Downtown's Newsworthy Mentions

From local stories, national publications and blogs from across the country,  people are writing about Downtown Boulder.  Here's what's making news...
 

2014

Boulder shows community spirit with 17th annual Pearl St. Mile (July 2014)

Boulder Public Library Teen Section (July 2014) 

Top 10 Foodiest Cities in America (June 2014) 

5 College Towns that Offer Way More Than Education (May 2014)

Boulder: A mountain of fun all year (May 2014) 

Best Small and Midsize Cities for Jobs in 2014 (May 2014) 

Boulder, Colorado: Hipsters' Paradise  TravelMag.com (April 2014)

Five Secret Foodie Cities  Forbes (March 2014)

Boulder's Booming Tech Community Inbound Boulder (January 2014)

Bowled over by Boulder Huffington Post (January 2014)

2013

America's Best College Towns Travel & Leisure (December 2013) 

How Boulder Became America's Startup Capital Inc.com (December 2013) 

Top Small College Town in US, Boulder Denver Business Journal (November 2013)

Ten Lessons from Boulder, Colorado Rustwire (October 2013)

The 100 Best Places to Live: Livability (October 2013) 

The Top Ten Most Inventive Cities in America - DailyBeast.com (Sept 2013)

Street Scene: Pearl Street - American Way  (American Airlines in flight magazine)

Beautiful Boulder: by the Rockies, a city almost too good to be true! - PostGazette.com (Sept 2013)

Boulder, CO: Top College Town in America - Livability (August 2013) 

Boulder top city in U.S. for tech startups, study says - Daily Camera

The Most Start-up 'Dense' Area in the U.S. - Inc.

Boulder No. 1, Denver near top in U.S. for tech startups - Denver Business Journal

TechStars thriving as Boulder’s tech connection - Boulder County Business Report

Boulder's Open Arts Fest brings art-loving crowds to Pearl Street - Daily Camera

The top 3 cities for startups: Austin, Seattle and Boulder - Geek Wire

High-Tech Challengers to Silicon Valley - The Atlantic Cities

Rock Festival - Snow isn't required for a good time in the mountains of Boulder, Colorado - Westways (AAA) (June 2013)

Boulder, Colorado's Pearl Street - Food and Wine (April 2013)

10 Boulder startups we’re excited about - Venture Beat (February 2013)

2012

Boulder's high-tech toys: Local startups mix technology, play - Denver Post (December 2012)

Tap into Boulder's Creative Side - Sunset (November 2012)

Boulder-based Bing finishes 2-year aerial mapping project - Bloomberg Businessweek (August 2012)

Eat Farm-Fresh Cuisine in Boulder (The Five-Point Weekend Escape Plan) - New York Magazine (August 2012)

A Different Kind of Pearl Street Mall Walking Tour - The Daily Camera (August 2012)

5280 Top of the Town Issue- Downtown Boulder Mentions (July 2012)

9News Morning Show Pearl Street Mall 35th Anniversary - KUSA TV (April 11, 2012)

Top 10 Cities for Affordable Vacations - Livability.com (April, 2012)

Boulder Is Utopia For Startups. Here's Who You Need To Know To Move There - San Francisco Chronicle (March, 2012) 

Top Sommeliers of 2012 Matthew Mather- Pizzeria Locale - Food and Wine (March, 2012)

Foursquare Ranks The Healthiest Cities: Which Residents Pick Good-For-You Food? - Huffington Post (March, 2012)

Top Ten Foodiest Cities - Livability.com (February, 2012)

America's Healthiest Metros (Boulder #3) - The Atlantic Cities (January, 2012)

 

2011

Boulder's mixology scene the place for holiday spirit(s) - Gadling (December, 2011)

Buff Up On Boulder- Aspen Magazine (Fall,  2011)

The Farm-to-Table Founding Fathers - Entrepeneur (September, 2011)

Beertown, U.S.A.: Boulder  - Draft Magazine (October, 2001)

Shangri-la, Colorado- Meditation, mantras and momos challenge one writer’s notion of what it means to be Western.- AirTran Magazine (September, 2011)

Fashion's Night Out - WestWord (Sept 7, 2011)

America's Top 20 Geekiest Cities- Forbes.com (August, 2011)

