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While you're waiting for your vehicle to be serviced or new car paperwork to finalize here are a few spots close by that we recommend you visit. Whether you live in Boulder or are visiting us from Longmont, Denver, Broomfield or any of the surrounding cities you'll enjoy these local spots if you've got 30 minutes. All these locations are just a few minutes away from our dealership.

Parkway Restaurant

Serving great American Style Breakfasts and Lunches along with tasty Mexican Food for the family, The Parkway Cafe has been a favorite of Boulderites for years, it's the place where you catch up with friends, meet new ones, and grab a great meal. You'll find fast and friendly service, an extensive menu, along with great specials. Dogs are welcome on the patio, too.

       Village Coffee Shop

Best of Boulder county 2014. Best "Place to Feel Welcomed to the Family" according to the Boulder Weekly. Let them know if you're new! Colorado Daily also just awarded them 1st Runner Up for Best Breakfast in Boulder. Open for Breakfast and Lunch. A Gluten-free menu is offered, and you may call in for take-out orders.

Efrain's Restaurant
Family culinary tradition for over 30 years prepared in the Northern Chihuahua style.  The chilies are fiery and the flavors are robust.  A loyal fan base come back for the chimichangas, fajitas and the chili verde. Winner of the Boulder County's coveted People's Choice Award for best Mexican food every year since the awards began in 2009.


May Wah

Offering Thai, Chinese, and Vietnamese. serving Asian Classics from pho to curry. Recommended menu items by Yelp reviewers are  Potstickers, Vietnamese Rice Noodle Bowl, Sesame Chicken, Rice-Paper Wraps, among other items. Dine in, carry out, and party trays. Known for Lunch Specials and Huge portions.

Salt Bistro
Chef Bradford Heap was classically trained at the Culinary Institute of America and is a true example of do what you love. With long standing relationships with the local farmers, ranchers and purveyors, he is able to serve up authentic fresh, local menus that honor their ingredients. Chef Bradford's talent and reputation have secured a loyal following around the Front Range.

Susan's Bakery
Fresh Baked goods delivered right to your door (sometimes even by bike). Susan is a Colorado Proud avid baker located in central Boulder right near the CU campus, for easy delivery or pick-up. She uses real butter, heavy whipping cream, unbleached flour, and fresh, natural ingredients purchased as locally as possible. No it's not low fat (mostly she says) but is a believer all-things in moderation.

At Colterra you will be welcomed to a lively atmosphere, who's purpose is to provide fresh and local fare in a community gathering place. Colterra strives to serve our community with seasonal ingredients from local farmers. Surrounded by a canopy of 100 year old trees and a beautiful stone patio with seating for 50 (available for memorable occasions or business dinners), Chef Bradford creatively serves up both Classic French and Northern Italian fare. He was nominated by James Beard to be "Best Chef in the Southwest".

Leaf Vegetarian Restaurant

Serving lunch and dinner, as well as Brunch on Sat and Sun., is dedicated to creating an outstanding and creative vegetarian dining experience. Using fresh, local ingredients led them to create Three Leaf Farm in Lafayette, CO which allows them seasonally organic, freshly harvested produce and herbs, and free range eggs. Traditional afternoon tea service every Saturday 3-5pm.



McGuckens Hardware
Boulder's everything store since 1955. With 18 different depts, ranging from Garden to House to Auto to name a few. There are specialists in each dept. wearing green vests. You'll easily find what you need, as they sell over 200K items, but you'll want to stick around for the fun. 

Into The Wind Kites

For over 30 years they have had a kite store in a place with some of the worst winds on the planet, they have learned what separates kites that fly well from kites that fly great. Together with leading kite designers, they have turned that experience into some of the best flying kites anywhere. They have stunt kites, traditional kites, Line and Accessories, Wind Art, and Toys, and an online catalog. You will find the best selection, service, and even a guarantee.

The Envelope Please
Fine Stationary and Invitations

Wedding Invitations, Holiday Greetings, Baby Announcements, Party Invites, Save the Date, Letterhead, Thank You Notes, We've Moved Cards, and more. Get on the inside track to the best invitation designs and paper selections to make your correspondence stand out. they have limited hours daily and By Appointment.

