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Natural BoulderNearly 2.5 billion dollars are generated each year in the state of Colorado by the natural/organic food industry. A significant portion of that amount originates in Boulder. If you have any interest in becoming involved with that thriving industry, you’ve landed in the right spot! Boulder is often considered the epicenter of the natural food and product industry, boasting the highest per capital consumption of organic foods in North America!

Celestial SeasoningsBoulder’s movement for natural products started backin the 1800s with the opening of the holistic Boulder Sanitarium in 1896 at the base of Sunshine Canyon. Fast-forward to 1958 when the first “health food store” was opened by Hanna Kroeger and developed a devout following for years. In the late 1960s, Mo Siegel

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Boulder Book StoreBoulder, Colorado has a unique history that is intertwined with poetry and literature.  With such names as notable beatnik writers like Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, Ken Kesey, Amiri Baraka, and Anne Waldman, Boulder has become a center for modern day and historic literary culture.  In support of this cultural industry the Colorado University of Boulder and Naropa University offer some of the best writing programs the nation has to offer.  Boulder is also home to many independent bookstores that have helped to continue the traditions of Boulder’s written culture.  Here is a list of our favorite local bookstores in Boulder.

The Boulder Book Store is Boulder’s largest independent bookstore that carries over 100,000 titles and support local artists.  This

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Historic Mapleton HillBoulder, Colorado has a rich and interesting history that tells a story of how our community was brought into the modern era with the help of local prominent families and the mining and railroad industries.  By 1880, Boulder was a well established community that was to be the home of the State University.  Around this time the first permanent residential area for upper-class residents was established in what we now know as Mapleton Hill.  This land was purchased from the federal government by the Tourtellot and Squires families, years previous to this in 1858 for $5,500.  In 1888 Mapleton Hill was plotted out and mapped by The Boulder Land and Improvement Company which brought in several developers including H.M. Bradley, John G. Cope, Samuel C. Brown,

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Sledding In BoulderWell, we finally got some of the much needed snow we have all been craving this weekend, thank you Mother Nature!  It just doesn’t feel like winter in Boulder without snowcapped peaks and bundled up folks walking about.  Happy to have white on the ground, Boulder residents can expect to get between 7-10 inches of snow today.  Yay!  So how are you planning to spend this snowy Sunday?  If you are like most active snowbirds in Boulder you are more than likely going to get into your ski and snowboarding gear and head out for a day of sledding and adventure.  Here is our list of the best place to sled in Boulder.

By far the most popular and well known sledding hills are those of Chautauqua Park.  Located at 900 Baseline Rd, you can expect the main hill to be

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J Davis Builders Boulder ColoradoJ Davis Builders is a locally owned and operated custom builder and construction management company in Boulder, Colorado.  We are proud to endorse J Davis and love the work they have provided our company with over the years. Completing the renovations on our new office, J Davis Builders brought insight, efficiency and quality materials to our vision.  Click here to see picture of our new office space!

J Davis Builders offers construction management for commercial renovation and construction projects, new custom home builds, and residential enhancements.  Providing hands-on and detailed oriented services, J Davis Builders bring more than 22 years of experience to each project. Owner, Jeff Davis is personally involved with each project and oversees his

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CU Womens BasketballAlthough football is their official sport, now that it is over the University of Colorado at Boulder’s other sports programs are as alive as ever.  CU-Boulder is one of the most active college campuses in the nation.  Student who attend the university choose this school not only because of their academic programs but also for the athletic opportunities as well. The University of Colorado’s of Boulder campus offers a variety of sports programs for both men and women.  Students come from all over the country to play basketball, cross country, golf, skiing, soccer, tennis, track and field, volleyball, and of course football. The university has about 1,500 students who participate in the intercollegiate sports each year. 

The Colorado Buffaloes have a

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Boulder Public LibraryFor many people the library is not only an essential resource for knowledge but it is also an outlet to many other things likes children and adult reading and research programs, continued education, discussion groups, multi cultural groups, social events, and much more.  The Boulder Public Library offers these services for free to their public and plays an intricate part in the Boulder community.  We are proud to announce that the Boulder Public Library’s main building will be getting a facelift valued around $2.45 million dollars!  The areas that will see most of the renovations include the two first floors of the 1992 and 1974 buildings which house the Children’s and Teen, adult fiction, music and movie sections.

Getting involved with programs at one

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Boulder International Film FestivalLooking for something fun, artistic, educational, and truly unique to Boulder to do this Presidents weekend?  Then pick up your tickets in advance and head over to the Boulder International Film Festival.  This event has been named one the “25 Coolest Film Festivals” in the world and is expecting huge turn outs and great success this year just as with every year passed. 

Starting February 14th with a grand red carpet event, the Boulder International Film Festival will run through Sunday, February 17th 2013. Tickets are available to buy on-line at the Boulder Theater or can be purchased at the door for each venue.  Please note space is limited and if there is one event in particular that you have to see, buying ticket online is strongly recommended.

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4505 Comanche Dr #1

4BR/2BA Multi-Family
$2,500/month
Deposit: $4,000

Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 2 full
Sq Footage: 1,900
Parking: Covered and street
Pet Policy: No pets


We have a 4-5 bedroom home available for rent starting August 5th, 2013 in a conveniently located triplex near Baseline and Foothills. This home is just around the corner from Safeway, Deli Zone, and Subway.

The main floor has a huge living room with half bath, closet, and fully equipped kitchen.

There is plenty of street parking and 3 shared carports. Rent is $2500 and includes trash and water. Deposit is $4000. Application fee is $50. Tenants are responsible for gas, electric, internet, and cable. Please no pets.

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Economic Snapshot

A look at the current real estate market; provided by RE/MAX ALLIANCE-Dan Johnson

 February/2013

            The Boulder County real estate market continued its active pace in January/2013 as single family homes and attached unit sales outpaced January/2012 sales. Single family home sales were UP 20% (166 vs. 138). Attached unit sales were UP 29% (62 vs. 48). The collective market was UP nearly 23%. Sales figures for January/2013 approached January/2007 sales numbers.

            The inventory of available single family homes increased 5.77% at the close of January/2013 compared to the end of 2012 (861 vs. 814). Inventory levels will continue to grow as winter melds into spring and the real estate market gains momentum. Available

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