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In June 2009 Boulder’s employment rate was at 9.6% high. Fast forward 5 years and Boulder enjoys a 3.7% unemployment rate, a full 2.2% better than the national average. Boulder county is a great place to jump start your career, especially in the tech industry. 

According the Bureau of Labor’s statistics, jobs in the Professional and Business Services have seen a 34% increase in the last calendar year. More jobs mean more options and employees are being actively recruited by Boulder’s tech companies.

In April 2014 Boulder was rated the top city for tech startups. Local tech company Gnip, recently acquired by Twitter for a cool $134 million, underlines the legitimacy of Boulder's top rank. Boulder has been home to tech trailblazers for decades. 

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Hello, my name is Barb Passalacqua, and I am thrilled to join the team at BoulderHomeSource. Growing up in family of developers my infatuation with real estate began at an early age. My husband and I have bought and sold many properties in Boulder County over the last 20 years, so becoming a Realtor just made sense.

For me, helping people is a pleasure and I am good at advocating for my clients whether they are buying or selling. One client in particular was very rewarding. They have a daughter with severe allergies related to household toxins. They needed help fast. I found them a nice home that had no allergens but did have all the features they wanted in a second home. It was wonderful to see everyone happy and healthy in their new Boulder home.

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It seems kids are learning academic skills sooner and faster than ever before, but is that enough to keep up with a highly competitive global economy? The next generation won't enter a world of 9 to 5 jobs they will retire from in 40 years. They will have to carve their own path. To do that, they'll need confidence, adaptability, appreciation and ingenuity. We encourage creative thinking, but it is time to push past that into actual creating. Maker Boulder is helping kids do just that. Maker Boulder is a growing community that hosts events throughout Boulder County, encouraging kid makers to leave their Boulder homes and join together to make something.

 

Most recently Maker Boulder held the Cardboard Challenge at Horizon’s K-8. 150 Boulderites

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RE/MAX Alliance and Koelbel and Company are excited to share updated plans of the 31 new homes priced from the low $500,000's up through $800,000 available at TrailCrossing at Lee Hill. This colorful 20 page detailed document shows room dimensions and options for every new North Boulder home that will be available. Whether you are looking for Flatirons views, 2 car garage, outdoor space or even up to 5 bedrooms, Coburn Architects have designed these homes to meet everyone's needs. 

 TrailCrossing is located at the base of Lee Hill Road in North Boulder. This section of Boulder is so beloved and unique, some residents like to consider it separate from Boulder proper despite its adjacent location within city limits. You know you’re there when the

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Hello, my name is Barb Passalacqua, and I am thrilled to join the team at BoulderHomeSource. Growing up in family of developers my infatuation with real estate began at an early age. My husband and I have bought and sold many properties in Boulder County over the last 20 years, so becoming a Realtor just made sense.

For me, helping people is a pleasure and I am good at advocating for my clients whether they are buying or selling. One client in particular was very rewarding. They have a daughter with severe allergies related to household toxins. They needed help fast. I found them a nice home that had no allergens but did have all the features they wanted in a second home. It was wonderful to see everyone happy and healthy in their new Boulder home.

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Eating fresh, organic, locally produced food is an ideal most of us would love to achieve daily. It can be done. There are ways to cut costs without cutting quality.

First, this is the perfect time of year to harvest food yourself. Places like Miller Farms offer tractor rides into fields where you can pick your own organic bounty right out of the ground. No tree hugging required, but bring a shovel or you may find yourself hugging the stalks of deeply rooted vegetables to no avail. For the best deal and great memories gather friends and go for the group discount. At Miller Farms each person can bring up to 5 bags of fresh produce home. 5 full bags is a lot of produce. A LOT! Be ready to freeze, can, cook and even gift the neighbors a bag because

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Like a lot of Boulder transplants, I grew up in a small town on the east coast. One year while I was in high school I visited Boulder with my family. As we drove over the last hill of Hwy 36 I experienced that quintessential moment so many Boulderites describe as Niwot's curse. I'd never been here before, but immediately I knew I'd found the mothership. At the tender, naive age of 17 I knew Boulder, Colorado was the best place to live in the world. I've seen a lot more of the world since then, but I still haven't changed my mind. Don't take my word for it. Check out some of Boulder's top rankings.

#1 Place to Start a Food Company ranked by Bandar Foods out of San Francisco...San Francisco for crying out loud! 

Bandar cites access to

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This coming weekend, Saturday & Sunday, October 11 & 12, is the last weekend to experience Open Studios from12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. each day.

Whether you are an art enthusiast or not, we invite you to experience Boulder's own Open Studios Fall Artist Tour - a unique and fun behind the scenes look at artists' crafts and lives. Meet talented local artists, learn about what they do, buy their art, and see their creative studios located in beautiful Boulder neighborhoods.  With 125 artists participating in over thirteen mediums, there is something to see for all.  

Artist Susie Levin

Can't decide which artists to visit?  Then check out the preview show at 2525 Arapahoe, Unit E31 (in the Village Shops just south west of Mcguckin's) which

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Saturday's game against Oregon State had fans on the edge of their seat right up to the very end. While Oregon's win 36-31, wasn't the outcome Buffalo fans were hoping for, it was a nail biter! Boulder didn't disappoint with a vibrant blue sky day. It reminded how fortunate we are to have a home in Boulder. It that has so much to offer its residents including football, sunshine and 70 degree temps in October.

For me, a CU alum, it was a very special game. While we've made our home in Boulder for over 20 years, it was my son's first college football game. He loved it almost as much I loved taking him. It brought up an important subject, not just football, breast cancer. The players wore pink shoe laces and pink accessories to raise awareness

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The Denver Post recently announced Quentin Tarantino will film his entire next feature "Hateful Eight" in Colorado. As photogenic as Colorado is, naturally it has been the setting for many famous Hollywood films. Can you guess the title of these films? Scroll down for the answers.

1. Based on a best selling novel, this apocalyptic fantasy begins on the east coast as most of the population is decimated by plague. Many of the remaining survivors find their way west to make a new home in Boulder, Colorado.

2. Written, directed and starred in by Woody Allen, in this science fiction comedy Woody's character is frozen and brought back to life 200 years later.

3. In this romantic comedy, Jennifer Garner's character looks for comfort following the

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