 HB Woodsongs Music
For over 25 years HB Woodsongs has provided for all guitar and music needs in Boulder. They sell and rent guitars, banjos, mandolins, ukuleles, band & orchestra instruments, supplies, music books, videos, and recording.  The Woodsong Studio offer guitar lessons and music lessons from teachers of critical acclaim.

Boulder Running Company

They specialize in helping you find the perfect match for your feet, by providing a free video gait analysis to see which running or walking shoe works best for your foot.  In addition to the huge selection of shoes and apparel, they also carry comfort casual footwear and apparel.

CU Book Store

The official University Book Store. with all proceeds benefiting the University of Colorado Boulder.  Show your pride all year long with official CU apparel for women, men, and for the little Buffs. Get your Tailgate Gear for the next home game festivity, or find your textbooks to buy or rent-or to sell-back. All things for graduation too!

Parks and Outdoor Activities

Boulder Creek Path
The path is about 5.5 miles long and runs to Boulder Canyon on the west end and Stazio Ballfields on the east end (just past 55th street).  It is maintained jointly by the Parks and Recreation Department and the Public Works Department's Greenways Program. With over 300 days of sunshine miles of trails and bike-ways, you can easily hook up with the Boulder Creek Path to bike, walk, or run your way around Boulder.around Boulder.

Valmont Bike Park
Considered North America's most State-of-the-art public bike park sitting on 40 acres of awesome.
Bike Park amenities include family trails, cross country trails, cyclocross courses, a slope-style terrain park, dirt jumps, a dual slalom race course, 2 pump parks, and kids bike play areas. Progression is the name of the game at this park, with "small" through "extra-large" trails and features that cater to everyone, from the beginning mountain biker to professional rider.

 Anderson Farms
The Anderson Farm has been honored Conservationist of 2014. Lucky for our students it's a popular destination of school field trips where you learn that without seeds, we would not be able to grow any farm products. Tour the 200 acre farm on a wagon ride, and learn about the life of a plant from seed to maturity. Along the way plan on meeting some of Anderson Farms' favorite animal friends including Miles the Buffalo. The Farm and Party Barn may be rented for parties and weddings, or make a reservation for one of 21 private Campfire Sites.  Each campfire site will seat 18, they supply roasting sticks, a table, light the fire, all you need to do is bring the fix-ins.

 Chautauqua Park
Chautauqua Park is a portion of an iconic historic landmark dating back to when the City of Boulder began preserving wild lands over 100 years ago. In 1898, Boulder citizens approved a bond issue to purchase 80 acres to be used as a "Chautauqua". Chautauqua Park provides families with access to Open Space Mountain Park trails, which have a wide range of opportunities for children's unstructured interaction with nature. In the park itself, children play freely on the open turf and along the park's edges, with an iconic view of the Flatirons.

Andrews Arboretum
Andrews Arboretum provides a peaceful haven of green in the heart of the city of Boulder. Thoughtfully crafted combinations of plants surround the visitor: native evergreens, cultivated shrubs, ground covers, exotic trees and more. A stroll down the arboretum's central path provides a diverse display of plant life and a relaxing lunch at one of the quiet seating areas is a welcome reprieve during the workday.

Nature Play Parks

Nature play is a national movement to reconnect children with nature and inspire the next generation to be environmental stewards of the land.
Nature play in the City of Boulder's urban parks provides interaction with our natural environment, with hands-on contact, play, and education.
Visit this link to find the top ten Nature Play Parks in Boulder

Personal Services
 Boulder Massage & NeuroMuscular Therapy

The skilled professionals at BMNMT know that stress, injury, overuse, trauma, or chronic pain in one part of your body takes a toll on all of it. They specialize in very effective massage and neuromuscular treatment plans that help you align, de-stress, and heal your whole body. All therapist are accredited, registered by the state and insured. on-line scheduling of appointments is available.

Finishing Touch Spa and Salon
New advances in cuticle treatments, nail strengtheners, and protective top coats make it possible to have beautiful natural nails, with a little commitment and an experienced technician. Finishing Touch also offer nail enhancements and pedicures. Relax and renew at the Salon & Spa and you'll feel like you are at a Caribbean tropical resort. There are a number of Spa packages to choose from for Men, Women and dual treatment suites are available for couples. There is even a special package for Mothers and daughters to share a Spa day together.Online Booking available.

