The Sink Celebrates 100 Years with Block Party, Museum Exhibit
100 years of history, legendary Sink Classics, live music, and a block party like no other! Dive into The Sink's centennial festivities, where good times meet great people. Discover what's in store for this iconic Boulder restaurant's milestone celebration and how you can be part of the action. Plus, get a sneak peek into their exciting new exhibit at The Museum of Boulder.
Hill Ambassador Program Expands with Support from CU Boulder, City, Downtown Boulder Partnership
The Hill Ambassador program is expanding, providing full-time maintenance, safety, and visitor information support for the University Hill commercial district.
How New Owner Byron Wheeler is Taking Peckish to the Next Level
If you haven't been to Peckish lately, you're missing out on the new energy and exciting changes that are happening there. With a new owner, a revamped menu, and a CU-themed sports bar, Peckish is quickly becoming the destination spot for both locals and visitors to the Hill.
Celebrating 50 Years of The Fitter: An Interview with Owner Bonnie Dahl
For 50 years, The Fitter has been a fixture on The Hill, serving generations of college students with smoking accessories and more. In this interview, longtime owner Bonnie Dahl reflects on the store's evolution, challenges, and future plans.
Café Aion welcomes Spring by expanding to lunch service on April 4th
Starting April 2023, Café Aion will resume its popular lunch service. With options like BLT on a baguette, Salmon Niçoise Salad, and Croque Madame, Café Aion is the ideal spot to enjoy French food in a cozy, sun-filled atmosphere.
History of CU Boulder's Folsom Field
Folsom Field, named after legendary University of Colorado Coach Frederick Folsom, opened for the 1924 season and has been the home of Buffs ever since. The 2023 season will be the 100th season the Buffs will play their home games on the “hilltop.”
CU Boulder Today: Good Eats on The Hill
Looking for an off-campus bite? From smoothie bowls to Salvadoran shrimp, the Hill has plenty of options for breakfast, lunch, dinner and everything in between.
Limelight Hotels Breaking Ground on New Hotel in Boulder
Limelight Conference Center Hotel property at Broadway and University set to open in 2025.
Denver Restaurant The Ginger Pig Expands to The Hill
Denver-based Asian street food joint The Ginger Pig plans to open a new location on The Hill later this year.
The Hill Welcomes Two New Hotels and Conference Center
The Nichols Partnership's Hill Hotel and the Limelight Hotel & Conference Center are being built at the intersection of University Ave. & Broadway St. Both set to be open by 2025, the two projects will bring year-round business and activity to the University Hill district.
A Brief History of Boulder's University Hill District
Boulder's University Hill district, located just northwest of the University of Colorado Boulder campus, has a rich history dating back to the late 19th century.
The History of Tulagi: A Legendary Music Venue on The Hill
Tulagi, a music venue in Boulder's University Hill district, was known for its rock and roll scene from the 1960s to the 1970s. It hosted many famous bands and musicians, including the Eagles, the Doobie Brothers, Linda Ronstadt, Bonnie Raitt, ZZ Top, and Miles Davis, until it was converted into commercial rental space in 2003.
Live Music Returns to The Hill
In the summers of 2020 and 2021, we hosted an outdoor live music series on the Hill Event Street.
Business Owner Spotlight: Bonnie Dahl, The Fitter
2018 interview with Bonnie Dahl, the owner of The Fitter, The Hill's longest-standing retail shop. (Updated Nov. 2022)