The downward mobility of owning a mobile home

A couple of weeks ago, a ground-breaking Colorado bill, HB 1287, passed out of committee, bringing forward an extension of badly needed protections for Colorado mobile home owners (MHOs). These folks own their own homes, but have to rent the lots on which they sit and follow rules of parks they had no voice in making. […]

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Nonprofit goes non-fungible

Everyone from the MLB, video game companies and celebrities are hitching their carts to the non-fungible token, or NFT, caravan. One Boulder County art nonprofit, ArtSticks, is looking at the realm of NFTs to expand the reach of local artists and secure new sources of fundraising. ArtSticks, co-founded by Cassie Clussman and James Clark, operates […]

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Best Western

I met Greg Schochet in 2017 when he toured with Gasoline Lollipops in Belgium and Holland, filling in with us on lead guitar when Donnie Ambory was unable to travel. He’s good-natured and bright, able to crack up a room full of people with an onstage joke or lighten the mood with a zinger when tension […]

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What to do when there’s ‘nothing’ to do…

EVENTS Opening reception—‘DISGUST: unhealthy practices.’ 6:30-8 p.m. April 7, east window SOUTH, 4949 Broadway Unit 102-C, Boulder, eastwindow.org “DISGUST: unhealthy practices”, a group exhibit curated by Todd Edward Herman, filmmaker, photographer and founding director of east window, is the culmination of an open call for work by nearly 100 writers and visual artists around the […]

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Where to eat Mexican pastries, how to cook tuna in banana sauce, and deets on the Brewers Guild’s Collaboration Festival

Taste of the Week: Panadería Sabor a México On a recent Sunday morning, I was gawking at a wall of pastries, cookies and buns when a customer walked in and quickly scanned the glass cases. She looked concerned. “Where are the churros?” she asked. “I need them for my coffee!” The cinnamon-sugar-dusted cake doughnut sticks […]

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Astrology 3/31/22

ARIES March 21-April 19: To provide the right horoscope, I must introduce you to three new words. The first is “orphic,” defined as “having an importance or meaning not apparent to the senses nor comprehensible to the intellect; beyond ordinary understanding.” Here’s the second word: “ludic,” which means “playful; full of fun and high spirits.” […]

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The latest climate report includes a new focus on pregnant people. One of its authors explains why.

Originally published by The 19th Last June, over a period of three days, a heat wave baked the Pacific Northwest. Temperatures soared to 117 degrees in a region where many homes don’t have air conditioners.  While final estimates of heat wave-related fatalities are still being determined, Kristie Ebi, a professor with the Center for Health […]

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The power of cheesy bits

Necessity can be a mother, and it helped birth crackers so outrageously tasty you can immerse yourself in them at Meow Wolf’s Convergence Station in Denver. “We had started an Italian food truck in 2017 and wanted everything to be made from scratch,” says Isaac Olson, co-owner of Longmont’s MECO Coffee Collective with his life […]

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