Virginia Patterson on Pearl Street

A Boulder Legend

June 1, 2013

Virginia Wheeler Patterson's persistence and vision are two of the driving forces that have made Pearl Street the vibrant street scene it is today.

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Out West: Gregory Hinton

June 1, 2013

When Gregory Hinton came out as gay in 1975, one of his friends, a theology student, threatened to drive him from Boulder with whips and chains. Thankfully, his most moving memory is of support from his family.

mustard's last stand

Three Secret Sins of Boulderites

Sept. 1, 2012

Boulder residents have a reputation for being über health conscious, exercise-crazed and ultra-green. However, who wants to be perfect all the time? Here are three places where Boulderites can be downright sinful.

Lance gentry

Buff Tribute: Lance Gentry 1968 – 2012

Sept. 1, 2012

Lance Gentry oversaw the rise of Boulder-based Justin’s Nut Butter from a local farmers market product to a national natural foods brand.


Buffing up in Boulder

Sept. 1, 2011

Reasons Boulderites stay so fit.

al bartlett and lynn wolf

Open Space

Dec. 1, 2009

CU’s role in preserving Boulder’s greenbelt.

doug bamforth

Boulder Yard Yields Ancient Tools

June 1, 2009

Anthropologists often travel the world for their research, but this discovery involved just a six-block stroll from the Boulder campus: a rare stone tool cache containing traces of camel and other animal proteins from 13,000 years ago.

hosea rosenberg

"Top Chef" Sizzles in Boulder

June 1, 2009

Boulder chef Hosea Rosenberg became a “Top Chef” in February when he won Bravo TV’s reality competition, completing a 12-month season and beating out 16 others from around the country to win $100,000.

boulder historical photo

Celebrating 150 Years of Broadway Construction

June 1, 2009

Founded in 1849, Boulder joyously celebrated its 150-year anniversary on Feb. 10.

boulder panorama

You're Not in Colorado Anymore

March 1, 2009

A personal essay on taking Colorado for granted.