Boulder Parks and Recreation examines history of park names
The city of Boulder Parks and Recreation department completed the first phase of a project to research Boulder park names last month, as a first step toward potentially renaming some.Read full story
Will COVID-19 change weddings forever?
American weddings are filled with a multitude of seemingly-mandatory traditions— a big white dress, a bouquet toss, the first dance, and so on. But since March 2020, couples have had to rethink those traditions, and figure out ways to conform to COVID restrictions on their big day. With the world slowly coming out of quarantine, will the pandemic’s impact on weddings linger?Read full story
After lost pandemic season, Boulder sells out Colorado Shakespeare Festival
Scott Coopwood (Puck) in rehearsal for "A Midsummer Night's Dream" (2021)Jennifer M Koskinen. “This sounds weird because I’m an adult, but it was the first time I’ve gotten to put on a costume in a couple years,” said Christian Ray Robinson. “It felt really good to get on that stage again.”Read full story
Swingin’ into summer: Cafe reopens dance hall after pandemic shutdown
After fourteen months of distance, isolation, and loneliness, one Denver community is ready to celebrate. On May 27, the Mercury Cafe reopened its doors to the city’s swing dancing. The Cafe has long been a home for swing, giving dancers a place to meet each other and practice their art. When the pandemic hit last year, swing was quick to be shut down, due to the up close and personal nature of partner dancing. Now it’s back with more energy than ever.Read full story