Whether your dog is named Aspen, Cody or Chinook, we get it; he's your constant companion. You take them to the park and hiking all around the state. They’re with you when you call it a night and they’re the first face you see in the morning. So it makes sense that you’d want to take them around town with you, right? Lucky for you, Boulder is a fairly dog-friendly city, so … [Read more...] about Pups Welcome! Dog Friendly Stores, Bars, and Restaurants in Boulder
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.
Let’s face it. Sometimes you just need a day (or sometimes just a couple of hours) to relax, unwind and pamper yourself. So many of us here in Boulder lead a go, go, go lifestyle that we forget to take a little of that oh-so important “me time,” but finding a good massage therapist, aesthetician or spa can add another knot in your already tense back. Relax; we’ve done the leg … [Read more...] about Boulder Spas: Get Your Relaxation On
Something about this post makes me want to bust out a Macklemore song. Is it just me? Who says you’ve got to shell out the big bucks to look fantastic? Sure, big time shops and designer retailers want you to think that great fashion comes with a hefty price tag, but that is simply not the case! Savvy shoppers know that right now, thrift stores are a wealth of great finds … [Read more...] about Top Thrift Stores in Boulder
While I have a hard time equating downtown Boulder with "fashion," Boulder does have its own unique style. We keep the outdoor industry's hottest retailers showing record numbers year after year, from Patagonia to Prana and everything in between. But this Thursday, fashion comes back to Boulder for the third year in a row for Fashion's Night. Produced by Downtown Boulder, … [Read more...] about Fashion Hits Downtown Boulder this Thursday
Dad’s t-shirt drawer is overflowing, he has plenty of nice ties that he dreads putting on, he just bought himself a nice set of golf clubs and you really, really don’t want to resort to buying him socks. Now what? Thanks to Wishlist LLC, a Boulder-based company, you can sit back, relax and give Dad the best gift he has ever received with just a few clicks of the mouse. You … [Read more...] about Check Out Wishlist: A Boulder Experience-Based Gift Giving Site