Author Archives: Tricia Fitzpatrick

  • Painting the Town: Portraying Boulder’s Essence

    When artist Peggy Sands entered the Elevations Credit Union mural contest, she was skeptical. So skeptical, she nearly ignored the call for entries to capture in art what she most loves about Boulder. The winning artist would paint the design on a beetle-kill wall in the newly remodeled Elevations Credit Union branch located on Boulder’s Diagonal Highway. Sands liked the

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  • The Heat Is On: Bike to Work Day

    Boulder's love of biking will show in a big way when locals of all ages pedal their way to work for Bike to Work Day 2016. And they likely will ride in droves -- no matter how hot it may be. Last June, 8,400 people are estimated to have ridden in Boulder on Bike to Work Day 2015, according to

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  • Father’s Day Fun In & Around Boulder

    Dad’s Day is unlike any other day of the year and this Sunday promises to be a gorgeous day to celebrate. Says one Boulder dad, “It’s a time when the kids take charge and treat their Dad to things he enjoys. Gifts aren’t even necessary, it's about family time where Dad gets to relax and have fun.” So here are

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  • SheSays Boulder: Goodbye Man’s World, Hello Diversity

    In the tech world, despite consistent gains by women, men still dominate center stage. But if the vision held by the organizers of SheSays Boulder comes to pass, the tech world will see a great many more women taking the lead. SheSays Boulder is a meetup group that started six years ago and today has about 1,500 members from the

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  • The Blues Are Bustin’ Out All Over

    Boulder Valley, get ready to get down. The blues are alive and kickin' at local music scenes all spring and summer. And when spiced with exceptional guitar solos, irresistible vocals and a jiving rhythm section laid on stage with more than 100 combined years of heartfelt angst and showmanship, it’s an enticing blues vibe you don’t want to miss. Boulder’s

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  • Tonight’s Best Bet: Food Lab Party

    Tonight, celebrate success Boulder-style with two locals as they honor the launch of their next ventures. Champagne will flow at the pristine new 2,708 square-foot Food Lab kitchen on east Pearl to toast local personal chef and Food Lab founder, Casey Easton, and Elephant Journal founder and first-time book author, Waylon Lewis. The party is a co-celebration of Easton’s realization

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  • Free Presentation: Help for Stressed-Out Parents

    Breathe, listen and say thank you. Those seemingly simple steps are key to the “mindful” approach to parenting that Dr. Kristen Race will present in "From Surviving to Thriving" on Jan. 27 at Boulder Country Day. More than 200 are expected to attend the free event, when Dr. Race draws on the latest brain research to show how mindfulness changes

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