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A Member of the Stewart’s Shops Family Dies in Drowning

A family member of the founders and owners of Stewart's Shops drowned this past weekend in upstate New York. According to the Times Union, 66 yr old Perrin Dake originally of Boulder Colorado, was on Stewart's Shops board of directors. While spending time on Sunday at his home on Friends Lake in Chestertown, NY, he went swimming off his boat. Dake eventually drowned shortly after near his Adirondack home.

After a high-profile closure during the Covid pandemic, Brasserie Ten Ten returns with a refresh. Here’s how the Walnut Street bistro is reviving French tradition ahead of this month’s reopening.

On a single day in June 2020, Boulder lost three restaurant institutions: The Med and its Mediterranean cuisine, Via Perla and its Italian fare, and French restaurant Brasserie Ten Ten. Their shared owners, Peg and Joe Romano, announced on each restaurant’s website and social media they were shuttering business indefinitely as a result of the pandemic and Colorado’s dining capacity restrictions.

Brook trout catch breaks 75-year-old Colorado record

An angler from Granby set a new Colorado fishing record.Tim Daniel caught a huge brook trout at Monarch Lake that weighed in at 7.84 pounds in late May. It had a girth of just over 15 inches and was 23.25 inches long.Colorado Parks and Wildlife confirmed that this catch bettered the old record that was set in 1947. It was the Centennial State's longest-standing fish record.

The City of Lafayette is imposing new year-round restrictions on water usage. Why isn’t Boulder doing the same?

In June of this year, the City of Lafayette imposed year-round limitations on water use. Focused on outdoor consumption, residents are allowed to irrigate their lawns only three days a week. And on those three days, irrigating must be done between the hours of 6 p.m. and 10 a.m. — unless the watered area is a city-owned facility, like a golf course. Other exemptions include watering by hand using a hose with an automatic shut-off valve, and irrigation for commercial agriculture.

Granby food pantry struggling to keep food on the shelves

GRANBY, Colo. — At the Mountain Family Food Pantry in Granby, executive director Helen Sedlar is having a tough summer keeping food on the shelves, with donations dropping but more people in need of food assistance. So far this month, they've served more than 600 families. “Demand is up...
Colorado Daily

BVSD voters will see $350M bond question on November ballot

The Boulder Valley school board on Tuesday unanimously approved ballot language and a detailed project list for a $350 million capital construction bond issue that will be on November’s ballot. The cost to homeowners for a $350 million property tax increase would be about $118 a year, or $9.83...

Broomfield adopts EV parking and infrastructure ordinance

Broomfield City Council officially codified electric vehicle infrastructure and parking requirements at Tuesday night’s meeting. The council voted unanimously to pass the ordinance that will require developers and property owners to install EV infrastructure and parking. The ordinance establishes definitions for the EV parking infrastructure, outlines the number of spaces that are required based on the use, and requires that EV spaces with installed charging stations be identified with signage.
Fast Company

This startup is using microalgae to make carbon-neutral cement

During a trip to Thailand on his honeymoon, while swimming above a coral reef, Wil Srubar was thinking about the beauty of nature—but he was also thinking about cement. In the reef, microalgae were growing calcium carbonate, a key material used to make cement, the glue that holds together concrete. Srubar, a materials scientist who teaches at the University of Colorado Boulder, realized that this type of algae could help lower the concrete industry’s massive carbon footprint.

August Historic Downtown Walking Tours

Discover the past on a walking tour of downtown Estes Park with the Estes Park Museum. During the tour, participants will be guided by trained docents to explore historical photographs from the Museum's collection to aid in comparing the past to the present. In 1905, Cornelius Bond and the Estes...

Stewart’s board member drowns in NY lake

The Warren County Sheriff's Office said a man has drowned in Friends Lake in Chester. The man has been identified as Perrin Dake, 62, of Boulder, Colorado. Stewart's Shops has confirmed that he was a member of the Dake family and was on the Stewart's Board of Directors.