Bring on the hops!

Once upon a time, a place that served Newcastle and Sam Adams was thought to have a “good” beer list. The times have certainly changed. If you are a hop head, there is no better place to live, than Boulder, Colorado. The industry is literally changing before our very eyes. Brewers are constantly pushing the boundaries on hop variations, aging…

August 2015 Around Town

Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar are celebrating National Oyster Day with free oysters and incredible specials once again. On Wednesday, August 5, all Jax Fish Houses will dish out 100 half-dozen fresh-shucked oysters on the half-shell for free. These pillows of pleasure will be served first-come, first-served starting at 4 p.m. Surprise guest shuckers will be popping rocks alongside…

1940s World War II Era Ball

The Boulder Airport, The Center for Severe Weather Research and 303 Vodka made the 7th annual event possible for hundreds of people who danced, laughed and showed their appreciation for the World War II era and the men who served our country.

Highland City Club’s “40 Under 40”

The Boulder Airport, The Center for Severe Weather Research and 303 Vodka made the 7th annual event possible for hundreds of people who danced, laughed and showed their appreciation for the World War II era and the men who served our country.

Jennifer Egbert Real Estate’s “I Love Modern” Party

Celebrating clients, affiliates and modern design. Sponsors included Suerte Tequila, Zeal Optics, Royal Stag Hats, Alpine Modern, Wonder Press. Thanks to Calluna Events and Design Within Reach for producing and hosting, and Boulder Wine Merchant, 3 Chicks Bartending, and Cured for refreshments.

Care Cup Challenge 2015

Presented by Colorado Coach Auto Body to benefit There With Care. The generosity of sponsors and participants allow the organization to provide thoughtful and fundamental services to children and families during medical crisis.

Attention Homes 8th Annual Kaleidoscope Gala

The event at The Glenn Miller Ballroom at CU raised $200,000 for at-risk, homeless and runaway youth. Over 350 guests enjoyed dinner, a live and silent auction, community service awards and circus-like performances.

Holes of Hope

On June 22, Lake Valley Golf Club hosted 120 golfers that played in the Holes of Hope tournament. The Tournament raised more than $33,000 for the Tebo Cancer Center. Thank you to everyone who participated.

For the Love of Libations

James Lee, owner of The Bitter Bar, is well-known in the Boulder bar scene as a master mixologist who comes up with creative, hand-crafted cocktails. Lee showed us how to make a Pimm's Cup, The Bitter Bar's signature drink that also happens to be a perfect refresher for a sunny afternoon. This hot spot has a relaxed atmosphere with unique…

Wonder Press Pearl Street Grand Opening

To give the community a little taste of what's to come, Wonder Press opened their doors early for a private event filled with amazing food and drinks, friends and family. Even a few goats made an appearance!

Geek Spirits

While owner Greg Starr’s Ph.D. isn’t in alcohol distillation, after eight years – coincidentally the approximate time most complete a doctoral program – and one smooth silver rum later, Greg has earned his honorary “Rum Doctor” title. Geek Spirits is a family-run operation that includes Greg, his wife, Sherial, and their 12-year-old son, Connor.

Midsummer Night’s Dream

When a Colorado summer comes around there is no reason to stay inside. That’s why Leah Colby of La Dolce Events, Chef Hosea Rosenberg of Blackbelly restaurant and Crystal Sagan from 3 Chicks Bartending decided to collaborate on an elegant, farm fresh dinner served right at the source. Lone Hawk is a working farm located in a charming, secluded area…

OLD made NEW

In the land of beer and mountains, where breweries are our neighborhood gathering spots, most 5th graders can tell you the difference between a Pale Ale and an IPA (not by taste, just in theory), and a kegorator in the office is as expected as health benefits, we cherish our beer, we take immense pride in our breweries, and we…

Beer Ingredients in the Backyard

According to the American Homebrewers Association (AHA), there are currently 1.2 million homebrewers in the United States. This should surprise, well, no one in Colorado. Boulderites don’t need to look far to find beer made locally. In fact, our brewery selection rivals New York City’s Starbucks-on-every-corner. Overpriced lattes step aside, this is beer we’re talking about. And if we’re talking…

Function Meets Beauty: A Right-Sized Green Home

Boulder has long been a hotbed in the area of sustainable architectural design and green building. The healthy competition that exists between its architectural firms encourages envelope pushing and attracts attention from other markets, thus affecting change throughout the country.

beat cycle

Summer might be in full swing and the sunny weather may have most of us outdoors, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still hit the gym. There’s a new spot in town that’s gaining a lot of momentum called Beat Cycle. It’s a full body workout that’s much more than just an ordinary, run of the mill spin class. Beat…

Keep Calm and Drink Craft Beer

The term “Colorado-made” has meant something reputable to craft beer circles for some time now, but it wasn’t until last year that Boulder decided to share that prestigious slogan with craft beer fans at the inaugural Boulder Craft Beer Festival.

Jazz on 2nd Ave

The highly anticipated fifth year of Jazz on 2nd Ave returns on August 13, 14 and 15, for its biggest year yet, as the masterminds behind J2A bring Niwot big headliners, delicious food and drinks and a feeling of community through music that is fit for any musical preference. I had the pleasure of sitting down with one of the…

Making Over Congressman Polis

When Allie Thielens, designer and co-founder of local clothing company NINOX, heard GQ called Colorado Congressman Jared Polis the worst-dressed man in congressional history, she did what any clothing designer would do. She reached out to him to offer a makeover.

On The desk Of

Who: Charlie Papazian What: President and Founder of the Brewer Association Where: Boulder, CO