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Feature Home: Barn Raising

How a handy Boulder couple bought a 100-year-old Pennsylvania barn and hauled it to Colorado to build their dream home themselves. Nothing exemplifies rural life...

Living in a Sculpture

Arguably Colorado’s most famous home, the Sculptured House has a history as unusual as its architecture. By Ruthanne Johnson If you’ve driven west on I-70, you’ve...

Feature Garden: Paradise Regained

This Louisville oasis overflows with verdant plants, sparkling fountains, tropical scents and the many paradisiacal elements of Eden. It’s hard to believe that Richard and...

Feature Home: The House that Binx Built

Tour a home in Fourmile Canyon that qualifies as one huge “Mother of Invention.” It all began on a foggy day in 1994, with a...

Prefab-ulous!

Toss out your old image of prefabricated buildings, because modern prefab “sheds” are sleek enough to be chic, but cheap enough to give you...

Grill Skill: Your Guide to Grills

Nothing says summer more than freshly grilled meals. Today’s portable gas grills have enough frills to turn even an amateur griller into a master. Outdoor...

Historic Home: Tour a 1906 Boulder Mansion

This grand mansion built by early Boulder Mayor James P. Maxwell is a tribute to a bygone era. In 1906 James P. Maxwell built a...

Chile Connoisseur’s Guide

Use these tips to enhance chile flavor and, if desired, reduce heat. If you prefer peppers with less heat, purchase large, heavy fruits that have...