Sweet September.

As summer days of Slip and Slides and Popsicles are now relegated to weekend activities, we look to one last holiday to close out the summer. For our family, September in Colorado is a memorable time. Last week marked the three-year anniversary of our relocation from Kansas City. Aside from missing our family, the decision to head west was relatively…

Flatirons Food Film Festival

The Flatirons Food Film Festival Benefit on August 4 at the Agora at the Riverside was a huge success. Many thanks to everyone who contributed to making the event so memorable!

Trailhead Happy Hour

A recent happy hour at the Trailhead development - hosted by realtors Julie Meko, John McElveen, and developer Chris Foreman. Guests enjoyed handmade cocktails, appetizers, and live music by Kevin Watson.

JUL- IPA 2015

West End Tavern's 7th annual JUL-IPA was one for the books! More than 35 breweries were in attendance and attendees sampled beer, food and games, all while raising money for Safehouse Progressive for Nonviolence.

Todd Reed Collaboration With Jerry Wingren

A celebration of two of Boulder’s most celebrated artists; Todd Reed and Jerry Wingren. Paired with the world class art, guests enjoyed Scarpetta wine and Charcuterie by Cured.

September 2015 Around Town

Zipcar, the world’s leading car sharing network, is excited to launch our service in Boulder! Four Zipcars are now available for reservation at the Twenty Ninth Street shopping center and The Hill, offering a flexible, convenient and sustainable transportation option for local community members, businesses and students to access.

Boulder Valley Farm

On the market for the first time since 1960, Boulder Valley Farm is a pearl of a property located just minutes from Boulder. This historic, spacious and prominent agricultural land is situated on a stunning 642 acres, and remains a working cattle ranch supporting, at times, up to 150 head and producing 500 tons of Brome and Orchard grass hay.…

AIR CLEANING PLANTS

Houseplants are not only aesthetically pleasing, they can be beneficial to your home environment as well. House plants help bring a sense of life into a home, and act as natural air purifiers. The houseplants pictured are:

Field to Vase

Guests gathered together from near and far at The Fresh Herb Company in Longmont, where organic flower farm owners Chet and Kristy Anderson hosted a lush Field to Vase dinner over the summer. Attendees relished a communal-style dining experience, sat at farm tables amid rows of flowers and soaked in the gorgeous summer evening as the sun set slowly behind…

Oh the places you’ll go…. with Fall Fashion

When my mother flew for Pan-Am in the late 60s, people dressed for travel, and while mass transportation seems to have lost any semblance of the excitement and glamour it once embodied, we don't have to allow our own style to follow this fate.

THE BARRE EFFECT

“Barre Burn,” “Bar Method,” “Dailey Barre,” “Power Barre,” “Pure Barre,” “VertiBarre.” The IDEA Group Fitness Trend Watch named barre classes as a top trend for 2015. What’s up with new workouts using old school ballet barres and taking over Boulder and Denver health clubs and fitness boutiques? Is it ballet? Dance? Pilates? Yoga? Turns out barre formats can be all…

Insta-Inspire

If you are late to the party or unfamiliar with Instagram, well, it's time to jump on in. We follow many talented and inspired bloggers over here at Lifestyle Publications and we want to share a few of our faves. Here we will inspire you with three local Insta-Greats in our view, as they graciously give us a glimpse into…

JESSICA WENGER PICKS

Jessica Wenger is a seasoned costume designer whose tenure in Hollywood includes countless TV, film, print and commercial projects. Currently a stylist on the Netflix hit series “House Of Cards,” Jessica has worked with myriad celebrities including Kevin Spacey, Emma Stone, Michelle Monaghan and Bruce Willis, as well as several seasons on Dancing With The Stars and Entertainment Tonight.

A Toss Up

This salad is my favorite, super clean, super charged, healthiest version of all of my taco bowl variations. And the best part is, it is so delicious you will forget you are even doing something good for yourself. Although I am not vegan, I truly appreciate having a couple of solid vegan salads and meals I can whip up midweek…

Zeal Food

Zeal - Food for Enthusiasts, located in the heart of iconic Pearl Street, is “something special,” as described by owner Wayde Jester. Zeal is loaded with paleo, organic, local and delicious fare for enthusiasts and non alike. We visited the bright, modern bistro and were met with smiling chefs and baristas whose commitment to “real” food shone through at every…

8 for Fall Fashion

1. J brand Johnny Boyfriend Jean This is the year for the looser jean. I just know it. As a shop owner, I see TOO MANY women trying to make skinny jeans work for them, because they are afraid to venture beyond that style. A looser fit in general is so flattering on so many shapes and sizes. Leaving a…

In the Closet of Liz Finkelstein

Who: Liz Finkelstein of Mile High Style What: Home and Wardrobe Stylist Where: Boulder and Beyond