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The Hottest Summer Drink? Shrubs

When you hear the word “shrub,” you’d be forgiven if your mind immediately conjures up images of Monty Python’s Knights who say “Ni!,” who not only terrorized King Arthur and his knights but demanded they find a shrubbery. Rather we are talking about vinegars infused with fruits, vegetables, herbs, or just...

Features

Go Fish! What Do Chefs Cook When Camping?

One of the best parts of living in Colorado is the expansive wilderness in our backyard. As the sun begins to warm the mountains and ski season winds down, other outdoor activities become addictively irresistible. Whether we’re hitting up hiking trails, setting up camp in the mountains, or casting a line in the water, we can’t seem to get enough of the great outdoors. Chefs are no exception...

Making the Switch from Open Mics to Booking Venues in Colorado

From gigging to booking venues in Boulder and beyond

Red Rocks — but Intimate

Mishawaka Amphitheatre’s legendary presence in Poudre Canyon

The Hottest Summer Drink? Shrubs

When you hear the word “shrub,” you’d be forgiven if your mind immediately conjures up images of Monty Python’s Knights who say “Ni!,” who not only terrorized King Arthur and his knights but demanded they find a shrubbery. Rather we are talking about vinegars infused with fruits, vegetables, herbs, or just about any other ingredient. These syrups are starting to be...

Fringe Sports: Obstacle Course Racing

Obstacle course racing tips from top athletes and coaches

Showing Off Colorado’s Culinary Scene

Traveling across Colorado in search of culinary excellence, regional meals, and allergy-friendly options

Scene

Spotlight: The Boulder Theater

A backstage look at every band’s favorite tour stop: the Boulder Theater

BMOCA’s Tracking Time: The Colorado River and Us

Artists explore connections to land, water, and gender roles from an Indigenous perspective

Month in Review

Month in Review | May 2024

[ Local ] CO Springs settles $2 milloin lawsuit from three officers beating Black man during a traffic stop Boulder plans to install “bi-directional” car chargers that will be able to both charge vehicles and power buildings  Ranchers bemoan the loss of half a dozen cattle, call for halts, after wildlife experts reintroduce native Grey wolves to Colorado in a move that will help...

Nelson's Corner

Nelson’s Corner | May 2024

It is often useful to step back from the trees and take a gander at the forest. In April, the latest inquisition by the Republican House featured the cowering performance of Columbia University President Nemat “Minouche” Shafik. She and her companions gave new life to the Wizard of Oz’s Cowardly Lion — Roar-ee the Lion being the official Columbia mascot. In addition to her secular...

Notables

A Trail Across Oil-slicked Rainbows

Traveling painter David Sockrider is living the artist’s dream

Also in This Edition

2024 Summer Calender

4 months of everything under the sun in Colorado, Summer 2024

Cowboy Nostalgia

Known for the iconic red desert backdrop a few iconic Westerns broke out of the Monument Valley mold and were filmed here in Colorado.

Cultural Caravan’s June Festival 2024

From June 6 through June 16 throughout Boulder County, Cultural Caravan’s third annual June Festival presents free and affordable multicultural music performances of top quality. Some of the area’s most notable musicians perform in indoor and outdoor venues in Boulder, Longmont, Erie, Lafayette, Louisville, and Broomfield. Tickets are either free or $5 — always free for kids and...

Letter From the Editor | May 2024

Many of you have read my name on articles for the past two years, and you may have even seen me listed as Managing Editor for the last year plus, but for most of you, I have never made a formal introduction. My name is Austin Clinkenbeard, and I have fully bought into Yellow Scene Magazine’s mission of true local journalism, compelling and relevant ideas, and the separation of editorial and...