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Create and Race Your Own Human-Powered Vehicle at Boulder Kinetics

Create and Race Your Own Human-Powered Vehicle at Boulder Kinetics June 13, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
If you’re an athlete, sculptor, artist, or engineer — or if you aspire to be any of these things — then Boulder Kinetics is your summer event. Teams race handmade human-powered vehicles over land and water, accompanied by elaborate costumes, whimsical songs, and over-the-top vehicular decoration....

CU Boulder’s Annual 4/20 Smokeout

CU Boulder’s Annual 4/20 Smokeout April 19, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
This year, the University of Colorado has won Playboy magazine’s “No. 1 party school in the nation” accolade, in part due to CU’s annual 4/20 “reefer madness” smokeout, as they call it. Every year on April 20th, thousands and thousands of students and community members...

Conference on World Affairs in Boulder

Conference on World Affairs in Boulder April 3, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Tomorrow begins one of my favorite weeks in Boulder. The Conference on World Affairs (CWA) is an annual event, and this year it is being held from April 4 – 8. Founded in 1948 as a forum on international affairs, the conference has expanded to encompass nearly every other aspect of life, including...

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....
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