Boulder Country Day Gala

Boulder Country Day School held their annual Gala and Auction event on October 21st at St. Julien Hotel. Parents, alumni and sponsors came out to raise funds for everything from school improvements to curriculum enhancements and celebrate this year’s theme, “Around the World in 80 Days.” Photography by Oliver Photography.

Month of Modern’s Wrap Party

If you weren’t among the 200-250 people who attended the Month of Modern Wrap Party on October 26, you were missed and you missed out! With an incredible menu, great beer and wine and two DJs throwing down, it was THE place to be. Photography by Lisa Doane.

Audi Flatirons Grand Opening

Audi Flatirons Boulder recently hosted a launch event for their new dealership at Highway 36 and Northwest Parkway. Guests enjoyed local fare by Blackbelly and Cured, as well as drinks from the Cocktail Caravan. Local favorites The Samples headlined the event with a live concert. Photography by Kelsey Huffer.

The Post Brewing Soft Open

The Post Brewing Company celebrated their opening on Halloween Night, complete with friends, family and good tunes from Dead Floyd. Their gluten-free fried chicken and porch-crushing beers are the crown jewels of the menu, but there were the laughs and ruckus had by all. Photography by Peter Wallace (Wallyography).

Dia de los Muertos

First Annual Dia de los Muertos event hosted by All about the Kids at eTown, benefitting Attention Homes and Blue Sky Bridge. Thank you everyone who came out to spend the night mingling and dancing. The celebration consisted of food and drinks, face painting, performances and music. Photography by Kelsey Huffer.

Colorado Horse Rescue’s Mane Event

Over 200 animal enthusiasts gathered at the Westin Hotel, Westminster for Colorado Horse Rescue's Mane Event: Heroes for Horses. The generous and energetic crowd helped raise much needed funds for the horses, the programs that support them, and efforts to find them all forever homes. Photography by Roxanne Capaul.

Eleanor & Hobb’s Sip N Shop

A group of women gathered for good on Thursday, October 19 to raise money for Callie’s Backyard Foundation. In three short hours, we raised $1550 to donate to Jackie Long and her team at CBY. Thank you to Juliet Boyd for sharing their story. 
Photography by Erin Cox ELC Photography.

Todd Reed Boulder Showroom Remodel Event

Todd Reed celebrated their 7th year of their Boulder showroom and the unveiling of their expanded showroom.  This year also marks Todd's 25th year as a renowned artist and jewelry designer. Photography by Felicia Meyer.

ICON Photography Show

ICON was what many described as "the social event of the year." Over 550 people attended the opening party that united Boulderites from all walks of life depicting their successes and presence in our city. It created a memory of Boulder's history and highlighted its characters. Photography by Jennifer Lobo.

Made in Italy

Elegant. Classic. Rich. Handcrafted. These are just a few ways to describe the incomparably crafted jewelry designs by Marco Bicego. A colorful blend of classic and modern, Bicego’s styles embody the care and craftsmanship instilled in him through years of experience and immersion in the creation of fine jewelry in his native Italy.

Crafting a Home

When it came time to find their dream home, Jim and Suzanne knew exactly where they wanted to go: back to their roots. The CU alums, who currently live in California, have meticulously maintained their connection to Boulder, routinely bringing their family back to ski, fish and, of course, go to Buffs' games. Though they have called California home for many…

December 2017 Around Town

Haven, a locally owned, curated lifestyle boutique is expanding and moving to 1640 Pearl Street mid-November.  Just in time for holiday shopping, Haven will open its doors with a freshly curated selection of vintage, home goods, clothing, and unique gift items.

Edible Beats

 5 Denver Restaurant Concepts | 6 Restaurants   Owned by Chef Justin Cucci   4,000 sq. foot gardens within Denver's city limits 

The Back Pocket Ski Area

In years past, Eldora hasn’t exactly been known as the go-to place for prime skiing. According to Sam Bass, Eldora’s new marketing director, Powdr Adventure Lifestyle Co, Eldora's new parent company, is dedicated to changing that.

Gather

We love our community and can't thank you enough for the continued support of this publication. We hosted a Holiday Party this year for the staff and creatives that work tirelessly behind the scenes to make Boulder Lifestyle unique each month. Our writers, photographers and editors. It takes a village and we think we have a pretty incredible little village. 

