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Commentary

Community Corner – Yates Wielded Forbidden Power

The City of Boulder’s Charter, Article II, Section 13, describes the only power expressly withheld from council members; Bob Yates violated this rule blatantly and publicly. For such flouting of this express rule limiting council member powers, voters will have to decide if Yates should be rewarded with keeping his seat in the upcoming election.

Scene

Scene Stealers: October 2019 — Yellow Scene Magazine

Pippin is, at its essence, a very simple story – all about a young prince and his  search for meaning and significance in his life. However, as told by the brilliant Stephen Schwartz, this classic 1972 musical became a perennial favorite of musical fans all over the world.

Spotlight on Lynyrd Skynyrd

We don’t often run an interview after the band’s show, but it’s not every day we get to chat with one of the founding members of one of the most popular rock bands in American history — a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, the progenitor of the Southern Rock sound, a Grammy Awards Hall Of Fame inductee — on their farewell tour.

Time After Time…

“Time after time, the President came to a fork in the road, Time after time, he had the opportunity to choose the noble and honorable path. Time after time, he chose the path of lies and lawlessness—for the simple reason that he did not want to endanger his hold on public office.”

Cuisine

Off Menu with Daniel “Dan” Flores | Lunada Eatery

Chef Daniel “Dan” Flores is describing a wish dish for his restaurant, Lunada Eatery and Cantina in Lafayette. A wish dish is something he wants to serve but that for many reasons has not found a place on their menu.

Boulder County Breweries Medal Up: 2019 GABF Medal Haul

The 38th edition of the Great American Beer Festival (GABF) took place at the Colorado Convention Center on October 3 -5. As always, it was a massive, suds-soaked three days. 800 breweries and 4,200 volunteers poured 4,000 beers to 60,000 people. On top of that, breweries entered nearly 9,600 beers into the festival’s competition which was the high point of the event for both brewers and serious fans.

Boulder County First Bite Triple Punch: Delicious Dishes, Community, and Philanthropy

The premise of a restaurant week is as follows: One or sometimes two weeks a year, restaurants sign up to offer a fixed menu, inviting curious diners in for a 3 or 4 course meal at a lower price point.

Also in This Edition

Yellow Scene Election Guide 2019

The numbers don't lie. 1 county, 6 local cities, 12 pages of #YSElectionGuide covering 16 ballot measures and propositions, with 68 candidates vying for local office. Almost 2 months of research and in-depth, mandatory in-person interviews later (emailed interviews are usually written by communication staff or vetted by professionals before being returned), we present our annual Yellow Scene Election Guide. 

Professionals: Minorities in the Workforce in Boulder County

Georgina Chacon, 25, is a rising star at her workplace, the ARC thrift store in Louisville.  Four years ago, Georgina started her career at the ARC as a cashier. In a short time period she moved up the ladder to become a night manager, and two years later, Georgina was appointed assistant manager. She reminds me that, like many Hispanics in Boulder County, her journey to become a success story was not an easy one.

Behind the Scenes of the Gruesome Horror Makeup at 13th Floor Haunted House

Creepy clowns and macabre monsters morph to life with help from the experts. Most Denver residents have heard of the 13th Floor Haunted House and they’re either all in or all out. Every year, the nationwide attraction gets more twisted and terrifying, and the dark minds behind the chilling theatrics get more devoted into diving into people’s fears every year.

Boulder County Open Houses

List of all BoCo schools with open houses.

Winter Camp Directory 2019

List of winter camps in Boulder County.

News

Month in Review: October 2019 — Yellow Scene Magazine

There was a body in a Boulder County Ditch. Boulder County Judge finds probable cause to continue case against Fourmile murder suspect. White woman yelled racial slurs at a black student on the CU campus.

Month in Review

Month in Review: October 2019 — Yellow Scene Magazine

There was a body in a Boulder County Ditch. Boulder County Judge finds probable cause to continue case against Fourmile murder suspect. White woman yelled racial slurs at a black student on the CU campus.

Notables

DiverCity Series: Governor Jared Polis — Doing Great Things

Governor Jared Polis. Born in 1975. A graduate of Princeton. A man who started his first business while in high school. A gay man who had to come out twice, but we’ll get to that.
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