Getting to know Pac-12 newcomers Colorado and Utah - Daily News L.A. (August 28, 2011)

Where to eat, drink and play on a Pac-12 road trip - Seattle Times (August 27, 2011)

Boulder, fuera de temporada and Boulderado: con estilo e historia - National Geographic Traveler Mexico (August 2011)

Roadtrip to Boulder - Colorado Springs (August 18, 2011)

Startup Accelerator TechStars Hatches 12 New Companies In Boulder - TechCrunch.om (August 4, 2011)

The 10 best places to live in the U.S - Wall Street Journal  (August 3, 2011)

Top 10 Places to Bring Your Dog in Downtown Boulder - Gracefull Plate ( July 27,2011)

Fine art comes to Pearl Street - The Camera (July 16, 2011)

Shaved Pork Salad With Arugula, Corn and Potatoes The last of four easy-enough recipes by Lachlan Mackinnon-Patterson - Wall Street Journal (July 9, 2011)

Crespelle With Strawberries, Raspberries and Mascarpone The third of four easy-enough recipes by Lachlan Mackinnon-Patterson - Wall Street Journal (July 2, 2011)

Early Summer Tomato Risotto: The second of four easy-enough recipes by Lachlan Mackinnon-Patterson - Wall Street Journal (June 25, 2011)

Lamb Spiedino: The first of four recipes by chef Lachlan Mackinnon-Patterson  - Wall Street Journal (June 18, 2011)

Something long and cool? Sophisticated beverages for the season of refreshment - Daily Camera ( May 15, 2011)

“Boulder is for Startups" - The White House (May 11,2011)

The Pursuit of Happiness - (video) CBS Sunday Morning (May 8, 2011)

Get your caffeine on in the West - L.A. Times (May 6, 2011)

Boulder, Colo., heaps it on with solid retail - StlToday.com (May 4, 2011)

Taste of Pearl  & EFAA On Colorado and Company - 9News (April 14, 2011)

Frasca on Fox 31 Denver - Fox 31 (March 29, 2011)

Boulder's Frasca named a James Beard award finalist for wine - The Camera (March 22, 2011)

Fashion under the Flatirons - The Camera (March 17, 2011)

Master Class - Colorado's Master Sommeliers - Bobby Stuckey - Denver Magazine (March, 2011)

101 Best Restaurants in America (#33 - Frasca) - The Daily Meal (March, 2011)

Bitter Bar  Colorado Speakeasy and Four Interesting Cocktails - DrinkSpirits.com (Jan 31 and Feb 4, 2011)

What I'll Miss About Colorado - David Ubben, ESPN.com (Feb. 11, 2011)

Downtown Boulder Inc. honors Camera, BIFF, other businesses at luncheon - The Camera (Jan 20, 2011)

2010

Sean Maher: Throw your holiday dollars around Boulder - The Camera (December 13, 2010)

Tailor—made - 5280 magazine (December 2010)

Parade lights up downtown with Boulder flair - The Camera (December 5,.2010)

Sherpas peaking in the Rockies - L.A. Times (November 28)

Santa Arrives in Boulder to Start Taking Christmas Requests - Camera (November 26, 2010)

Healthy Cooking Adventures For Fit Foodies - Shape Magazine (November 2010)

Two new Pac-10 teams: Their home turfs are also a travel opportunity - L.A. Times (November 2010)

Boulder Switches on Pearl Streets Holiday Lights - Camera (November 20, 2010)

Away Game Travel Guide (Boulder) - Manhattan Mercury [KS] (November 14, 2010)

5 Lessons Madison Avenue Can Learn From Startups (Roundpegg/Victors & Spoils) -Mashable.com (November 2010)

The West At Its Best - DIY Cocktails - Evan Faber of Salt Bistro - Sunset (November2 010)

15 Cities for Outdoor Enthusiasts - Mother Nature Netowrk (October, 2010)

Fox Business Reports on California Companies Headed to Boulder [Video]  - Fox Business (October 2010)

Wi-Fi rebooted in downtown Boulder - Boulder County Business Report (October 2010)

Brad Feld Goes Off the Grid - Inc. (October, 2010)

America's Best Farmers' Markets - Livability.com (September 2010)

The Most Bike-Friendly Cities in the World - Via MotorcycleInsurance.org (September 2010)

