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After 76 years, Golden's Meyer Hardware is closing its doors

Steve Schaefer has never known a day without Meyer Hardware. His grandfather, Joe Meyer, purchased the store he would rename after himself in 1945, several years before Steve was even born. But … more

New owners for Belmar: Real estate firm buys embattled mall

Lakewood’s premier mixed-use shopping and dining area has been purchased by Bridge33 Capital, a Seattle-based real estate firm, in partnership with Waterfall Asset Management, for $113 million. The … more

After 64 years, Abner’s Garden Center says goodbye

According to a 2018 Forbes Magazine article, around half of all businesses fail in the first five years. So although the article did not say how many businesses make it over 60 years, it seems safe … more

Mier’s Deli closes after decades-long run

Anyone in Golden over the last several decades in search of a cheap lunch would be happy to have made their way to Mier’s Deli, where half of a pastrami sandwich still went for a five dollar bill. … more

Wheat Ridge center announces new tenants

Residents of the Wheat Ridge — Lakewood — Applewood, section of Jeffco, rejoice! Soon, there will be a few new options for non-national chain dining and coffee in your neighborhood — and it’s … more

Golden nine-year-old issued patent for unique backpack invention

When most kids are in third grade, they learning their first multiplication tables and reading their first first chapter books. But last year, Shelton Elementary School student Adele Fulton achieved … more

Lakewood family creates new board game

What does a family do when a global pandemic hits, leaving countless hours to fill and three children to keep entertained? If the family in question is the Goekes of Lakewood, they invent their own … more

Colorado Mills making a post-pandemic comeback

After a year in which even the act of shopping was beset with precautions and anxiety, those who visited Colorado Mills mall on the last Friday in May and first in June found a scene that was … more

Fence forward for Golden's downtown

In March, Gov. Jared Polis visited Golden to sign a bill committing $30 million to programs that will revitalize main street districts across Colorado. Now, Golden is set to receive more money from … more

City worker shortage pours cold water on Splash park reopening

After spending over a year mostly cooped up, many Goldenites are chomping at the bit to get outside and enjoy the beloved activities they had only limited access to last summer, including the … more

Colorado Community Media garners 27 awards in Better Newspaper Contest

The Highlands Ranch Herald took two top honors in its weekly newspaper division with General Excellence in Editorial and Advertising in the 2021 Colorado Press Association’s Better Newspaper … more

Kokoro holds fundraiser to counter anti-Asian hate

Kokoro, a Japanese restaurant with locations in University Hills and Arvada, has launched a fundraising campaign aimed at contributing to organizations that oppose anti-Asian hate. The restaurant … more

Golden businesses welcome Level Clear

Jon Bortles had been looking forward to May 16 — and with good reason. The last year has challenged his restaurant, the iconic Woody’s Wood-Fired Pizza in downtown Golden, unlike any other in its … more

Old Dominion is hiring truck drivers

Old Dominion Freight is holding an in-person job fair at 5601 Holly St. in Commerce City Saturday, May 15. Dominion is hiring 10 truck drivers and numerous dock workers. Individuals with Class A CDL … more

Bandimeres seeking zoning beyond raceway uses

The owners of Bandimere Speedway are looking to rezone the property to a more permissive zoning that would allow them to build, say, a grocery store, restaurants or even houses on the site. However, … more

Econ report shows Jeffco added jobs in 2020 despite pandemic

Given that the last 14 months have been dominated by a major pandemic that resulted in Colorado reaching the highest unemployment rate (14.4%) ever recorded in April 2020, one might naturally assume … more

A place for games

With all the time spent at home, 2020 has been a banner year for board and card games. But if you thought vaccination might mean it was time to leave the games at home in favor of other social … more

A new moment for Golden’s old mill

With its large, inviting public spaces, varied food selection that feels tailor made for groups with diverse tastes and massive self-serve beer walls, the Golden Mill seems to largely be about … more

Colorado Community Media staffers win 19 SPJ awards

Colorado Community Media staff members won 19 awards in the 2021 Top of the Rockies contest, a regional contest that includes journalists in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming. The contest is … more

New fitness studio aims to get Golden sweating again

Golden residents looking to hit the gym for the first time in months or start a new exercise routine as they embrace post-pandemic life will soon have a new option for doing so. Unite Fitness, a new … more
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