A Mountain Marvel

Atop a mountainside in Lyons, Colorado, sits a home designed for a world traveler and a classic minimalist. With its clean lines and modern design, the house's global charm can be found in the custom cabinetry, hand-made and shipped in from Poland, tongue and groove wood ceilings, wall-to-wall windows, and floating stone counters. 

Designing at the Edge

If you’ve ever dreamed of turning your yard into a verdant Eden, you know how challenging transforming a natural space can be. In Boulder County, Ecoscape is known for turning yards into show-worthy gardens of lush grasses, bright blooms, and thoughtful design. Ecoscape offers an environmentally conscious design that brings a home-owners vision to life, whether your existing space needs…

Parting Thoughts

 How and when did you begin in modeling?   When I was twelve-years-old I was scouted and signed by Donna Baldwin Agency in Denver. I started attending local castings where I was categorized as a “tween”— it was an awkward period, and I was never right for the job. But each casting I went into, I was a little more sure of myself and…

The Man With The Plan

If you’re going to tackle new frontiers, tackling new frontiers in whiskey is about the coolest frontier you could pick.

Meet the Disruptors

 “Simple, yet radical.”  That’s the phrase Judith Goldman uses to describe her latest innovative endeavor: Front Range Design Center (FRDC). Launched as a sister company to her renowned design firm, Design Studio Interior Solutions, FRDC is a golden example of what Goldman does best: thinking outside of the box.  She wants to “disrupt the building industry” by revolutionizing how trade…

Driver’s Notebook

It is hard to believe that Lamborghini, one of the most notable car manufacturers in the industry, actually started out as a tractor company in 1948. Yet more than half a century later, they are known for producing some of the most elegant and powerful supercars in the world. 

Fashion Forward

“As great as it is terrible, New York is continuously regenerating itself to house and feed some of the world’s most inspirational creators.”   Clothing and art are transferrable between parties. Older siblings pass clothing along to their younger siblings, artists of varying mediums exchange their work for money. Entire pieces of the world are built … Continued

October 2019 Around Town

THE STRING CHEESE INCIDENT ANNOUNCE FINAL INCIDENTS OF 2019 THANKSGIVING WEEKEND The String Cheese Incident have announced that their final two incidents of 2019 will be at Denver’s new Mission Ballroom. The Denver Post said the venue “is among the best-sounding rooms in the city,” and added, “Denver finally has the concert venue it deserves.” Tickets will be available for purchase … Continued

Colorado Music Festival’s July 5th “Revolution and Freedom” Concert

On a rainy day after The Fourth, LIV Sotheby's International Realty exclusively sponsored CMF's Revolution and Freedom concert at Chautauqua Hall. From Gershwin to Sousa to Tchaikovsky, Maestro Peter Oundjian directed a spectacular evening of musical mastery.  comusic.org Photographer: John Nimmo,  JohnNimmo.com  

Sip. Shop. Skin

Kristin M. Baird, MD, president of Dermatology Center of the Rockies in Longmont, partnered with Chelsea boutique in Boulder to discuss what's new in aesthetic treatments. An evening of shopping & talking with friends about the new neurotoxin, Jeuveau, Coolsculpting, and the launch of Cooltone to build and tone muscle.  Photographer: Ted Heron

Jenni Kayne Boulder Pop-Up at Cedar & Hyde Merchantile

On August 21st, the team at Cedar & Hyde welcomed locals to an exclusive in-store pop-up shop with California’s cult classic lifestyle brand, Jenni Kayne. As guests sipped on wine and nibbled on sushi from Boulder’s own, Japango the in-store pop-up shop featured luxe staples for fall wardrobe and in-home goods. Attendees also got a first glimpse … Continued

There With Care’s Red Carpet Adventure

There With Care hosts the Red Carpet Adventure each year to support families facing the critical phase of a medical crisis. The event featured host Vic Levin and performers Clark Beckham, Zach Heckendorf, and Justin Kauflin, and included a delightful tasting dinner by the local Big Red F Restaurant Group. We are grateful to Title … Continued

Night of Hope

When compassion, dedication, and commitment come together, it culminates in a Night of Hope. This event brings together Boulder County’s most impactful community members to recognize the ever-growing need for positive youth development within our population of greatest vulnerability: abused and neglected children. Photographer: Ellen Sakany

MoM x FuN

On September 4th, Month of Modern celebrated the 6th Annual Kick Off Party at The Dairy Arts Center! In addition to having FuN night with new and old friends, we got to meet and mingle with the artists and curators of the ‘Modern Habitat‘ exhibit at The Dairy! The exhibit enlisted various artists, architects and designers to explore concepts of ‘home’ … Continued

The Renaissance of Modern Tiki

Birthed at the dawn of World War II, maturing into one of America's most enduring forms of escapism, and currently taking a resurgent breath within the modern renaissance of the historical cocktail, the all-American phenomenon of the Tiki bar is a cultural icon that is both fantastical and garish. 

