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coffee shops in boulder

8 Delicious Coffee Shops in Boulder

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 to meet up for a…

Visit Parker: Seven Ways to Have Fun 5

Visit Parker: Seven Ways to Have Fun

If Parker hasn’t been in your travel plans lately, you may think the town 20 miles southeast of Denver is nothing more than an amorphous, fast-growing bedroom community. But the community of 48,000 people, which boasts a Western Victorian downtown, is making a name for itself as a cultural, recreational and artistic boomtown. Here are seven ways we found to…

Buffalo Doughboy: Small Denver Bakery Big on Taste 9

Buffalo Doughboy: Small Denver Bakery Big on Taste

The smell of morning coffee and croissants can adjust your attitude for the entire day. And Buffalo Doughboy in Denver’s West Washington Park neighborhood is just such a place to start your day off on the right foot. Clark Eaton started this small bakery seven years ago. He and his staff of “dough girls” come in before the crack of…

Best for Brunch: 5 Metro Denver Eateries 11

Best for Brunch: 5 Metro Denver Eateries

Lucile’s Creole Cafe 275 Logan St. Denver, Colorado 80209 (other locations in Boulder, Fort Collins and Longmont) 303-282-6258 luciles.com The waits are agonizingly long, especially for weekend brunch, but this popular neighborhood hang continues to be one of those rare joints that actually merits the spillage onto the sidewalk. In return for your patience, you’ll be rewarded with soulful dispatches,…

Stella’s: Eclectic Aromas and Atmosphere 13

Stella’s: Eclectic Aromas and Atmosphere

In an old brick house with a large wraparound porch, the rich aroma of coffee pulls in passersby. Stella’s Gourmet Coffeehaus, 1476 S. Pearl St., a few blocks from the University of Denver, embodies the characteristics of a traditional, locally owned coffee shop. There is no drive-through window and no uniforms, and the employees behind the counter work for long…

Perk and Play: A Place for Coffee and Kids 15

Perk and Play: A Place for Coffee and Kids

After years as a non-coffee drinker, one change switched my status in an instant: parenthood. I began to understand the addiction my parents always had for this aromatic beverage, and the low growls that were substituted for words before the first cup was sipped began making sense. However, I quickly realized that someone up above has a dark sense of…