Family Tradition

 Best of the abuelas.  That might be the way to describe what Teocalli Cocina, a new Lafayette Mexican restaurant, is trying to do. Not Tex-Mex, not dishes confined to a specific region, but the greatest hits that grandmothers are cooking up in kitchens all over Mexico.  It’s a great idea, but it’s not the one that owner Grant Hopfenspirger started…

Keeping Food Slow

“Well, why don’t we talk about Florence,” Peggy Markel said slowly and with ease. Her words were not a question, but the subtle upward inflection after every one of her phrases was a curious challenge.

Self-Made

When asked how she has changed since Food Lab Boulder first opened its doors in 2015, Founder and Chef Casey Easton can’t help but laugh.

The Ultimate Retreat

This rustic log cabin, nestled in the woods just outside of Jamestown, looks over the expansive Rocky Mountains with views of Longs Peak and the continental divide. This retreat (and its incredible views) is a mere thirty minutes from Boulder and has quick access to hiking trails including the St. Vrain Trail.

Space for Skating

When you think of Boulder, you think of Chautauqua Park. You think of Saturdays with the Buffaloes and shopping bags filled with treasures from Pearl Street. You should also think of skateboarding.

Best Kept Secret

As Colorado’s population continues to explode, the “hidden gems” of our great state seem to be few and far between. For those who are adventurous enough to look past the now well-developed mountain towns, there is still some magic to be found. One such treasure is the ghost town of Crystal. 

Parting Thoughts

 What's the Hoplark HopTea origin story?   In an attempt to get healthy, after years of failed attempts, Dean Eberhardt gave up alcohol for a month while doing WHOLE30. With five days left on the program, Dean and his best friend Andrew Markley went to a craft brewery where Dean grabbed Andrew’s double IPA, smelled the aroma of the hops, and imagined…

Fitness First

Boulder is no stranger to fitness. With a mountainous backyard, bike lanes on almost every street, and fitness studios popping up around town, it’s no wonder it has frequently been rated as one of the fittest cities in North America. 

Backstage Pass

Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes Boulder Theater Friday, November 15th, 2019 Doors 7:30 p.m. | Show 8:30 p.m. Tickets on sale at 10:00 am Friday, Sept. 13th $45.00 - $47.50 As the frontwoman and guitarist for Alabama Shakes, Howard has become one of music’s most celebrated figures—the band has won four Grammys (out of its nine nominations), and she has…

Food, Family, and Friends

What are some foods that bring you life? I’ll go first: My grandmother’s homemade tortillas and my grandfather’s fried fish. Growing up, every occasion was ripe for Mexican food: Birthdays, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Tuesday nights, breakfast, Easter, when I was sick, when I was happy, when I was sad, and every other meal in between. This … Continued

November 2019 Around Town

The 15th Annual LAST WALTZ Revisited The Last Waltz Revisited is back for year 15 and to kick off the 2019 holiday season! Join us as we celebrate music, friends, and family and help those in need through our holiday canned food/desired items drive for the Denver Rescue Mission on November 22nd at the Boulder … Continued

Rinnova Skin & Body Night of Beauty

On September 4th, the staff at Rinnova Skin & Body celebrated a Night of Beauty with our lovely clients. We brought together our team of physicians and aestheticians to educate attendees on a variety of injectable products. Three Leaf Catering provided a delicious spread for all our guests.  Photography: Poppy & Co. 

EXPLOSIONS IN THE SKY: 20TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR

On Saturday, September 21st, Explosions In The Sky performed an unforgettable performance at the Boulder Theater. The audience enjoyed songs from their sixth album, The Wilderness. The progressive ambiance of early Peter Gabriel, the triumphant romanticism of The Cure in their prime, and the more melancholy moments of Fleetwood Mac all inform the curious beauty of The Wilderness.  … Continued

Alchemy Turns 4!

Alchemy Face Bar celebrated four years of business. They hosted an all-white soiree where their guests were greeted with wine, live music, nibbles, tarot card readings, a chance to win a facial every month for a year, and discounts on all products in the Face Bar.  Alchemy is grateful for their community and everyone that keeps … Continued

MONTH OF MODERN WRAP PARTY

Thank you to all who joined us for the social event of the season: the Month of Modern Wrap Party. We had an amazing time mingling, sipping, noshing and dancing! The Student Design Showcase was the place to feel inspired. Final winners were announced during an Awards Presentation at the Party. Photography: Lisa Doane Photography 

The 5th Annual Boulder Green Home Tour

The 5th Annual Boulder Green Home Tour was held on Saturday, September 28th, and featured 8 green homes in Boulder and the surrounding areas. Hosted by the Colorado Green Building Guild, this year’s self-guided tour welcomed hundreds of visitors to each of the homes and raised $1,000 for Attention Homes. Photography:  Ethan Herrold

Cultivate

Sitting on 11 acres of land in North Boulder, Growing Gardens is a nonprofit organization that works to cultivate community by connecting people of all ages, abilities, and income levels with fresh food, the knowledge of how to grow and cook with it, as well as food donations. It also works to cultivate the community through urban agriculture in Boulder and…