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Harvest season is here and the metro area offers several can’t miss opportunities to enjoy the great food Colorado has to offer.

Munson Farms – Conveniently located you'll find sweet corn, peaches, squash, U-Pick Flowers, tomatoes, beans and many other summer fresh veggies. Located at 75th and Valmont, Boulder. Open daily 9-6:30. 

Berry Patch Farms – You’ve never tasted berries likes these. It’s hard to keep any in the basket, because these ripened on the vine varieties are irresistible. Make sure you take enough home to make homemade jam. Located at 13785 Potomac St, Brighton. 

Miller Farms – Fill 5 bags of veggies per person including corn, potatoes, pie pumpkins, carrots and beets all while riding on a tractor enjoying Front Range views.

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To many folks Labor Day Weekend is a bittersweet end-of-summer weekend, to some it's the kick-off to football season, and to others it can be just a leisurely, lovely and long weekend to enjoy cook-outs, friends, family and down-time.  Boulder has many terrific opportunities to enjoy this last "official" end-of-summer weekend and here are a few of our favorite picks.  

  • CU Buffs Football - CU Buffs vs CSU Rams - Friday, August 29, 2014 at 7 p.m.  Sports Authority Field at Mile High, Denver, Colorado, or head to your favorite sports bar.
  • Boulder Farmer's Market - Saturday, August 30, 2014 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Central Park, Boulder  http://www.boulderfarmers.org
  • Boulder Outdoor Cinema - Saturday, August 30, 2014, sunset.  Bring your
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Boulder area schools are in full swing and back in action!  School playgrounds are filled with energetic and active kiddos. Families are walking hand-in-hand to and from school and it's a bit less challenging to find parking at Target.

BVSD continues to excel in comparison to the rest of state as seen by the latest standardized test scores. High school students tested particularly strong in math. The district also achieved gains in high school reading and writing from last year to this year.  Boulder Valley's composite ACT score was 23.5, up slightly from 23.4 the year before and well above the state average of 20.3.  Superintendent Messinger said the scores show the district "maintained its strengths." For full results go to:

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Just six months ago a flash flood dramatically impacted the community of Coal Creek Canyon. Roadways were washed away, homes were damaged and emotions were shaken. Within six months these strong residents have pulled together and found their new normal.

Although many routes may have changed due to the damage from the flood, photographers have found their way to the popular spots in this beautiful region.  Surrounded by the Rocky Mountain foothills, filled with scenic dirt roads and walked by the local critters (bears, elk, and even turkeys) there is never a shortage of amazing photo opportunities here beside the canyon walls.

Residents love this area for the epic views and small town feel tucked within the mountains. They have even

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What are you doing on Sunday, April 27th? Well, we can tell you what you could be doing. Head to Pearl Street in Boulder for the annual Tulip, Fairy and Elf Festival. The event takes place on the Pearl Street Mall between 13th and 15th Streets. A performance stage will be set up on the 1300 block of Pearl where entertainment will be scheduled throughout the day. The festival runs from 1pm-5pm. Remember, you can park in downtown Boulder’s parking garages free of charge every Saturday and Sunday!

Pearl Street Mall has been an important piece of Boulder’s history for decades. Luckily, we’ve come a long way from the rickety, wooden sidewalks put up by the original Pearl Street merchants. Today’s pedestrian mall is easy to navigate. Boulder historian Silvia

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World-renowned architect, author, and keynote speaker Sarah Susanka is known for her unique architectural designs and her vision for living life in the present. As she worked closely with many clients, listening to what they were looking for and noticing what they found truly appealing in a home, she developed an idea for an architectural design concept, which she has dubbed the “Not So Big” home theory. 

The idea behind this concept focuses on making life simpler and more efficient for homeowners who see quality of life and craftsmanship as more significant standards than square footage. Not at all the same thing as the “tiny house” or “pixy home” movement that some people find appealing, the Not So Big home theory simply does away with

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Construction barrels full steam ahead on the new Boulder Junction/Transit Station Village that is being developed at 30th Street and Pearl Street/Parkway. Offering mixed use accommodations, this area will feature condos, a hotel, retail shops, commercial real estate and more when completed! Innovations surrounding this “multimodal, transit-focused residential and commercial hub” (Daily Camera 4/8/2012) are expected to help further transform the City of Boulder’s growing real estate and transit industries.

Here are some progress pictures of the various new construction projects going on:

Depot Square at Boulder Junction will cover 3.28-acres and consist of a 60,000 sq. ft. underground Regional Transportation District Park-n-Ride bus station.

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According to an article published by The Denver Post, institutional investors, that is non-lender buyers who have purchased 10 or more homes over the past 12 months, have set siege on the Denver real estate market over the last year.  These findings were based on stats they acquired from RealtyTrac. The statistics also indicate a 20.1 % higher rate of institutional investment home sales during January 2014 occurred over the previous year during the same time.  The news comes in contrast to a 22 month low as of January for institutional investment purchases across the nation.

The Denver Post further reported that Ron Throupe of the University of Denver's Daniels College of Business, said that several institutional entities, mostly those that consist

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