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‘Neighborhoods’ Archives

Redeveloping the Boulder Community Hospital Site

Redeveloping the Boulder Community Hospital Site

The most important task of the urbanist is controlling size. —David Mohney As owners of the Boulder Community Hospital (BCH) site bounded by Broadway, Alpine, 9th Street, and Balsam, the City of Boulder has a golden opportunity to demonstrate [...]

Al Bartlett’s Legacy

Al Bartlett’s Legacy

On Tuesday (Nov. 1), City Council will consider landmark designation for the home of the late Albert and Eleanor Bartlett. Their children have generously applied to landmark the 99-year old home, preserving their parent's legacy forever. [...]

“The Belonging Revolution” Sweeps Through Longmont, Neighborhood by Neighborhood

“The Belonging Revolution” Sweeps Through Longmont, Neighborhood by Neighborhood

Longmont condos (photo by Sam Cox flickr creative commons https://www.flickr.com/photos/sammcox/9314642210/) At a PLAN-Boulder County forum on the evening of Monday, March 16, 2015, Longmont community activist Dan Benavidez (who is also a [...]

Trees Are Key at Boulder Junction

Trees Are Key at Boulder Junction

In recent years, a portion of the eastern part of Boulder, near 30th Street and Pearl Parkway, has become a popular site for the city’s start-up companies. But with its large blocks and scarce roadway connections, this part of the city, [...]

Good Neighbor Tips for Cottage Food Producers

Good Neighbor Tips for Cottage Food Producers

Thanks to all of you who sent in your thoughtful suggestions about what should be on this list of “Good Neighbor Tips” for folks who will be selling fresh produce and cottage foods from their homes, under a proposed Cottage Foods for Boulder [...]

Apartment Developers Are Busy in Boulder

Apartment Developers Are Busy in Boulder

Violet Crossing apartment complex construction site, north Boulder Boulder residents are likely to have noticed the amount of apartment construction underway in the city. All that development is no fluke; apartments are among the most popular [...]

Misconceptions of Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s “Two-Strike Policy”

Misconceptions of Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s “Two-Strike Policy”

Adult male black bear “#720” as it was relocated on 8/18/2013. Bear 720 was later killed by CPW on 9/6/2013. (Photo courtesy Jason Duetsch) Nowhere in Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s (CPW) directive on black bear incidents does the phrase [...]

The Way Up There

The Way Up There

Boulder Canyon road and tracks, c 1909-1923 (tracks were removed in 1920) Carnegie Library This morning, this seventh day of September of 2013, well after the Flood, the road up the Canyon to Nederland is reopened. The way up there…. I think [...]

More About Theatres

More About Theatres

In Memory of Professor Ralph Crosman Dean of the College of Journalism University of Colorado 1946 Boulder has, I think, ten stages on which I could produce a play—if I had to—and I don’t, thank heaven. I could list my count of ten, but [...]

Attention Walmart Shoppers: Take the Blue Line Poll

Attention Walmart Shoppers: Take the Blue Line Poll

B137 at English Wikipedia , via Wikimedia CommonsThe upcoming opening of a Walmart store in Boulder has provoked strong reactions in the community. Please let us know how you feel about Walmart coming to Boulder. Take the anonymous Blue Line poll in [...]

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