• Workout: Kaiut Yoga in Boulder - 04/25/2018 08:49 AM MDT
    (Seth McConnell / The Denver Post)
    O'Meara: Strawberries and raspberries sweeten the garden

    Protect berry patches from animals with mesh netting, fences
    Close your eyes and imagine popping a juicy, sweet berry into your mouth. It's OK if you stop reading for a moment as your mind savors the idea of sweet, summery delight. Those small fruits fresh from the garden are worth dreaming over and planning to plant in the garden. Full Story
    Workout: Kaiut Yoga in Boulder
    Started by Francisco Kaiut to address a more modern lifestyle, Kaiut yoga works primarily through the joints. The foundation of the practice is rooted in the idea that traditional yoga catered to people that lived a different — and considerably shorter — life than we do today. "These poses are actually truer to the original intention of yoga which is to promote health and vitality and prolong the life span," said instructor Wendy Zerin. Full Story

    Boulder and Longmont farmers' markets: Arugula
    Arugula, also known as "rocket" in some parts of the world, is especially nice this time of year. It prefers to grow in cooler temperatures. When it gets hot, it can take on more of it's pepper and spice undertones, which, hey, we're not complaining about either. Full Story

    McGuckin's to hand out free trees in Boulder for Arbor Day
    McGuckin Hardware will hand out tree seedlings on Saturday to honor Arbor Day.  Full Story

    Workout: Yoga for trauma, anxiety, imbalanced emotions in Longmont
    A class at Elevated Yoga Studio in Longmont brings a psychotherapist and acupuncturist into a yoga classroom to help students dive deeper into their emotional and spiritual health, as well as their physical well-being. The class uses simple, calming and opening yoga postures, guided meditation, mind exercises and acupuncture, designed to help people deal with trauma, anxiety and other emotions.  Full Story

    O'Meara: Gardening to an age-old beet
    While some march to the beat of their own drum, I'd like to drum up support for the beet. Fans have been rooting for this vegetable to be crowned king of the garden, and this year, our dreams are realized: 2018 is the Year of the Beet. Full Story

    Boulder and Longmont farmers' markets: Pea shoots
    We're heading into the peak of pea shoot season and farms are harvesting them at the perfect time so they are not stemming or woody. Local restaurants are snatching them up, so make sure to get them while they last. Full Story

    Workout: Boot Camp at Fit Body in Lafayette
    Many workout classes in Boulder County appeal to athletes. Makes sense. The area has a high concentration of athletes. On the other hand, we have just as many busy professionals, parents and retirees. Not everyone can find time to exercise for an hour or more a day and they may need a more accessible workout. Full Story

    O'Meara: Hold seedlings until weather is right
    So, you went wild, shopping plant sales, garden centers and mail order. Those weeks of frenzy have left you happy but spent, seduced by tempting vegetables, hot colored flowers and very cool vines. All that's left is to face the consequences of your overindulgence. Full Story

    Boulder and Longmont farmers' markets: Chives
    Chives can be prepared by chopping them thin and sprinkling them on a soup, salad or used as accompaniment in a braise. This herb is versatile. Don't forget to include the flower if you're lucky to snag it fully bloomed. Full Story

    Repurposed material modeled in Boulder fashion show
    More than two dozen aspiring Boulder County student fashion designers will walk the Boulder Theater runway in whimsical wares they've repurposed from discarded items for the ninth Recycled Runway show. Full Story

    Community Table spotlights fresh, affordable breakfasts, lunches: review
    Bridge House Community Table hits the twin sweet spots of both value and consistently fresh flavor. The nonprofit venue's altruistic mission makes it a place where your dining dollars are doing more than buying tasty food; you're also supporting folks transitioning out of homelessness. Full Story

    Workout: Yoga Sculpt at CorePower in Boulder
    The Yoga Sculpt workout at CorePower Yoga in Boulder is hot. It's like working out in a sauna. Not only is it hot, the workout is intense, too.  Full Story

    O'Meara: Get your lawn in shape for the summer
    A long, dry winter takes its toll on many of us, so much so that the first warm rays of spring brings the realization that we're in sub-par form in having to face the neighbors this summer. Full Story

    Boulder and Longmont farmers' markets: Overwintered spinach
    Ready or not, this Saturday we welcome our Boulder County farmers and ranchers back to the street in Boulder and Longmont. It's going to be a lovely day for a market. Full Story

    Workout: Cardio Kickboxing in Lafayette
    The class alternates between Muay Thai bag work and more traditional workout exercises. After a warm up and quick stretch we pulled out the punching bags. Full Story

    O'Meara: Stink bugs not expected to cause major problems in Colorado
    Good journalism, like great wine, is a commodity that should be sampled and enjoyed often. Indulging in researched, well-written articles keeps the mind sharp and expands our understanding of the world. Full Story

    Boulder and Longmont farmers' markets: Pointers to start the season
    So you're ready for Boulder County Farmers Markets to start. Despite the wintery spring weather, although we definitely need the snow, we are too. Full Story

    Review: Gunbarrel's Cafe Blue blends comfort, gourmet fare
    The dining scene in Gunbarrel is in a state of flux nowadays, with an infusion of new venues taking up space alongside longterm old favorites. Among the more enduring eateries is Cafe Blue, tucked away in a strip mall a stone's throw from King Soopers. Unsurprisingly, Cafe Blue has the comfortably lived-in feel of a popular neighborhood spot, with friendly, but not overly intrusive service.  Full Story

    Workout: Invigorate Yoga at Bulldog Yoga in Boulder
    Bulldog Yoga, 900 Pearl Street, Boulder, 720-638-2739, bulldogyoga.com/location/boulder-co Instructor: Tamara Burke started teaching yoga as a side job after receiving her 200 hour yoga certification. Full Story

    (Matt York / Associated Press)
    College footballCU football: Buffs reeling from first blowout loss

    Turnovers, sacks allowed pile up in defeats

    After many of Colorado's Pac-12 losses over the years, there was a helpless feeling coming from the Buffaloes.

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    (Matt York / Associated Press)
    College footballCU football: Buffs reeling from first blowout loss

    Turnovers, sacks allowed pile up in defeats

    After many of Colorado's Pac-12 losses over the years, there was a helpless feeling coming from the Buffaloes.

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    Second Story Garage: Gasoline Lollipops

    The Boulder alt-country band gives its EPs names such as Death and Resurrection, and its songs bear the mark of hard truths and sin. But the punk energy behind the playing, and the sense that it's all in good fun, make it OK to dance to a song like "Death." Full Story