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Cindy Carlisle, city’s growth issues motivate her to return to council chambers

Cindy Carlisle, city’s growth issues motivate her to return to council chambers

Candidate Cindy Carlisle at a recent candidate forum When Cindy Carlisle first served on the Boulder Council, she helped enact a “Bubble Zone” ordinance. The ordinance, which went to the U.S. Supreme Court where it was upheld, enforced a [...]

Preservation Leadership Forum | L.A.’s Older Neighborhoods Get Relief from Development Pressure

Preservation Leadership Forum | L.A.’s Older Neighborhoods Get Relief from Development Pressure

"In late March of this year the Los Angeles City Council adopted two Interim Control Ordinances (ICOs) intended to provide a cooling off period for neighborhoods under assault by out-of-scale single-family residential development. "Los Angeles’ [...]

“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 [...]

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 [...]

What Makes a Bee-keeper, Market-gardener, or Chicken-keeper a Good Neighbor? Please let me know!

What Makes a Bee-keeper, Market-gardener, or Chicken-keeper a Good Neighbor? Please let me know!

flickr creative commons https://flic.kr/p/6SNbg8 All images courtesy Elizabeth Black unless otherwise indicated During their January retreat, Boulder’s City Council decided to proceed with a two-year long Cottage Foods for Boulder Pilot [...]

Fun Events to Celebrate NoBo Little Libraries

Fun Events to Celebrate NoBo Little Libraries

Visit Lucky's Market this coming weekend for some real good fun, food, music, community and, of course, books! Saturday, September 22, from noon until 4 p.m., Lucky's will host a barbecue with all proceeds going towards the cost of the first [...]

North Boulder Gets a (Little) Library

North Boulder Gets a (Little) Library

One of Boulder's Little Libraries North Boulder residents are gearing up to express their desire for a library in their neighborhood. Since 1998, a branch of the Boulder Library was promised at a location owned by the city. Initial funding was in [...]

Big Changes for the Boulder Junior Academy Site

Big Changes for the Boulder Junior Academy Site

The Boulder neighborhood group Friends of Mt. Sanitas would like you to know that once again, the former Boulder Junior Academy property at 2641 4th St. is facing a new round of changes. Tucked against the base of the Mt. Sanitas trailhead on [...]

Blue Over Crystal Gray

Blue Over Crystal Gray

My beautiful, good friend Crystal leaves stylish council shoes that will be very hard to fill. She is a fierce activist and a neighborhood-loving downtown denizen. She is indomitable, optimistic and a force of nature. I’ve often joked to people [...]

Doing Things the Old-fashioned Way

Doing Things the Old-fashioned Way

Upon our arrival home a few moments ago, we found the following note by our front door included in a nice little gift: Hello Youngs! I snuggled in bed yesterday a.m. longer than usual, enjoying the warmth of the down; but also thinking about [...]

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