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Local Downtown Businesses Celebrate Decades of Operation this April

Category: Boulder Blog

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Many businesses have been around for decades in downtown Boulder and have set the precedent for successful entrepreneurs to follow (check out our OG business page to see a full list!). Join us in celebrating the milestone achievements of multiple local shops and restaurants this month! 

Foolish Craig’s Cafe, an East End owner-operated café that offers breakfast, brunch, lunch and drinks, will be offering 1998 food specials to celebrate their 25th year anniversary from April 5 - April 11. Celebrate this exciting anniversary by enjoying a “25th Anniversary Throwback Special to 1998” house bloody mary or mimosa for $7 on Sunday, April 9. Or order their famous “Foolish Craig,” a classic homemade crepe filled with bacon, mushrooms, onions, roasted red peppers and house potatoes, topped with a choice of two eggs and salsa for $10. Even Guy Fieri has tasted their delicious food with their feature on the television show Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives! Cheers to Foolish Craig’s! 

Exterior of Foolish Craig's Cafe

The Boulder Dushanbe Teahouse celebrates 25 years of global friendship and exchange between Boulder and her sister city, Dushanbe, Tajikistan this April. Get tickets to visit The Boulder Dushanbe Teahouse’s community exhibit at the Museum of Boulder from April 7 - June 18, which tells the story of how the teahouse became a symbol of global friendship, corporation and relationships. This beautiful and unique tea house will also be offering an anniversary weekend at the teahouse from May 19 - 21. Make reservations for this anniversary event, which will include a special Tajik afternoon tea, a 4-course Persian dinner, music, a Tajik art exhibit and a fun marketplace of tea and Central Asian goods. Grab a friend and enjoy the delicious teas and fresh foods to celebrate this Persian local business! 

Interior of Boulder Dushanbe Teahouse

Bohemian Biergarten was founded in 2013 by Zdenek Srom, who wanted to create good Central European cuisine in Boulder. In honor of its 10 year anniversary, Bohemian Biergarten will celebrate with karaoke on Friday, April 14 at 9 pm. Pair this event with one of their delicious Czech-inspired dishes: Crispy Czech Styled Gnocchi, made with crispy bacon, gruyere and sour cream or Forest mushroom ragout, gruyere and chives for $14. Happy decade anniversary to Bohemian Biergarten

Interior of Bohemian Biergarten

Two Sole Sisters was founded in downtown Boulder by sisters Laurel and Lindsay, who wanted to work together to solve the gap in fashion footwear in Boulder. From heels to slippers, this business has the shoes you need for every occasion! They celebrate their 15 year anniversary this Friday, April 7. Offering snacks, drinks, raffles for gift cards and more, find your perfect fit at Two Sole Sisters and celebrate their anniversary with fun activities and delicious snacks! 

Exterior of Two Sole Sisters

Barbara & Company is celebrating their 40th anniversary this April (with the Boulder store's 15th anniversary happening in August), and they invite you to join them for fun, fashion and friends at their Boulder and Denver locations. Visit between April 13 - 30, 2023, and enjoy 25% off two items of your choice, plus a gift with purchase. Sip on bubbles and nibble on freshly-baked cookies from Cookie Lady Katy and Süti & Co during your visit. Enter a drawing for two $400 gift certificates (one at each store). They’ll also have drawings for gifts from Johnny Was and Chan Luu, plus gift cards to nearby restaurants. Owner Kathy King loves the energy of the local community, bringing many Colorado designers into the Barbara & Company fold. “There’s so much talent in our state. We enjoy sharing these designers’ works with our customers.”

Don’t miss out on these fun anniversary days in downtown Boulder! With spring days becoming longer and warmer, getting out to explore downtown Boulder is the perfect weekend activity. These original local businesses deserve all the love this April!

Catch you next time!

Mentioned in this Post: Bohemian Biergarten, Boulder Dushanbe Teahouse, Foolish Craig's Cafe, Two Sole Sisters

Tagged:   Boulder,   Coffee,   Dining,   East End,   Shopping,   Restaurants

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