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Places to Bike in BoulderBikes are popular in lots of the Front Range communities but they're special when it comes to Boulder, where biking is virtually a religion. People in Boulder give names to their bikes and fasten trailers to go grocery shopping. Even business is conducted from the saddle and one real estate company maintains a number of bikes to show customers around communities. There are approximately a hundred and fifty miles of bike trails and lanes around the city. Dedicated posts for locking up your bike are also installed.

Get ready to enjoy watching Boulder from the saddle of a bike; below are a few town paths. The Boulder Creek Path (7 miles long one-way) runs along the Boulder Creek from east to west. The trail starts off from Boulder Canyon, runs through

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BoYouth Hockey In Boulder, COulder County offers opportunities for you to play all the various forms of hockey, which includes ice hockey, roller hockey and field hockey. You would come across ice hockey rinks at YMCA of Boulder Valley Arapahoe Center, the City of Longmont Ice Rink, Boulder Valley Ice at Superior and the University of Colorado Ice Rink. Roller-hockey rinks include the ones by Gateway Park, Lafayette Recreation Facility and also The Hartman Inline Rink. If you are a keen hockey player, you'll have a huge amount of choices.

YMCA of Boulder Valley Arapahoe is a venue for pick-up hockey games. The game is meant for just about any level of playing abilities, no matter if you're a beginner or an advanced player. You must be over 18 years of age to play. The game costs

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Boulder Colorado has a unique mix of old and new architecture.  Many newly constructed homes and buildings in the area feature green innovations and hip designs.  The newer communities of popular neighborhoods like the Holiday Neighborhood feature their own distinct contemporary feel and sustainable designs for an affordable price.  The pictures below are just a few of our favorite examples of the innovative architectural elements from the Holiday Neighborhood located in North Boulder.

Check this out if you are interested in learning more about The Holiday Neighborhood in Boulder Colorado!

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Halloween is just two weeks away, and in the midst of finding that perfect costume, decorating your doorstep, and stocking up on treats for the little ghouls and ghosts you may also be searching for that perfect haunted house to give you the scare of the season. Colorado has some great Halloween attractions with a variety of themes that are sure to keep you screaming with fear and delight. These are a few haunted houses near Boulder that are worth a visit.

Glenwood Manor is located at 3200 28th Street in the heart of Boulder, Colorado. It is the only full-scale haunted house within the city limits of Boulder and has been running for several years now. Created by the group that ran the haunted house for Boulder High, this spooky spot is built out to look

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As is customary for this time of the year, the Boulder Valley real estate market has begun to settle-in for the fall and winter. Active listings continue to decline with the September/2012 inventory of single family homes being down 6% when compared to August/2012 for Boulder County. If that trend continues, active single family home listings for Boulder County at the close of 2012 will be approximately 1,137 (2011 ended with 1,121 active single family home listings).

Through September/2012 single family home sales for Boulder County are UP 22.87% when compared to September/2011 (2,519 vs. 2,050); attached unit sales are UP 23.24% (896 vs. 727); the market is UP 22.97%. For September/2012, the market was UP 14.69% when compared to September/2011.


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Boulder is no doubt one of the most beautiful cities in America with its natural amazing views, unique lifestyle opportunities, and mixture of old and new architecture.  This community has an interesting and artistic feel which is reflected in just about everything but especially in the design styles of newly constructed homes in Boulder.

Boulder luxury living can mean something different to everyone.  Homes here offers so many different living styles over a variety of terrain that both a two bedroom condo overlooking Pearl Street and a 10,000 square foot mansion up Sun Shine Canyon can be considered luxury living.

The market for luxury homes in Boulder hasn’t had lower prices in years as inventories are at an all time high. Many of these homes are

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Enjoy the spectacular fall weather, and hey, why not relax a bit by dining outdoors on the patio of one of Boulder's fabulous (and dare we say hip) restaurants, one of our favorite outings this time of year.   North Boulder boasts many great eateries with patios including Bacco Trattoria, DaGabi Cucina, Restaurant 4580 and Proto's Pizzeria.   Travel a bit south on Broadway and you'll find two of the Newlands neighborhood preferences, Radda Trattoria and The Hungry Toad.  

The Pearl Street Mall in Downtown Boulder offers many lively and desired options for outdoor dining pleasure. Centro, Salt, The Rio Grande, Brasserie 1010, Aji, Oak on 14th, and Bacaro all are fantastic choices.    Last, but certainly not least, we mustn't leave out these two Boulder

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One of our favorite ways to enjoy Boulder, especially during these beautiful crisp fall days, is hiking or running many of the great trails in and around Boulder.   Whether you are a beginner hiker or an advanced trail runner, there are an abundance of options for utilizing trails in and around Boulder.  

Flat trails on the grasslands east of Boulder such as the Bobolink, Dry Creek, Eagle, Cottonwood and Foothills trails offer great views and easy terrain. The close-in foothills and mountains offer more challenging trails such as Gregory Canyon (a personal favorite), Royal Arch, and Mesa Trail, all near Chautauqua Park.  

Alternatively, Mt. Sanitas, Enchanted Mesa, Shanahan, and Ann U. White are also popular trails.   If you don't mind driving, head

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You will not experience a lack of events to make your Boulder vacation in the fall a very memorable one. You will find ongoing community events in the area. Such events are art fairs, cultural festivals and markets taking place in wonderful spots such as downtown and also 29th St. It's likely that you'll find something special which matches your personal taste.

Awe-Struck Adventures' Bike to Farm Ride happens every Thursday until October 25. You may join local residents and site visitors at the same time for an interesting opportunity to experience a bike to farm dinner. The ride begins in downtown Boulder and follows the creek path most of the way to a beautiful farm. On selected days, there is also live music. The trip involves a tour of the

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How nice is it to log into your email and read the words "We couldn't be happier here!!."  

Our client Laura sent us an email to show the great improvements they have made on their house and share how happy they are in their new home, so I thought I would share how having vision when looking at a home can really add value and functionality.

The home is in the Boulder Country Club area and has a spectacular location.  One of the only draw backs was the back deck was not up to the ambiance of the rest of the house.  Here is the before picture:

Phil and Laura had the vision of what this back yard patio space could be and here is the result:

Wow, truly spectacular.  While they were at it they spruced up the front porch as well.


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