Colorado

Information about other cities in Colorado including real estate updates, home improvement and other tips.

Found 51 blog entries about Colorado.

Living in Colorado is all about the lifestyle and the many wonderful opportunities our communities offer. Whether you live in an urban community like Boulder or Denver, out in the vast plains of Keenesburg, the western slopes of Grand Junction, or in a resort town like Vail, the opportunities for excitement, adventure, and unique lifestyle are endless. With that in mind and the new year just a few days around the corner, here is our list of the best Colorado inspired New Year’s resolutions.

  1. Climb a 14er
    If you have not done it before, this is your year. Probably the most famous in our immediate area is Pikes Peak, but there really are lots of options you can choose from.  This is not something that can be done without a good deal of preparation,
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Work in Ft. Collins but have a meeting in Colorado Springs? Want to hit the slopes from your Boulder home in Dakota Ridge and make it to Vail within minutes? The dreams of Front Range commuters may be realized in the near future. 

Congratulations, Rocky Mountain Team!

The Rocky Mountain Team from the Colorado Department of Transportation and supporting partners (including engineering firm AECOM) have recently become one of ten finalists in the HyperLoop One competition. The hope is to reduce road congestion by adding a new mode of transportation called the Hyperloop. . 

CDOT Executive Director Drives in Colorado Traffic Too

The need for multiple modes of transportation is recognized by Shailen Bhatt, the executive director of CDOT. As the

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Interest rates are down and the value of homes in Boulder are steadily rising. If you are looking to make a change in to a new Boulder neighborhood, now is a great time to buy or sell. Times have changed, the holiday season is no longer the real estate dead zone. Here is why.

1. The School Year Doesn’t Rule Everyone

With more young professionals entering the market and a hefty number of baby boomers buying and selling, there are plenty of homebuyers who are not buying and selling around school schedules. 

2.  Motivated Sellers

Selling a home over the holidays isn’t always a choice. A seller motivated by a status change, job transfer or financial reasons means you could get a bigger bang for your buck. Since first time home buyers won’t

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Whether you're in Boulder or Arvada, Colorado there's always something to do nearby. You won't to miss out on these local Halloween events, check out what's happening near your neighborhood below!

Boulder

Munson Farm's Pumpkin Patch - Now-Oct 31, 9am-6:30pm – 7355 Valmont Rd, Boulder
If you are looking for the largest variety of winter squash, heirloom pumpkins, and other autumn goodies, visit Munson Farms! Enjoy picking from thousands of pumpkins and free hay wagon rides offered on the weekends.

Cottonwood Farm's Pumpkin Patch - Now-Oct 31 – 10 am-6pm- 1535 N 75th St, Boulder
Pick you own pumpkin and while you are there enjoy the animals, the authentic steam engine tractor, the straw bale maze and the corn maze at no charge. For $3 take a

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Kids Ski For Free

  • 2017/2018 EPIC Schoolkids Colorado Pack
    The Epic SchoolKids Colorado Pack is a free program for Kindergarten through 5th graders that provides four days of skiing and riding at each of the state's top-ranked resorts: Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, and Keystone. No purchase necessary! It also includes one free first-timer ski or ride lesson with equipment rental. Register before Oct 8.
  • 5th Grade Passport
    Colorado Ski Country USA's 5th grade Passport Program provides participants with three free days of skiing or snowboarding at each of our 20 member resorts. Ski all 60 days, or just a few; the 5th grade Passport opens up the best of Colorado to your child!
  • 6th Grade Passport
    Colorado Ski Country USA's 6th grade Passport
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Sunday, June 18 is the day to celebrate amazing father’s everywhere! This year make Father’s Day one that your dad will never forget. Colorado has amazing dad friendly events that will ensure your father will feel extra special on this special day.

13th Annual Father’s Day Car Show

This event takes place Sunday June 18th 9:00am- 3:00 at the Apex Center in Arvada, Colorado. On this Father’s Day bring your dad out to admire beautifully restored classic cars. The event is free to spectators and features music, food, family events, and more. For more information regarding the 13th Annual Father’s Day Car Show, located between the neighborhoods of Ralston Valley and Harvest Lane, visit their website here.

45th Annual King of the Mountain

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Colorado, the Centennial state, offers some of the most beautiful must see attractions in the world. From its mountain landscapes to its beautiful lakes Colorado has something for everyone. These seven attractions are the best that Colorado offers and belong on everyone’s bucket list!

1. Rocky Mountain National Park

Located a few miles outside of Estes Park, The Rocky Mountain National Park is one of the most popular parks in the nation. The park includes more than 100 mountain peaks over the grounds. Only a 40 mile drive from Longmont neighborhoods, it's amazing to see that the park also offers an array of wildlife such as elk, deer, and other woodland creatures.

2. Pikes Peak

You can’t come to Colorado without visiting its most famous

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CU Boulder Conference World Affairs

What is the Conference on World Affairs?

The Conference on World Affairs, or CWA for short, is a weeklong event featuring 200 panels, and over 100 speakers and performers touching on a wide range of topics from international affairs to pop culture. A typical panel discussion consists of 3-6 panelist, half experts, half non-experts, who are given a broad topic and are free to take their own direction, offering unique perspectives.

How can you attend the Conference on World Affairs?

All events at the CWA are free and students, faculty, staff, locals, and individuals from all around the world are welcomed and encouraged to attend. The 2017 CWA will be held on April 10-14, with most events being held on CU Boulder’s campus.

How did the

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It's been three years since Boulder and much of Colorado suffered from what meteorologists call a thousand-year flood. While most have recovered, many never returned to their homes. It was a great chance to see Colorado pull together to help each other. 

Here are some before and after of photos from our neighborhood in north Boulder. Click here to see a video of scenes from the flood.

An astounding 17.15 inches of rain - the equivalent of almost one year's worth of rain - fell on Boulder over an eight-day period in September.  It was an intense, emotional and historical eight days.  What we remember most from this unforgiving wrath Mother Nature played on us was the outpouring of support shown to one another by the people and

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Adopting the Habit

Passed in 2012 by Colorado voters, Amendment 64 allowed Colorado’s first recreational marijuana dispensaries to open in January 2014. In April 2016, 62 of Colorado’s 271 cities and towns and 22 of the state’s 64 counties have adopted some form of recreational marijuana regulation.  

Money Does Grow On Trees

Experts predicted millions in tax revenue, but when that number nearly hit one billion dollars for 2015 the whole country took notice. 24 states and DC have enacted laws to legalize medical marijuana and four states have legalized recreational use.

Not in My Backyard

The groundbreaking measure specifically left it up to individual towns and cities to decide whether marijuana businesses would be allowed. Towns like

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