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April rent assistance offered to downtown Golden businesses

With most downtown retail businesses closed due to the state’s stay at home order and restaurants only able to offer takeout and delivery, Golden’s Downtown Development Authority is launching a … more

Casa Bonita employees say their paychecks bounced

COVID-19 has silenced the mariachis at Lakewood's Casa Bonita, ended the chase for Chiquita the gorilla and stopped the performances from cliff divers. And according to some of its employees, the … more

”At some point, it is going to hurt a lot”

At most stores, customers are welcome — even encouraged — to touch and pick up merchandise as they browse. But as of March 26, that's no longer the case at Big Ring Cycles in Golden. For now, if … more

Golden's Tributary Food Hall is temporarily becoming a gourmet grocery store

Goldenites have come to know Golden's Tributary Food Hall & Drinkery to enjoy a meal and cocktail. But, with on-premises eating and drinking put on hold by COVID-19, Tributary's owners are hoping … more

Distilleries lend a hand to meet demand

Around the time a national increase in COVID-19 cases began leading to product shortages, Spring44 Distilling in Loveland planned to make one highly demanded product — hand sanitizer — on-site. … more

Jefferson County issues a stay-at-home order effective Thursday

Jefferson County's response to the pandemic threat of COVID-19 ramped up today, with a countywide order for residents to shelter in place, only leaving their houmes for essential activities, work and … more

ToGoDenver.com helps restaurants amid pandemic

Statewide mandated dine-in closures, issued to curb the spread of the coronavirus, have left local restaurants scrambling to stay afloat and keep their staff employed. Many now offer curbside … more

Grocery store employees adjust to a changed reality

Richard Schemmel calmly stocked apples at the King Soopers at 7984 W. Alameda Ave. in Lakewood on March 20. Schemmel, produce manager for the store, smiled — and from the look on his face, you … more

Fitness center keeps its clients moving virtually amid pandemic

The future came fast for Priscilla Freed. The owner of Camp MissFits, a women's fitness center in Littleton, started her first virtual workouts March 17 in a new space large enough to accommodate a … more

Denver metro area hospitals prepare for surge of COVID-19 patients

For the past two weeks, managers and administrators at Littleton Adventist Hospital have been meeting as many as six times a day. Those meetings, which are part of the hospital's emergency … more

Colorado economists: 'We're in uncharted waters' but no reason to panic

March 17 was the first day of Yume Tran's new normal. The owner of Indochine Cuisine in downtown Parker, a Thai and Vietnamese staple of 17 years, sat at one of the dozens of empty tables in the … more

Golden pizzerias scramble after governor's order halting dine-in service

“People that are used to going out to eat and going to restaurants are going to have a hard time cooking every night of the week.” That's what Woody's Wood Fired Pizza owner Jon Bortles said he … more

Children's Hospital Colorado closes Highlands Ranch therapy care clinic

Children's Hospital Colorado has elected to close some of its locations, including a therapy care clinic in Highlands Ranch, to encourage social distancing. The therapy care center, at 9139 South … more

Chamber names Nola Krajewski its new executive director

The new executive director of the Golden Chamber of Commerce is no stranger to the organization — or even the role. Earlier this month, the chamber announced that Nola Krajewski will be its new … more

Trade zone to allow businesses to save on tariffs

Jefferson County companies that import materials and export products now have a new tool for saving on tariffs, including the high-profile ones currently imposed on China. On Feb. 20, the Jefferson … more

New Golden business specializes in coffee imported from Nepal

Genesee resident Eria Tharchen thinks coffee drinkers should know where their daily cup (or three) comes from. So she’s spent the last year working to launch a new Golden-based business that will … more

Interim RTD chief targets retention, project oversight

The Regional Transportation District's interim CEO and general manager will have 14 months to steer the district in the right direction before RTD finds a long-term replacement. Paul Ballard, the … more

Wanted: home for towering wooden soldiers

Steve Farland's colossal wooden soldiers need a new home. Farland is better known as the Chairman. From a cavernous warehouse on Navajo Street, in Englewood's old industrial district, he sells chairs … more

Colorado-style’ barbecue restaurant to open on South Golden Road

When Lakewood couple Rachael and Coy Webb were making plans to open their own barbecue restaurant, they considered locations in small towns and mountain communities that exuded the kind of community … more

Ring up the old — Environmental benefit, vintage popularity boost interest in thrift stores

Arvada resident Eddie Marin has a passion for finding vintage items, and he shops at thrift stores at least twice a week. He looks for vintage sports T-shirts, old VHS tapes, hats, sweaters and more. … more
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