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Arvada in the News

Can commuter rail save our suburbs?

As new urban transit lines expand, dense development near stations tries to reinvigorate car-centric communities

Special Aerospace Services Unveils Restored Apollo Test Capsule in Arvada, Colorado

Special Aerospace Services LLC (SAS) commemorated the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing with the unveiling of a restored Apollo 16 test capsule. The spacecraft will be displayed permanently at the SAS Flight Factory in Arvada, Colo., where engineering design work for future lunar missions is now underway.

Swedish glove manufacturer opens North American HQ in Arvada

Hestra, a Swedish glove maker has opened its North American headquarters in a new $5 million facility in Arvada, saying that Colorado’s central location is key as the company looks to grow its sales throughout the United States and particularly in Canada.

Arvada’s West Woods Golf Club Celebrates 25th Anniversary

The West Woods Golf Club is celebrating its 25th birthday this summer with a four-day party. The celebration will be held Aug. 1 to Aug. 4.

Urban Conversion Season 3 airs of show that’s ‘putting Arvada on the map’

Urban Conversion documents a family’s renovation of a farmhouse at W. 74th and Kipling Street in Arvada, Colorado.

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.