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Serene Supplements

Hydrate IV Bar offers alternatives to help maintain well-being. Tucked into a strip mall in Boulder’s Folsom Village, Hydrate IV Bar looks like it could be one of a hundred mom-and-pop shops. But cross the threshold and you’ll enter a tranquil, spa-like setting

It Takes a Village to Raise a Pupusería

One man’s ambition + Boulder’s community resources = delicious pupusas. Franklin Escobar moved to the U.S. from El Salvador in 2007, determined to work hard and earn enough money to put two of his sisters through college and help his parents take care of his brother with special needs.

Three Gafner Restaurants, One Delicious City

The Roost, Jefes Tacos & Tequila, and Smokin Bowls have all punched up Longmont's flavor profile by A LOT. Sean and Rebecca Gafner were so certain that Longmont was the perfect place to follow their dreams of restaurant entrepreneurship, they moved their family of six from California to Colorado in 2015 and have yet to look back.

Black people are #DoneDying

  By Annett James, President, NAACP Boulder County   There is no place in the United States, and arguably the world, where Black people are considered equal among White people — nor are they afforded the opportunity to truly coexist in environments where they’re safe from the burdens of systemic anti-Black racism. Equality demands the

COVID-era Photos in Boulder County

  In This Together As we go to press with this issue of Boulder Magazine, it is in the most unprecedented time we’ve experienced in 43 years of publishing this magazine. We wanted to take a moment to recognize you, our beloved community, through COVID-era photos. Our hearts go out to those of you who

Boulder County Businesses Open During the Coronavirus Era

The following is our most up-to-date information about local businesses — opened, closed and offering alternative shopping options. Throughout this evolving situation, we will do our best to keep this resource updated daily. Thank you for supporting your local businesses! Individual cities are also compiling lists and creating forums for local businesses to announce their

Bittersweet Cafe & Confections

A decade into business together, a local couple’s cafe evolves as Louisville grows By Sarah Protzman Howlett Photos by AliveStudios.com When Patrick and Azadeh Walsh were a new couple, Patrick got the bug to start a business on Louisville’s Main Street in one of the buildings his parents had bought a few years prior. Azadeh,

Meet the New Japanese Comfort Food at Osaka’s

Okonomiyaki is the next culinary contender in town By Kate Jonuska Photos by AliveStudios.com Restaurant owner Koji Tamura isn’t surprised many Americans are intimidated to pronounce okonomiyaki (o-kono-mi-yaki) for the first time. After all, sushi and ramen were foreign and unfamiliar words to Americans not so long ago in culinary time, and today they roll

Babettes: Artisan Without Pretension

Babettes specializes in house-made baked goods, pizza and small plates. By Kate Jonuska Photos by AliveStudios.com For its first five years, Babettes was a tiny operation that made huge waves. Bon Appétit singled out their pastry as one of the magazine’s “Best Food We Ate This Year” in 2015, and Thrillist rated Babettes as one

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Two Sole Sisters

“If the shoe fits, wear it!” say the two sisters behind Two Sole Sisters, an eclectic shoe and accessories boutique on Pearl Street’s east end. By Carol Brock Photos by AliveStudios.com Step inside Two Sole Sisters and you’ll enter a glittering, dazzling shoe palace where you might discover your own version of Dorothy’s ruby shoes

Invasion of the Space Mold

What can you do when mold and fungus infest a space station?

Dr. Curt Hayes gives back to his community by limiting access to opioids in his dental practice

Lafayette oral surgeon Curt Hayes is passionate about providing the best possible care for his patients. This includes offering non-opioid alternatives to his patients...

Lafayette Open Space stretches the boundaries of traditional programming

Lafayette is creating all-inclusive programs that reinforce the connection between the human community and the planet’s other living systems.

Taking Names

Sara Davidson’s illustrious writing career began in the ’60s, writing for the Daily Cal while attending UC Berkeley, covering iconic events like Woodstock and the election campaigns of Richard Nixon and Bobby Kennedy.

Frozen Dead Guy Days Returns from the Icy Brink

FDGD is March 13–15 at venues throughout Nederland. Fans of the festival will be pleased to see cherished FDGD events on the schedule, like coffin races, a polar plunge and Snowy Human Foosball.

2019 Fall Fashion Issue

FALL FASHION LOOK BOOK BoCo’s fresh styles, bold designs and top trends.

Seeking Safety

Boulder County’s Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence helps victims and offenders through safe spaces and education

Advising Presidents about climate change

Dr. Warren M. Washington retired last year as one of the nation’s top climate-modeling scientists after six decades of pioneering accomplishments.

Thirty-five years of sister-city relationships in Boulder County strengthen our international ties

In 1956, President Dwight D. Eisenhower founded the Sister Cities International program to foster people-to-people diplomacy. Boulder has a whopping 10 sister cities, and Longmont has two of its own.

Here Be Dragons

Where There Be Dragons has expanded its efforts to increase diversity, equity and inclusion

A transgender woman’s journey from rejection to acceptance

In 21 states, you can’t be fired for being transgender, Williams explains. But in all 50 states, you can be fired for being transgender if you work for a religious organization. She learned that the hard way.

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