Pied Piper Cafe

John Parker

Nov. 6, 2023

In the late 1950s, a tiny diner on The Hill called the Pied Piper was a hangout for CU students.

Half-Fast Subs on the Hill

Hill Eats

Feb. 1, 2020

The restaurant lineup on The Hill changes nearly as fast as the Colorado seasons.


How Tulagi Got Its Start

Oct. 1, 2019

During winter break 1971, around Christmas, a disheveled band took the Tulagi’s stage on The Hill. The heater was broken, the club was frigid, the crowd was small. One of the musicians strummed a banjo in gloves.

Hill Riot

Riot of '71

March 1, 2018

It was the worst Hill riot ever.

tepley house

A Houseful of Tepleys

Dec. 1, 2017

One house on The Hill. One family. Four generations of Buffs.

Sink burger

Letters – Winter 2013

Dec. 1, 2013

Thoughts and reactions from our readers.

five guys restaurant on the hill

Hope You're Not Over the Hill

Dec. 1, 2011

Lofts on The Hill on 13th Street, even with some letters missing on its sign, is a dramatic departure for The Hill, as it has commercial space (burger chain Five Guys) on the ground floor and residential units above. For decades The Hill has been the place for students to...

jones drug

Legendary Jones General Store Shutters

Dec. 1, 2010

After 108 years of serving loyal customers in Boulder, Jones General Store & Camera closed Sept. 30.