Author Archives: Micali Rastrelli

  • Sacred Rides Boulder: taking mountain biking to a whole new...

    The great outdoors. Here in Colorado, we have some of the most gorgeous scenery nature has to offer right on our doorstep. You can hike it, bike it, raft it or ski it, but sometimes, the tedious task of planning the trip is what gets in the way. Which trail to take? How much food and water to bring? Will

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  • Rockies Promising Season Takes a Big Hit

    A couple of weeks ago, a story about the Rockies would have been awesome. Full of high-fives and purple pride and hopes of a visit to Rocktober. They were on a seven game win streak and then two more six game win streaks in June. They had gone 3-1 against the reigning World Champion Chicago Cubs, swept division rival San

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  • 15th Annual Whittier Garden Tour is Here and Better Than...

    It's that special time again! Whittier International Elementary School is proud to host the 15th annual Whittier-Mapleton Garden Tour. Located in the historic and beautiful Mapleton Hill neighborhood of downtown Boulder, the Garden Tour is a tradition you won’t want to miss. Boasting 140 year-old trees, roses of every hue, exotic plants, terraced landscapes, and stunning architecture across eight different

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  • Five Ways to Make This Mother’s Day Special

    There are people that come in to our lives and change our world forever. That have made a positive impact we could never hope to repay. For most of us, one of those such people is the woman who brought us into the world. Our mother. Mother’s Day is less than a week away, and while one day a year

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  • Broncos 2017 Draft Pick Garett Bolles Brings New Hope for...

    Some dreams came true and some were undoubtedly crushed as the 2017 NFL Draft kicked off Thursday evening. We know some Broncos fans were pulling for Colorado native and Stanford standout running back, Christian McCaffrey, to be hoisting the orange and blue No. 1 jersey -- but he was taken by Carolina 12 picks before the Broncos were up. However,

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  • Eight Colorado Players Have Make-or-Break Weekend at the...

    Becoming an NFL player is one of those dreams little kids have right alongside “astronaut” and “ballerina.” Except making it to the NFL is even harder than being sent out into space. Of the roughly 1,085,272 athletes who play high school football across the nation, 6 percent make it to the collegiate level. Of those who play in college, 1.7

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  • Spend this Valentine’s Day with a...

    Valentine’s Day is perhaps the most love-to-hate holiday of all time. For the last month, you have been accosted by pink fluffy bears and heart-shaped chocolate on your weekly grocery-store trip. V-Day is still a week away, and you're already sick of it. Maybe that’s because you and your partner find it contrived -- but more likely it’s because you

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