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Jobs, Safety, Neighbors. It all starts local. Shopping locally is one of the b…

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2020-11-10 13:56:09

Jobs, Safety, Neighbors. It all starts local.

Shopping locally is one of the best ways to help Colorado’s economy during the pandemic. When consumers buy $100 locally, $70 stays in the local community. Shopping local increases employment, the buying power of local workers, tax revenue, and government funds for long-term investments like infrastructure and education. Shoppers also help the environment by reducing transport costs.
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THROWBACK THURSDAY Did you know that forks used to be considered quite scandalo…

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2020-11-26 14:21:19

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Did you know that forks used to be considered quite scandalous? According to the Smithsonian "In 1004, the Greek niece of the Byzantine emperor used a golden fork at her wedding feast in Venice, where she married the doge's son. At the time, most Europeans still ate with their fingers and knives, so the Greek bride's newfangled implement was seen as sinfully decadent by local clergy. 'God in his wisdom has provided man with natural forks—his fingers' one of the disdainful Venetians said, 'Therefore it is an insult to Him to substitute artificial metal forks for them when eating.' When the bride died of the plague a few years later, Saint Peter Damian opined that it was God's punishment for her hateful vanity." My takeaway is that we can enjoy eating with our fingers. (The photo is of a pair of 9th CE bronze forks from an area in present day Iran). Relax and enjoy the rest of your holiday by grabbing a drink and checking out one of these ebooks of fantastic food writing:


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Look who made it home right in time for the holiday! We are so THANKFUL for eve…

Look who made it home right in time for the holiday!  We are so THANKFUL for eve... 6

2020-11-26 02:17:09

Look who made it home right in time for the holiday! We are so THANKFUL for everyone who helped with this big fella: artist Anita Miller; Dave Papuga and crew of Lyons Lawn and Landscape; the Town of Lyons and the LAHC; the Library Board of Trustees; excited on-lookers… It takes a village, and boy (and bear!), do we have a great one! Stay safe, everyone.

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This As of today, Boulder County has moved the Covid dial to red. Please know…

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2020-11-24 04:51:42

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As of today, Boulder County has moved the Covid dial to red. Please know that your Lyons’ area restaurants have worked these last 8 months to build infrastructure that allows each of us to continue to provide Lyons’ locals delicious food, snacks, treats, and drinks in a safe and responsible way including curbside options and contactless ordering and pickup. During these tough times and winter months, please remember to stop by and visit your Lyons’ area restaurants. We are all here for you! Specifically, in regard to the Lyons Dairy Bar, we can take your order and payment over the phone and then bring your food directly to you. If you desire, you never have to leave your car to receive the items you ordered. If you have questions or need support, please don’t hesitate to call the team at the Lyons Dairy Bar!

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