golden: Golden Colorado is Home to the Golden Moon Speakeasy - 07/10/14 02:27 AM
Tucked under a little arch in an alley along Clear Creek in historic downtown Golden Colorado, you'll find a lovely wormhole into the tastes of ages gone by; the Golden Moon Speakeasy. No password required, just a respect and appreciation of hand crafted spirits, unique to Colorado, but deeply rooted in history. The spirits are created by Stephen Gould and mixed to perfection by mixologist Noah Heaney. These guys are purists. Bourne from a love of age old flavors and processes, they operate four antique stills to produce some of the finest spirits in the west. Using small batch, artisan processes … (0 comments)

golden: Woody's Wood-Fired Pizza in Beautiful Downtown Golden - 10/02/13 05:37 AM
Who doesn’t love pizza? Pizza is one of those meals that is delicious whether it is fresh out of the oven, or even left over and cold! Dining at a pizza joint is one of those outings that is bound to keep everyone in the family happy! 
The original Wood’s Wood-Fired Pizza in Golden CO is a family owned and operated restaurant.  Woody’s Wood-Fried Pizza offers a great family atmosphere as well as a delicious menu with a wide variety of pizza choices! Aside from being known for their delicious pizza, Woody’s Wood-Fired Pizza also serves appetizers, burgers and sandwiches and … (4 comments)

golden: Heritage Square Alpine Slide in Golden - 09/27/13 01:39 AM
Are looking for something fun and adventurous to do with your family, kids of all ages, friends or even something to do on a date? Here's an idea: You should definitely go to Golden and ride the Alpine Slide in Heritage Square! It is suspenseful and fun and an experience everyone will remember!
The Heritage Square Alpine Slide in Golden is located in the Family Entertainment Village, in the foothills just 15 minutes West of Denver.  The Alpine Slide in Golden is located at 18301 W. Colfax Ave. Heritage Square is a family-oriented attraction. Aside from the Alpine Slide, Heritage Square … (2 comments)

golden: Foothills Animal Shelter - Golden - 08/23/13 12:52 AM

Do you love animals? Looking to adopt a new pet or even looking to volunteer to benefit animals? The Foothills Animal Shelter, in Golden, is one of the largest shelters in the Denver Metro area- taking in 8,000 animals each year. The Foothills Animal Shelter is located at 580 McIntyre Street, right next to the Jefferson County Fairgrounds, off 6th Ave and Indiana Street. The Foothills Animal Shelter, in Golden, never turns animals away!
The mission at Foothills Animal Shelter is to provide the best possible care they can for every animal that comes to their facility. Foothills Animal shelter … (2 comments)

golden: Green Mountain Trail in Lakewood, CO - 04/05/13 03:01 AM

Today was a wonderful day to enjoy an early morning hike up Green Mountain Trail in Lakewood, CO. As the spring weather is here and days get nicer I think we all have an urge to be outdoors more. It’s great for the body and soul to be doing exercise daily.
This morning I enjoyed a beautiful hike early in the morning before most were even up. I enjoyed seeing some wildlife, a few deer, birds and even a coyote! It’s such a peaceful time to enjoy the outdoors first thing in the morning. … (0 comments)

golden: South Table Mountain Estates Home Golden - 04/25/12 05:39 AM

This 2002 contemporary South Table Mountain Estates home is located in beautiful Golden!  This adoring home lies just west of Denver in the foothills of the Rockies.  North and South Table Mountains are volcanically formed peaks in Jefferson County… with some of the most alluring views around.  Golden Colorado South Table Estates is a prized community atmosphere with scenic and historical landmarks surrounding you, surely not to leave you wanting to be cozied up anywhere else in the world!
                 Beautifully maintained with 3,445 square feet this lovely layout includes an upstairs, main level, and finished basement.  … (1 comments)

golden: Sketching Nature in Golden - 02/15/12 11:15 AM
Sketching Nature in Golden
The activities never stop in Golden! This Saturday, why not combine two of your favorite passions by going to the Winter Sketching Nature Journaling class at Lookout Mountain Nature Center. Remember those perfect scenes that make Golden the perfect place to be by sketching them into a personal journal. Located minutes off of I-70 near Golden, the Lookout Mountain Nature Center has these wonderful classes throughout the year.
The Winter Sketching Nature Journaling program will start with a lesson in basic drawing skills. If you have been interested in trying your hand at sketching for a … (0 comments)

