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Slaying dragons

In the story of St. George and The Dragon, a town is plagued by a monster, who is only satisfied when the townspeople offer up human sacrifices selected at random. When the princess is chosen, the king is beside himself, until a traveling knight comes to the rescue and slays the dragon.  Growing up, Kryssi […] The post Slaying dragons appeared first on Boulder Weekly....

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In with the new

Boulder County’s restaurant week, First Bite, is getting a bit of a makeover this year. Longtime food professional and events producer Jessica Benjamin bought the rights to First Bite earlier this year, and the changes she’s implementing for the 14th annual event (Nov. 8-16) are all designed to get more people going to more restaurants. […] The post In with the new appeared first on Boul...

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Take the family

They’re back! The friends, the family and the friends of family are dropping by for a visit. After moving to Boulder I noticed a phenomenon: If you relocate here, they will come.  Everybody I knew — or was related to — eventually decided it was time to visit. I’ve been here long enough that many […] The post Take the family appeared first on Boulder Weekly....

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Spray to play

For at least the past 17 years, the residents of Boulder County have been making their opposition to using chemicals such as glyphosate on public lands known to their elected officials. In response to the public’s concerns, the City of Boulder stopped using glyphosate in 2011. But as has been well documented in recent years, […] The post Spray to play appeared first on Boulder Weekly....

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Know your brew: Weissbier

Though the calendar hasn’t turned on summer, nor has the temperature dipped in humidity or heat, the changing of the seasons has started to show. School supplies line the aisles of retail stores, clothing shops roll out their fall collections, and even a few breweries have debuted this year’s märzens — the one pouring at […] The post Know your brew: Weissbier appeared first on Boulder...

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Try this week: Colorado Cubano, and more

Colorado Cubano Roadhouse Boulder Depot, 2366 Junction Place, Boulder, roadhouseboulderdepot.com The Roadhouse Boulder Depot is a cozy place to get a drink and have some upscale pub grub. Whether you’re waiting for your bus or you’ve navigated streets made look like sidewalks, you’ll be glad to be inside the Depot. The menu borrows flavors from […] The post Try this week: Colorado Cuba...

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Only in dreams

There are two moments in Once Upon a Time… In Hollywood that take your breath away. The first is visual: A series of neon signs flickering on in the setting Los Angeles sun on Friday, Aug. 8, 1969. The second takes places a few hours later and is aural: The sound of Sharon Tate’s voice, […] The post Only in dreams appeared first on Boulder Weekly....

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Nixon went to China. Will Trump go to pot?

Will Donald Trump go to pot? Stranger things have happened. I’ve been wondering about this for some time now. Will Trump de-schedule marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act by executive action? There is not a shred of evidence in the news to suggest he’s contemplating doing so, and he probably isn’t. Still, it would be […] The post Nixon went to China. Will Trump go to pot? appea...

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