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Banff Mountain Film Festival Comes to Boulder

Banff Mountain Film Festival Comes to Boulder February 26, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
This Tuesday and Wednesday, March 1 & 2, the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is bringing the world’s best mountain films and speakers to the historic Boulder Theater. Climbing, mountain expeditions, remote cultures, and the world’s last great wild places will be brought to life on the...

Boulder’s Top 5 Romantic Restaurants for Valentine’s Day

Boulder’s Top 5 Romantic Restaurants for Valentine’s Day February 3, 2011 | Food, Travel Tips | Read More
As Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw once said, “There is no sincerer love than the love of food.” To celebrate your love of food with your loved one, here are Boulder’s five best places to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Splurge The Kitchen’s myriad local and national accolades still don’t...

An Early Spring? Not Yet in Boulder

An Early Spring? Not Yet in Boulder February 2, 2011 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
In Romania, February 2nd is known as Stretenie, and one of the traditions of this holiday is that a bear will rise from its winter hibernation. If the bear sees his shadow, apparently he will become frightened and scurry back into hibernation for another 40 days, meaning winter will be longer....

Winter X Games in Aspen

Winter X Games in Aspen January 3, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
From January 27-30, more than 250 ski, snowboard, and snowmobile athletes from across the world will land in Aspen to compete in the Winter X Games 15. This is like the Olympics of winter sports, but featuring guys on snowmobiles doing massive backflips. All events at the X Games are free, including...

Local Seasonal Brews in Boulder

Local Seasonal Brews in Boulder December 31, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Water is just one of the four primary ingredients in beer, but considering that water may constitute up to 95% of beer’s content, breweries are well aware of the importance of good brewing water — and Colorado’s got it.  In part because of its excellent water, Colorado has more breweries...

New Year’s Eve Parties and Music in Boulder

New Year’s Eve Parties and Music in Boulder December 31, 2010 | Events, Nightlife, Travel Tips | Read More
All the spots downtown to bring in the New Year in Boulder: Dance party at Hotel Boulderado: Enjoy dancing to two live bands as well as access to Q’s Restaurant, The Corner Bar, and Catacomb’s Bar. Dressed in Black will be playing on the Mezzanine from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. and Funkiphino will be playing...

New Year’s Eve Dinners in Boulder

New Year’s Eve Dinners in Boulder December 26, 2010 | Events, Food, Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Boulder offers a wealth of places to bring in the New Year in comfort and style. Here’s a selection of special New Year’s Eve dinners downtown: Jax Fish House: Five courses for $75 per person (see menu) with an optional $25 wine pairing. Call for reservations: 303-444-1811. Jill’s...

Top 5 Romantic Wintery Things to Do in Boulder

Top 5 Romantic Wintery Things to Do in Boulder December 26, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
It’s no longer the season for renting a sailboat on the Boulder Reservoir or having a picnic at the Farmers’ Market, but there are still plenty of cold-weather activities to fill the days of your romantic getaway in Boulder. 1. The Ice Rink: Go skating at this cute, outdoor rink downtown....

Family-Friendly Holiday Activities in Boulder

Family-Friendly Holiday Activities in Boulder December 10, 2010 | Events, Food, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Christmas isn’t here quite yet, but the kids are already starting to get cabin fever as they try to wait to tear open their presents. Here’s a list of fun activities to help the whole family get out and soak in the holiday cheer together. 1. The Ice Rink is a festive outdoor skating rink in the heart...

Souvenirs on a Shoestring in Boulder

Souvenirs on a Shoestring in Boulder November 27, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Most souvenirs from Boulder have to do with the iconic Flatirons or the University of Colorado (CU). But you don’t have to just buy a mug with a picture of the Flatirons on it or a CU buffs t-shirt to give to your loved ones for Christmas or Chanukah. This year, why not get creative and bring home...
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