It’s no secret that college is insanely expensive and college students are often on a tight budget. Fortunately, there are plenty of places offering student discounts around Boulder. Always be sure that you bring your valid student ID whenever you’re looking to score a discount — and happy saving!
Summers are bustling in Louisville. Best of all, most of the fun will cost you nothing (or the price of a drink or food). We took a look at our friendly neighbors and found plenty of free things to do for the entire family. This way, the next time you want to skip town, you don’t have to skip far or spend much to find the fun!
It’s that wonderful time of year again – Farmers Market season. Farmers Markets in Boulder are definitely much more than just a place to grab produce. It’s an opportunity to support local farmers and small, local businesses. Often, you’ll find unique, hard to find fruits and vegetables that can’t be found in your typical grocery store.
Plus, there is so much more than just product at Boulder farmers markets. You’ll find fresh flowers and plants, prepared foods, drinks, artisan crafts, jewelry, clothing, and more. Even if you’re not shopping for food, you can find activities for the kids, live music, free samples, and food drinks.
Just because vegans forego animals doesn’t mean they’re not looking for a good time, good food, and a good deal. So many times, happy hour menus are flooded with chicken wings, sliders, and cheese-laden nachos. Fortunately, there are some Boulder hot spots that offer vegan-friendly delicacies for your after work delights.
Breakfast can be a tricky meal for vegans when dining out. Usually breakfast and brunch menus are dominated with bacon, breakfast sausage, eggs, and even sweet options, like French toast and pancakes, made with milk and eggs. While a bowl of fruit is nice, sometimes you want a hearty, savory option that are meat-eating friends enjoy. Fortunately, there are plenty of spots right in Boulder that offer tasty vegan breakfast options. (Note: Anytime you’re ordering, it’s always helpful to mention to make it vegan.)
Boulder is home to many awesome companies making healthy, delicious foods right here in our own backyard. Opting for one of these nearby businesses gives us a chance to support our Boulder community and savor something local at the same time. This week, we’re checking out Blue Moose of Boulder.
Have a Boulder-based brand you absolutely love? Let us know about it and why they’re great in the comments.
Boulder may be 4,393 miles from Dublin, but that doesn’t mean we can’t have some fun on St. Patrick’s Day. Whether you’re looking to get artistic, listen to Irish music, dine on authentic food, or have a drink, here are some fun Irish-themed activities to do to celebrate.
World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade: Conor O’Neill’s (1922 13th St., Boulder, 303-449-1922) is hosting their annual “world’s shortest parade” at noon on March 12th. Following the parade, the pub will have Irish dancers and live acoustic music from Troy Clayton 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
March 1st is National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day. Yes, there is pretty much a holiday for every food. But hey, who are we to turn down a reason to celebrate? If you adore the creamy, nutty goodness, we’ve found eight spots in Boulder to enjoy a peanut butter focused dish and embrace the holiday. From savory to sweet, breakfast to dessert, whether gluten-free or vegan, we’ve got you covered with a delightful peanut butter treat. We’ve even got a little something for our beer enthusiasts because it is Boulder after all.
Boulder and beer are synonymous for a reason – we make great craft beer just as much as we love drinking it. Whether you’re looking to learn more about the brewing process or just get a deeper look into how a brewery works, taking a tour is a great option. To make things even sweeter, these Boulder breweries offer a tour of their facilities for free.
Chocolate is the obvious star of Valentine’s Day with more than 58 million pounds of it being sold during the week of the holiday. While I love to eat a good piece of chocolate, as a beer lover, there’s nothing better than drinking it instead. These Boulder County breweries are serving chocolate the best way there is — in a tasty craft beer.