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This Weekend: Open Arts Fest

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

This weekend, the Pearl Street Mall will host over 100 artist booths featuring stunning collections of original artwork in a variety of mediums during Open Arts Fest presented by Daiya. This juried fine arts festival highlights 56 Colorado-based artists in addition to artists from 20 other states. Works range from jewelry to handcrafted wood & furniture, photography, sculpture and more.

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Thank You for Running the Pearl Street Mile!

Thanks to all sponsors, participants and spectators who joined us for the 17th annual Pearl Street Mile last Wednesday.

Read the recap article from The Denver Post here.

Click here to view the race results.

Click here to view the gallery from the race.

Lunch Under $5

Looking for some lunch options that won't break the bank? Check out our recently updated list of restaurants who offer lunch options for under $5.

Bon Appétit!

Click here for complete list.

Rocky Mountain Tea Festival

Saturday, August 2 through Sunday, August 3 | Dushanbe Teahouse

The Rocky Mountain Tea Festival is one of the country's largest events celebrating all things tea. The two day event includes a variety of workshops with world renown tea experts, sampling and purchasing tea at the Tea Bazaar and a special four course tea dinner at the Teahouse!

Most events require pre-registration. See the festival schedule for more information on each event.

Learn more here

Save the Date: Summer Sidewalk Sale

August 1-3 | Individual Store Hours Vary | Participating Downtown Merchants

Downtown Boulder's annual sizzlin’ Summer Sidewalk Sale happens August 1-3. This not-to-be missed shopping event offers great deals from Downtown Boulder’s favorite merchants both on and off the Bricks.

The list of participating merchants is growing daily, so check back often for additional businesses!

New Eco-Totem in Downtown Boulder

In August, a new electronic bike tracker will count the number of cyclists who pass through 13th Street. The totem will be unveiled on 13th between Pearl and Walnut Streets.

The Eco-Totem will show the cumulative year-to-date cyclist count adding up from the bottom.

Read more in the Daily Camera.

Ready, Set... RACE!

Sunday, August 3 | Throughout Downtown

The entire City of Boulder is excited to welcome IRONMAN participants and spectators to town on August 3rd. 

The race will start at Boulder Reservoir. All spectators (and athletes) must ride the free shuttles from Boulder High School that will be running between 4AM-10AM to and from the reservoir. Visit Ironman's spectator page to get the inside scoop on where to be to cheer on the athletes throughout the day.

Remember, every Saturday and Sunday (year round) City of Boulder Parking Garages are FREE!

For more information about IRONMAN street closures, click here.

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 28, 2014 with Found Downtown in the subject line. The winner will be notified by Tuesday, July 29, 2014.

Congratulations to Jim Arnow, winner of the last Found Downtown! (Boulder Public Library)

» New Members

Fior di Latte

1433 Pearl St. | 303-499-9880

We make our gelato from scratch and we use the best ingredients – organic and in-season whenever possible – to make sure that our gelato is the best it can possibly be. Gelato will never taste better than when it has just been spun, so we make it fresh every day. Can an excellent gelato change your life? We'd like to think so. It will at least change your day.

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 their 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 Businesses

Nature's Own

1215 Pearl St. | 303 443-7625

Nature's Own is a science and nature store that feature fossils, minerals, handcrafted Onyx and gemstone jewelry. The store also features a large selection of nature & science toys. Nature's Own was founded in 1973 by Roy Young.

Fine Art Associates

1949 Pearl St. | 303-413-1000

Fine Art Associates is an art gallery whose mission is to build on the energy of Pearl Streets fine dining, art gallery and cafe society charm. We will showcase paintings and sculptures from established artists locally and from across the United States.

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