Shop and Dine Pearl Street Mall, Boulder, Colorado

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Slideshow of my photos from Pearl Street Mall in Boulder, Colorado, a pedestrian zone with dozens of restaurants, pubs, bars and shops, not to mention thousands of visitors each year.

Avery Brewing Co. in Gunbarrel, Boulder County, Colorado

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A visit to Avery Brewing Company has its address in Boulder, Colorado. But really it's in the Gunbarrel area of Boulder County. Each local brewery here has its own gig, and Avery's is lots of diverse beer types, plus a surprisingly creative and delicious kitchen! Check out the photos of their wonderful, two-story taproom.

Cinco de Mayo Recipe Extravaganza! Tortillas, Chilaquiles and Margaritas, Oh My!

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A goldmine of Cinco de Mayo recipes, starting with homemade tortilla chips and salsa verde. Combine those into chilaquiles and top off your celebration with an old-school margarita recipe. Better yet, save the chilaquiles until the next day - it makes great hangover food. ¡Olé!

Tangerine Restaurant in Lafayette, Colorado

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Join me for a very yummy breakfast at Tangerine Restaurant in Lafayette, Colorado. I stopped there after photographing the purported "vampire" grave in Lafayette's cemetery a couple of weeks ago. Old Town Lafayette lent its considerable charm to the experience of this lunch/brunch destination.

James Peak Brewery and Nederland, Colorado

Seeking out smoked wings and good beer, I found them at James Peak Brewery in Nederland, Colorado. Ned isn't far from the Eldora Mountain ski area and hosts a crazy annual Frozen Dead Guy Days celebration, which I'll go back for.

Easter-Egg Coloring and Mother’s and Father’s Day Gifts

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A questionnaire of sorts this week: do you know how to color eggs the natural way? Do you have a gift for your mother or father for their upcoming respective Days? I have the answers for you!

Denver’s Oxford Hotel and Cruise Room Martini Bar near Union Station

Visit the haunted, historic Oxford Hotel in downtown Denver, Colorado, including the wonderful art-deco Cruise Room Martini Bar. Just don't stay in Room 320!

Haunted Denver Underground Tour, Blake St. Vault, and Double Daughter’s Salotto

Nightly Spirits Tour in Denver took us underground to haunted tunnels and historic structures, including Blake Street Vault, Double Daughters Salotto, Oxford Hotel and Cruise Bar and Union Station.

Lulu’s Farm and Roadside Market in Brighton, Colorado

Join me for a taste and photos of the wonderful Lulu's Farm Roadside Market for fresh produce, eggs, meat, fish, herbs and all manner of food and cooking-related fare such as grills, cookbooks and more!