

March 17th, 2024
woman slicing purple vegetable

As Boulder dons its festive hues of green, St. Patrick’s Day brings a fresh take on tradition with a focus on cabbage, a leafy powerhouse that’s stealing the show from corned beef. The Humble Cabbage: A St. Patrick’s Staple Cabbage has long been associated with St. Patrick’s Day, often served alongside corned beef in a meal that’s become a tradition in the United States. The corned beef and cabbage tradition became a St. Patrick’s Day staple in America as Irish immigrants substituted the more affordable corned beef for their traditional Irish bacon, pairing it with cabbage due to... Read More

Boulder’s Bountiful Greens: A Nutrient-Rich Delight

March 17th, 2024

Nestled among the majestic peaks of Boulder, Colorado, lies a verdant treasure trove: dark leafy greens. These emerald wonders thrive in our crisp mountain air, offering a wealth of health benefits year-round. Whether it’s St. Patrick’s Day or any ordinary day, let’s explore how these greens can elevate your well-being. The Nutritional Powerhouses Dark leafy greens are like nature’s secret handshake—a promise of vitality and nourishment. Here’s why they deserve a permanent spot on your plate: Vitamins Galore: Boulder’s kale, spinach, Swiss chard, and collard greens deliver a vitamin-packed... Read More

Shamrockin’ in the Rockies: Saint Patrick’s Day Festivities Kick Off in Boulder, Colorado

March 16th, 2024

Get ready to paint the town green because St. Patrick’s Day celebrations are about to kick off in Boulder, Colorado! Known for its lively and vibrant community, Boulder is all set to embrace the luck of the Irish with an array of exciting events and activities. From the iconic University of Colorado St. Patrick’s Day celebrations to the world’s shortest parade, Boulder, Colorado is the place to be for an unforgettable St. Patrick’s Day experience. About Boulder’s St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations Boulder, Colorado is renowned for its spirited St. Patrick’s Day celebrations,... Read More

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in the Midst of Coronavirus

March 17th, 2020

With bars shut down and the President urging social gatherings to stay under ten, it can be difficult to figure out how to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Luckily, there’s plenty for you to do while still flattening the curve. 1. Drink some Irish beer     I know, it’s not ideal to celebrate when you can’t go out, but we can all take advantage of the unique combination of working from home and having a drinking holiday. Break out your food dye and throw a few drops into your lunchtime beer that you never would have been able to have if you were at work today. If you... Read More

5 Events in Boulder This Week

March 9th, 2020

1. Frozen Dead Guy Days in Downtown Nederland 03/13 to 03/15 11 am to 1 am Frozen Dead Guy Days celebrate Boulder’s historic frozen dead guy, Bredo Morstoel (aka Grandpa), who is frozen in a state of suspended animation and housed in a Tuff Shed on dry ice high above Nederland.  The festival has 30 live bands in 3 heated super tents featuring local craft brews, specialty spirited drinks, 14 delicious craft food vendors, serving up Vegan to BBQ and everything in between. 2. Vegan Spring Potluck at Natural Grocers Boulder 03/14 5:30 pm to 8 pm Learn more about plant-based eating with this... Read More

St. Paddy’s Day is for Beer Drinking

March 17th, 2017

The day has finally arrived! The day that we beer drinkers look forward to all year long. The day that everyone can come together in a sea of green and sing odes to the old country (even if they have only seen pictures of the Cliffs of Moher). This St. Patrick’s Day, don your most festive Irish green getup and, after finishing your annual green Coors Light, check out one of the many events happening today featuring beers from local breweries all over Boulder. To give us an idea of where to start, I looked in a few of them. To start the evening off, head over the Avery Brewing for their St. Paddy’s... Read More

Featured Events: St. Paddy’s Day Fun, Dead Floyd, and more!

March 17th, 2016

THURSDAY 3/17 For St Patrick’s Day, you’ve got a plethora of events and specials to choose from at any given bar, brewery, or eatery in town. Interested in something different? At 7PM, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jennifer Egan will be at the Boulder Public Library. Egan’s novel A Visit From the Goon Squad, winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize, is a fascinating, non-linear investigation into the passage of time through the lenses of a cast of 13 characters whose lives are drawn together by rock and roll. Further, it contains an excellent list and analysis of some of the best and most notable... Read More