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The Smart Issue

Toddler University

Dream Makers owner, Deb Gedenberg, counts out rocks with her students. The Dream Makers quaint classroom was eerily quiet, like the soothing calm just before a summer storm. The preschool’s three teachers took the time to prep for their second day of Spy Camp, hiding clues on bookshelves, under toys and even under a...


Toddler University

A look into early childhood education, and whether or not our children are being overworked.


Spotlight on Slightly Stoopid

A little more than two decades ago, Sublime frontman Bradley Nowell stumbled onto Slightly Stoopid while on tour in Ocean Beach, signed them to his own label and sent them out on tour. Everything has changed since then — Nowell died of a heroin overdose, the entire music industry flipped on its head, and now we can listen to music on our watches.

To all New Colorado Citizens

Dear New Colorado Citizens,

Mary Jane and the Buffalo: Taking the High out of Higher Education

There’s a long and venerable American tradition linking academia and marijuana. For half a century, college towns have been the sole business communities to form a stable symbiosis with the unique ecology of used record stores, coffee houses, pun-laced pot-themed late night food establishments, organic vegan grocery stores, and head shops that support a thriving marijuana community.


Obscure grains at heart of Feisty’s pioneering spirits

Making Whiskey and distilled spirits involves a process measured in months and years. That’s why winning awards and seeing demand spread and grow is not something you would expect from someone who describes himself as an ADHD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder) distiller.

Also in This Edition

Run, Hike, Bike – Then Do More Things at Once

I tend to learn things the hard way. This week I've learned: flip flops are not good shoes to wear when you're trying to surprise someone; the farther from the ocean you are when you eat seafood, the closer you ought to be to a toilet, and an expensive, battery-powered light-up football is not the best toy to bring to the swimming pool.


Lori Canova

In Boulder County many students are lucky to have the means to make it through school without a single blip, but for those living in the lower income districts of the county it isn’t that simple.