Wrapped Around Her Finger

For artist and designer Salihah Moore, creating has always been a part of life. Growing up the daughter of two Sufi Muslim artists, she was always surrounded by their creative energy and attributes the success of her own beaded designs to her connection to that same creative force.

The Lawless Landscape of New York City Fashion

If humanity were but a wild beast, uninhibited and free, New York City would be the beating red heart. As great as it is terrible, New York is continuously regenerating itself to house and feed some of the world’s most inspirational creators. 

From Frame to Finish

For Dave and Hanna Sloan, respective president and CFO of Boulder’s Sloan Construction, to say that each of their projects is a labor of love would be an understatement. Each project is a unique undertaking with its own riddles to solve, details to perfect, and responsibilities to fulfill.

The Long and Short of It

 “What’s most important to you?”  This is Serban Maracine’s first prompt for his clients when discussing how to establish their financial fitness and future. A Financial Advisor and Limited Partner at Edward Jones in Boulder, Maracine specializes in helping his clients and their families plan for their retirement and all that comes with it; from consistent income to preparing for the…

WHO ARE YOU?

 Michael Memsic  Owner, Sanitas  sanitasbrewing.com

A Festival First

For the last six weeks, the Chautauqua Auditorium has been buzzing with the vibration of strings. 

Let It Fly

Look up flights. Book a flight. Pack your bags. Check-in. Figure out transportation to the airport, then to your destination. Coordinate schedules, and book hotels. Once the trip is over, make the return flight home.

A Round House in a Square World

“Living in that house shaped our lives into the future. It refined our commitment to what modern design means to us,” Dick Jessor explains. 

Home is Where the Art is

When entering a home, some things might seem familiar, others foreign, and others fascinating. One might notice the arrangement of the furniture, the adorned walls, and the way natural light shimmers through the windows. 

August and September have a tendency to drag on and on. Fall, perhaps the most wondrous time of year in Colorado, is right there. It can practically be felt in the air and seen in the leaves. But it isn’t here, not quite. As kids and teachers bravely head back to school for more teaching and … Continued

September 2019 Around Town

MONTH OF MODERN 2019 IS SHAPING UP TO BE ANOTHER INCREDIBLE EVENT Month of Modern (MoM), returns to Boulder September, 2019, and is excited to announce programming curated for architecture and design enthusiasts! Founded by HMH Architecture + Interiors as a celebration of all things modern—architecture, design, lifestyle, art and culture— MoM’s mission is to … Continued

Holes of Hope Golf Tournament

The Holes of Hope Golf Tournament at Lake Valley Golf Club was created to increase awareness of the Tebo Cancer Center and to support its needs. Over the past ten years, Holes of Hope has raised more than $400,000 for the Tebo Cancer Center. Photographer: Gary Kirchner

2nd Annual FWB Midsummer Night’s Dream Bash

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art (BMoCA) puts a social spin on the arts with its Friends With Benefits (FWB) membership. FWB is an initiative to convene art-loving young professionals. FWB 2nd Annual Bash was held on June 27th on the rooftop of Crestone Capital downtown and featured Cured and Upslope. Photographer: Brittany Moore Photography

Rodwin Architecture’s 20th Anniversary party in the park!

Rodwin Architecture celebrated its 20th anniversary of creating extraordinary homes and businesses in Boulder. Scott Rodwin and award-winning eleven person design/build firm are known for its beautiful deep-green homes and offices, restaurants, schools, and retail space. 75 clients, engineers, and construction partners joined the Rodwin Architecture/Skycastle Construction team for a BBQ in North Boulder Park. … Continued

MELISSA ETHERIDGE

On July 8th, the legend and one of rock music's great female icons took the stage at Chautauqua Auditorium. A night Boulder will never forget. Photographer: Dave Arnold, DaveThePhotoGuy.com

All About Wine

It was an evening of inspired design and wine when clients and colleagues gathered at the Design Studio Interior Solutions Showroom in July. Hosted by Judy Goldman, president of Design Studio Interior Solutions, the event was attended by nearly 100 people and highlighted by an extraordinary wine tasting by Brett Zimmerman of the Boulder Wine … Continued

Zolo Grill Dinner at the Fresh Herb Co. Farm

On July 13th, ZOLO Southwestern Grill celebrated 25 years in Boulder and announced its new Culinary Director, Chef Kyle Mendenhall, through an intimate coursed dinner at the Fresh Herb Co. farm in Boulder County. Big Red F Restaurant Group founder Dave Query regaled the group with stories of stopping at the farm to pick up … Continued

