Backstage with Trout Steak Revival

Trout Steak Revival is known for their progressive, outside the box sound, inspiring lyrics and positive, upbeat demeanor.  It's no wonder this dynamic quintet has increasingly won the hearts of Colorado’s thriving bluegrass community.

Boulder In Bloom

When you walk into True Bloom Spa, don’t be confused — you’re in the right place, but Boulder’s newest spa isn’t taking cues from dated spa trends of the last few decades. When you walk into True Bloom’s front room, you’re greeted by the large Plant Powered Ingredient Bar, where you’ll see therapists and aestheticians choosing fresh ingredients to be…

Aston Martin Vantage

When it comes to class and elegance in an automobile — let's be honest — it is rare in today’s world. However, one cannot just throw their hands in the air and lose hope. There is one manufacturer that still holds true to its name. One could say a few famous characters have been affiliated with this brand, one in…

Pastoral Paradise

Henry David Thoreau famously asked, “What’s the use of a fine house if you haven’t got a tolerable planet to put it on?” It’s a sentiment that Scott Rodwin, AIA, LEED AP, founder of Rodwin Architecture and Skycastle Construction, took to heart when he began his firm 20 years ago. It’s a north star that guides his company’s mission, and…

PASS

The Colorado Chautauqua Association is proud to announce the 2019 Summer Concert Series in the historic Auditorium, filled with something for everyone.

The Many Sides of Jimmy Moore

Construction expert. Avid scratch golfer. Outdoor enthusiast. Native Boulderite. However, if you know Jimmy Moore, founder of Boulder’s Petra Custom Builders, chances are his passion for building meaningful, collaborative relationships has shone through all of your interactions. From his childhood in Boulder County to his days as an NCAA Division I athlete and now as a successful local business owner,…

Who Are You?

 ADRIAN WISNIEWSKI       Project Development Manager  Melton Design Build

24 Hours with Kenny Wine + ATLA

Inspired by the timeless beauty of modern design, but unimpressed by the “romanticization” of mass production, ATLA co-founder Kenny Wine spends his days designing and building stunningly unique pieces of furniture. Each piece is made-to-order, as Kenny works "to reconcile [his] love of modernism with [his] belief that good design should be responsibly produced and leave room for individual expression.” Kenny first…

Mod—ern Man Design—Mind

Harvey Hine. Does it ring a bell? It’s the quintessential name for an actor, singer, writer. Or maybe if you guessed a jewelry designer—you’d be half right.

TBD

The Wrangler Cast Iron Fire Pit With Tripod by Cowboy Cauldron Some people pass down family jewels; I plan to pass down a fire pit. Far less likely to lose it, and I’ve never heard of any John Denver tunes being sung around a tennis bracelet.  CowboyCauldron.com     SOLtrain Stand Up Paddle Board  Made … Continued

Nothing But The Finest

There’s just something about the city of Boulder that brings a little extra out of people. It’s weird, it’s innovative, it’s gorgeous and it’s defined by the many talented folks sprawled out across it.

June 2019 Around Town

Dead Day On Saturday, June 15th from 1:00 pm – 10:00 pm come celebrate with family and friends and enjoy the music of the Grateful Dead with a far-out jamboree at Cellar West Artisan Ales. Local food trucks (TBA), live Dead tunes by The Hop Pickers and Stolen Moonshine, a Tie Dye tee shirt station, and special beer … Continued

Boulder Lifestyle’s 7th Annual Kentucky Derby Party

Boulder Lifestyle Magazine recently hosted their 7th annual "Derby Days" event at Corrida. The event, which drew over 350 guests, raised over $17,000 for There With Care. Big thanks to everyone who attended, and title sponsors; Audi Flatirons, Jennifer Egbert Modern Luxury Real Estate, Melton Design + Build, and Walters & Hogsett Fine Jewelers. Photographer: Theodore … Continued

Taste of Pearl VIP Kickoff Party

SmithKlein Gallery and Boulder Lifestyle Magazine hosted the 3rd annual Taste of Pearl VIP Kickoff Party on April 25th. Guests enjoyed live music from Billy Failing Band and culinary offerings by Eureka.  Photographer: Theodore Heron 

Eat Spaghetti for Leo Fundraiser

On April 28th, many came out for Leo Patnode's Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser raising over $10,000 to help support Leo’s continued home care needs. Leo Patnode suffered a massive brain stem stroke in October of 2017.  This fundraiser is one of the multiple events that has taken place to raise funds. Follow the link for more on Leo … Continued

Boulder Country Day School 30th Anniversary Celebration

Boulder Country Day School held their 30th Anniversary Celebration on April 17th at the Dairy Center for the Arts. It was an elegant evening with 30 years of teachers, parents, grandparents, trustees, and alumni joining together to reminisce about the grassroots years, envision a bright future, and celebrate the community that is BCD.  Photographer: Dog Daze Photo

