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‘Neighborhoods’ Archives

No Garbage for Bears

No Garbage for Bears

I have to admit I was a little shocked.  I got the report of a small black bear, brown in color, crossing Pearl near 5th St.  I went to investigate, to see what may have attracted the yearling bear to this part of town.  What I saw was alley upon [...]

Walk & Bike Month Holds ‘Park(ing)’ Spaces Day June 11

Walk & Bike Month Holds ‘Park(ing)’ Spaces Day June 11

On June 11th from 10 am – 2 pm, bicycle- and pedestrian-friendly Boulder businesses will commandeer 18 parking spaces on “Park(ing) Spaces Day.” Businesses and workplaces will transform a street or private lot automobile parking space into a [...]

Free Trees to Combat Global Warming

Free Trees to Combat Global Warming

Christopher Brown and Elizabeth Black, joint owners of Your Neighborhood Christmas Tree Farm, are pleased to announce that they once again have 200 small seedling trees to give away. Trees will be available starting at 7AM Saturday June 5th. The [...]

New 2010 Bicycle and Pedestrian Maps Available – Free!

New 2010 Bicycle and Pedestrian Maps Available – Free!

From a City of Boulder press release: With summer right around the corner, newly redesigned 2010 City of Boulder Bicycle and Pedestrian Maps are available and free to the public. The new maps are easy to read, small enough to fit in your [...]

Modest Steps for Uni-Hill

Modest Steps for Uni-Hill

Wholesale redevelopment of the University Hill commercial area appears to be off the table as stakeholders focus on clean up and code enforcement.  At a PLAN-Boulder forum last Friday (May 14, 2010),  a panel consisting of Molly Winter, executive [...]

Burrito Factory

Burrito Factory

Editor’s note:  Kit Basom originally wrote this piece to document the cross-cultural community support operating in the Orchard Grove Mobile Home Park.  It was used last summer in a fundraising effort and is reproduced here. I have never [...]

Boulder’s Secret Gardens

Boulder’s Secret Gardens

Get inspired on this year’s 8th Annual Whittier-Mapleton Hill Garden Tour. Join this self-guided walking tour of spectacular private gardens in one of Boulder’s most prized neighborhoods, the Mapleton Hill Historic District. As you tour, absorb [...]

Architects and Designers at Home tour April 24 and 25

Architects and Designers at Home tour April 24 and 25

Historic Boulder is offering an opportunity to see inside the homes of Boulder's innovative architects. The tour is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 24 and Sunday, April 25. Tickets for the Tour are $12 for Historic Boulder [...]

Floral Park: Boulder’s “Little Russia”

Floral Park:  Boulder’s “Little Russia”

In 1940, eight Boulder professors pooled their resources and purchased a complete undeveloped block in the recently platted lots south of Chautauqua.  Their plan was to build their houses around a shared common space, providing a larger outdoor [...]

Blue Line Poll: How Big is Too Big?

Blue Line Poll:  How Big is Too Big?

On April 1, the City of Boulder’s Planning Board, in a series of 4-3 votes, set the stage for 4-story buildings on the south side of Canyon adjacent to the city park and a residential neighborhood. City staff had recommended changes to [...]

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