Rooftop Grand Finale Throwdown at West End Tavern

On July 28th, West End Tavern's annual Jul-IPA festival concluded with a rooftop grand finale throw down. The sunny celebration of all things IPA featured live music, barbecue specials from West End's Executive Chef, Jeff Whitney, mountain views from the rooftop, and of course, plenty of IPAs from craft brewers. As always, all ticket sales … Continued

Dancing Grains

 It all started with a spoon.  While working as a wilderness therapy instructor years ago, Austin Aaron found himself without a spoon. So, he carved one. One became two, two became three, a spoon became a spatula, and on and on it went.  For years, he nurtured his hobby as just that: a hobby. Woodworking was no grand plan, no…

Some Pepp in Your Step

Formed out of the desire to nourish the Boulder community while serving humane and sustainably sourced food, Pepper the Noshery opened this past July in the same space Wild Standard occupied for four years. On the west end of Pearl Street next-door to Salt, both eateries are operated by chef/restaurateur Bradford Heap and his wife, Carole Vilate.

Raise a Glass

While studying in the United States during their college years, Julien Dreyfus and Tommy Tollesson found themselves spending countless hours discussing life over glasses of rosé with new acquaintances. As acquaintances developed into friendships, they came to better understand and appreciate each other’s different respective cultural backgrounds, as well as what would go on to be important to them in life. 

Let The People Graze

In a world that is over-consumed by Amazon Prime and national chain grocery stores, there are constant threats to our food eco-system. Despite the shift to mass production, there appears to be a glimmer of hope. The industry is at a significant turning point, moving away from cheap and mass-produced and pioneered by people dedicated to preserving the quality food so…

Live Music Mecca

 Adrian Belew   Saul Zonana   Boulder Theater 

A Winning Tradition

Mentor. Coach. Fan. Friend. With the upcoming college football season about to kick off, we chatted with the University of Colorado Boulder’s new head coach, Melvin “Mel” Tucker, about how he’s looking to foster a tradition of winning at the storied program.

Support Your State Authors

In August and September some of our Colorado authors will be releasing an amazing assortment of hot new thrillers, informative books about breweries and bugs, and beautiful design and decor advice guides—just to name a few! We encourage you to support these local authors by pre-ordering their upcoming releases from your favorite local or online bookstore. Pre-ordering helps authors by…

The evolution of EVO LOU

When Hilary Harris first arrived in Boulder in 1986, she was greeted by fog. Low clouds shrouded the city as she toured the University of Colorado and pondered whether a transfer to the school was the right move.

A Darling Companion

"I believe if people are given information, most people will do good things." 

Handle With Care

Lining the perimeter of Kazu Oba’s house are many different pieces of tree trunks. By being in the right place at the right time and having an interest in such a thing in the first place, Oba has quite the collection of raw materials, coming from a total of eleven different places. 

WHO ARE YOU?

I was born in Detroit, MI then lived in Fort Lauderdale, FL, and finally moved to Longmont when I was eight years old. I moved away at 17 and lived in many places, including MD, FL, WA, and VA, where I spent eight years during my medical training. Living in so many different places gave me an appreciation of how…

The Family Calendar

The transition from the freedom of summer days to the schedule-heavy school year can be rough on kids and parents alike. The fun of summer camps, lazy days and sleepovers give way to early mornings, late afternoon practices, and homework, meaning a full shift in both schedule and mindset for the entire family. Luckily, there is one concrete step you…

A New Era

After four years of college where I willingly chose to get a degree in Sociology—which does not equate to a real job for the most part—I knew that I wanted to be a writer.    The only problem was that being a writer did not equate to a job either. In fact, “being a writer” … Continued

August 2019 Around Town

Torchy’s Tacos coming to Boulder later this year A note on a window at the former Turley’s Kitchen, at 2805 Pearl St., is announcing the impending arrival of the fast-casual taco chain that got its start as a food truck in Austin, Texas, in 2006. “Torchy’s Tacos in Boulder is slated for opening in Winter … Continued

A Moveable Feast™ XXII

A Moveable Feast™ XXII, a progressive dinner party to benefit local Child Advocacy Center, Blue Sky Bridge, was hosted on June 1st. Guests began the evening at an appetizer party at the home of Jen & Jon Wittemyer before attending one of 10 separate dinner parties throughout Boulder County. Photographer: Barb Colombo, 11:11 Productions Photography

Elle King

On Thursday, May 16th, Elle King took the stage at the Boulder Theater with special guest, Barns Courtney. Photographer: Lisa Siciliano, Dog Daze Photo 

Walters & Hogsett Jewelers Event To Benefit Meals on Wheels of Boulder

Walters & Hogsett hosted a Michael Bondanza Trunk Show to celebrate the construction of a new facility for Meals on Wheels of Boulder in northwest Boulder. They partnered together to ensure that our vulnerable neighbors continue to receive daily nutritious meals and warm visits to brighten their day!  Thank you, donors, for your support! Photographer: … Continued