America's Foodiest Town 2010: Boulder, CO - Bon Appetit (October 2010)

Top 10 College Towns: Great Cities for School & Life After Graduation (Boulder #5)  - Livability.com (2010)

10 Best Cities for the Next Decade -    Kiplinger (July 2010)

Where do the biggest brainiacs in America live? Richard Florida crunches the numbers to figure out the smartest cities in the country (Boulder #1) - DailyBeast.com  (August 2, 2010)

Happy Friday: Denver's Ten Best Bar Snacks  - Westword ( August 23, 2010)

Sit. Gaze about. Smile. (Best People Watching) - Denver Post (August 14, 2010)

America's Summer Bounty (Boulder County Farmers' Market & Lachlan Mackinnon-Patterson) - Cooking Light (August edition)

High-Altitude Allure - Boulder, Colorado Offers Summer Fun in the Rockies - Alaska Airlines Magazine (July 2010)

Boulder offers hiking, performances and beer - MSNBC/AP (July 19, 2010)

Thousands brave heat to peruse art on Pearl Street - Camera (July 17, 2010)

32nd Downtown Boulder ArtFair to Showcase New and Different Work - Camera (July 16, 2010)

5 Questions for Anna Salim, ArtFair Director - Camera (July 12, 2010)

150 Perfect Places to have a Beer - Beer Traveler (Summer 2010)

Boulder Top Gay Friendly Cities - 365 Gay via We Are Goodkin (July 6, 2010)

Portfolio.com: Colorado has 3 of nation's top 10 mid-sized business markets  -  Denver Business Journal (June 30, 2010)

Boulder's Bands on the Bricks Adds Beer Garden - Camera (June 28, 2010)

Japanese Film Crew Highlights Boulder, LOHAS - Camera (June 27, 2010)

America's Best College Towns - MSNBC (June 25, 2010)

Boulder Hotels, Restaurants Have Higher Hopes for Tourist Trade - Camera (June 14, 2010)

The Long Weekend - Wild Blue Yonder [Frontier Airlines] (May/June 2010)

Best Cities 2010: Boulder #4 - Kiplinger (May 26, 2010)

Rocky Mountain High-Tech - New York Times (May 13, 2010)

Boulder, Colo., a Magnet for High-Tech Startups - New York Times (May 13, 2010)

Sean Maher: Ballot measures are bad news - Camera (May 1, 2010)

Bradford Heap, Part 1: Economy Tanks as chef's restaurant 'dream' begins - Camera (April 29, 2010)

Going Social: Businesses Dial in to Facebook, Twitter to Build Business - Camera (April 26, 2010)

Starfish Jewelry Moves to Larger Building on Pearl Street - Camera (April 25, 2010)

5 Questions on the Downtown Boulder Tulip Fairy and Elf Parade - Colorado Daily (April 26, 2010)

Taste of Pearl Draws 500 to sample downtown eateries - Camera (April 26, 2010)

Why Boulder is America's Best Town for Starups - Business Week (April 22, 2010)

Frasca named in Food and Wine's top 5 "American Pairing Meccas" - Food and Wine (April 2010)

Foodie Finds: 10 Surprising Food Cities - Livabillity.com  (April 2010)

Hugo Matheson’s recommendations on where to eat in Boulder, CO and London - Find.Eat.Drink.com (April 2010)

Top Ten College Towns (Boulder #4) - Away.com (March 2010)

Above the hustle of the Pearl Steet Mall, plenty of compnies are coming up with bright ideas - Camera (March 15, 2010)

Great food also good for business (Sean Maher) - Camera (March 6, 2010)

Swiss Army maker Wenger to open first U.S. store in Boulder - Camera (February 26, 2010)

Boulder is Home to the Happiest, Healthiest People in the United States - USA Today (February 17, 2010)

Happy/The Bitter Bar Make Forbes Best New Restaurants - Forbes.com (February 11, 2010)

How To Spend A Weekend in Boulder, CO – Guided by Locals - MetroSeen.com ( February 8, 2010)

Two Sole Sisters, Jill's Kitchen, and The West End Tavern all received mentions in January's 5280 Magazine

Frasca Named Gayot's Top 40 Restaurants in US - Gayot - Restaurant Issue (January, 2010)

