Concertos in Chocolate may not be the most conveniently located chocolate and sweets shop in Boulder County, but it is indefinitely worth the effort of seeking out. Located just behind and next to the Gunbarrel Shopping Center, Concertos in Chocolate is a great place to get away from the city for a bit while indulging your sweet tooth. With a huge selection of freshly made truffles, caramels, toffees, confectionaries, and even marzipans and chocolate fruit, there's something for everyone at Concerts in Chocolate. The prices are affordable and packages of single, half-dozen, and dozens of chocolates are available, as well as special catering packages for events. Concertos in Chocolate truly is worth the extra drive for the best chocolate in Boulder. - Sabrina Zirakzadeh
5290 Arena Circle Loveland, CO 80538 +1 970 619 4100
The Budweiser Events Center hosts a plethora of events, ranging from rock concerts to rodeos and monster truck races to ice hockey. It is part of the Larimer County Fairgrounds and Events Complex, officially known as 'The Ranch'. Check out the latest offerings - you're sure to find something interesting!
95 East First Street Nederland, CO 80466 +1 303 258 3209
Stop in the Acoustic Coffee House and there is a good chance owner, State Representative and local celebrity, Tom Plant will serve you a cup of java. A long-time Mecca for acoustic musicians, singers and poets, the cafe draws a crowd all week long. The open stage bluegrass jam is a popular Sunday event. Fresh sandwiches, baked goods, bagels, tasty coffee and a funky patio atmosphere make this a popular hang out spot.
15 East First Street Nederland, CO 80466 +1 303 258 7733
Do not let the brown, unmarked door fool you. Inside, this old Nederland watering hole is a rare view of mountain history and culture served with some delicious American and Mexican food. Known in town as the PI, it is worth a visit if just to view the rustic decor of wagon wheels, horse saddles and cowboy paraphernalia. On weekends live music booms about the dining room. Non-smoking and smoking sections are available. No children at the bar.
4580 Broadway Street Boulder, CO 80304 +1 303 448 9999
Amante Coffee is a bit out of the way for most visitors to Boulder but if you're on your way to Estes Park or the mountains past North Boulder, it's the perfect place to stop along the way. Amante specializes in affordable Italian coffees and drinks and easily holds its own against popular chains like Starbucks. Their basic coffees are delicious and freshly roasted twice a day, their house frappucinos and mixed coffee drinks offer an alternative to the usual selections in other coffeehouses, and the prices are all just under those of other local shops. Sit on the patio to enjoy the Colorado sun while you drink! - Sabrina Zirakzadeh
Kittredge Loop Road 401 UCB Coors Events Conference Center Boulder, CO 80302 +1 303 492 7704
The Coors event center is part of the University of Colorado at Boulder's campus. It has an indoor arena and hosts basketball and volleyball games. It also has facilities for conferences and is often used for non-sporting events. It has a unique flat-roof and is at present the home of the Colorado Buffaloes basketball team. It is also the home of indoor track and field events.
2922 Baseline Road Boulder, CO 80303 +1 303 442 8162
Since 1975, this landmark has been serving Boulder. The dining room boasts over 1000 pieces of movie memorabilia, a satellite dish, televisions and big screens, and pool tables and video games. The crowd is a mix of college students and motorcycle enthusiasts, but don't be afraid to bring the kids along. The menu features burgers and sandwiches along with specialties like the Burrito Grande and Fish and Chips. Live music rocks the bar on Tuesday and Wednesday nights. No one under 21 after 9p.
Broadway and College Avenue University of Colorado Boulder, CO 80309 +1 303 492 0554
The Mary Rippon Theatre is located in the campus of University of Colorado. This outdoor theater was established in honor of German and French professor Mary Rippon, a pioneering female instructor in universities across America. It has a seating capacity for 1000 visitors and overlooks stunning views of the mountains. An array of cultural events are hosted here. Their annual Colorado Shakespeare Festival is a big draw and is considered to be one of the best festivals in the nation.
1669 Euclid Avenue First Floor, University Memorial Center, University of Colorado Boulder, CO 80302
Located within the premises of the University of Colorado, Club 156 is a vibrant nightclub that exudes an air of enthusiasm. This upscale music venue plays host to a plethora of events organized by the student community. The club features established as well as upcoming bands who explore genres like rock, indie and punk during their concerts. Club 156 is equipped with superb lights and acoustics and a seating capacity of around 150 that makes it an ideal place to attend mesmerizing live musicals. Call ahead to know about upcoming events.
2860 Arapahoe Avenue Boulder, CO 80303 +1 303 444 9464
Harpo's Sports Grill has 30 Television Sets with the state of the art satellite system so that you can watch your favorite game while you eat. The satellite system features all major sports packages. The building is steeped in Boulder's history. The rooftop dining has a wonderful view. Each night is dedicated to a different drink special. For entertainment, you can take part in trivia quiz held every night, or play the game room, where you can choose from cards or arcade games.
Adjoining the Boulder Bookstore, this cafe offers a standard array
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Cafe Blue is a modest little cafe in the middle
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Located in an old two story warehouse, BJ's is the
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