We Love Our Community

We Love Our Community On behalf of the entire Cherry Creek Lifestyle team, we would like to send our warmest holiday greetings to you and your family. It is truly an honor to share the "good news" of the community with you every month. Additionally, we say a huge "THANK YOU" to the advertising partners that make it all possible.…

Clutch Onto Your Sole

 Nod & Rose | LA Made Clutch | $78  Goldyn | Midnight Cruiser Clutch in Patchwork by Lizzie Fortunato | $473  Nod & Rose | LA Made Clutch | $48

Revel, Revel

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of giving someone you love the perfect gift. This year, we teamed up with local business owners who let us into their homes to showcase an incredible list of items – all from local stores. From a throw for your friend who loves to stay in when the temperatures drop, to a salt block…

The Drunken Hearts

T
he Drunken Hearts, a Colorado-based Americana band, has been making a name for itself across the state as well as the nation over the last few years. Originally a creative outlet for lead singer and acoustic guitarist Andrew McConathy, the group has grown into an electric five-piece, writing music that is alternately feisty and sensitive, while at the same time…

Kids in the Kitchen

Captivating kids in the kitchen is just one of Casey Easton’s many specialties. Founder and chef at Food Lab in Boulder, Easton employs her knowledge of a vast variety of cooking and baking techniques to teach people aged 6 and up how to craft stunning meals, appreciate healthy ingredients and utilize new skill sets and flavors.

We Need to Talk: Power, Beauty, Glory, Truth

On September 9th, the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art held the inaugural discussion of its quarterly series.  Panelists included: Reyna Godoy (Unreasonable Group), Heidi Zuckerman (Aspen Art Museum), Nicole Perlroth Thomson (NY Times) and Julia Vitarello (Mila’s Miracle Foundation). The conversation was moderated by Paul Cure (Mea Culpa Productions). 

November 2017 Lifestyle Letter

As the last golden Aspen leaves hang on for the home stretch of fall at lower altitude, the sight of spinning ski lifts in the high country signals that winter is definitely on its way. Here are a few of my favorite things for this beautiful season of the year:

There With Care’s Red Carpet Adventure

There With Care's annual signature event, Red Carpet Adventure, featured a silent & live auction, hors d'eouvres, cocktails, entertainment and dinner to support the families and children we serve facing critical illness. Thank you for your support! 
Photography by Beaton Photography, Carol MacKay Photography, & True Light Photos.

Local Theater Company Season Kickoff Party

Local Theater Company celebrated the start of its 2017/18 season with a kickoff party hosted by Todd Reed Gallery in Boulder. The theater company will present THE RAPE OF THE SABINE WOMEN, BY GRACE B. MATTHIAS at Dairy Arts Center October 27-November 19. 
Photography by Michael Ensminger.

Big Red F Restaurant Group Family Picnic

Big Red F Restaurant Group brought the whole family together for their annual picnic at the Boulder Reservoir. F’ers from all their restaurants competed for bragging rights in games of little skill and lots of fun, topped off with the infamous salmon toss. Photography by Nate Agnini.

Colorado Landmark, Realtors’ 40th Anniversary Party

On September 22nd, Colorado Landmark, Realtors celebrated their 40th anniversary with agents, clients and friends at the 
Koenig Alumni Center at CU. Colorado Landmark was founded in 1977 by Joel Ripmaster, and is still an independently owned company 
specializing in luxury properties in the Boulder area.

John Atencio Girl’s Sip N’ Shop

Ladies joined John Atencio for the first annual Girls' Night Out (GNO). Over 25 downtown retailers will treat you to in-store special events, prizes, free tastings and more! Catering by Eureka and Whiskey provided by 291 Colorado Whiskey. Photography by Felicia Meyer.

NSFW Bike Ride

The inaugural NSFWBOULDER cycling tour from Highlands City Club to Avery Brewery with captains Will Frischkorn, Mara Abbott, Jake Rosenbarger and Cari Higgins was September 24th. The September 21st Meet & Greet took place at Rapha and Food Lab. See you in the spring! 
Photography by Mona Esposito.

Studio Arts Boulder Chili Bowl

On September 17, Studio Arts Boulder held their second annual Chili Bowl - a family fun street fair, pottery sale, and chili cook-off on University Hill that celebrated the arts and raised funds for education outreach programs and scholarships. 
Photography by Michael McCrea, Adam Palazzari, & Hannah Hanssens-Reed

Winter Wine Infusion

Melding his Southern heritage, classic French training, and organic ingredients grown on his family’s Colorado farm, Chef Grant Buchanan is whipping up a delicious new spin on local cuisine. Taking a cue from chefs country-wide who are employing their native ingredients to create new, truly American fare, Buchanan utilizes homegrown produce, and techniques learned during his years studying in Paris,…

By a Nose

It’s no secret that Coloradans have a special relationship with their dogs. But there’s a special faction of hardworking pups here in the state who take the idea of being man and woman’s best friend to a whole new level as they patrol Colorado’s mountain terrain during the winter season.

The Giving Tree

Do I have time to give? --> Yes ---> Do I like being outside? ---> Yes, I love nature (even bugs)! ---> I can donate time to: Leave No Trace Volunteer time and help practice "leave no trace" ethics!  Make sure our forests and trails are free of trash and harmful pollutants!

