Timeless Taste, Flawless Function

When it came time for a much-needed remodel of the kitchen within her family's Longmont home, Dr. Kristin Baird of Dermatology Center of the Rockies had one overarching theme in mind—functionality.

Fine Syrups and a Brief History of Tiki

You know what they say; history is always a little cloudy because everybody was drunk. Even Tiki, the popular cocktail trend has a rich, complex and highly controversial origin story. It is said the origins of the Tiki culture spawned when GI’s were sent to the South Pacific in the wake of World War II. Taken with the new flavors,…

Tap to Table

Whether you’re a native Boulderite, a thirsty visitor, or a Colorado transplant, chances are you’ve sipped on an Avery Brewing Company beer. To say that Avery is a staple of the Boulder County craft beer scene is an understatement and, as the brewery celebrates 26 years of inventive craft brewing this year, they’re ensuring that 2019 will be one to…

Making Connections through Medicine

You’re likely familiar with the Golden Ratio, represented by the Greek letter phi [φ] in mathematics, as it relates to Leonardo Da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man, in which Da Vinci used the proportions of the ratio to create the ideal man. The ratio, which crops up even in nature, has been connected to ideas of beauty in human facial features and…

Artisanal ARTifacts

The Balinese language has no word for art because in Bali “art is so integrated into everyday life,” Anne Waldman* explained in her article for Tricycle: The Buddhist Review in 1993. She borrowed from her friend Jack Kerouac’s axiom for the title of her article––“Mind is Shapely, Art is Shapely”––which expresses the artist whose life and whose art merge into…

Artists, Rising

For Caden Ellerington, a passion for cars and sneakers was built into this DNA. When discussing his love for old school hot rods, Kustom cars and Air Jordans, Caden notes, “I almost didn’t have a choice, it was always just there.” 

A Mission to Educate

It’s hard to imagine a life without education. For many, learning started at five-years-old. Through elementary to graduate school, teachers and homework are all we knew—and many of us longed for an end. 

TOP 5

Intrigued into taking a journey to the “dark side” of beers? At first glance, stouts may seem heavy and quite strong but they are actually fairly easy to drink and are delightfully balanced.

February 2019 Around Town

22 BVSD Schools receive State Awards for Student Performance The Colorado Department of Education recently announced its annual awards and 22 Boulder Valley schools were among those honored. Ten BVSD schools received the Governor’s Distinguished Improvement Award, which celebrates schools that demonstrate exceptional student growth. On the school performance framework that is used by the … Continued

Finding Your Muse

Art can be interpreted in many different ways. That’s the most beautiful thing about art, which is really just an all-encompassing word for creating—with whatever means. With this in mind, we wanted to highlight art that uses new mediums of imagination.  That’s where one of our main features, Artisinal Artifacts, comes in. We didn’t bother with … Continued

Holiday Cheer at Boulder Commons

Celebrating the holidays with friends and art collectors while honoring two nationally known artists, Jerry Wingren and Robert Striffolino launched the season on December 6th at Boulder Commons. Delicious food provided by Fresh Thymes and creative cocktails by Cocktail Caravan were the perfect finishing touches for this stunning exhibit and truly unforgettable evening. Photographer: Jen Lobo

Holiday Party at The Post Brewing

Cottonwood Custom Builders Annual Holiday Party is one of the highlights of our year. We love getting together with our clients, architects and subcontractors that make all of this possible. Photographer: Ted Heron 

Boulder-Based Dermatology Specialists Celebrates 2018

Staff from all four Dermatology Specialists locations gathered in December at Northglenn’s Boondocks. From bowling and arcade games to the ropes course and go-carts, staff from this independent medical practice took time to connect and celebrate the passing of another year together. Photographer: Olga Heifets

Downtown Boulder’s Light Up The Holidays

Downtown Boulder’s Light Up The Holidays event series took place from November 18 – December 22 and included a host of popular events from Switch on the Holidays, St. Nick on the Bricks, the Lights of December Parade to the first ever, Freezie Fest. More information at DowntownBoulderHolidays.com. Photographer:  Downtown Boulder Partnership 

Boulder Lifestyle at Todd Reed

Boulder Lifestyle Magazine holiday event at Todd Reed. Guests were treated to holiday classics, performed by members of the Boulder Symphony. Catering provided by Chef Joshua Ferris and drinks by Bougie Cocktails.      Photographer: Allie Hooson | @alliehoo 

Romantic Santorini

Plan your Romantic Getaway to the Historic Island in the Aegean Sea Article Nicolette Martin Stay: Sun Rocks Boutique Hotel Sun Rocks Boutique Hotel is considered one of Santorini’s most romantic hotels. The elegant couples-only cliffside hideaway—named a Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice 2018 award winner—features luxe, minimalist rooms and suites carved into the side … Continued

True to Himself

Boulder artist Will Day pauses mid-sentence to bellow a loud, “Ow!” and almost immediately follows with an equally boisterous laugh. He’s busy hammering, he explains, to prepare a piece for his new series, and well, sometimes injuries happen. The series, Wonder, is set to open in February and contains the type of art which Will has become known for: larger-than-life…

Down the Rabbit Hole

We can never say for sure why things are or how they come to be. Perhaps things are destined, or perhaps it is just luck. As one legend has it, the ancient Aztec goddess of the agave plant Mayahuel discovered the magic of tequila on a strange trip to the land of the mortals. Mayahuel stumbled across a family of…