Boulder's spectacular backdrop from the Flatirons Vista North Trail.
Why we love it: This loop’s gentle gradient lets you focus on the eye-popping views of Boulder’s spectacular backdrop.
When to go: Whenever you feel like an open, sunny trail with grand vistas—or a mellow start to a much longer hike, run, or ride.
This flat 3.5-mile loop...
February 17 2015, 10:15 AM
This article is part of our Best Bars 2015 feature. Find the official 5280 list of the city's best watering holes, trending cocktail ingredients, essays on the makings of a good bar, drinking alone, and more at 5280.com/bestbars2015. Read part 2 of our new bars roundup here...
February 11 2015, 10:30 AM
—Plans for PearlWest, the office and retail project that will anchor the west end of Boulder’s Pearl Street Mall
Large-scale development opportunities are scarce in the zealously zoned People’s Republic. So when the Daily Camera’s exodus left a rare opening on Pearl Street, it was snapped up to make way for an exciting (and huge) newcomer: PearlWest, a modern retail and office space. The project, developed by...
When flowers and chocolate won’t cut it, maybe a sprawling multicourse feast will. Try one of these Valentine’s Day menus for a special night out.
Where: Bru, 5290 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder, 720-638-5193, bruboulder.com
What: An eco-friendly brewpub churning out unfiltered ales...
February 5 2015, 10:30 AM
Photo by Carol W.Maybach
It might be called Naked Lunch, but it’s breakfast that has me stopping by the newest eatery at the Lofts at Peloton in Boulder. In particular, I’m talking about the warm, house-made biscuits and buttery brioche, both of which star in the build-your-own breakfast sandwiches (pictured). Layer...
February 3 2015, 2:00 PM
Cups of Blackbelly's bone broth, plus add-ins like Bragg apple cider vinegar and liquid aminos, Ozuké's fermented veggies, and house-made mushroom tea
If you're a believer in green smoothies, cold-pressed juices, and grain bowls, get ready to embrace bone broth. Sip on the latest health craze at Blackbelly Market in Boulder, where chef-owner (and Top Chef Season Five winner) Hosea Rosenberg begins selling the...
January 26 2015, 10:00 AM
The Whoville Blueville pie at Lucky's Bakehouse & Creamery
Oh, happy day! It's National Pie Day, which means there's no excuse not to enjoy a slice of caramel apple (Wednesday's Pie), cherry (the Post Brewing Co.), or balsamic-blackberry pie (Devil's Food). Or, order a whole pie and share the love around. If you choose the latter, we suggest picking...
January 23 2015, 10:00 AM
—Illustration by Charlie Powell
With new micro- and nanobreweries opening seemingly every week, it’s an extraordinary time to be a beer drinker in Colorado. And, in many cases, small-scale is better when it comes to craft brewing. At the forefront of this trend is Jamie Wells, owner and head brewer of one of the smallest...