Berry Patch Farms: Pick a Peck in Brighton, Colorado

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There’s an old Zen tale of a man who, while running from a tiger, grabbed onto a vine and went over a cliff. While hanging, he looked over and saw a strawberry hanging on the vine. He plucked and ate it. It was the sweetest strawberry he’d ever tasted. Lucky for me, I’m able to … Read more Berry Patch Farms: Pick a Peck in Brighton, Colorado

NCAR: Young Scientists Will Love Boulder Lab

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Kids who are interested in science will love the Mesa Lab at the National Center for Atmospheric Research, or NCAR. Perched in the foothills just south of downtown Boulder, NCAR offers equal parts world-class research laboratory, science exhibit and art gallery, all wrapped up in an outstanding natural setting. Mesa Lab was built in the … Read more NCAR: Young Scientists Will Love Boulder Lab

Cinema Grill Aurora: Family Fun Without a Hassle

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Looking for dinner and a movie… with children?  Then head to the Cinema Grill in Aurora, Colorado. An evening of being led to a table in the far back corner of a restaurant as a hostess warily eyes my pint-sized crew, knowing that a single cracker in those cute little hands has the potential to … Read more Cinema Grill Aurora: Family Fun Without a Hassle

Greeley: Colorado’s Hub of the Plains

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When Horace Greeley exhorted young adventurers to “go west,” he had no idea that a town named for him would become a hub of life on Colorado’s northeastern plains. Established in 1870 as a ranching community, it was colonized by one of Greeley’s cohorts, Nathan C. Meeker. Greeley became home to one of the state’s … Read more Greeley: Colorado’s Hub of the Plains