The Kitchen Gives Boulder a True Sense of Community - Westword (January 13, 2010)

Why You Should Start a Company in. . . Boulder - FastCompany.com (January 12, 2010)

Boulder Film Festival to Honor Alec Baldwin - New York Times (January  11, 2010)

Boulder's Alpaca Connection Lands New Home on Pearl Street - Camera (January 11, 2010)

Two sisters with soul opened Two Sole Sisters in downtown Boulder - Camera (January 10,2010)

Business District Creates Mobile Site - Boulder County Business Report (January 8, 2010)

Vinyl Toy Company Kidrobot to make Boulder its' Home - Camera (January 6, 2010)

Boulder's Winter Bug - AAA Encompass (January - February 2010)

2009 

Salt (restaurant review) - 5280 Magazine (December 2009)

Second Time's a Charm - Rib House - 5280 (December 2009)

10 best places for jobs - CNNMoney.com (Dec 29, 2009)

How cities can foster demand for electric cars - Grist (Dec 28, 2009)

A look at the growth of the Boulder dining scene - Camera (Dec 27, 2009)

Walnut Brewery hosts a Christmas miracle in Boulder - Camera (Dec 25, 2009)

BUYING real estate in Boulder, Colo., which sits at an elevation of 5,430 feet where the Rocky Mountains meet the Great Plains, guarantees more than great views. - New York Times (Dec 17, 2009)

Find the perfect wine for everyone on your list (Bobby Stuckey from Frasca on the Today Show), (Dec 16, 2009)

In the U.S., the city of Boulder, located in the heart of the Rockies has become the greenest city in the United States - TF1 (main national French TV channel) - (Nov 29, 2009)

Five Questions for Renae Foxhoven (Lights of December Parade) - Camera (Nov. 29, 2009)

Rocky Mountain Haute Cuisine (Best Restaurants in Boulder) - Wall Street Journal (Nov 28, 2009)

Season's Magic Draws Crowd to Downtown Boulder - Camera (Nov 21, 2009)

Top Chef Hosea Rosenberg on the Martha Stewart Show - ( Nov.18, 2009)

25 American Hot Spots - Travel and Leisure (Nov. 2009)

Denver Post's Munchkin Masquerade Slideshow - Denver Post (Nov 1, 2009)

Boulder's Munchkin Masquerade draws pint-sized trick-or-treaters - Camera (Nov 1, 2009)

Electric Sports Car Dealership Opens In Boulder - CBS4 Denver (Oct 25, 2009) (Watch video clip re: tax incentive)

Best Places for College Grads (Boulder is #1) - Realtor Magazine via BusinessWeek.com (Oct 13, 2009)

Colorado autumn in NYC: Chef Eric Skokan to cook at James Beard House  - Camera (Oct 6, 2009)

Where the Kids are Headed (Next youth magnet cities) - Richard Florida, CreativeClass.com (Oct 1, 2009)

Boulder County Gold Awards: 24 businesses within Downtown Boulder made the list (in 28 categories). The Pearl Street Mall also received accolades as the Best Shopping Destination (within Colorado) as well as the Best Place to Entertain Kids., Camera Suppliment (Sept 27, 2009)

Boulder: You're not in Kansas Anymore, Huffington Post (Sept 15, 2009)

How 10 Boulder Businesses Use the Social Web to Cultivate Community, Huffington Post (Sept 15, 2009)

HiveLive acquired for $6 million - Boulder Business Reports (Sept 10, 2009)

Boulder's SALT is now the earth of chef Bradford Heap - Westword Cafe Society (Sept 2, 2009)

Boulder's Tonic Oxygen bar goes 'herban' - Camera (Sept 1, 2009)

Arts, culture and geological wonders abound in Boulder - Nashua Telegraph [NH] (Aug 30, 2009)

Local restaurants use social media to attract, retain customers - Camera (Aug 26, 2009)

BusinessWeek ranks Boulder as strongest U.S. housing market - Denver Business Journal (Aug 13, 2009)

CU-Boulder Named Top 'Green' University in the Nation by Sierra Magazine - CU Boulder (Aug 21)

Pete Wernick and Flexigrass at Noon Tunes in Boulder - KGWN - CW2 (Video - 5:34) (Aug 3,2009)

