Boulder is known for a lot of things, but fashion is not one of them.
With the reputation of having a “granola grunge” look, people don’t know that Boulder is following Denver as an up-and-coming hub for fashion in Colorado.
Many, when describing Boulder’s fashion, describe it as eclectic. One misconception about Boulder is that they are stuck in the Woodstock era, filled with tie-dye, cutoffs and Birkenstocks
A lot of people don’t even know that Boulder has it’s own burlesque troupe, but since 2010 Pearl’s Treat has been tastefully but cheekily dancing for Boulder County audiences and generating an enviable following.
The Festival on Main in Longmont has become one of the go-to festivals on the Boulder County calendar. Music, food, entertainment and more collide into a hugely impressive street fair that sees Main Street and some of the avenues closed off.
There aren’t many other ways to describe exactly what he does, except for scarfing down large quantities of food as competitors all around him try to eat as much as they can in as little time as possible. It’s a sport unlike any other, and the Major League Eating ranks Miller number 29 in the nation.
Last year, William Toliver attended Pride for the first time. Pride is a staple of summertime for many LGBT people, giving them the chance to show how proud they are to be a part of the queer community. And for Toliver it was eye opening.
How to describe the Melvins? They’ve been lumped into the stoner scene, grunge, alt-something... The simple fact is that the band is out there on it’s own, and has been creating a unique racket for decades.
One of the benefits of the craft beer boom is the viral growth of beer festivals. Without exaggeration, you can find a beer festival, or one that touts dozens, of craft beers being served, on every weekend from Mother’s Day through Halloween.