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Ed Jabari, engineer and social activist says he’s a unique combination of left and right brain thinking

Ed Jabari, engineer and social activist says he’s a unique combination of left and right brain thinking

Candidate Ed Jabari has long been an environmental activist. He runs The Secret Garden, a garden and community gathering space in north Boulder. (Photo courtesy Ed Jabari) Ed Jabari’s first brush with activism happened when he was an [...]

Bill Rigler, Naropa’s university relations director wants to bring mindful leadership to council

Bill Rigler, Naropa’s university relations director wants to bring mindful leadership to council

Bill Rigler, right, gives the "Best Young Rider" jersey to Tejay van Garderen in the inaugural USA Pro Challenge in 2011. That year, Millennium Promise, a nonprofit Rigler worked for, was the official charity of the race (photo courtesy Bill [...]

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 [...]

Violet Crossing to Add Nearly 100 Rental Units

Violet Crossing to Add Nearly 100 Rental Units

At a PLAN-Boulder County forum on Friday, June 28, Terry Palmos, Vice President of Palmos Development Company, described the “Violet Crossing” project that his company will soon start building on four and a half acres in north Boulder. [...]

No Agricultural Easements Inside Boulder

No Agricultural Easements Inside Boulder

Setting aside large parcels of land in the center of a city for agricultural purposes is bad for sustainability and not in line with the mission of Boulder's Open Space program. I am referring in particular to the proposal to purchase a permanent [...]

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 [...]

Can a Housing First Project Be Developed with Minimal Controversy?

Can a Housing First Project Be Developed with Minimal Controversy?

Housing First PLAN-Boulder Forum, May 7 (photo from student website http://www.yourhousingfirst.weebly.com/ ) At a PLAN-Boulder forum on the evening of May 7, 2012, a class of seven graduate students in the Urban and Regional Planning Program at [...]

The 1175 Lee Hill Homeless Housing Controversy: Reflections on a Public Hearing

The 1175 Lee Hill Homeless Housing Controversy: Reflections on a Public Hearing

On March 20th, the Boulder City Council held a public hearing on the controversial 1175 Lee Hill chronically homeless housing project, filling council chambers and an overflow room.  Twenty-three members of the North Boulder Alliance provided [...]

Save the Fourmile Creek East-West Bike/Ped Connection

Save the Fourmile Creek East-West Bike/Ped Connection

The city is considering alternatives for the Fourmile Creek path in the vicinity of 19th and Upland near Crest View Elementary School (see project map here). The staff recommendation is to put the multi-use path along the creek right of way. This [...]

Live, Work, Play (and Vote)

Live, Work, Play (and Vote)

Hey Boulder Blue-Liners! I've watched with delight as North Boulder has evolved. NoBo in many ways epitomizes the city's planning efforts to build sustainable and livable neighborhoods. In a decade, this new neighborhood has become a good place [...]