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  • Blogs

    October 16, 2014

    Hosea Rosenberg's Blackbelly Market Takes Shape in Boulder

    "It's great -- but it's also been stressful," says Hosea Rosenberg on being so close to finally opening his own restaurant. Blackbelly Market has been slowly taking shape in its shopping center location on the east side of Boulder, and the Top Chef winner, food-truck operator and caterer says that, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2014

    Oskar Blues will debut Old Chub Nitro this week, the first U.S.-made nitro beer in a can

    Oskar Blues, which pioneered putting craft beers in cans in the United States, is taking an old favorite from the U.K. and making it better. Call it an AmeriCAN revolution. This week the Longmont beer-maker will become the first stateside brewery to can a beer that has been carbonated with nitrogen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2014

    April Fools: Helium beers, self-filling cans and fake lawsuits highlight annual brewery jokes

    Craft breweries and related companies love April Fool's Day and each year, they skewer their fans, their competitors, big breweries and themselves with jokes. But these breweries are also innovators, and a couple of years ago, one of these jokes actually became reality when Wynkoop Brewing produced ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2013

    Photos: Ten best places to find a job in Colorado

    What are the best places in Colorado to find a job? The folks at the Nerd Wallet website have just released a list that attempts to answer that question, and surprisingly enough, several cities that almost always wind up on such rosters -- including Denver, Boulder and Colorado Springs -- are nowher ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2013

    Photos: Ten best cities for young grads -- and where Boulder places

    We all know folks from around the country who graduate from the University of Colorado at Boulder and then never leave town -- and it turns out this decision's a mighty good one according to Kiplinger, whose list of the ten best cities for grads prominently features the People's Republic. Count dow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2013

    Upslope follows up big new brewery with a huge new beer, Imperial IPA

    Upslope Brewing is going big this spring. The five-year-old Boulder company just opened its second brewery and taproom in a 17,000-square-foot space with a thirty-barrel brewhouse, to complement its original location at 1501 Lee Hill Drive in Boulder. And now, it's getting ready to brew one of its ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2012

    Photos: Oskar Blues goes big with its 19.2-ounce Royal Pints of Dale's Pale Ale

    Canned craft beers are big in Colorado and now they're getting even bigger. On Thursday night after the Great American Beer Festival ended, Oskar Blues revealed its latest aluminum package: a 19.2-ounce can of Dale's Pale Ale. The Longmont beer makers is the first U.S. brewery -- craft or otherwise ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2012

    Munson Farms Corn is candy on the cob

    This is the sixth in a series of pieces profiling Colorado-grown products...and what some local restaurants do with them. Is there an ingredient that makes Colorado chefs salivate quite so much as Munson Farms corn? They simmer it into chowders. They bake it into biscuits. They sprinkle kernels, ra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2012

    Oskar Blues and Sun King brew a second collaboration beer for #GABF

    Oskar Blues and Indianapolis-based Sun King Brewing are whipping up their second collaboration beer today in Longmont under a shroud of secrecy. "We're keeping some suspense about style of the beer," says brewery spokesman Chad Melis. But he promised that details about the collaboration, called The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2012

    Nice package: Oskar Blues sticks its latest beer, Chaka, in an aluminum bottle

    Is it a can? Is it a bottle? Does it even matter? Today Oskar Blues unveiled its newest packaging experiment: a resealable, sixteen-ounce aluminum bottle made by Ball Corporation in Golden. The container will be used for Chaka, an extremely limited-release, Belgian-style pale ale that Oskar Blues c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2011

    3OH!3 releases first of three songs from its vault

    ​3OH!3 pulled out three unreleased cuts from its vaults, and the electro-pop duo is releasing a song a week this month on iTunes, starting today with "Bang Bang", which Nathaniel Motte told Rolling Stone was originally commissioned by Ball Aerospace in Boulder as the only song to keep scientis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2011

    Colorado beer calendar: Get ready for the Great American Beer Festival

    ​Are you ready to rumble? We are. The Great American Beer Festival kicks off on September 29, but there are plenty of GABF-related events where you can practice in advance -- or even instead -- of the big show. In fact, there are too many events to list, but I did my best. Check 'em out below.

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2011

    Colorado-based New Age Beverages puts water in a can

    ​The same company that's pushing the all-natural tastes of XINtea have teamed up with the Ball Corp. to introduce a canned water. The zero-calorie Just Pure Water, created by Colorado-based New Age Beverages, comes in berry, lemon lime and orange flavors. "What we wanted to do was come out wit ... More >>

  • Dining

    April 15, 2010
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    May 15, 2009

    A Crush on Cans: Steamworks, Upslope and more

    It's American Craft Beer Week - seven days that even the United States Congress felt should be set aside for drinking micro brews. But Colorado's beer culture is worth a deeper look, since 100 craft breweries operated here in 2008, producing 75,000 barrels of delicious beer. Of particular interest ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2009

    A Crush on Cans: Ball Packaging

    It's American Craft Beer Week - seven days that even the United States Congress felt should be set aside for drinking micro brews. But Colorado's beer culture is worth a deeper look, since 100 craft breweries operated here in 2008, producing 75,000 barrels of delicious beer. Of particular interest ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2009

    A Crush on Cans: Wynkoop vs. Breckenridge

    It's American Craft Beer Week - seven days that even the United States Congress felt should be set aside for drinking micro brews. But Colorado's beer culture is worth a deeper look, since 100 craft breweries operated here in 2008, producing 75,000 barrels of delicious beer. Of particular interest ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2009

    Colorado beer drinkers have a crush on cans

    It's American Craft Beer Week - seven days that even the United States Congress felt should be set aside for one purpose and one purpose only: drinking micro brews. (To find out about tappings, food pairings and other events, click here or here.) But Colorado's beer culture is worth a deeper look s ... More >>

  • News

    April 19, 2001

    A Matter of Trust

    Who paid what to clean up Lowry Landfill? That's confidential.

  • News

    August 3, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of August 3

  • News

    August 5, 1999
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    January 14, 1999

    The Sprawful Truth

    Overwhelmed by growth, the town of Superior struggles to transform a subdivision into a community.

  • Music

    June 18, 1998
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    September 18, 1997

    Mars or Bust

    The sky's no limit for these Colorado scientists. They're heading straight for the Red Planet.

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