Landmarks

Editor’s note: Former CU Boulder assistant professor Khadijah Queen read this original poem at the March 25 Fairview High School vigil for the victims of the King Soopers shooting. With Queen’s permission, we are publishing the poem in honor of the one-year anniversary of the shooting. Ordinary monuments—take the interstate, exit right before the mall, […]

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Yelp needs help

The definition of the word “yelp” is: “To make a sudden, short, high sound, usually when in pain.”  This came to mind when an outraged Nibbles reader e-mailed me Yelp’s list of “Boulder’s highest rated restaurants.” It was topped by Nopalito’s, the authentic taqueria located next to Boulder’s DMV office.  “Really?! This is THE highest-rated […]

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Astrology 3/17/22

ARIES March 21-April 19: The Carib people from Surinam quote their mysterious Snake Spirit as follows: “I am the force of the spirit of the lightning eel, the thunder ax, the stone. I am the force of the firefly; thunder and lightning have I created.” I realize that what I’m about to say may sound […]

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Flavors explode at Fringe, Bubby Goober’s pies bend minds, and bok choys meet the air fryer

I probably should have waited a minute before I bit into an arancini, but I couldn’t wait. Hot from the fryer, the little breaded bundle blasted molten saffron risotto, fresh mozzarella, corn and pecorino Romano onto my palate. Dipped in warm marinara it was even better. That was my introduction to the fare at Boulder’s […]

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Putin’s far right disinformation

Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine is shocking but how surprising is it? British investigative journalist Carole Cadwalladr said on Twitter, “We failed to acknowledge Russia had staged a military attack on the West. We called it ‘meddling.’ We used words like ‘interference.’ It wasn’t. It was warfare. We’ve been under military attack for eight years now.” Is […]

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