Your second chance at an Asian fest! - Examiner.com (Aug 10, 2009)

Creative Media-Plex expands - Boulder County Business Report (Aug 10, 2009)

New Boulder digital school leases downtown office - Daily Camera (Aug 5 2009)

Boulder hosts the area’s first residents to mark a modern anniversary- Indian Country Today (Aug 3 ,2009)

Hawk's Radio Show Moving To Boulder Draft House - CUBuffs.com (July 31 2009)

Boulder Nordic Sport to Distribute Holmenkol Nordic Products - Cross Country Skier News (July 30 2009)

DBI to City Council: What's the rush? By Cindy Ward and Phil Shull Tuesday, Daily Camera (July 28, 2009)

Boulder store tries to flush the blues with bathroom makeover (Invironments Design), Daily Camera (July 24, 2009)

Photo Gallery-  Powell's Sweet Shoppe on the Pearl Street Mall Metromix (July 2009)

The Locavore's Delights, The Denver Post (July 18, 2009)

Boulder got artsy over the weekend, Metromix Artfair Photo Gallery (July, 2009)

The Downtown Boulder Guide on Metromix.com

Lining Pearl Street With Art, (31st annual ArtFair), YouTube Video, Daily Camera (July 18, 2009)

Nevermind the Valley, Here's Boulder, ReadWrite Start (July 14, 2009)

Boulder getting some national love (radio interview with author of the National Geographic Traveler piece), KOA-AM (July 2009)

Frasca chef goes from frying pan into fire, Denver Post (7.14.09)

 

Top Chef Master Lachlan Mackinnon Patterson gives OK! Readers five easy tips for hostin a sizzling outdoor party, OK! Magazine (July 9, 2009)

5280's Top of the Town (July 2009):
Top Fine Jewelry (Editor's Choice): Carla Morrison Fine Jewelry
Top Shoe Repair (Editor's Choice):  Perry Shoe Repair
Top Men's Clothing (Affordable) (Editor's Choice): Weekends
Top Fashion Accessories (Editor's Choice): Common Era
Top Baby Boutique (Readers' Choice):  Real Baby
Top Deli (Reader's Choice): Heidi's Brooklyn Deli

Pete Wernick & Flexigrass at Noon  Tunes - Channel 2 covers Noon Tunes on July 3.  (CW2 - The Deuce - July 3, 2009)

48 Hours in Boulder  - Boulder wins raves for, oh, just about everything.  Here are seven must-dos (National Geographic Traveler  - July / August 2009)

Boulder destination Guide (National Geographic Traveler - July / August 2009)

MetroMix covers Bands on the Bricks June 10 Kickoff (Funkiphino)

Drink Like a Wine Pro: 10 Top Wine Destinations Food and Wine (June 2009)

The Boulder skies are alive with the sounds of cocktail shakers. With summer just around the corner, the season for sipping in the dry air and warm sun has arrived. Well, with an occasional scattered rain shower. That's why the men and women behind Boulder's open-air rooftop bars are prepping for the thirsty droves to start lining up for  happy hour. Camera (6.12.09)

Do you know a lot of cities on the planet where people pay a tax on carbon dioxide emissions and willingly pay taxes for green space, parking stictement reserved for hybrid cars and containers recycling products on their sidewalks? Welcome to Boulder, Colorado... Le Devoir - Quebec / French (6.7&8.09)

In recent years, the destination festival has ruled the summer concert landscape, but in tough economic times, not everyone can afford to take a musical road trip. Thankfully, area venues have stocked up with first-rate summer concerts so you won't need to leave your own back yard to get your rock on.Camera (5.20.09)

Most Brits who head to Colorado do so in winter for the famous ski resorts that dot the Rocky Mountains. But truth be told, adrenalin-seekers will have more fun if they visit before the white stuff has fallen. From quad-biking to rock climbing, white water rafting to indoor sky-diving, Colorado really does have it all.  Daily Mirror - UK (5.15.09)

Piano Man is moving on - One of my favorite Boulder characters is moving on. Meet William, a beautiful and joyful man who has been a fixture on Boulder's Pearl Street Mall for the last four years. His upright piano, a fat book of song lyrics and a tireless love of music have brightened many a day. ClizBiz.blogspot.com (4.27.09)

