Colorado’s New Michelin-Starred Restaurants

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  If you haven’t heard, the Michelin Guide has expanded into Colorado. And, earlier this month, the respected culinary guide announced its inaugural selections for Colorado’s best restaurants.   Yes, that Michelin—the one that manufactures tires and other transportation-related products. The history of how an automotive company became the leading voice in the world of […]

How to Celebrate Apple Season in Colorado

    Apples are a quintessential fall treat. Whether baked into pies, dipped in caramel, transformed into spiced cider or eaten fresh off the tree, these fruits signal the start of cooler weather.   Colorado has its fair share of apple growers — and, if you’d like to support them, below are some of the […]

Boulder Bach Festival Unveils New Season

  The Boulder Bach Festival is back for its 43rd season with another great lineup of concerts.   The beloved annual festival celebrates the work of Johann Sebastian Bach, the German composer who lived from 1685 to 1750. This year, the festival’s season, called “BachXplorations,” includes four main concerts that will take audiences on a […]

New Exhibit Tells the Story of The Sink

  It’s hard to believe The Sink turns 100 this year. This iconic restaurant on The Hill first opened its doors in 1923 and has been going strong ever since.   The beloved Boulder establishment has been celebrating all year long — with monthly Friday Afternoon Clubs, a movie premiere at the Boulder Theater, a […]

How to Enjoy Colorado Fresh Hop Beers

The end of summer means many things: The sun is setting earlier, the kids are back in school and the temperatures are starting to drop. But for Colorado craft brewers, this special time of year equates to one thing: Fresh hops. For most of the year, they must use dried hops when brewing beer. But […]

Boulder Ballet Explores Mental Health With Its New Season

  With its newest season, “Amplify,” Boulder Ballet will tackle one of the most complex challenges facing society right now: Mental health.   In particular, the ballet’s 41st season will explore—and support—a growing effort to improve mental health within the dance community.   This theme will carry through the four mainstage productions the ballet is […]

2023 Fall Festivals & Oktoberfests

  It’s hard to believe that summer is already coming to an end. But that also means it’s time to start getting excited about fall, when Colorado comes alive with color from golden aspens, orange maples and burgundy ashes.   Break out your chunky sweaters and start sipping pumpkin spice lattes, then mark your calendars […]

Boulder Monthly New Homes for Sale – Living August

  Astounding Panoramic views – Boulder – $4,995,000 7155 Rustic Trl, Boulder, CO 80301   Listed by: Ashley Stringer  Slifer Smith & Frampton-Bldr   303-249-3248     Astounding, panoramic views! Welcome to an open and inviting home situated on one of Boulder Country Club’s premiere lots along the 17th fairway. Vistas reaching to Long’s Peak […]

How Art Parts is Sparking Creativity in Boulder

    Colored pencils. Wallpaper samples. Assorted sea shells. Wine corks. Picture frames. Highlighter markers. Greeting cards. Trophies. Rulers. Vintage sheet music. Skeins of yarn in every color imaginable. Crayons. Dominoes and other random game pieces. Sponges. Calligraphy tools. Jewelry.   These are just a few examples of the many different types of arts and crafts […]

How Boulder Art Association Supports Creatives

    Inspired by the surrounding wilderness and natural beauty, artists have long flocked to Boulder. And, for at least the last century, they’ve had the Boulder Art Association (BAA) with them every step of the way.   This nonprofit organization has helped foster Boulder’s thriving arts scene by supporting visual artists of all kinds, […]

The Best New Restaurant in Lafayette is Inside an Inflatable Playground

  I’m scaling my way up ladder rungs in the mouth of a toothy, inflatable dinosaur before zooming back down the prehistoric creature’s oral cavity. It’s my warm-up for the humongous roller coaster-themed inflatable ahead of me that has a series of bouncy chutes and ladders with dual lanes and a timer should you want […]

The Celestial Seasonings Tea Tour Is Back After 3 Years

    Tea lovers, rejoice: After three long years, one of the coolest Boulder attractions is back in action.   As of August 12, Celestial Seasonings has resumed its beloved “tea tours,” which had been suspended since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic back in March 2020. In fact, the entire Celestial Seasonings campus in […]

E-Bike Revolution: A Beginner’s Guide

  Boulder is consistently ranked as one of the top cycling cities in America—and that’s not a big surprise to those of us who live here and regularly take advantage of the many bike lanes, paths and trails throughout our beautiful town and the surrounding Foothills. The Boulder Valley boasts hundreds of miles of connected […]

Celebrate Tomatoes at OAK

    Is there anything better than walking outside, picking a warm tomato off the vine in your garden and biting into it, right then and there?   Likely not, though OAK at Fourteenth‘s annual tomato dinner is a very close second. The beloved downtown Boulder restaurant is back with this end-of-summer tradition, which celebrates […]

Boulder: A World-Class Cycling Destination

  Boulder’s bike-friendly reputation, as well as its history of hosting world-renowned professional cycling events, has helped give rise to the town’s status as one of the premier cycling destinations in the country. Training in Boulder has also helped cyclists compete at the highest levels around the globe. Competitive racing aside, the climate, terrain and […]

New Home Listings in Boulder Area – July

Sophisticated living – $5,495,000   7205 Rustic Trail Boulder, CO 80301   Listed by:  Tricia Dessel – Compass   303-475-6097     Experience casually sophisticated living in this splendid residence situated on the 17th green of the Boulder Country Club golf course. Immerse yourself in the ambiance of this expansive & thoughtfully designed home […]

Must-Visit Boulder County Patios

    It’s officially patio season, that magical time of year when every meal should be taken al fresco and every drink should be sipped under the sun. Luckily, Boulder County has loads of spots in which to soak up the glorious summer weather Colorado is known for. Here, some of the best patios and […]

10 Unique Things to Do in Colorado This Summer

  You’ve mastered your summer-in-Boulder bucket list: Visiting the farmers market, watching street performers on Pearl Street, hiking in Chautauqua Park and enjoying happy hour snacks at Corrida (perhaps with a gin and tonic from the roving cart?). All of these Boulder traditions are worthy of a repeat this year. But what other adventures should you […]

BCycle: Exploring Boulder on a Shared Electric Bike  

  Could there be a more perfect way to visit Boulder’s top attractions than on a shared e-bike, one of the approximately 300 available 24/7 at Boulder BCycle stations spread throughout the city?   Traveling around town on these bikes—which the industry calls “micro-mobility devices”—is like taking an outdoor spin class. Yet, when faced with […]

Summer Lodging Specials and Packages

  Summer is now in full swing! If you’ve got friends and family coming into town (or if you just want to treat yourself to a little staycation), we’ve got some good news: There are tons of really fun, creative specials and packages happening at hotels in Boulder and Denver right now. Check them out […]