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Happy 4th of July!

Celebrate America's Birthday in Downtown Boulder this year!

Head down to The West End and enjoy a traditional American BBQ at The West End Tavern or traditional backyard games at The St Julien Hotel.

Leave your car downtown (city of Boulder parking is FREE) and catch the HOP for FREE to Ralphie's Independence Day Blast at Folsom Field. Click here for bus route map.

Downtown Boulder Race Series: Pearl Street Mile

Wednesday, July 9 | 6PM | Pearl Street

Join us next Wednesday for the Pearl Street Mile, a long-standing tradition.

6:30PM* Downtown Business Wave
6:45PM* Kids' 1/2 Mile
7:00PM* Non-Competitive Runners/Walkers
7:25PM* Competitive Females
7:35PM* Competitive Males
*wave start times are approximate

Every entry includes a commemorative t-shirt and FREE beer at the Bands on the Bricks beer garden immediately following the run - OR - FREE ice cream from Ben & Jerry's for the kids!

We need race volunteers! Click here

Register now!

Open Arts Festival

Saturday, July 19 10AM-7PM &
Sunday July 20 10AM-5PM

From whimsical and modern sculptures to traditional watercolors and oils & more, Open Arts Fest (presented by Daiya) is a beautiful outdoor gallery on the Pearl Street Mall.

Purchase sculptures in metal & upcycled materials; handcrafted wood & furniture; paintings in acrylic, oil & watercolors; ceramics; jewelry; photography and glass in a variety of styles from abstract to Impressionistic, functional and decorative from over 100 artists.

We need volunteers! Click here

Boulder Outdoor Cinema

Saturdays beginning July 12th | Bands play at 7:30PM | Movie at Dusk | 1750 13th Street, behind the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art

Since 1995, Boulder Outdoor Cinema has established itself as a quintessential Boulder summer tradition with hundreds of patrons attending screenings each week. Bring your own chair and popcorn!

Summer 2014 Line Up:
7/12 Frozen
7/19 Royal Tenenbaums
7/26 Aliens
8/2 Office Space
8/9 Zombieland
8/16 Princess Bride
8/23 American Hustle
8/30 Monty Python

'I am Downtown Boulder' Banner Project 

Last week, over 150 banners featuring Downtown Business owners went up along the Pearl Street Mall.

Next time you are out and about, look up and check out the pictures of the small business owners that make downtown so unique!

Also, check out the growing list of business owners who have been featured on our Small Business Spotlight page.

Independents Week

July 1st-7th | Throughout Downtown

Join Downtown Boulder and the American Independent Business Alliance (AMIBA) in celebrating 'Independents Week'. Over 85% of downtown's shops and restaurants are independently owned and operated. Show your support and thank small business owners for all they contribute to our community!

This week 'celebrate our independents' downtown.

Time-Lapse Video of PearlWest

If you haven't been on The West End of Pearl Street during the last few weeks, you might be surprised to see that the former Daily Camera building is no longer standing!

Construction on the PearlWest building has begun! This soon-to-be ultra green downtown office/retail space is located at 11th and Pearl and is scheduled for completion in early 2016.

Stay up-to-date with live and time-lapse views of the construction progress. Images are updated every 15 minutes to provide a fresh look at the jobsite. Click here to watch live video

Learn more about PearlWest

Play "Found Downtown" on Instagram!

Think you know Boulder like the back of your hand?

Click the picture on the left for our Instagram, tell us where the photo was taken and you could win a $25 Downtown Boulder Gift Card. One winner will be chosen at random each newsletter.

Email your answer to by Monday, July 14, 2014 with Found Downtown in the subject line. The winner will be notified by Tuesday, July 15, 2014.

Congratulations to Jason Cerny, winner of the last Found Downtown! (Savory Spice Shop)

» New Businesses

Goorin Bros. Hat Co.

943 Pearl St. | (303) 443-4287

There was a time when neighborhood hat shops existed in just about every community in America. The friendly and knowledgeable Shopkeepers served its regular customers and created a gathering place, like the local tavern or barber shop. Goorin Bros. is focused on bringing this personal level of genuine interaction back and making hat wearing relevant again.

» New Members

RE/MAX Alliance Downtown

1035 Pearl St. | (303) 499-9880

RE/MAX Alliance Downtown includes, “The Lounge”, a community and gathering place that infuses the welcoming atmosphere of Pearl Street into a work area that creates a casual, yet professional environment. Our goal is to embrace the strong tradition of community and active lifestyle that defines Boulder. The Lounge offers a comfortable setting for a meeting with one of our knowledgeable agents, or an opportunity to pop in on a Friday afternoon and find out what the market is doing over a glass of wine. With a growing accumulation of on-site agent offices, and the Lounge, this new RE/MAX Alliance Office is excited to be a part of the Downtown community!

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