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It’s not like Coloradans need an excuse to indulge in a cocktail, but today is National Tequila Day. Local restaurants and bars from Boulder to Denver to Parker are breaking out their best liquor—including half-priced margaritas and infused shooters—for the occasion, along with specials so...
July 24 2014, 1:00 PM
As the world’s greatest cyclists continue to pedal their way across Europe in the annual Tour de France, Cured, Boulder’s premier cheese, charcuterie, and wine shop, is serving a curated selection of regional tastes to match. Owner Will Frischkorn knows firsthand the best wines and cheeses each...
July 22 2014, 11:30 AM
The Mesa Trail is a rewarding hike over the series of mesas below Boulder's Flatirons
Why we love it: A rewarding hike up and over the series of mesas that hug the city’s famous Flatirons, with an idyllic picnic spot at the end.
When to go: All year, but it is especially nice in early autumn, when the air is crisp, and the shrubs and leaves are turning red and gold...
July 22 2014, 8:30 AM
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MARK YOUR CALENDAR
July 24–27 Buffalo Bill Days
Celebrate Colorado’s beloved cowboy in Golden with concerts, crafts, parades, and, of course, a Wild West show.
July 25–27 Rocky Mountain State Games
Catch the second half of this 40-plus sport extravaganza in Colorado Springs....
July 21 2014, 1:10 PM
It's soft-shell crab season!
The short season for soft-shell crab is upon us. This year, however, availability of the sought-after seafood is even more limited as the Chesapeake Bay's stocks are down (due in large part to an unusually cold winter). Make the most of the catch at Stoic & Genuine, the new restaurant from...
July 21 2014, 10:00 AM
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Whether you're looking for a vintage nightstand or the perfect mirror, Boulder and Longmont may be just the place to find it. We popped into a few stores to shop–er, research–what treasures could be found.
1. 8th & Pearl Antiques, 740 Pearl St., Boulder...
July 17 2014, 2:15 PM
Because true gelato has neither stabilizers nor emulsifiers, it must be made fresh in small batches every day. This allows the ingredients’ pure, farm-fresh flavors to come through in every spoonful.
This is exactly what happens when you taste Fior di Latte gelato on Boulder’s Pearl...
July 15 2014, 10:30 AM
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1. Bun: City Bakery Denver
If the brioche buns from Michael Bortz’s seven-year-old Denver paean to crusty bread are good enough for True Food Kitchen and Marczyk’s Fine Foods' Burger Nights (plus the more than 50 other restaurants, cafes, and grocery stores where City Bakery delivers loaves...
July 7 2014, 10:30 AM