Boulder fairies and elves tiptoe through the tulips - The annual Tulip Fairy and Elf Parade started at the west end of the Pearl Street Mall and wound its way to the St. Julien Hotel & Spa.  The parade is Downtown Boulder’s spring event to highlight the masses of tulips in full bloom on Pearl Street Mall. - Camera (4.26.09)

Your Colorado travel plans should include Boulder - The pedestrian-friendly Pearl Street Mall is a brick-paved fantasyland lined with boutique shops, trendy restaurants and an interesting mix of street performers who do their best to sing, dance and cajole you out of your spare change. It’s not unusual to see magicians, jugglers, clowns and musicians working crowds on the mall. - TooManyMornings.com (4.22.09)

Downtown Boulder businesses diving in head first to social media - A good pounding of wet spring snow couldn't keep more than 100 downtown Boulder businesspeople from learning more about how to tweet, blog, yelp and simply try to understand the rapidly growing world of social media. - BoulderReport.com (4.17.09)

Businesses utilize Twitter to reach customers -  Boulder Baked Tweeting - video clip from Denver's KMGH TV (ABC) (4.15.09)

5 questions for David Rosdeitcher, street performer - David Rosdeitcher has been an iconic performer on Boulder's Pearl Street Mall since 1992. His signature act is his ability to name the obscure locations of people's ZIP codes and place them on the improvised map of the United States he makes on the ground with a yellow and white chain. He is also a veteran juggler and unicyclist. - Camera (3.30.09)

Sean Maher: Think local in tough times - If our community is going to get through this storm without major long-term damage, we all need to get serious about supporting the local economy by spending our dollars close to home. - Camera (3.23.09)

Hosea Rosenberg wins Bravo's 'Top Chef' season 5 - "It felt amazing to win, but to have it come down neck and neck with Stefan just made it all that sweeter," said the 35-year-old executive chef from Boulder, Co.,  who pocketed $100,000 and the illustrious "Top Chef" title.- New York Daily News (2.26.09)

Top Chef Exit Interview: the Winner - On last night’s Top Chef finale, Hosea Rosenberg beat out sixteen other cheftestants to win $100,000, a trip to Aspen, and a feature in Food & Wine. Not bad for a seafood chef from Colorado. Hosea took time out from his first day as Top Chef to talk to us about winning, kissing, and his cash prize. - New York Magazine (2.26.09)

Frasca Food and Wine - GQ Magazine (January 2009)

Frasca Food and Wine - Food & Wine (January 2009)

Accolades

Boulder has won more accolades than any other city in America for its recreation, culture, health, business climate and overall quality of life. Here are some examples of recent lists with Boulder at or near the top. 

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2010

  • America's "Brainiest" City - Portfolio.com, December 2010
  • Top Ten Winter Towns - National Geographic, December 2010
  • #1 Fittest Singles City - Match.com, December 2010
  • #2 Best College Town - Parents & Colleges Website,  December 2010
  • 15 Cities for Outdoor Enthusiasts - Mother Nature Network, October 2010
  • America's Foodiest Town 2010 - Bon Appetit, October 2010
  • Best College Football Towns – Associated Press, October, 8, 2010
  • America's Best Farmers' Markets - Livability.com, September 2010
  • America’s Top Adventure Towns – NationalGeographic.com, September 2010
  • The Most Bike-Friendly Cities in the World - MotorcycleInsurance.org, September 2010
  • Top 10 College Towns: Great Cities for School & Life After Graduation- Livability.com, 2010
  • 10 Best Cities for the Next Decade - Kiplinger, July 2010
  • Smartest City - Dailybeast.com,  August, 2010
  • Best People Watching - Denver Post,  August, 2010
  • Best Bar Snacks - Westword, August, 2010
  • 150 Perfect Places to have a Beer - Beer Traveler, Summer 2010
  • Top Friendly Gay Cities - 365 Gay, July 2010
  • 10 Best Cities for the Next Decade – Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, July 2010
  • #9 “Top 25 Small Cities for Art” – AmericanStyle magazine, June 2010
  • Top 10 mid-sized business markets- Denver Business Journal, June 2010
  • America's Best College Towns- MSNBC, June 2010
  • Best Cities - Kiplinger, May 2010
  • Wine Spectator Grand Award Winner (Flagstaff House) - Wine Spectator, 2010
  • #3 America’s Best Bike Cities – Bicycling magazine, May 2010
  • America's Best Town for Startups - Business Week, April 2010
  • 10 Surprising Foodie Cities- Livabilty.com, April 2010
  • Top Ten College Towns - Away.com, March 2010
  • America's Best New Restaurants - Forbes, February 2010
  • Happiest and Healthiest City – Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, February 2010
  • Top 25 Destinations in the US – TripAdvisor, January 2010
  • Eleven most Bike Friendly Cities in the World - Virgin Vacations, January 2010

