Meet the Faces Behind the Businesses in Downtown Boulder

Downtown Boulder is full of local independent businesses and their owners who make our community a vibrant and distinctive place.  Here is a chance to get to know the faces behind the businesses in Downtown Boulder. These are all our members of Downtown Boulder Inc,  and our membership-based non-profit.  Downtown Boulder offers the Front Range region's finest combination of retail and restaurant offerings. Around 85% of our 300+ retail and service businesses are locally owned and operated.

Chris Sweeney is the Associate Broker at Pedal To Properties. Click on his video below to learn more about him!
Patty Ross is the owner of Clutter, a consignment store downtown. Click on her video below to find out how she started her business!
Lenny Martinelli is the owner of the Dushanbe Tea House, Leaf Restaurant, and Aji. Click on his video below to hear his story!
Peter Heinz, pictured with wife Arlene, owns PEH Architects in Downtown Boulder. Click on his video below to learn more about him!
Dan Haward of Savory Spice Shop is a George native who has lived in Colorado for over a decade.  Downtown Boulder, Inc. recognized the Savory Spice Shop as Business of the Year for 2009.
Chef Lachlan Mackinnon Patterson is Co-owner and head chef at Frasca Food & Wine on  Pearl Street and a winner of Food and Wine's Best New Chef.  Photo by Jennifer Olson
Richard Polk, seen her with daughter Lauren, is the owner of the 40-year-old Pedestrian Shops, known as the region's leading retailer of comfortable footwear.
Nick and Helen Forster ( seen here with James Taylor) host E-Town , a nationally broadcast radio program right here in Downtown Boulder.


Watch the videos below to hear stories from local business owners! Double click the video to play it in full size.

Chris Sweeney:
Pedal to Properties
Patty Ross:
Clutter Consign
Lenny Martinelli:
Dushanbe Tea House
Peter Heinz:
PEH Architects
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