November 2017 Around Town 2

Land Rover Flatirons Breaks Ground on New $12 Million 
Dealership in Broomfield, CO

Land Rover Flatirons, Colorado’s premier Land Rover dealership, announced plans today to break ground on a new dealership in Broomfield. The new dealership, which will add a Jaguar franchise, will open to the public as Jaguar Land Rover Flatirons.
“Since we opened our doors in Superior 17 years ago, we’ve had the pleasure of serving customers from all over Colorado and bringing them the quality, consistency, precision and luxury of Land Rover vehicles,” said Randy Nichols, co-founder of Land Rover Flatirons. “Our business has grown alongside this vibrant community, and we look forward to breaking ground on this new dealership so we can further serve our customers as Jaguar Land Rover Flatirons.”

The new dealership, which will include a 32,000 square-foot showroom and service center, will be situated on three acres of property at 11420 Via Varra in Broomfield on the Northwest Parkway just north of the Denver-Boulder turnpike (US 36). The project will cost an estimated $12 million to complete and will bring 50 new jobs to Boulder County.

Trout Steak Revival Announces 
First New Music in Three Years 
Spirit To The Sea Out November 3

Trout Steak Revival has announced the arrival of their third studio album, Spirit To The Sea, due out on Friday, November 3rd.

Spirit To The Sea expands Trout Steak Revival’s repertoire beyond Colorado bluegrass without leaving behind the communal nature of the band’s origins. The new album is more diverse and inviting than their past albums, rolling out the carpet for new fans with many different tones, vibes, and topics underlying the songs. Whether listeners are in search of a deep connection with lyrics or simply need a good melody to dance to, Spirit To The Sea provides a mix of music that is a pleasure to relate to. Songs crafted out of love, fear, heartbreak, wonder, joy and freedom give a glimpse into the soulful depth of the individual members of Trout Steak Revival.

2017 Boulder Green Home Tour People’s Choice Award

Cottonwood Custom Builders, Inc is pleased to announce the Linsley Residence as the winner of the People’s Choice Award for the 2017 Boulder Green Home Tour. The Colorado Green Building Guild sponsored the tour on Saturday, September 30, to highlight the cutting edge sustainable construction taking place in Boulder County. The Linsley residence, also known as the Mother Tree home, was a close collaboration between Cottonwood Custom Builders, Barrett Studio Architects and Michael and Nancy Linsley. It received rave reviews from visitors and was the overwhelming favorite for the People’s Choice Award.

Chef Sheila Lucero at the James Beard Foundation’s Chefs Boot Camp for Policy and Change

Executive Chef Sheila Lucero of Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar participated in the James Beard Foundation’s 11th annual Chefs Boot Camp for Policy and Change. Held at Shelburne Farms in Burlington, VT, the summit aims to “teach effective policy and advocacy skills enabling chefs to be even more effective champions for food system change.” Lucero was chosen out of hundreds of applicants and joined 14 other civically and politically minded chefs from around the country, each with their own unique focus on sustainability.

“It was such an honor to be invited,” says Lucero. “It was an exciting opportunity, not only to participate in the educational program but also to meet the other chefs and learn about their unique perspectives on the state of our national food system. I feel like I’ve come home with a quiver of new tools to make Jax’s sustainability program even more effective.”

Studio Arts Boulder Announces New Executive Director, 
Kari Palazzari

Studio Arts Boulder is pleased to announce that Kari Palazzari will be taking the position of Executive Director, reporting to the Board of Directors.

Palazzari will have oversight of the strategic direction, expansion, and administration of the organization, which currently operates the Boulder Pottery Lab on University Hill through a contract with the City of Boulder Parks and Recreation Department. Palazzari has served the organization as Board Treasurer for nearly two years, helping guide the transition of the Pottery Lab from a city-run program to an independent non-profit organization.

“I am honored and excited to continue serving Studio Arts Boulder in this new role as we embark on this expansion,” said Palazzari. “We have a talented and dedicated staff, which I am proud to join. The community at the Pottery Lab is also passionate and active. It is truly a privilege to be part of this vibrant historic Boulder institution.”

Yonder Mountain String Band New Year’s Eve Concert

For Boulder’s Yonder Mountain String Band, Telluride feels like a second home every June while playing multiple sets as part of Telluride Bluegrass Festival.  And while Summer is amazing in that box canyon of the San Juan Mountains, their New Year’s plans have them excited to experience a Telluride winter for the first time since 2005. Join them in Telluride to ring in 2018 at Club Red on December 31, 2017.