NED

 Who: Founders Ret & Adriaan  What: Ned  When: Est. 2017

Khruangbin with Ghost Tapes at Boulder Theater

On Wednesday, May 8th, Khruangbin with Ghost Tapes performed at the Boulder Theater. Texan trio Khruangbin is formed of Laura Lee on bass, Mark Speer on guitar, and Donald “DJ” Johnson on drums. Taking influence from 1960's Thai funk – their name literally translates to "Engine Fly" in Thai. Photographer: Dave Arnold, DaveThePhotoGuy.com

Set The Bar

Off we go on another weekend following my daughter's lacrosse team around the country while she plays for USC women’s lacrosse. I guess there are a few games you can miss once in a while but playing against Colorado is not one of them. Maybe it’s the rivalry, or perhaps it’s the cool factor of being in downtown Boulder, but…

Resplendent Ranch

When it came to conceptualizing the design for the outdoor living areas of this stunning Boulder home, RSL Outdoor General Manager John Herron notes that there was a significant prevailing factor working in his team’s favor.

Music Spotlight: Maestro Devin Patrick Hughes

The symphony orchestra. Classical instruments. Mozart. Beethoven. Haydn. These are things we are familiar with but may not have any personal contact with. During the past ten years, the Boulder Symphony, led by Devin Patrick Hughes, has been breaking boundaries between the general public and classical music. Focusing on community outreach, the Boulder Symphony allows those that are unfamiliar with…

Investing in the Future

Five years into running the Future Arts Foundation, Founder Travis Albright is still exploring exciting new ways to bring music and the arts to Boulder.

Sounds of Summer

Summertime in Colorado is synonymous with sunshine, craft brew sipping and the acoustic sounds of string band music. And with its line-up of upcoming music festivals, Planet Bluegrass, the renowned local organization behind year-round concerts and festivals throughout the state, is offering up an exceptional menu of musical talent and excitement in the coming summer months.

Natural Women

This group of uplifting women knows no limits when it comes to creating success. The common theme? It’s a remarkable time to be a woman in business.

New to the Game

“It’s hard to be an entrepreneur and work in a niche realm,” Kelly Ernst says with a laugh. “Because if you do something that everyone likes, then everyone will give you their business.”

On the Radar

Sarah Lucas, Frida Kahlo, Kara Walker, Agnes Martin, Lucio Fontana, Richard Serra, Jasper Johns, Sol LeWitt, Annette Messager, Rauschenberg, Rothko, Lichtenstein…

Green Thumb

The story of Sturtz & Copeland, Boulder’s treasured florist and garden center, is a storied one. It dates back to 1882 when James and Rhoda Hubbard built five greenhouses alongside the quiet dirt avenue of Arapahoe Road and opened Fawcett Floral. In August of 1928, Lloyd and Gladys Sturtz bought out the Hubbards, and Sturtz & Copeland officially entered its…

With Grace

The time of year has arrived, when we get the opportunity to meet incredible women in our own community, with different paths, opposite industries and undeniable passion. What I learned throughout the process of bringing our annual women’s issue to life is that each one of the six women we interviewed is more alike than … Continued

May 2019 Around Town

17th Annual Whittier-Mapleton Garden Tour The Whittier-Mapleton Garden Tour has established itself as Boulder’s premier garden tour, opening eight to 10 hand-selected and exceptional gardens in the historic Mapleton Hill neighborhood. Mature estate gardens, cutting edge water-wise gardens and stylish small gardens will delight with their diversity on this self-guided walking tour. Tucked away from view, these remarkable sanctuaries aren’t open at any … Continued

Proud House Studio Grand Opening

Proud House Studio celebrated its interior design showroom Grand Opening Celebration: toasting with libations from Boulder Wine Merchant, treats from Shamane’s Bakery and Spice of Life Catering. Photographer: Poppy & Co.          Photography by Kelsey Huffer

MarchFourth Show

On March 22nd, the larger than life group of musicians and acrobats brought their joy-inducing force of entertainment to the Fox Theatre.  Photographer: Dave Arnold, DaveThePhotoGuy.com

Bobo’s Snacking for a Cause

Bobo’s Oat Bars employees began volunteering at There With Care in 2016, and have been donating its baked goodies for the meals bags that the nonprofit provides. Snacking for a Cause celebrated the launch of a new flavor, Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip featuring a There With Care child, Thomas, who was helped while he faced a brain tumor. … Continued

2nd Biannual Ecoscape Vendor Appreciation Party

Merrymaking and shenanigans were on tap for Ecoscape’s St. Patrick’s themed vendor appreciation party on March 15th.  Bluegrass music from Steepland String Band played, as guests ranged from artisans, pond builders, designers, bee-enthusiasts, and equipment providers, with Harlequin’s Gardens, Plant Select, and Ramblin’ Jackson marketing agency rounding out the list.   Photographer: Jack Jostes, Karina … Continued

ZOLO Grill’s 25th Birthday Party

200 of Big Red F’s friends, family, longtime regulars, and employees came together on Sunday afternoon to celebrate the quarter-century birthday of one of Boulder’s iconic restaurants. The drinks and food were flowing, and fun times were had by all!

