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An Unconflicted Mountain Biker/Hiker

An Unconflicted Mountain Biker/Hiker

Should mountain bikes be allowed in City of Boulder Open Space in the West TSA?  The Community Collaborative Group (CCG) will be discussing this, the issue that has generated the most controversy in the current planning process for use of our [...]

Smart Regs: A Conflicted Landlord’s Perspective

Smart Regs:  A Conflicted Landlord’s Perspective

I own two small buildings within the Mapleton Hill Historic District--both acquired over 30 years ago with the intention that the income from them would support me in my old age (having neither a husband nor a corporate  retirement plan). With that [...]

Why Does My Neighborhood Look the Way It Looks Today?

Why Does My Neighborhood Look the Way It Looks Today?

Have you ever wondered why the Whittier neighborhood has more mixed housing types than the Mapleton neighborhood north of Mapleton (along Maxwell, Concord and Dewey)?  Both areas were originally built with mostly smaller houses that served shop [...]