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Rolling Stones Coming to Colorado

August 9th, 2019

The Rolling Stones: 2019 No Filter tour is coming to Denver Saturday, August 10th at Broncos Stadium. Tickets start at $125 and go up to nearly $2,000 if you want to get up close and personal with the band. The band was originally scheduled to play in May, but had to postpone due to medical issues from Mick Jagger. Denver-based band Nathaniel Rateliff and The Night Sweats will be opening for the Rolling Stones. Front runner Mick Jagger seem to be ready for the tour, as seen by his Instagram post in May. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Mick Jagger... Read More

ARISE: A Transformative Colorado Festival of Yoga and Music

August 9th, 2019

Community and healing: those are the words that come to mind when partaking in your first yoga-music festival. For anybody that’s been to ARISE before, they’ll likely know what I’m talking about. Nestled between the rolling green foothills of Loveland, Colorado is Sunrise Ranch—an ideal location for an event such as this. Whether you come predominately for the yoga or the music alone, you’ll get a wide variety in both realms. From folk, funk, and electronic to vinyasa flow and AcroYoga, there’s a plethora of activities to choose from over the course of three days. What’s unique... Read More

Tarantulas Crawling Through Colorado

August 8th, 2019

Every year, thousands of tarantulas migrate to Colorado in search of mates, generally showing up in La Junta and southeast Colorado towards the end of August. The male spiders are searching for female mates that burrow in the Colorado prairies. The city of La Junta lists some tips for seeing the hoards, including: September is the ideal time of year to view the tarantula migration – specifically around September 10. There will still be some in October, and some are crawling about before that. Venture out on a day that is warm, and preferably not too windy. Some tarantulas will be active in late... Read More

Longhorn Gets Loose!

August 6th, 2019

A longhorn steer got loose on Friday during the Ride for the Brand Cattle Drive. The steer managed to escape while being transported and nervously ran into the downtown street. The street was crowded with people, none of whom got hurt, as the steer raced towards a building. Spectators were mix of terrified and screaming and attempting to help the handler, who followed the animal on horseback to attempt to lasso it. The video below shows a close-up of the scene.  Read More

Boulder #1 in Nation for Real Estate Stability

August 3rd, 2019

According to a recent study done by SmartAsset, Boulder has ranked #1 in the nation for real estate stability based on over 25 years of data. The study analyzed metro areas based on home growth and the likelihood that a home would decline by 5% or more over a 10-year span. Todd Crosbie, a real estate consultant in Boulder, says there are a number of factors for why Boulder was rated so highly. “The foundation, number one, is the college,” Crosbie explained. “There’s always people coming in and out. Second is the career opportunities Boulder represents. It’s very heavily laden with technology.... Read More

Top 5 Colorado Dispensaries

July 2nd, 2019

With so many dispensaries to choose from, it can be overwhelming to figure out which one is best for you. To simplify things, we’ve pulled together a list of the top 5. 1. Green Solution Green Solution is a chain of family-owned dispensaries; you’ve probably seen them around. This is the best option if you’re looking to order online and do a quick pickup. Ordering online also gives you a 10% discount–though weigh your options, because some of their products are pricier than at other dispensaries. 2. Green Dragon Green Dragon was voted #1 recreational marijuana dispensary... Read More

Top 3 Things to do in Wheat Ridge

June 10th, 2019

Motto: “People Create the Quality of Their Government – Through Participation or Neglect” 1. Take a risk at Lakeside Amusement Park The family owned amusement park, home to Cyclone Coaster, Wild Chipmunk Coaster, Zoom Drop Tower is the cheaper alternative to Elitch’s, with notoriously older, bumpier, and fun-ner rides. Locals know this is the amusement park to go to if you’re looking to avoid outrageous lines and expensive food. Lakeside has been in operation since 1908, and generations of Coloradans have been coming ever since. 2. Go antiquing at the Brass Armadillo With... Read More

Top 3 Things to do in Golden

June 10th, 2019

Motto: “Where the West Lives” 1. Coors Brewery Tour To see how the iconic ‘cold as the Rockies’ beer is brewed, check out the Coors Brewery Tour in Golden. The thirty minute tour shows the malting, brewing and packaging processes, as well as a look at the history of the brewing company. Those 21 and over can enjoy free samples. For more information and to get tickets, visit their website. 2. Visit the Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave   This tourist attraction brings in over 400,000 visitors a year who are eager to see the museum and grave of Buffalo Bill. Buffalo Bill... Read More

Colorado Visitors Surprised by Wild Wedding Guest

May 24th, 2019

A couple from Illinois visited Rocky Mountain National Park this week to get married and were startled when a moose came into view in their snowy May background. The couple made several attempts to take pictures and say their vows, but the stubborn guest continued to meander closer and closer. The couple said that they had never seen a moose before, and their photographer noted that the couple was terrified; she kept trying to get them to pay attention to their pictures, but they were in awe of the wildlife. The surprise guest and late spring snowstorm led to some stunning wedding pictures for... Read More

Gender Equality Mechanics–Bikes Together

May 21st, 2019

Bikes are a splendid example of a thing that unites a community and offers a network of caring and support. Cities that plan and build for bicycle transit have a higher quality of life. People that ride bikes are happier than those that don’t. Bikes are the closest thing we can get to human-powered flight. This last statement is subjective, but I stand by it. Bikes are not God per se, but they are goddamned fun! This premise might come across as a bit hokey; clearly, bikes are not omniscient deities. But I really do believe in the power of bikes to do really important things in the world. For... Read More