Life’s a Beach

 Article Allyson Reedy | Photography Bill Taylor  If you’ve ever dreamed of ditching your 9-to-5 job and moving to the beach, well, you’re not alone. Even though life here in Colorado is pretty great, there’s something about the siren song of the ocean that’s pretty darn appealing, inspiring fantasies of sun, sand and endless piña coladas.  Former Denver ad exec…

One Summer Day

 Article Chantel Ellerington | Photography Ted Heron  1 Eldorado Springs PoolImagine, a 1905 historic pool at 80 degrees F, surrounding the Foothills. Its a scene, get there early.  294 Artesian Drive, Eldorado Springs | eldoradosprings.com/swimming-pool   2 Scott Carpenter PoolOn any given day you will spot an athlete training, hence its Boulder's only 50-meter pool. Oh, and the skatepark at Scott Carpenter…

Choose Your Adventure

 Article Ben Wiese | Photography Illustrations Sarah Nicholson  Everyone loves a good secret. Be it the hot new speakeasy, an upcoming marriage proposal, or a hidden parking garage downtown, the only thing better than one secret is three.   As a way to give outdoor enthusiasts new places to explore, local experts graciously shared their favorite secret spots to hike, bike…

Where Modern and Historic Collide

 Article Samantha Trueheart | Photography Bailey Batchelor  I woke up to the sound of birds chirping and the Boulder creek rushing by at the Foot of the Mountain Motel one foggy morning in early summer. My rustic cabin motel room was the perfect spot to cozy up and pull the sheets high above my head as a light rain trickled…

Live Your Best #VanLife

 Article Marley Jeranko | Photography Crockett Williams  In our family, we live by the philosophy that less is more. That’s why in August of last year, we welcomed in another member that would hold us to it. Meet Gaucho, the Ram Promaster van. Most mistake him for their electrician, but in fact, he’s just our humble home on wheels.  If…

Classic Colorado

 Article Lisa Van Horne | Photography Kylie Fitts  It’s in the Details  Seven-inch rift and quarter sawn oak flooring. LED light strips hidden within the living room ceiling beams. A limestone plaster finish for the wood burning fireplace. It’s the details and craftsmanship in this house that truly makes it a highly unique and highly livable home.

Connecting the Community

 Article Brianna Blair | Photography Poppies + Paisley Photography  Cultivate’s annual Celebrating the Ages fundraiser will take place Thursday, August 2nd, at the Boulder Jewish Community Center from 5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. This fundraiser serves as an opportunity for the community to gather together for an evening of celebration. Food and drinks will be served.   For more information on…

Sip and Savor

 Article Riley Cowing | Photography Kylie Fitts  A PEEK AT THE TASTING NOTES   Boulder American Single Malt Whiskey - American Oak

Made to Move

 Article Kelli Ruhl | Photography Ladd Forde  The many benefits of EMS:  For those striving to lead a healthy life, there are two key principles to live by: eat well and exercise. For most, however, this is easier said than done. Fitting a workout into an already hectic schedule can seem daunting at best, impossible at worst. For Liana Bezuidenhout,…

DJ WEST’S PLAYLIST SUMMER TWENTY NINETEEN

 Photography Illustration Sarah Leituala  DJWestDenver.com   @djwestdenver 

Shelf Life

 Article Rhiannon Johnson  | Photography Ladd Forde  Books sourced at Tattered Cover, 2526 E Colfax Ave, Denver, TatteredCovered.com.    You’re never too old for a summer reading list! Wherever your summer plans are taking you, be sure to bring along one (or all) of these six recent releases from Boulder authors. 

Not Your Grandpa’s Bluegrass

 Article Brianna Blair | Photography Ladd Forde  With the rugged landscape of the Rocky Mountain foothills comes an unparalleled evolution in music. Bluegrass has swept through the hills and into the towns, echoing the twangs of banjos and mandolins alike. Colorado has guaranteed its place in the hearts of true bluegrass artists, including these three musicians who share with us…

TBD

Will upload R1! I’m sorry, I will make sure to get it done before the 15th for each future issue moving forward. 

John Atencio BolderBoulder Sole Mates Reception

John Atencio BolderBoulder Sole Mates Reception – As the official jeweler of the Bolder Boulder, John Atencio celebrated Love stories from participants over the years – and announced winners of the BB Sole mates contest sponsored by John Atencio. Food was generously provided by Eurkea!  Photography by: Theodore Heron

Bike Building & Brews

The Melton Design Build team partnered with the Wish for Wheels organization to host a “Build & Give a Bike” happy hour event. Melton team members, clients, family, friends, and trade partners came together to build 27 bikes and then gave them (with helmets) to kids at The Family Learning Center of Boulder! Photography by: Mark … Continued

July 2018 Around Town

Resource Central Launches H2Own It Initiative To Tackle Water Scarcity Resource Central, a nonprofit based in Boulder, has launched H2Own It — a new water conservation initiative to engage thousands of Colorado residents with easy conservation actions and water-wise prizes. The initiative is part of the nonprofit’s Billion Gallon Challenge to help local families conserve 
one billion … Continued

Flatirons Bank Client Appreciation Event

Open house and client event celebrating the expansion of the Flatirons Bank Boulder branch.  Photography by: Theodore Heron

Urban Mattress 10 Year Anniversary Party

On May 10th, Boulder Lifestyle co-hosted Urban Mattress's 10 Year Anniversary Party, more like a block party. Locals came out to hear live music from Tyler Grant, sipped on Sanitas beer, and enjoyed Boulder's own McDevitt Tacos.  Photography by: Kelsey Huffer

16th Annual Whittier-Mapleton Garden Tour

The Whittier-Mapleton Garden Tour has established itself as Boulder’s premier garden tour, opening up to eight hand-selected and exceptional gardens in the historic Mapleton Hill neighborhood. Attracting more than 800 visitors, the Garden Tour is a must-do, interactive event in Boulder as well as Whittier Elementary school’s most successful fundraiser. 100 percent of the proceeds from the Garden Tour benefit Whittier International Elementary School, a public school that, at … Continued

Pickin’ at The Post (Tom Petty)

The Post Brewing Company's monthly "Pickin' On" series focused on the great Tom Petty in May. Joining the house band as the mystery guest, was Yonder Mountain String Band's Dave Johnston. Come out on July 26th for Bob Marley night! Photography by: Theodore Heron