Everything You Need To Know About The NCAR Foothills Laboratory In Boulder, Colorado

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The NCAR Foothills Laboratory is a research facility located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in Boulder, Colorado. NCAR stands for the National Center for Atmospheric Research, which is a federally funded research organization that focuses on studying the Earth’s atmosphere and related phenomena. The Foothills Laboratory is one of several NCAR facilities located … Read more

Three Bang-Up Thai Restaurants in Boulder

If you’re longing for delicious, authentic Thai food – especially curry – you don’t necessarily have to travel to Southeast Asia. Boulder, Colorado, has three top places where you can get delectable curry lunches for less than $10. So, as temperatures start to drop, treat yourself to a nice warm bowl of curry. Close your … Read more

8 Delicious Coffee Shops in Boulder

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What is better than meeting an old friend you have not seen for ages, at a local coffee shop and having a brew or two? There is something special about having coffee with a friend. People living in Boulder, Colorado, have many great coffee shops from which to choose. Call your friend and make plans … Read more

Face the Music: Vocal Band Hits the Right Note

Face the Music: Vocal Band Hits the Right Note When you see the all-vocal rock band Face, your first job is to lose all preconceptions of a cappella music. Forget old-time gospel-hour tunes. Ix-nay on boat hats, candy-striped shirts and suspenders. In fact, if you check out the singers’ website to form an expectation, you … Read more

Full-Moon Snowshoeing

I love snowshoeing. I love the sound of nothing but aluminum crampons crunching over a packed trail, and, even better, the thumping of 25-inch tails on fresh powder. I love the solitude; the cold, high-mountain winter air and the reward of blazing new trail that I know others will follow. It wasn’t until I started … Read more

Boulder Twin Lakes Inn

When you think of bed and breakfasts or a Colorado inn, you typically think of an old renovated house in the historic district or lodge.  Boulder has redefined this notion with its Boulder Twin Lakes Inn.  Finding it somewhere in between an inn and a hotel, Boulder Twin Lakes Inn incorporates the best of both. … Read more

Allenspark, Colorado

A visit to Rocky Mountain National Park often means staying in adjacent Estes Park. But you can ditch the big tourist crowds and go not too much farther away – to Allenspark. It’s a quieter alternative. And you may see a side of the park you haven’t seen before.Allenspark, about 17 miles north of Boulder … Read more

Chautauqua Park: Boulder’s Historic Landmark and Hangout

  Historic Chautauqua Park, once part of a vast circuit of summer educational retreats across America, offers hiking, dining, lodging and cultural events. The Colorado landmark has transformed itself into a Boulder hangout at the base of the dramatic foothills known as the Flatirons. When songsters aren’t strumming their guitars and filling the park with … Read more

Celestial Seasonings: Something’s Brewing in Boulder

Visitors to Celestial Seasonings in Boulder can tour the factory and also enjoy original art, shop for tea-related goodies and learn more about this environmentally conscious organization. From its humble beginnings more than 35 years ago when founder Mo Siegel picked herbs somewhere outside Aspen and brewed up tea in his kitchen, the company has … Read more

Discovering the Beauty of Picture Rock Trail

Since Boulder County’s Picture Rock Trail was completed in 2008, mountain bikers, hikers and horseback riders have been able to guide their way through woods and meadows, encountering spectacular mountain views along the 5.2-mile multi-use trail between Lefthand Canyon and Lyons. The trail twists and turns in a southerly direction, while climbing through the high … Read more