All Blog Entries by Cyndy Hinkelman-Smith

Cyndy Hinkelman-SmithA Boulder resident since 1964 and owner of Boulder RE/MAX Alliance, Cyndy was previously a certified Residential Specialist. Prior to owning the Boulder office, she was a broker associate at RE/MAX Realty Consultants where she was a member of RE/MAX 100% Club, past president of the Board of REALTORS®, and recipient of the Boulder Area REALTOR® of the Year award.  Be sure to like us on Facebook!

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Where Are the Best Memorial Day Events in Boulder, CO?Across the country, Memorial Day Weekend is often considered to be the official kick-off to the summer season. In Boulder, there are many community happenings that take place on this long holiday weekend. The events vary from year to year, but they can include parades, festivals and outdoor activities.

These are a few of the best Memorial Day Events that take place in Boulder, CO:

Picnic at One of Boulder's Great Parks

Don't feel like the crowds of the Boulder Creek Festival or the Bolder/Boulder sound appealing to you? Then how about a picnic in the park with friends and/or family, what a better way to seize the day in a relaxing way. Chautauqua Park, North Boulder Park and Foothills Community Park are a few of our favorites parks all

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The Best Earth Day Events in Boulder, ColoradoAs a community that is passionate about outdoor recreation and active lifestyles, the residents of Boulder often come together to celebrate Earth Day. There are many unique happenings and events that center around this eco-friendly holiday. Here's a few of the 2019 Earth Day events in Boulder, CO:

Earth Day Birthday Party in Boulder

The Earth Day Birthday Party in Boulder will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on April 20 at McGuckin Hardware. It is a free, family-friendly event that will feature eco-friendly giveaways as well as product demonstrations. Some of the favorite activities at this event include the Seed Swap and the E-Go Mower demonstration. Event attendees will have the opportunity to explore and experience the various Earth-friendly

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The Best Boulder St Patricks Day EventsCelebrated on March 17 every year, St. Patrick's Day is the traditional Irish holiday that has extended well beyond the green pastures of Ireland and into the fabric of communities around the country. Boulder is no exception, as this city loves to become Irish for the day every year on St. Patrick's Day.

Looking to celebrate this year in Boulder and find out if you have the luck of the Irish? These are the top St. Patrick's Day events to choose from:

St. Patrick's Day Fun Run at the Boulder Reservoir

The St. Patrick's Day Fun Run at the Boulder Reservoir is the most recent addition to the traditional St. Patrick's Day festivities in the city. This year's fun run will take place at 9 a.m. on March 17 at the Boulder Reservoir. Participants are

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Historic Mapleton HillReal estate in Boulder, 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 the historic neighborhood of 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.

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It is our pleasure to support local artisans and craft folk. Here a few recommended and fun holiday Arts & Craft Fairs coming up in and around Boulder.

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Firefly Handmade Holiday Market - Friday through Sunday, December 6-8, 2013. Featuring 80+ Colorado artisans. 1600 Pearl Street, downtown Boulder.

ARTastic Market - Friday, Dec 6, 2013, 11:30a.m.-2:30p.m. One-stop, shop your heART out holiday gift market. Horizons K-8 School, 4545 Sioux Dr., Boulder

Winter Farmer's Market and Holiday Gift Show - Saturday & Sunday, December 7 & 8 , 2013. Colorado handcrafted gifts, goodies and local food, brought to you by the producers of the Boulder and Longmont Farmer's Market. Boulder County

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Blending an eclectic mix of homes, capacious lots with mature trees, and close proximity to restaurants, retail, trails, schools, RTD and much more, the homes for sale in Moore's neighborhood are some of Boulder's most beloved.  

Originally settled in the 40's and 50's, homeowners in Moore's were drawn to it's pastoral feel with larger parcels not only for their homes, but also for their horses, chickens, goats, gardens and workshops. Today, Moore's offers an infusion of architectural styles including original bungalows, remodels and pop-tops, and stately newly-built homes.  The larger lots of these homes in Boulder, Colorado remain with most boasting 1/3 to 1 acre. Seeing a strong revival over the past fifteen years, stakeholders in Boulder's

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Art By: Millicent Kang

One of our favorite art-happenings in Boulder, the Open Studios Fall Artist Tour! This event is taking place this weekend and next, October 5 & 6 and 12 & 13, 2013 at the Museum of Boulder, which is located between the neighborhoods of University Hill and Whittier. Featuring over 100 extremely talented and prized artists in our community, Open Studios is a wonderful opportunity to meet the artists in an intimate setting, most often in their homes or studios. This is a special occasion because many of the artists offer demonstrations and will chat with you about their art. It is also a great opportunity to buy the artists work directly from them.

A few of our favorite artists, including friends and neighbors, participating

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ItalyBonjorno!  The Smith family recently returned from a fabulous, fun and adventure-filled trip to Italy.  Everything everyone says about Italy is true - it is a country that oozes with history, rustic charm, incredible beauty, and an extreme passion for living.    Italy is a wonderful country to visit because the people of Italy love community, food, beauty, and celebrate life to it's fullest every day.      From the mid evil Tuscan hill towns of Sienna, San Gimignano and Volterra, to the countryside filled with vineyards, to the scenic sea side towns of the Cinque Terra, and last, but not least, to the historically rich cities of Venice, Florence and Rome, Italy spreads it's charm and loveliness every place you encounter.  Richness in detail is seen…
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Chautauqua BoulderOne of Boulder's special cultural gems is the Colorado Music Festival held every summer at the historic Chautauqua Auditorium. Currently under the direction of maestro Michael Christie, the festival is a vibrant and joyful way to experience classic, and occasionally modern, orchestra concerts in Boulder. The Colorado Music Festival (CMF) states that their mission is "To inspire and connect community members of all ages by providing access to the best of the world's music through education and performance." After attending a recent concert, we feel they have met and exceeded their mission!

ChautauquaThis summer talented artists including Lara St. John, Olga Kern, and Johannes Moser join the CMF to help create magic and delight on stage. "Together we will celebrate

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"Where 'objects trouves' (personal treasures) are the everyday!!!!" If you're a fan of the television show Flea Market Flip on HGTV like we are, then you'll flip for "A Paris Street Market" in Boulder - an open air vintage, antique and artisan market held at Twenty Ninth Street mall. We happened upon the market recently (June 1st) and discovered super cool, one-of-a-kind treasures and gifts for the home, yard, wardrobe, and well actually for just about any area of life that needs enhancing. Just a few examples of items for sale include antique, rustic and refurbished furniture, classic kitchen ware and textiles, vintage cowboy boots and refurbished clothing, french country linens and things, hand-made bags, lovely venerable and hand-crafted jewelry,

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