Month of Modern

Yes, it is true. The trends in modern design have definitely gone mainstream – and that is a good thing. Even fast food restaurants are re-facing their traditional storefronts with modern aesthetics. Of course, this doesn’t make them any more appetizing for most of us, but at least now they are easier to look at. Growing up on a … Continued

Avery Brewing Turns 22

Avery Brewing's 22nd Anniversary Party was celebrated in their new brewery in Gunbarrel. Founder Adam Avery dug deep into his cellar to share rare and vintage beers with 1,000+ craft beer lovers in attendance.

Boulder Craft Beer Festival

The sold out crowd of 2,500 people enjoyed 25+ craft breweries, performances by The Railsplitters and Strange Americans, lawn games and a variety of food trucks at the 2nd annual event. A great event celebrating Colorado’s growing craft beer industry!

October 2015 Around Town

Boulder Alumnae Association of Kappa Kappa Gamma presents their 10th annual Halloween House. This is a wonderful opportunity for your children under the age of 10 to have a safe, fun, creative, entertaining time at the Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority house on the CU campus. Some of the activities include trick or treating, supervised craft activities, a cupcake walk, face…

Cultivata Farm Dinner at Growing Gardens

The urban farm featured a bountiful five-course dinner prepared by award-winning local chefs and an auction to raise funds for the Cultiva Youth Project, a program that empowers youth through sustainable urban agriculture, education and service learning

Mercury Framing Gallery: New Works by Bill Snider

Longtime Boulder arts supporter, Mercury Framing, recently hosted an opening party in their gallery space for artist Bill Snider. Several new works were on display for the group of friends, artists and collectors to enjoy. Photography by Bob Truemper

Bridge House Farm to Table Dinner

The Community Table Kitchen culinary arts program and social enterprise prepared and served a delicious meal at Lone Hawk Farm.

Welcome to the Month of Modern

Colorado has a rich history of modern design, but it has always taken a back seat to “mountain” and “rustic” design in national media. My mission is to cultivate a conversation about “Colorado Modern,” and present the Denver/Boulder region as one of the nation’s most vibrant hubs of modern design.

Cottonwood Custom Builders

Because metal roofing covers the top of the home, this roof will outlast most. It can also be recycled if it ever needs to be replaced. Weathering steel siding rusts and patinas as it protects the home—achieving a uniquely elegant look.

A Better You with Roots of Wellness

Ayurvedic medicine is one of the oldest systems of medicine in the world, which originated in India more than 3,000 years ago. It’s not about making you feel bad for your current medical plan, but rather to help with individualized alternative treatments—such as compounding herbs or proprietary ingredients, diet, exercise and lifestyle recommendations.

Healthy & At-Home Halloween

and artificial colors. Fortunately, there are now artificial free candy options that trick-or-treaters can collect. Justin’s and Little Secrets, both rooted right here in Boulder, are changing up the candy industry and showing how tasty sweets can be made the all-natural way.

create, connect, exchange, collect

Moving to a new place is one of the most exciting feelings to experience, but along with excitement also comes the feeling of not being ‘in the know.’ Kelly Cope Russack, Addrienne Amato and Lee Massey-Heekin all moved to Boulder between 2010-12 and felt like they couldn’t break into the already-established art scene. Fortunately, they all met each other.

Boulder Unleashed

As many of you probably already know, the normal day- to-day business usually revolves around our beloved hounds. Feeding, walking, cuddles and love are all included in the daily agenda. Although we give them a hand here and there (thanks to our nifty opposable thumbs), our canine counterparts put in their share of help, too. For example, dogs keep you…

Four Noses Brewery

Four Noses Brewery is just that. What started during a family trip to Ireland has made its way back to the States as a family-run, dog-friendly brewery in the heart of Colorado’s Front Range. The original “four noses” of the operation are owner Tommy Bibliowicz, brother David, mom and dad. Of course, growth is essential to any operation, and the…

A Community Culinary Hub

Food Lab Boulder opened its doors this month. It’s the brainchild of personal chef Casey Easton, who sharpened her culinary skills through years of catering and showcasing her mouthwatering bites at farmers markets around town. Easton also is a recipe tester and food developer for Vegetarian Times.

Architecture Extended

Brad Tomecek, founder and owner of Tomecek Studio Architecture, approaches building in a different way. His boutique design firm operates on the progressive edge of its field, while fundamentally concerned with issues of space, light and texture, it’s underpinned by an exploration of “how to build.” In order to provide creative solutions to specific circumstances, it employs research-driven processes that…

Interview with Leslie Durgin

Leslie During was first elected to the Boulder City Council in 1989 and served as mayor from 1990 to 1997. Leslie recently retired and is now re-entering public life in Boulder, so we thought it would be a good time to catch up with her.

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Photography Colleen Kelly

Elevated Lounging

The immediate juxtaposition between the modest stonewalled exterior against the stunning, white modern interior makes this small, but mighty coffee shop instantaneously stand out from the crowd. Having opened just a few short months ago in mid-summer, Alpine Modern Café has already made a name for itself.