Boulder Community Acupuncture
Acupuncture is a safe and effective treatment for most conditions, and is used by nearly one-third of the planet's people because it has proven to be effective. BCA treats the root cause of illness as well as the symptoms. Community style acupuncture takes acupuncture back to it's Asian roots where many are treated in a room together and at the same time. Some believe treating multiple clients in the same setting increases the healing energy. The community style treatment allows BCA to offer a sliding scale cost of treatment. They want everyone to feel better and notice a difference in their health. 

Silver and Gold
Barber Shop

Whether you are modern or classic, adult or child, you will find a quality cut at a sensible price. Serving the Boulder region since 1959, and backed by more than 100 years of combined experience, the staff excels in modern clipper cutting, modern precision scissor cutting and texturizing techniques.  S&G Classics specialize in the art of straight-edge shave, clipper overcomb techniques and African American hair-cutting. Find it on "the Hill"

Eat | Private Chef & Catering
Katie Baum, owner and chef founded her business in 2005. She offers Personal Chef services to the Boulder Community to raise awareness of healthy eating through the use of what our environment offers us locally. Eat offers farm to table dinners at the Lyons Farmette, or in your own private backyard. They also provide catering services, and event planning to the Front Range and Aspen.
Why not treat yourself?  Spend quality time with your family or guests, gathered around your table, while taking advantage of your own private chef
! Katie will change the way you and your family think about eating with her delicious healthy home-cooked cuisine.

University of Colorado Training Services
The team of CU Personal Trainers will help you to correct muscle imbalance and improve form, build muscle and burn fat, improve your game with sport specific training, increase endurance, improve flexibility, and most of all stay motivated! A MicroFit Health and Fitness System assessment is provided for all seeking a personal trainer, but are also available as a stand alone service. Personal Training, Partner Training, and Private Instruction/Lessons are all available by nationally certified Personal Trainers.

Pay-it-Forward Opportunities

Community Cycles

CC is a non-profit organization of bicycle enthusiasts with the mission to educate and advocate for the safe use of bicycles as an affordable, viable, and sustainable means of transportation. and enjoyment within the community. Whether you recycle your bike to give it a second spin, by donating it to CC, or wish to volunteer your time because you believe in the cause, click the link for more information.

Adopt-a-County Road

Boulder County's Adopt-A-County Road is modeled after a national program that began in 1990 as a way to keep our roadways litter-free.  This is a great opportunity for a little exercise and the chance to enjoy some fresh Colorado air and bountiful sunshine, while keeping our roadsides litter free. Volunteers find the program to be a positive experience that allows their group to interact with each other, their community, and show their pride in Boulder County.

Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity seeks a world where everyone has a home, while bringing together people to build homes, communities and hope.  Flatirons Habitat for Humanity has served the Boulder Valley School district and the City and County of Broomfield for over 20 years, and they could not build homes without the volunteers who give their time and talents to help. Whether you want to swing a hammer, grab a paintbrush, or help out at ReStore, there are many opportunities for individuals and groups. Help provide affordable housing and strengthen our community, while working along with other volunteers with the same mindset to make a difference in a family's life in the Boulder Valley and the City and County of Broomfield.

Humane Society of Boulder County
In 1902 a group of community volunteers founded the shelter.  HSBV is a private, non-profit organization that relies on donations and supporters, as well as numerous volunteers. No animal brought into the shelter is turned away regardless of age, health, behavior, or special needs. There are many opportunities to volunteer, from direct animal care to helping in the vet clinic or thrift shop.  They will help you find an opportunity that suits your skills and interests while meeting the needs of the many animals in their care.

 American Red Cross
The Mile-High Chapter is located in Denver. At any given time there are people with needs in Boulder County. Volunteers make up about 90% of the Red Cross workforce, and make it possible to respond to nearly 70,000 disasters a years, most of them are home or apartment fires. They are always looking for volunteers with various backgrounds, talents, or skill levels.  There are volunteer opportunities beyond disaster relief, such as driving an elderly person to a Doctor Appointment.  If you are ready to make a difference or find out more information click the link.

 CU Volunteer Resource Center
The CU Volunteer resource center works with assessing the needs of the campus community in relationship to the needs of the communities that exist outside of campus. Volunteer time for CU students can also be used as an opportunity to explore career options, gain training and professional development; view it as a first hand experience of what a potential position is a particular career field may be like. Whether it's planting a tree or a VRC Internship all volunteer hours are a rewarding way to give back to the Boulder Community in a pay-it-forward manner.


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