2009

  • Best Cities to Raise an Outdoor Kid - Backpacker magazine, August 2009 
  • The Most Eco-Enlightened U.S. Colleges - Sierra magazine, August 2009
  • America's Coolest College Towns - Travel + Leisure, September 2009
  • 25 Coolest Film Festivals (Boulder International Film Festival) - MovieMaker magazine, 2009
  • Best Running Cities in America  - Runner's World,  December 2009
  • Eleven Most Bicycle Friendly Cities in the World - Virgin Vacations Web site, December 2009
  • 25 Coolest Film Festivals: 2009 - MovieMaker Magazine, July 2009
  • America's Best Running Cities - Runner's World, December 2009
  • The Best Cities to Raise an Outdoor Kid - Backpacker Magazine,  August 2009
  • 10 Top Wine Destinations - Food and Wine, July 2009
  • 10 Best Places for Jobs - CNNMoney.com,  December, 2009
  • 25 American Hot Spots - Travel and LeisureNovember, 2009
  • Best Places for College Grads - RelatorMag, October 2009
  • Strongest U.S. Housing Markets - Business Week, August 2009
  • Top 25 Arts Destinations - AmericanStyle magazine, June 2009
  • Top 10 Travel Destinations (Celestial Seasonings Free Tour) - USA Weekend, May 2009
  • Top 25 Small Cities for Art - AmericanStyle, June 2009
  • Best Cities for Gen Ys - Business Week, June 2009
  • Wine Spectator Grand Award Winner (Flagstaff House) - Wine Spectator, 2009
  • Best Places to Live- The 30 Coolest Neighborhoods in America - Men's Journal, June 2009
  • America's Top 25 Towns to Live Well  - Forbes.com, May 2009
  • #1 Top Chef (Hosea Rosenberg) - Bravo's Top Chef, New York, February 2009
  • Top Ten Best Midsize Metropolitan Areas - Bizjournals.com, March 2009
  • The West's 20 Best Small Towns - Sunset Magazine, March 2009
  • Best Places for Business and Careers  - Forbes magazine, March 2009
  • Best Place for Starting a Business in Colorado- BusinessWeek, March, 2009

 2008

  • Top Pick for Food & Wine Vacations – Organic/Veggie by Orbitz
  • America’s Smartest City – Forbes magazine, February 2008
  • #6 in “Top 10 Best Eco-Friendly Restaurants” – The Kitchen - Bon Appetit, Feb 2008
  • The West’s Greenest Restaurant – The Kitchen – Sunset magazine, March 2008
  • Top 10 World’s “Greener Cities” – Urban Land Green magazine, Spring 2008
  • #5 in “Top 25 Best Green Places to Live” – Country Home magazine, April 2008
  • Top 25 Destinations in the US – TripAdvisor, April 2008
  • Top 100 Destinations in the World – TripAdvisor, April 2008
  • #3 in “Top 10 Cities for Masters Runners” – Masters Athlete magazine, May 2008
  • #8 in “Top 25 Small Cities & Towns for Art” – AmericanStyle magazine, June 2008
  • Ten Great Football Stadiums - USA Today
  • America ’s Top 5 Cities for Cycling – Bicycling magazine, June 2008

