—Image courtesy of Strava
There’s more to a great ride or run than so many lefts and rights. Our favorite circuits swing by that fabulous coffee shop, or the park with inspiring mountain views (and convenient public bathrooms). But this local knowledge often makes us stick with fallback routes rather than striking off into...
July 22 2015, 11:30 AM
—Photo courtesy of the Discovery Channel
Boulderite Mehgan Heaney-Grier established the first constant weight free-diving record in the U.S. at age 18. Now 37, she just finished plummeting into a new adventure, where her particular skillset may net her a fortune.
Heaney-Grier is one of the treasure-hunters on Discovery Channel's show...
July 16 2015, 12:15 PM
Flower Pepper Restaurant's pork and cabbage dumplings —Photo by Carol W. Maybach
Chinese natives, Hugo “Bao” Gao and Jeff “Tao” Goa, along with Jeff’s wife Jennifer quietly opened Flower Pepper Restaurant in North Boulder last month. The eatery serves an array of Chinese dishes that capture the flavors, textures, and aromas of the vast country's culinary hotspots.
July 15 2015, 11:00 AM
Brown Ale, Upslope Brewing Company, Boulder
July 10 2015, 2:30 PM
The Juice Girls (from left): Brooke Jordan, Robyn Knowlan, and Cecily Runge —Photo courtesy of Wonder Press
The storefront at 946 Pearl Street has been plagued by a revolving door of restaurants over the years, (Wok Eat, World Café, The Blending Cellar, Cuvee, to name just a few) but with the grand opening of the Wonder Press juice bar on June 21, the space feels like it has...
July 8 2015, 10:30 AM
—Photo courtesy of Libbie Holmes
Native Seed Collection at Wonderland Lake: Volunteers are needed to help Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks collect seeds from a native plant called blue flax. The seeds will be saved for future use on prairie restoration projects. Blue flax has value in erosion control, beautification, and...
July 6 2015, 11:00 AM
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No matter how you plan to celebrate the Fourth of July—whether it's competing in an athletic competition, perusing an art festival, or simply watching some good ol' fireworks—Colorado has the event for you. We've rounded up some of the best ways to enjoy the weekend, in Denver and beyond.
June 29 2015, 12:00 PM
Owners Blake and Tracy Eliasson arranging a tasting session at Boulder's Settembre Cellars.
The Winery: Settembre Cellars
The People: After Tracy and Blake Eliasson met at a bluegrass show, they fell in love making homemade pasta and drinking Italian wine together. While experimenting with winemaking in their basement, Blake, who has a Ph.D. in engineering, became...
June 25 2015, 1:45 PM