Last month we did a staycation and spent a week at the Hyatt Place here in Boulder, CO. While there we were able to do something that we hadn’t done since we lived her in CO. We walked up and down the Pearl Street Mall. It was nice to be out and about, but the most fun was watching all the street performers.
We walked around a checked out some of the stores for a few, but it was almost lunch time so we stopped and had lunch at Past Jays. It was great. We had tried the location in Moab, but not the one here in Boulder. We both had their gnocchi and it was amazing. I highly suggest trying it sometime.
After a huge lunch we were ready to walk it off and hit the mall again. One of the best performers we saw while walking around was this guy named Sam Malcolm. He was awesome, and is reported to be Denver’s favorite fire juggler and comedian. It definitely didn’t take much time for him to became my favorite. He was hilarious and even dragged Gene and 3 other guys into the show, lol. It was a blast, and he was so funny. Sadly I can’t remember everything he said. However, here is a short clip from his act. He had us (the audience) cracking up the whole time. He even dragged a couple of kids into the show too.
Speaking of kids, there were a couple of things they really enjoyed. One of the first things we saw was a person dressed up like dog, barking and rolling over for treats (money). It was cute and the kids got a kick out of throwing change in his dog bowl.
The second act that the kids really liked was a person playing music with an accordion. There we only two or three when he started playing, but there were at least a couple dozen by the time he was finished. It was great seeing the kids getting into his music and dancing around.
Besides all the performers we saw a few artist painting and talking to people as they walked by. There were also a lot of statues and we had to take one if front of the elk. Seemed like the thing to do, lol.
We had a interesting afternoon on the Pearl Street Mall and look forward to going again in the near future. It’s just a short ride on RTD. Which I suggest since parking can be a nightmare in the area. Hope to see it all decked out for Christmas this year. If we do, I will come back and share some more pictures. In the meantime, here is a link with more information about the Pearl Street Mall.
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