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 get your fresh eats for the week. Drop those at home or in your car, and then head back out with … [Read more...] about Heyo! Boulder Farmers Market Today
Shopping in Boulder
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.
Boulder has been named the city with the most beautiful people in the country. Statistics have shown it's also home to the smartest. So how do all we hot hip gorgeous Boulderites keep our wardrobes as beautiful and smart as we are? We make like Macklemore and buy used. Used clothing is the best way to have rocking style while staying ecologically smart (as well as economically … [Read more...] about First-Rate Secondhand Clothing Shops in Boulder
Boulder is rich in memories - ones your family and friends might want to take home. This means we've got quite the array of boutique-type shops for just those kinds of shopping specialties. Having waves of tourism passing through at all times means we've got lots of gifts being sold through these boutiques. Three of the most established, longest-running places to procure the … [Read more...] about Souvenir City: Destinations for Boulder-Themed Items
Beginning this past Saturday, April 4th, a stretch of 13th Street between Canyon and Arapahoe in downtown Boulder becomes a weekly haven for fresh produce-loving foodies and fun-loving families for the next eight months. The Boulder Farmers’ Market, which runs on Saturdays from April 4th to November 21st and on Wednesday nights from May 6th through October 7th, is renowned … [Read more...] about Open for Fresh! The Boulder Farmers’ Market is Back
In a week, we’ll all be waking up with turkey hangovers and more leftover stuffing than we know what to do with. More than a few of us will swear off pumpkin anything and everything for another year and still others will be nursing the emotional wounds of football losses. If that weren’t enough, the day after Thanksgiving is also the biggest shopping day of the year. Some … [Read more...] about Boulder Small Business Saturday: Avoid Black Friday and Buy Local