 2007

  • #8 in “Top 10 Cities for Artists” – BusinessWeek, February 2007
  • Top Triathlon Town – Inside Triathlon magazine, April 2007
  • #7 in “Top 25 Best Green Cities” – Country Home magazine, April 2007
  • #5 in “Best Cities for Empty-nesters” – Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, June 2007
  • Top 10 Hottest New Restaurants – Bon Appetit magazine, June 2007
  • #8 in “Top 25 Small Cities & Towns for Art” – AmericanStyle magazine, June 2007
  • #3 in “Top 10 Rooftop Bars” – Sunset magazine, July 2007
  • #6 “Top 10 Farmers’ Markets” – EatingWell magazine, August 2007
  • CVB & Tourist Office Award Winner – Successful Meetings magazine, August 2007
  • Best Places to Retire – US News and World Report.com, August 2007
  • #1 “Top Small-City College Destination” – Denver Business Journal, October 2007
  • #4 “11 Most Bicycle-Friendly Cities in the World” – Virgin Vacations.com, Nov. 2007
  • Top 10 Best New Restaurants – 5280 magazine, December 2007

2006

  • Top 10 Places to Retire – Bottom Line Retirement, January 2006
  • Place You Dream of Living - Backpacker magazine, February 2006
  • Best City for Cycling – Bicycling magazine, March 2006
  • #3 in “America’s 50 Best Places to Live” – Men’s Journal, April 2006
  • Top 10 Greenest Cities – Homestore.com, April 2006
  • Best Place to Retire for Outdoor Addicts - Fortune magazine, June 2006
  • #10 in “Top 25 Small Cities & Towns for Art” – AmericanStyle magazine, June 2006
  • #3 in “Top 10 Brainiest Small Cities” – Bizjournals.com, June 2006
  • Best City for Singles – Forbes.com, July 2006
  • #1 in “20 Dream Towns” – Outside magazine, August 2006
  • Top 12 Best Veg-Friendly Places to Live – VegNews, August 2006
  • #4 Heart-Healthiest City – Men’s Journal, August 2006
  • #9 Best City for Green Meetings – Meetings and Conventions, August 2006
  • #1 Best City for Singles – Forbes.com, July 2006
  • Top 20 Greenest Spots in the Country – Vegetarian Times, July/Aug 2006
  • Top 10 Favorite Outdoor Dining Spots – Bon Appetit magazine, July

2005

  • #1 Best Place to Live - Men's Journal, March 2005
  • #1 Best Place to Live – Successful Meetings, 2005
  • Colorado’s Best Workplaces for Commuters - United States EPA, April,
  • #6 in “The 100 Best Art Towns in America" by John Villani
  • #7 Best Running Cities in America - Runner's World magazine, August
  • #7 in Top 10 Cities for Masters athletes - GeezerJock magazine, September
  • #18 in the Top 25 Art Cities - AmericanStyle magazine, June 2005
  • 50 Fabulous Gay-Friendly Places to Live - book by Gregory A. Kompes,
  • Top 20 Greenest Spots in the Country - Vegetarian Times, July/August
  • The Best Cities for Relocating Families (Boulder/Longmont) - Worldwide
  • Primacy Relocation, 2005

2004

  • #1 of Top 20 Boom Towns - Business 2.0, March 2004
  • Top 10 cities for Animal Wellness in North American - Animal Wellness
  • Colorado’s Best Workplaces for Commuters - United States EPA, April,
  • Five Impressive Cities; Making a Difference in the Environment Magazine
  • Bicycle Friendly Community - League of American Bicyclists, April 2004
  • Nation’s Reigning Bike Friendly Community - The League of American

 

2004

  • Best Place in the Country for Singles (Denver-Boulder) - Forbes.
  • The Best Small Cities - Men’s Journal, June 2004
  • The Best Cities for Relocating Families (Boulder/Longmont) - Worldwide
  • Primacy Relocation, Sept. 2004

2003

  • Best Overall Place to Live - Men’s Journal, May 2003
  • 5 Favorite Run America Club (RAC) Trails - May/June 2003
  • Best Cities for Singles (with Denver) - Forbes, June 2003
  • Best College Sports Towns - Sports Illustrated on Campus, Sept. 2003
  • Outside University: The Top 40 - Outside magazine, September 2003

2002

  • #1 Thinnest City – Self magazine, October 2002
  • America’s 50 Healthiest Places to Live - USA Today, 2002
  • Best Places to Retire – Money magazine, 2002

2001

  • #8 Healthiest Cities for Women to Live - Self magazine, October 2001
  • America’s Best Running City - Runner’s World, January 2001
 
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