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Best of the West 20th Anniversary

Love Trek: Epic Hikes for Elevated Romance

              Dating is hard. It requires effort, and small talk; it requires maneuvering weird social norms and mannerisms while communicating effectively and building a healthy and genuine bond with another person. What better place to do so than going out… and into an environment where trust is key, good decision making is a must, and natural beauty is plentiful

Features

Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Best of the West

2020   Best of the West   Reader's Choice Poll     Food Winners   Chef EC - Kevin Kidd - 24 Carrot: Kevin Kidd has certainly left his mark on Boulder’s culinary scene. Now that he owns his own restaurant, 24 Carrot, people are coming from all over for this destination restaurant. He believes in simple high quality food and locally sourced

Love Trek: Epic Hikes for Elevated Romance

Dating is hard. It requires effort, and small talk; it requires maneuvering weird social norms and mannerisms while communicating effectively and building a healthy and genuine bond with another person. What better place to do so than going out… and into an environment where trust is key, good decision making is a must, and natural beauty is plentiful.

Scene

When Heroes Fall

When I was 9 years old, I had three favorite authors: Franklin W. Dixon (a pen name for dozens of authors who wrote the Hardy Boys series), Walter Farley (writer of the Black Stallion series), and Roald Dahl.

New horizons, highs for the Cannabis Industry

  Cannabis continues to expand the market.   New horizons. New... highs, if you will. While it is obvious the cannabis game has changed as legalization spreads and the CBD craze continues, the availability and accessibility of cannabis products such as hemp derived CBD increases on what seems like the daily. The opportunity to expand this space may seem narrowing but some

Outdoors

Love Trek: Epic Hikes for Elevated Romance

Dating is hard. It requires effort, and small talk; it requires maneuvering weird social norms and mannerisms while communicating effectively and building a healthy and genuine bond with another person. What better place to do so than going out… and into an environment where trust is key, good decision making is a must, and natural beauty is plentiful.

Cuisine

Off Menu with Hosea Rosenberg

Hosea Rosenberg and Blackbelly are changing the way we see meat while serving up straight up good food with simple ingredients.     Let’s forget about farm-to-table for a moment and focus on ranch-to-table. Hosea Rosenberg, founder and owner of Blackbelly and Santo, is, of course, a Top Chef victor, but he’s also currently on a crusade to bring back and modernize the old

Community Corner

Community Corner

                    Second and Twentieth Judicial District Attorneys Beth McCann and Michael Dougherty joined in a recent friend of the court (amicus) brief submission to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.   According to the brief, they join 55 other “current and former District and

Notables

French Davis – A Master of Many

  The first in our Ourticles series, a wide ranging conversation with the longest tenured Yellow Scene employee, Colorado's most notorious entertainment writer, and the man who gets the most hate mail in the office. Dave Flomberg is his name, French Davis is his...well, other name. Dave is an enigma. Except the complete opposite, fully exposed, open, raw, and real...just complicated

Month in Review

Month in Review — February 2020

                      It's officially voting season in Boulder County and Colorado, with elections in Erie, followed by Super Tuesday and the state caucus. Feb 3rd was the last day for voter registration updates. On Feb 10th ballots were mailed to all Boulder County voters. The presidential primary election is

Also in This Edition

Spotlight on Til Willis

  From his sparkling tin foil suit to his snow-topped, coiffed pompadour, Til Willis’ stage presence isn’t lacking.     But the real standout is his songwriting. Over two decades and 13 albums (Dirtflowers is his fourth outing with his current band, Erratic Cowboy), Willis plants his flag deep in the Americana topsoil that is a modern day troubador’s playground

Off Menu With Shamane Simons

Master of the Baked is turning up, turning over, and filling our lives with sweets, treats, and healthy eats.   Make food with love and care, nourish the body, feed the soul. Shamane Simons, owner and founder of Shamane’s Bake Shoppe, has been doing so for sixteen years. Having started her culinary career at the Flagstaff house in the pastry department, Shamane quickly ascended to

Looking better with age: Boulder County’s Oskar Blues rebrands for 2020

  SUPPORT LOCAL MEDIA-DONATE NOW   Oskar Blues Brewery, Boulder County’s behemoth craft beer maker, prides itself on bringing bold change to the craft beer industry. Now it has announced that it is going to change something new – it’s look.   The brewer has brought a retooled branding standard to its can lineup. New packaging can be found on cans of the

Scene Stealers

  Happy Birthday, Wanda June at the Mary Miller Theater The Theater Company of Lafayette is paying homage to one of the most compelling literary giants of the recent past with Kurt Vonnegut’s Happy Birthday, Wanda June, playing Feb. 14–29 at the Mary Miller Theater (300 E. Simpson Street, Lafayette). This is the story of Penelope Ryan and her son Paul, who deal with the ramifications

Lists of Lists for local COVID-19 shopping and support

We are building lists of where to shop locally, how to support local businesses during this difficult time. We are hoping to expand this list each chance we can get during our Social Distancing and now lock down. We are currently looking for licensed therapists that are setting up teletherapy for our community, as well as lists of local services that are going virtual with classes, workouts, and anything else, we can help get the word out. Please email us your information and we will post for free.
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