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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
—Image courtesy of 8th & Pearl Antiques.
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
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Bobby Stuckey wasn’t used to hearing regular complaints. As a co-owner of Frasca Food and Wine, Stuckey received far more raves than rants from diners at his nationally acclaimed Boulder restaurant. That is, until every July, when customers would start to gripe that their food was too salty. It was...
Typically, we try not to indulge endlessly in hypothetical scenarios. But recently we couldn't help ourselves when the real estate brokerage company, Redfin, crunched the numbers on the total value of each and every home in various cities and then cross-checked it with Forbes' list of the...
June 17 2014, 2:15 PM
Photo by Carol W. Maybach
Juice bars are a natural fit in Boulder’s conscientious dining scene but that doesn’t mean all juices are created equal. Many are so loaded with sugar they cancel out any of the health benefits. Such was the case for Steve and Alexis Schulze who discovered their frequent trips to Jamba Juice were...
June 17 2014, 10:55 AM