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Review: Tierra Y Fuego turns out top-notch farm-to-plate tacos

North Boulder food truck on Diaz farm serves up big flavors
The venue was North Boulder's Diaz Farm, home to the Tierra Y Fuego Taqueria, a small trailer serving up big flavors. Set back a bit from Jay Road, this humble spot serves up an array of well-crafted tacos, gorditas, quesadillas and burritos, along with aqua frescas. Full Story
First Bite Boulder kicks off restaurant week, now with a cheaper option
Normally, such a whirlwind culinary tour could prove pricey, but the annual, Boulder-wide First Bite event offers an affordable way to take in the county's best meals on a reasonable budget. Today through Nov. 17, nearly 50 restaurants across the county will offer a three-course, $34 prix-fixe dinner menu, a selection that sums up participating eateries' unique approaches to cooking. Full Story

Louisville's Yoga Hive offers a silky twist
Yoga with a twist. Swap out the usual props -your foam blocks and straps - for a colorful silk hammock. At first glance, it looks nothing like a yoga class, but the mats on the ground gave it away. Hanging from the rafters were a dozen large pieces of fabric, tied at the ceiling to create long hammocks.  Full Story

Victor Frankenstein should have been a gardener
Cue up some Edgar Winter, this year marks the birthday of one of our most iconic Halloween bad boys: Frankenstein. Full Story

Find unique root vegetables at Boulder County farmers markets
The markets are full of the unique flavors of celeriac root and Jerusalem artichokes (otherwise known as sunchokes to some). Be adventurous and try these not-so-common root vegetables, they have deep flavor - and the tastebuds won't regret them. Full Story

Review: Longmont's Mike O'Shay's serves up classic pub grub with comfort
For the most part, this longtime eatery delivers on this promise in a relaxing setting heavy on wood decor and soft lighting. Full Story

At Prana Boulder, it's free yoga, every day
It may be a grab bag of yoga styles, but it's free, all the time. Not just the first class or the first week, but forever.  Full Story

At the Market: Potatoes of plenty
The markets are ripe with colorful, round potatoes. They may come in many shapes and sizes, but the comfort a potato brings to any plate is uniform. Full Story

The delicate poppy honors fallen veterans and is tougher than it looks
A tiny red poppy, placed in the left lapel button, commemorates one of the most horrific wars in history. Full Story

Review: Boulder could use more spots like Lunetta Italian
A fleeting glance at both the interior and menu of Boulder's recently opened Lunetta Italian quickly makes it clear what this eatery is all about. It's a reasonably-priced neighborhood joint of the sort that Boulder could use more of, spotlighting classic Italian-American fare. Full Story

Workout review: Chill beginner yoga class in Superior is intimidation-free
Fearless Motion Dance Center, 1691B Coalton Road, Superior, 720-768-2485; fearlessmotiondance.com Instructor: After 18 years of dancing, Brianna Frey picked up yoga to stay active. Full Story

Burgundy 'freaks' unite for upcoming Boulder wine festival
Brett Zimmerman at Boulder Wine Merchant is hosting a smashing Beaujolais event in Boulder on Nov. 2, during his annual Boulder Burgundy Festival. Among other things, participants can sample wines from each of the 10 crus, while listening to a trio of Masters of Wine talk about the elixirs in their glasses. Full Story

O'Meara: Nightmare on Elm Street
Whenever there's a remake of a Hollywood classic thriller, I get a bit nervous. Will it be as good as the original, or fall short of the mark? Full Story

Review: Le Frigo's sandwiches triumph at South Boulder deli
Le Frigo is an invitingly humble, but understatedly elegant, South Boulder deli heavy on Continental cuisine. Full Story

Full workout in no time
24 Hour Fitness, 2900 Iris Ave., Boulder, 303-209-9274, 24hourfitness.com. Instructor: Steve Carroll has a bachelor's degree in physical education and a master's degree in sports administration. Full Story

Winter wonderland of squash filling Boulder County farmers markets
The markets are thriving with fleshy acorn squash, sweet delicata squash and carotene-rich spaghetti squash.  Full Story

O'Meara: Wrap young trees, be on vole patrol and winter watering tips
Before you turn your thoughts to indoor entertaining, take advantage of the next warm day to put the trees and shrubs to bed for the season. With a little bit of wrapping and a plan to winter water, your woody plants will weather the worst that winter can throw at us. Full Story

Boulder nutritionist says forget food fads, just be balanced
Never before has information been so readily available. It comes at us from all angles — and the world of food and nutrition is no exception. Full Story

Boulder's Grillo Center talks palliative care vs. hospice care
Palliative care is specialized medical care for someone with a serious illness. This type of care is focused on providing relief from the symptoms and stress of a serious condition. The goal is to make the individual as comfortable as possible and improve quality of life for both the patient and the family. Full Story

Review: Longmont's Treat Snack House is what nostalgia ordered
Fulfilling the promises of its name, this low-key spot offers up a respectable variety of sweet and savory small plates and beverages. Full Story

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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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(Paul Aiken / Staff Photographer)
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