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Boulder County Five Star Certification Program now taking applications

Boulder County Five Star Certification Program now taking applications

“Ultimately, Friday’s COVID Dial 2.0 update rewards Five Star Certified businesses by giving them the opportunity to move down the dial when eligible and protects them if Boulder County moves back up the dial,” according to a news release.
Longmont Local: Old T-shirts get fashion-forward makeover thanks to Graphic Revival

Longmont Local: Old T-shirts get fashion-forward makeover thanks to Graphic Revival

Through careful cutting and resewing, the company is upcycling shirts into interesting and fashionable new designs. There are five patterns available, and each one-of-a-kind finished shirt contains graphics from multiple sources.
It's complicated: Sustainability impacts of working from home

It's complicated: Sustainability impacts of working from home

The number of people working from home across the nation and the state has increased with the COVID-19 pandemic. This has pushed sustainability leaders to look at how telecommuting could decrease overall emissions.
COVID can't sour sweet sentiment of Valentine's Day gift-giving

COVID can't sour sweet sentiment of Valentine's Day gift-giving

Nearly three-quarters, 73%, “of consumers celebrating Valentine’s Day this year feel it is important to do so given the current state of the pandemic,” the National Retail Federation stated in a Jan. 28 web post announcing the results of an annual survey conducted in partnership with Prosper Insights & Analytics.
Will Super Bowl Sunday be more sedate this year?

Will Super Bowl Sunday be more sedate this year?

Boulder County on Saturday moved to the yellow level of the state’s COVID-19 dial dashboard, which limits breweries and restaurants to hosting 50% of their indoor capacity.
With Boulder County 5 Star Certification ready to launch, organizations put out call for program volunteers

With Boulder County 5 Star Certification ready to launch, organizations put out call for program volunteers

“In order to make this program possible and keep the costs down for businesses, Boulder County is seeking volunteers to help administer the program. Volunteers can either be direct unpaid volunteers from the community or employees of businesses/organizations willing to volunteer the employees’ time for the program,” the Longmont Chamber stated in an email.
Longmont Local: Barbed Wire Books, home for local authors

Longmont Local: Barbed Wire Books, home for local authors

While many people might be getting extra screen time during the pandemic, not everyone is entertaining themselves electronically.
Ziggi's ranks in top half of Entrepreneur magazine's Franchise 500®

Ziggi's ranks in top half of Entrepreneur magazine's Franchise 500®

Ziggi’s Coffee was able to defy the odds and not only survive but thrive
County 5-Star program approved, opening door for loosened COVID restrictions on businesses

County 5-Star program approved, opening door for loosened COVID restrictions on businesses

The program is good news for businesses that have been battered by the coronavirus pandemic and ensuing restrictions on capacity and services. Certification under the program will, in most instances, allow them to double their capacity.
Longmont Local: Adapting during COVID, Babette's expands its craveable fare to include main dishes, more

Longmont Local: Adapting during COVID, Babette's expands its craveable fare to include main dishes, more

While Babette’s is known for patisserie, crusty sourdough bread and wood-fired pizza, the business is poised to move beyond its roots thanks to pandemic-influenced changes. As possibilities for table service remain restricted, owners Steve and Catherine Scott are happily expanding into takeout.