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Jefferson County has applied to implement a 5 Star variance program for restaurants

Jefferson County is awaiting word from the state about whether it will allow the county to offer a program that would pave the way for restaurants to reopen their dining rooms even as the county … more

Scenes from the mall

To say there were few people shopping at Southwest Plaza on Dec. 14, less than two weeks from Christmas, would be an inadequate description. A number of storefronts are closed. Those that are open … more

Brainstormers create ‘Road to Recovery’

Some of the state’s best business minds collaborated on a way to get Colorado out of the economic mess it’s in and presented in a report that came out Dec. 10. You can read the “Road to … more

Tattered Cover bookstores change hands again

Denver's famous Tattered Cover bookstores are changing ownership for the second time since the retirement of longtime owner Joyce Meskis in 2017. The independent bookstores were purchased by a team … more

Two new builds and a fixer-upper in Jeffco

Three projects taking place within a few miles of each other add up to a lot of new retail, residential and rehab being built between west Crown Hill and Applewood. It’s getting hard to find places … more

Statewide grant for restaurant tents, heating still available

Gov. Jared Polis, in partnership with the Colorado Restaurant Association and Xcel Energy, announced that applications are open for the Winter Outdoor Grant Program, an effort to help restaurants … more

Fundraiser keeps Golden eatery afloat

Over the last nine years, the owners of JC’s Cafe in Golden have worked to create a greasy spoon that is known as much for supporting the community as tasty burgers and the colorful writing on the … more

Local couple pioneering new brand of spirit in Golden

The collection of office and warehouse buildings located just south of the interchange of Sixth Avenue and I-70 doesn’t exactly scream “cool and comfortable night out.” But Cindy and Kyle … more

South Jeffco craft brewery gives back despite tough economy

In March, COVID-19 hit the restaurant industry like a Tyson haymaker. Scores of metro-area restaurants including heavyweights like Fresh Fish Company, Vesta, Rialto Cafe and dozens more, some in … more

Lakewood voters overwhelmingly support recreational pot

Voters are overwhelmingly supporting Lakewood Ballot Question 2B. Early returns show voters in favor of 2B by a 2-to-1 margin with 80,640 votes counted. If passed, the ordinance will allow the … more

Spaceman Guitars flying high in Lakewood

On a stretch of West Colfax, nestled between a phone store and a Kava bar, is a little guitar shop that you may have never noticed. But if you love music, play guitar or simply want to while away … more

Coors announces significant upgrade at Golden plant

Golden's Coors Brewing plant is about to get a major upgrade. On Oct. 6, Coors held a groundbreaking event in front of the plant where Peter J. Coors, the son of Molson Coors vice chairman Pete … more

Winter is coming for struggling Jeffco restaurants

For nearly 15 years, Virgilio Urbano has served up some of the most acclaimed and popular pizzas in Jefferson County, first from a small storefront in Lakewood and later a much larger restaurant in … more

Lone Tree In-N-Out on track to open this year

Officials of In-N-Out Burger say the company remains on track to open its first three Colorado restaurants by the end of the year, including its Lone Tree location near County Line Road and Yosemite … more

Littleton housing price squeeze still tightening

The proportion of young families in Littleton continues to fall as housing prices climb ever higher, according to a recent study. The number of households with children fell to 24% in 2018, down from … more

Littleton bike shop has seen business surge during pandemic

As small businesses across the state struggle to make ends meet during the COVID-19 pandemic, a bike shop in Littleton has been busier than ever. Lauren Dimartino is the general manager at Pedal, a … more

With Coors Brewery not open for tours, surrounding businesses facing sobering business decline

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on local economies has become a major story of the summer as businesses deal with challenges ranging from constantly-changing regulations to capacity limits to … more

Littleton's Weekends on Main set to return in autumn

Littleton city officials announced plans to revive Weekends on Main — the program that blocked off Main Street for outdoor dining in June and July — for three more weekends in September and … more

Looking back on Englewood retail landmark's history

Back in 1958, Fred Kaufman owned a men's clothing store across the street from where Kaufman's Tall and Big Shop currently resides at 3395 S. Broadway in Englewood. Fred had a relationship with Troy … more

Signs of recovery in Jefferson economy but challenges remain

There are signs Jefferson County’s economy is recovering from the depths it reached earlier in the COVID-19 pandemic, although several indicators suggest the county has a long way to go before … more
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