Sweep Balayage Bar Grand Opening

Sweep Balayage Bar recently celebrated their grand opening event on Pearl Street.  Photographer: Michael Rainero 

Looking Pretty, Music City

It was only after our third Uber driver of the day asked us if we were ‘in town celebrating something’ that I realized traveling with a group of women in my early thirties for no reason is apparently uncommon. Especially in Nashville, the unofficial yet highly recommended capital for bachelorette parties.

her name is Jojo

Colorado author, wife and mother of three, Jojo Watts, answers our questions about her creative journey and life as a writer.

At its Core

World-renowned Pilates instructor Pat Guyton has been bringing a deep exploration into Pilates—with an emphasis on functional movement—to her instruction and practice for decades. She opened Boulder’s first Pilates studio in 1986 and, along with business partner and fellow instructor Heather Carey, today Pat continues to foster Boulder’s vibrant Pilates community through a style that is empathetic, rejuvenating and enriching…

Couples that Can

It’s 6 a.m., and Lauren and John Maggio are blearily looking into each other’s eyes. They will be with each other all day, and well into the evening; after putting long hours into running their exciting new business, and after their kids are put to bed.

Healthcare Eudaimonics

As a physician, I often ask people if they believe we’re living in a healthy society. The nearly universal reaction is a sardonic laugh. We live in a time of unparalleled abundance, safety, comfort and prosperity, and yet many of us sense that our way of life is unsustainable. Grim statistics of species extinction, natural resource depletion, income inequality, etc.,…

It’s Electric

It's the 21st century, yet we're still using engine technology from a century ago. I won't lie, I am a lover of a good exhaust note from an automobile; however times are changing, and the electric car industry is making a name for itself in this modern era. With companies such as Tesla leading the board, many have asked, who…

Eating Mindfully in the Year of the Pig

“Mindfulness” is one of those buzzwords that’s slapped onto everything from relaxation podcasts to adverts for yoga studios, all of which promise more peace in our frantic world. Apart from the advertisement campaigns, the idea of mindfulness—which originates in Buddhist meditation practices—is fairly simple: be here now. Jon Kabat-Zinn, developer of the legendary Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program, clarifies, “Mindfulness means…

Get Up, Get Out and Do Something

What will people do when faced with adversity? This is the fundamental question behind Kate Maloney’s documentary film and social venture of the same name, WeRiseUP.

Ethical Eating Guide + Composting

With all the greenwashing happening in the media, eating ethical can be a confusing matter. What should you look for when you’re buying food? And what do those labels even mean? We have the quick & dirty lowdown on how to cut through the clutter and keep yourself and the planet healthy.

ASPARAGUS ROMESCO, A SALAD FOR SPRING

By the time asparagus and spring leeks appear, I am craving the freshness and bright excitement of the season’s first produce. This recipe is endlessly adaptable—substitute the asparagus and fennel with charred spring leeks or with radicchio, green beans or eggplant in the summer. Romesco is a fabulous sauce to have in your culinary repertoire and is a nutritional powerhouse…

Meet Billy Failing

Boulder, Colorado has a long-standing love affair with bluegrass music. If you were really lucky, you might have even caught acts like Yonder Mountain String Band and String Cheese Incident playing free Sunday night bar gigs in the 1990s at Mountain Sun. Even if you weren’t technically there, you’ve probably told people you were there after a few IPA’s. No…

Springing Forward

Do you hear that? It’s the sound of nature springing to life after a long winter hibernation. Birds are singing, flowers are blooming and the days are growing longer by the minute.  This month at Boulder Lifestyle, we bring you our Eco issue in honor of Earth Day on April 22. Inspired by the infinite … Continued

April 2019 Around Town

27th Annual Microbreweries for the Environment ft. Dave Bruzza: Unsafe at any Speed On April 26th at 7:00 PM, the Boulder Theater, Colorado Microbreweries will donate staff time and beer to support local environmental organizations as many years prior. Since 1993, the Microbreweries for the Environment benefit has raised over $200,000 for local environmental causes. Admission includes a … Continued

There With Care Benefit Concert

On Wednesday, Feb 13th, a benefit concert for There With Care was held at the infamous Post Brewing Company in downtown Boulder featuring the energetic, funky, acoustic class rock music of Acoustic Ambush. Guests enjoyed Howdy Beers and delicious comfort food while dancing and listening to great music all for a good cause. There With Care … Continued

Resizing Real Estate Happy Hour

A casual happy hour with Jennifer Egbert and Brian Manning discussing the latest resizing and other Boulder trends. In attendance, were home buyers and sellers as well as professionals in overlapping industries sharing insider knowledge on a range of hot topics from specific market information, relocation do's and don't, ADU's, and even a recount of … Continued