November 2017 Around Town

Land Rover Flatirons, Colorado’s premier Land Rover dealership, announced plans today to break ground on a new dealership in Broomfield. The new dealership, which will add a Jaguar franchise, will open to the public as Jaguar Land Rover Flatirons.

Experience Emmerson

Black and antique gold trinkets line the tall black 
cabinets welcoming you to Emmerson. In juxtaposition to the familiar “label maker” branding, you’re at once made to feel at home but also, exceptionally important.

The Circle of Service

Children’s House Preschool, a red school barn, stands proudly in North Boulder. Elaine McCarthy and Michael Knuckey, both award-winning teachers, own and operate this experiential option for preliminary education. On a typical day, the children arrive and the first hour is an opportunity for them to identify how they’ve shown up. Do they want to paint? 
Do they want to…

A Home That Tells a Story

Houses are truly made into homes through the efforts of the owners to not just personalize, but fully invest themselves in creating spaces that tell a unique story. Few houses exhibit this transition like this Boulder home remodel. Striking a balance between grandeur and detail, practicality and creativity, this Boulder home shines in its deliberate design, careful craftsmanship and the…

Winter Fanatics

This Spring/Summer Dan and Elaine Vardamis completed The Expedition Amundsen, an annual 100-kilometer cross-country skiing race that took place in Norway. At the end of the race, Dan and Elaine placed second in the co-ed division.

Hungry to Help

When you think of how most non-profit organizations got off the ground, you might imagine a situation of suffering: a gloomy call to action followed by a taxing triumph. This is not that story.

Young Filmmakers On a Mission

It’s a fact – being outdoors, seeing big open spaces, smelling flowers and feeling warm sunshine are good for mind, body and soul. Two young Boulder filmmakers are not taking this for granted and want to ensure that this exposure to nature is appreciated, preserved and available for future generations.

hy • gge

The Danish concept of hygge is creating a cozy atmosphere to enjoy life's simple pleasures. Often enjoyed with good food and drinks, warm blankets and soft candlelight.

On the Cover

The September issue in the editorial world is traditionally the biggest production of the year featuring all things fashion. Why one might ask? I sure did, and after digging around, I found the best explanation from good ole Vogue, the encyclopedia of fashion.

Grapes & Grass Festival

What could be more Boulder than a wine and bluegrass festival in the heart of town? Over 800 guests turned out to the Historic Highland City Club for wine tasting and world-class bluegrass music, for what is sure to be an annual event. Photography by Kelsey Huffer.

Grapes & Grass Kickoff Party

The first annual Grapes & Grass (Wine + Bluegrass) festival, kicked off with an all-inclusive dinner, wine, and concert event on August 25th at the Historic Highland City Club. Wine programming for the evening orchestrated by Master Sommelier, Brett Zimmerman and the Boulder Wine Merchant staff. Photography by Kelsey Huffer.

Flavor of the Month

I’m just going to go out on a limb here and admit that I’m one of those people who loves a good PSL (Pumpkin Spice Latte for the critics who don’t know). It’s more than just a marketing scheme created by Starbucks - I think. Here me out.

The Post Townie Fest

The Post Brewing Company toasted its hometown of Lafayette, CO, at the second annual Townie Fest. Guests enjoyed ice cold beers, tasty treats, live tunes and carnival games like dunk the brewer and chicken toss. All proceeds directly benefitted the Lafayette Professional Fire Fighters and their Fill the Boot Campaign.

Sanitas Brewing Taco Fest

The Sanitas Taco Fest was the place to be on August 5th in Boulder, CO! Featuring live Lucha Libre wrestling, 40+ gourmet taco options, live bands, huge pinatas and 20+ exclusive Sanitas beers – the Taco Fest was action packed and AWESOME. 
Photography by AMA Photography.

Open House at Jim Packer’s

Photography by Lisa Doane.

LIV Sotheby’s Broker Open

LIV Sotheby’s Host Broker Open at 7321 Flagstaff Road. Area Brokers tour Jeff Erickson’s new listing. Photography by Lisa Doane.

How to Pack a Bowl

You may notice more Poke (it’s pronounced POH-keh) restaurants popping up than build-your-own-burrito bars. It’s basically the food trend of 2017 and the next gen of sushi. Here’s why we’re on board with this traditional Hawaiian dish: first and foremost, it’s healthy. These bowls are full of good fats sourcing Omega-3 from the fatty fish, avocados and nori. Omega-3 helps…

October 2017 Around Town

Fall is a time of harvest bounty for many, and yet too many children in Boulder, Denver and across the nation continue to go to bed hungry each night. National hunger relief and youth empowerment organization Conscious Alliance will team up with Blackbelly to host the 4th Annual Art That Feeds Harvest Celebration at eTown Hall on October 5th to…