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Das Meyer Fine Pastry Chalet is a Hidden Arvada Gem

Joshua Meyer — son of owners Dennis and Elaine Meyer — described the quaint bakery by saying, “you don’t know you’re here until you’re here.” The shop is tucked away next to Morningside Manor — a venue that is also owned and operated by the Meyer family — and can easily be missed if you aren’t specifically …

Arvada city council rezones districts to account for growth

Going into the 2019 Arvada City Council election this November, city council districts will be slightly different. Arvada City Council voted unanimously March 18 to rezone council district boundaries to account for significant growth in District 4, which encompasses the northwest portion of Arvada.

RTD: Long-delayed G-Line from Denver to Wheat Ridge will open April 26

The line, which runs 11 miles from Denver’s Union Station to Arvada and Wheat Ridge, will open April 26, the Regional Transportation District announced in a press conference Monday morning.

Building Regional Public-Private Partnerships for Economic Growth

One of the trendiest buzzwords in the economic development realm may be “regional public-private partnerships,” but most economic development professionals would agree that although these relationships are common, successful outcomes are not. In theory, these partnerships are ideal strategies for regional economic development projects and goals, but by no means are they off-the-shelf solutions.

Arvada’s Brewery Scene Is Poised for an Explosive Year

Arvada’s first craft brewery, the Arvada Beer Company, closed just over a year ago, becoming one of the only Denver metro area breweries to shut down in the past decade. Since then, however, the beer scene in this northwestern suburb has flourished rather than faltered: There are now four thriving breweries in Arvada — all of which are growing — and a fifth one on the way.

Olde Town Arvada restaurant scene booming with addition of Denver Beer Co., Steuben’s, Homegrown Tap

When Denver Beer Co. co-founders Charlie Berger and Patrick Crawford originally came up to Olde Town Arvada, they weren’t there to scout a new location. Opening a third brewery and tasting room was something they’d been talking about for a while, but the craft brewers hadn’t yet narrowed down a location. “We went there looking for some used equipment that was for sale and then fell in love with Olde Town,” Crawford said.