Finding Your Tribe

Since graduating from college more than three years ago, I’ve learned a lot in the working world. Most importantly, the value of relationships. During Boulder Lifestyle’s annual women entrepreneurs shoot hosted at Alpine Modern Cafe (The best avocado toast in town!) the event solidified the true value of making connections. Women in tech learned a thing or two from the…

Design Interior Solutions Grand Opening

Design Studio Interior Solutions Grand Opening Soirée was a lively unveiling of the new 4,000 SF full-service interior design center located in the Old Town Niwot. The event featured food, drink, music and art from the vibrant Boulder/Niwot community, 
including a performance by Boulder Symphony. Photography by Jonathan Phillips.

Ecoscape Environmental Design Vendor Appreciation Party

Ecoscape Environmental Design celebrated their vendors on St. Patricks Day with food and drinks, office bocce ball and some good old fashion Irish cheer! Photography by Felicia Meyer.

High West Oyster Fest

Jax Fish House’s annual High West Oyster Fest was a night full of celebration for the majestic mollusk to benefit Boulder County YWCA! With support from Stephen Tebo, guests cheered on the oyster eaters and shuckers as the competed for the title, to be the BEST. What a fun night!

Left Hand Brewing Hops and Handrails 2017

Hops + Handrails brings the mountains to the people with 70+ breweries serving 200+ beers, a ski & snowboard competition and a hippie jam band concert. Hops + Handrails presented by The Left Hand Brewing Company & Left Hand Brewing Foundation. 
Photography by Eddie Clark Media.

YWCA’s Cabaret Gala

YWCA Boulder County donors, supporters and sponsors came out to raise funds for YWCA’s important programs. This year’s entertainment was a local band, Raising Cain. Photography by NJK Photography.

Wine Wednesday at Boulder Wine Merchant

A special “Wine Wednesday” was held at Boulder Wine Merchant on April 12th, with a live performance from 
bluegrass/country act Bonnie & the Clydes. Photography by Felicia Meyer.

May 2017 Around Town

Boulderite actress and filmmaker Allison Volk, 30, won the award for Best Lead Actress in a Feature Film at the Utah Film Awards over the weekend. Volk’s performance in the film Innocent Sleep, a modern-day adaptation of Shakespeare’s Macbeth, which was shot in Niwot, Colorado, won her the top prize.

Going the Extra Mile

Due to increasing technology, world travel is more accessible now than ever. With the touch of a button, you can book flights to Thailand and Vietnam in less than ten minutes time. But booking strictly through technology, you can miss some personal touches.

MY HAPPY DISH

"This slaw is a great way to use raw brussel sprouts. It is wonderful as a side salad and holds well for potlucks. You can also serve meat on top for a filling dish," Casey Easton, Food Lab.

Ask the Expert

A homeowner’s goals for their property’s outdoor spaces can be some of the most varied and individualized across the home design spectrum. Malleable spaces, a home’s yards require purposeful design to create areas that are functional, utilized and in harmony with how the homeowner hopes to use them.

Colorado Contemporary

Designed with reverence for the large open spaces and the panoramic Front Range views it looks out on; this Boulder County home is an embodiment of the openness and brightness of the expansive Colorado sky. Using unique natural materials to create focal points throughout and bind the house together with a consistent aesthetic, this build expertly balances craftsmanship with a…

Homegrown

After becoming a mom through transracial adoption, Maria Confer had an idea. Seeing a lack of diverse toys in stores and online Confer started Wildflower Liberty League, a nonprofit focused on diverse, huggable, lovable and classic dolls. She started small in her home as a self-taught sewer and made her first doll as a Christmas present for her son. Now,…

An Open Channel

Stepping into Marie-Juliette Bird’s studio, the tack house tucked behind her home; a lavender aroma welcomes you and sunlight floods the floors. At a closer look, a grand piano is perched in the corner, and delicate crystals hover over the wooden table where her collection of intricate creations lie. There’s something of a fairytale quality about this place.

Dust to Diamonds

Before Debbie Klein could look ahead to her future of 17 successful years running thriving art gallery Art + Soul on Pearl Street, she knew she was meant to be in Boulder on her first visit. “After a few days of exploring Boulder, I was in love with the town and the lifestyle,” says Klein. “I went back to New…

les femmes

With everything from orthodontics and law, to jewelry and clothing design, to publishing and tech, this collection of Front Range success stories speaks to these women’s humble yet fierce attitudes towards carving their own path. These entrepreneurs are creative problem solvers and solution-oriented, contributing to the uniqueness and strength of this community.

In the Field

These are the faces of food and the future of farming. Each woman has a small farm with a purpose. They are the mothers of Mother Nature and are cultivating a culture and passing their knowledge about the ancient field of farming.

Bonnie & the Clydes

Taylor and I both have students and love teaching music and hanging out with our dogs. Caleb rides his bike all the time and is an engineer at Grace Design in Lyons. Glenn has a family and builds volume pedals for pedal steel guitars. Jake builds and fixes anything, and has climbed water towers all over Texas, in addition to…

Guide to Becoming a #GIRLBOSS

Rachael Shayne has got being a #GIRLBOSS on lock. Besides being an expert brand consultant, she is the CEO and Board President of Cubspot, the largest marketplace of camps, tutors, lessons and activities for kids. Here are Shayne’s top tips that every career-minded woman needs to run her own company, run a meeting and be the leader of her life.

Mother’s Day Ideas

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Insta-Inspire

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The Long Way Home

That first roar of the engine starting up the SUV, was a great indicator that I was embarking on an excellent test drive. The 2017 Maserati Levante accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in 5.0 seconds and reaches 164 mph, the highest top speed in its class. Just about everyone is producing a line of SUV’s now; Jaguar with the…