Monthly Archives: May 2010

Remembrance on Memorial Day

Like many of us, I’ll be spending Memorial Day weekend celebrating with my family and friends. We’ll be sharing food, libations, stories and laughter. We’ll be watching our kids play. In many ways, this is a fitting remembrance ritual: spending … Continue reading

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2010 Boulder Economic Summit looks to the future

The 2010 Boulder Economic Summit happens this Wednesday, July 2 at CU-Boulder’s Glenn Miller Ballroom. Entitled Boulder in 2035: Opportunities and Insights, the summit will examine what’s on the horizon – from population and employment projections to planning challenges and … Continue reading

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Father’s Day spending expected to hit $9.4 billion nationally

Sunday, June 15 is Father’s Day. Though Mother’s Day spending typically outperforms dad’s big day, the average national consumer plans to spend an impressive $91 on the dads in their lives. Americans are expected to spend the most on a … Continue reading

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Ad frequency encourages right place, right time moments

Hillside School provides specialized instruction in reading, written language and math for students in first through eighth grades. It caters to students who have learning differences such as dyslexia, helping them reach their academic potential and become competent learners. Hillside … Continue reading

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Boulder County gardeners dig Outdoor Style

The time is ripe for marketing to yard devotees … the peak sales months for garden centers are April through July, according to the U.S. Census Bureau ­… and the lawn and garden market is juicy. The National Gardening Association … Continue reading

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The Longmont Ledger Delivers Intensely Local News

In a recent survey conducted by the Newspaper Association of America, 81 percent of respondents reported reading a local weekly paper every week. Featuring intensely local Longmont news, prep sports, education, places to go, things to do and business happenings, … Continue reading

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Frugal diners kick-start local restaurant spending

In 2007, Boulder diners ordered the equivalent of $9.35 of food every second at area restaurants. People were spending $808,347 every day on someone else’s cooking. Then the bottom fell out of the economy, and consumers became reacquainted with their … Continue reading

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Think ahead for Memorial Day weekend

School is winding down and summer is right around the corner. It’s time to plant the garden, build the deck, make vacation plans, get the kids ready for camp and fire up the grill. Memorial Day is coming, and with … Continue reading

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Get a grip on spring cleaning with a garage sale.

There’s something about spring that makes me turn against my stuff. One day I’m fine with the toys cascading from my kids’  shelves. The closets seem to be able to handle the clothes we never wear. It’s OK that we’re … Continue reading

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Bolder Boulder brings active runners and consumers to town.

Bolder Boulder is the biggest participant sports event in Colorado, the 2nd largest running race in the United States and the 6th largest running race in the world. It was recently named America’s Best 10K by Runner’s World, and it … Continue reading

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