I’ve never understood standing in line at pre-dawn hours at some big box store on the Friday after Thanksgiving just so I could be the first to get a TV or toy for super cheap. Yes, even before the Internet. For me, I’m wiling to pay a little extra to
One cannot live by spectacular outdoor recreation and fantastic food alone. Sometimes, you’ve got to shop. Fortunately, Boulder has you covered in the shopping department as well.
As expected, we’ve got your hipster vintage clothing stores, independent book stores, and (of course) the Apple Store. But what will surprise you about Boulder is the lack of the “same ol’ same ‘ol” when it comes to just about every category of shopping destination you can imagine.
In the heart of downtown Boulder is the Pearl Street Mall, a four block pedestrian shopping, dining, and entertainment zone free from cars and full of fun. This part of Pearl is a historic district, housing many of the the oldest buildings in Boulder — and some of the best shopping anywhere. But don’t forget the Twenty Ninth Street shopping district, which houses some of the world’s favorite retail brands, including Macy’s, the aforementioned Apple Store, and coming in 2013 — Trader Joe’s.
I sit in front of a computer screen 8-10 hours a day, writing, reading, coding, editing, and email. My career relies heavily on my brain and I will never complain about that. But because I spend so much time online and in one stationary position most days, I love working
I don’t know about you, but this holiday season cannot come fast enough for me this year. I’m yearning for twinkling lights outlining homes and bright ornaments festooning pine trees. I want the warmth and cheer that the holidays bring after an exhausting, intense October and November. I know I’m
’Tis the season for gift-giving, but instead of battling crowds at large chain stores, consider shopping local this year! Boulder is filled with so many wonderful businesses and restaurants, it’s easy to find the perfect gift for the range of people in your life. Check out these Boulderific gift ideas that will
If you’ve ever found yourself perusing Pearl Street Mall between Broadway and 13th Street, chances are you’ve had your eyes caught by an inviting, visually arresting set of window displays. Below the store’s blue and white striped awnings, Peppercorn’s large, ever-changing displays will grab your attention, pique your interest, and make
Yep. Wednesdays at the Boulder Farmers Market are back on Wednesdays effective TODAY! Now that’s a pretty neat reward to get you over the hump this hump day. Here’s what this means. From 4-8pm (you know, after you’re done at the office) you can head over to the market and
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