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Boulder Mag: Latino Parent Advisory Council

CAPL establishes relationships, scores early wins at BVSDBy Kate Jonuska The Boulder Valley School District (BVSD) has always welcomed and encouraged parental engagement, particularly among the families of their Latino students. But two years ago, under new superintendent Rob Anderson, BVSD shifted from a passive strategy toward actively seeking partnerships with such families via the […]

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Boulder Mag: Good, Clean Sweat

CYL Sauna Studio offers infrared heat, improved wellness in private sauna suites.By Kate Jonuska You have not experienced sweat until you’ve sweat in an infrared sauna, says Crystal Callipari, owner and head sweat tech with CYL Sauna Studio—a boutique operation thus named because their infrared saunas can “Change Your Life.” “Traditional saunas bring up the […]

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Boulder Mag: Via Mobility Services

This article published in the Winter 2020/Spring 2021 edition of Boulder Magazine. Moving local communities toward transportation equity—through an unprecedented pandemic. By Kate Jonuska Since 1979, Via Mobility Services, a private nonprofit, has been helping people with mobility limitations access transportation to live more self-sufficient, independent and connected lives. Via Mobility believes that our community […]

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Pandemic breaks barriers to mental health

This article published in the Fall 2020 edition of Boulder Magazine. Boulder County’s mental health community responds with agility to the COVID-19 pandemic. By Kate Jonuska In January 2020, Mental Health Partners (MHP) launched an innovative new outreach program. They embedded six community health workers with partners like libraries, food pantries and health care centers in Boulder, […]

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Boulder Mag: Gafner Restaurants

This article published in the Summer 2020 edition of Boulder Magazine. Family-owned and operated, Gafner restaurants are thriving up and down Main Street By Kate Jonuska Sean and Rebecca Gafner were so certain that Longmont was the perfect place to follow their dreams of restaurant entrepreneurship, they moved their family of six from California to […]

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Happy birthday, Organic Sandwich Company!

Five years ago, Organic Sandwich Company started out as a vendor at the Boulder County Farmers Market, selling only three sandwich varieties. Today, their 16th and Pearl location is thriving, their second location on McCaslin in Louisville has been open two years, and an Organic Sandwich Company in Denver might be on the horizon.

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Boulder Mag: Babettes

This article published in the Winter 2019/Spring 2020 edition of Boulder Magazine. Babettes specializes in house-made baked goods, pizza and small plates. By Kate JonuskaPhotos by AliveStudios.com For its first five years, Babettes was a tiny operation that made huge waves. Bon Appétit singled out their pastry as one of the magazine’s “Best Food We Ate […]

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Boulder Mag: Osaka’s

This article published in the Winter/Spring 2019/2020 edition of Boulder Magazine. Okonomiyaki is the next culinary contender in town By Kate JonuskaPhotos by AliveStudios.com Restaurant owner Koji Tamura isn’t surprised many Americans are intimidated to pronounce okonomiyaki (o-kono-mi-yaki) for the first time. After all, sushi and ramen were foreign and unfamiliar words to Americans not so […]

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