Boulder’s Chautauqua Park Overwhelmed

chautauqua trailhead restingBoulder‘s famous Chautauqua Park at the foot of the Flatirons and the adjacent, University Hill Neighborhood (AKA ‘The Hill”)  is finally hitting a tipping point in use, or perhaps over use as the city struggles to manage parking and the impact of an ever increasing number of visitors.

The area near here generally referred to as the East Chautauqua Neighborhood is even beginning to feel some of the same impact as so many people come to this part of town, especially on the week ends.

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Erie Colorado Wise Farm Redevelopment

Screen Shot 2017-04-11 at 11.03.24 AMIn Erie Colorado, there’s a proposed redevelopment at Wise Farm… specifically a portion of the property south of Jasper Road and west of 199th St.

There’s apparently a bundle of ordinances on board to be weighed tonight that could change the property’s zoning.

The proposed intent is to increase the density of homes that might be built at this location. Locals seem to object to these plans. The question still remains: Where are the thousands of buyers flooding our front range area going to live if we don’t find ways to provide additional housing?

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Boulder County Oil And Gas Development

oil and gas drillingResidents of Boulder County may soon see oil and gas development even though the county has tried to prevent drilling and exploration for a very long time.

The county is currently being sued over the moratorium on oil and gas development that’s about to expire on May 1st.

The county may also have some legal battles about the regulations the Boulder Board of County Commissioners passed last month.

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Boulder Central Park Bandshell Spared

boulder bandshellThe historic Boulder Bandshell in Boulder’s Central Park near Canyon Blvd and Broadway, also called the Glen Huntington Bandshel,l will apparently not be moving any time soon.  According to reports about the latest three scenarios for the upcoming redesign of Canyon and the new bike lanes, the previously proposed idea of moving the bandshell is off the table for now.

The Boulder Bandshell in Central Park between Pearl Street and the Boulder Creek Path is an outstanding local landmark that’s seen some controversy and changes, but it’s weathered the times and still stands!

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North Boulder Home Near Lucky’s Market

4105 Riverside Ave, BoulderThis is a great north Boulder home on shady corner lot.

It has a private back yard with a deck and outside storage; offstreet parking, a sunroom off of the kitchen, Stainless Steel appliances, a newer washer and dryer, and a tankless water heater all included!

The large living room has a real wood-burning fireplace, and the master bedroom has a study/retreat and private bath.

4105 Riverside Ave, BoulderIt’s an easy walk to Lucky’s Market and all the other shops and restaurants in that area.

Bonus:: It’s just across the road from Wonderland lake and trails which is easily accessible via the pedestrian tunnel one half block away that goes underneath Broadway.


Zachary Epps, GRI®, ABR®, MCNE®, REALTOR®, full-time RE/MAX professional, RE/MAX Hall of Fame, RE/MAX Platinum Club…and author of

The Boulder Real Estate and Neighborhood Guide 

The Boulder Condo Guide 

The Home Buyer’s Handbook

Call, text, or email me today!… I’d seriously enjoy having the opportunity to talk to you about your plans if you’re moving, or if you know someone who is considering a move, and needs some straight answers.

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