<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Best of Boulder]]> <![CDATA[Best of Boulder East County 2013: Retail]]> Who wouldn’t want to shop in a hip, cool, urban chic women’s consignment store located in a funky old purple house in Old Town Louisville with Nepalese prayer flags out front?]]> <![CDATA[Best of Boulder East County 2013: Entertainment]]> Whether you’re 18 and fresh out of high school, a bit more experienced and looking for a continuing education opportunity suitable to further or even change your career, or you’re just one of those people with an unquenchable thirst for knowledge, Front Range Community College.]]> <![CDATA[entertainment and culture]]> Movies aren’t known for being a full-body experience. Though immersive, if you’re caught at home, cheering along to a movie, you get the “Have you gone crazy?” look. We know that’s no fun. Which is why it’s great to catch a film at the Boulder Theater..]]> <![CDATA[Best of Boulder 2010: Drink]]> Beer. A wondrous, bubbly, golden liquid. Quencher of thirst, loosener of tongues, restorer of courage and uniter of strangers; faithful companion to sports, counterbalance of salty foods and food group for college students. The virtues of this beverage, old as written history itself, are many.]]> <![CDATA[The Best of Boulder County 2013]]> Not to get too warm and fuzzy, but we all know there are plenty of reasons to love living in this place — great restaurants to entice the foodiest of foodies; amazing beer and liquor selections and purveyors; stunning options for entertaining and educational days and nights on the town; a banquet of options for staying healthy; and shops that provide one-of-a-kind items as well as shopping experiences. ]]> <![CDATA[Best of Boulder 2013: Auto Dealers, Repair and Tires]]> The best auto dealers, for both new and used cars, as well as the best auto repair and tire store in Boulder.]]> <![CDATA[Vote now: Best of Boulder 2013 survey is now available]]> Let your voice be heard: the 2013 Best of Boulder survey is now live!]]> <![CDATA[Best of Boulder 2013: Breakfast and Brunch]]> Boulder's best breakfast and brunch restaurants, including local favorites Lucile's and Snooze.]]> <![CDATA[Best of Boulder 2012: Food (continued)]]> <![CDATA[Best of Boulder 2010: Staff Picks]]> This year we not only had some new names in the winner's bracket, but a few new brackets, too, like Best Chai Drink and Best Medical Marijuana Wellness Center. Just more proof that Boulder County is always evolving and growing, no pun intended.]]> <![CDATA[Best of Boulder East County: Health & Fitness Staff Picks]]> OK, we admit it. This photo of a flooded gas production platform in East Boulder County isn’t necessarily the best reason for having a countywide ban on fracking, it’s just another reason.]]> <![CDATA[Best of Boulder 2013: Education and Schools]]> The best in Boulder's education, from K-8 to 9-12 public schools to private schools to advanced education. Plus, Boulder's best summer camps.]]> <![CDATA[Best of Boulder East County: Retail Staff Picks]]> <![CDATA[Best of Boulder 2013: Staff Picks Get Political]]> The Boulder Weekly staff picks some of the best political stories of the past year, from the best politician who got his start in brewing — now who you think — to the best nanny state.]]> <![CDATA[drink]]> The multi-year winner currently occupying a nearly-unmarked warehouse off Arapahoe, is in the process of upgrading to a massive new facility in Gunbarrell where its mad scientist brews will stage the next phase of their inevitable global conquest. When Boulderites vote for Avery in BOB,.]]> <![CDATA[fitness & health]]> Boulder is a fantastic spot for rock climbing. Until it dumps 128 inches of snow overnight on three to five nights out of the week for six months out of the year. When that inevitably happens, climbers have to go indoors to get their fix. And the best spot to do so is the Boulder Rock Club,.]]> <![CDATA[food]]> Contemporary American cuisine is a deceptively tricky genre. Foods that get at the American heart often have a reputation for targeting the deep fryer and thus the arteries.]]> <![CDATA[The Best of Boulder County]]> Every year we put up our online survey, which stays open throughout the month of March, and then wait to see how many people fill it out and who they choose as Best-of winners. And each and every year for two decades our readers’ enthusiastic participation has blown us away.]]> <![CDATA[Best of Boulder 2012: Drink]]> Third Place: Oskar Blues Grill & Brew Fourth Place: Old Chicago Fifth Place: Walnut Brewery.]]> <![CDATA[Best of Boulder 2013: Gluten-Free, Organic, Vegetarian and Other Special Restaurants]]> Boulder's best restaurants in a few specialty categories, from vegetarian to kid-friendly to organic.]]>