golden: 1920’s Dance in Golden - 02/08/12 08:06 AM
1920’s Dance in Golden
Many people would agree that the 1920’s were a golden age; the music, the dance moves, the movie stars, the clothing. Take a trip back to simpler times this weekend at the Golden Gate Grange’s Prohibition Dance! Located off of Golden Gate Canyon Rd, Golden Gate Grange is sponsoring a roaring, 1920’s themed dance on Saturday, February 11th from 8 to 10pm.
You and your valentine will dance to the lovely sounds of the Prohibition Six Jazz Band. The jazz and swing songs will get your and yours in the mood to show off your buckle shoes … (0 comments)

golden: Valentines Day in Golden - 02/01/12 08:31 AM
Valentines Day in Golden
Valentines Day is fast approaching! Don’t expect the simple Valentines Day box of chocolates or a boring Valentines dinner for two. We have you covered because Golden has many great places to celebrate friends and family. Golden is also a great town to meet up with new friends or old friends during the holiday. Who knows, you may even a new Valentine of your own!
Start your Valentines Day off right by getting outside! Golden has dog parks, city parks, paths, and more to get you out into the sunshine and fresh air. Handholding and casual strolling … (3 comments)

golden: Coffee with a Counselor in Golden - 02/01/12 08:25 AM
Coffee with a Counselor in Golden
Be active in your community!! Saturday, February 4th, Golden city Counselors will be meeting with the you to discuss the issues facing Golden today. This is a wonderful opportunity to try some wonderful coffee and meet with the people in charge. If there is something you would like to see done in Golden, if you have concerns or questions, or if you would just listen into the Counselors responses, stop by Read, Write, and Brew at 9:00am this Saturday.
You will be so glad you stopped in for your morning cup of coffee at … (0 comments)

golden: Dinosaur Ridge in Golden - 01/21/12 08:56 AM
Dinosaur Ridge in Golden
As students of the Colorado School of Mines in Golden know, Golden has some of the best rock around. Geologists and paleontologists have been flocking to the hills around Golden for years in search of rocks and dinosaurs! In 1877, Arthur Lakes discovered a group of dinosaur fossils which started a huge interest in the area now know as Dinosaur Ridge. In 2012, Dinosaur Ridge is still home to many of the original fossils discovered at the site and is host to a number of tracks where people can discover more about the great dinosaurs that once … (4 comments)

golden: Lookout Mountain in Golden - 01/21/12 07:54 AM
Lookout Mountain in Golden
Golden is so fortunate to have a plethora of clear days! If you have a clear day and are looking for something new to do, why not take a trip up Lookout Mountain in Golden. Lookout Mountain is so close, an easy drive, and has many activities for the whole family. On top of Lookout Mountain you will find the Lookout Mountain Nature Center and Preserve, the Boettcher Mansion, Gift Shop, Wonderful Views and Hiking Trails that link to the Windy Saddle Parks, Beaver Brook Trail, and Buffalo Bill Gravesite and Museum.
The Lookout Mountain Nature Center … (2 comments)

golden: Candles in Golden - 01/17/12 09:53 AM
Candles in Golden
Whether for design, atmosphere, or light, candles have the ability to transport us from one place to another. Candles can remind us of sun and sand when the weather is terrible or bring us smells of home when we are far away. With winter in full swing, lighting a few candles bring warmth and brightness into our Golden homes and hearths. For some, finding candles they like is a chore. Don’t let it be! Golden has the answer to your quest in Nature’s Gift Candleworks!
If you are walking on Washington St. in downtown Golden, you may smell … (5 comments)

golden: Volunteer in Golden - 01/17/12 09:42 AM
Volunteer in Golden
As you may have noticed, I think Golden is a wonderful place! There is always something going on that is free, or with your donation helps out the various businesses and communities all around the city of Golden. The local Golden businesses and citizens that are supported by our commerce are always giving too! I think it is time to give back by becoming a volunteer. You can make a huge difference in your community by being a volunteer and sharing your love for this wonderful city with those around you.               … (4 comments)

golden: Acupuncture in Golden - 01/12/12 10:40 AM
Acupuncture in Golden
Congratulations on making it twelve days into the New Year!! Already some of you may be feeling the old stress coming back or finding new stress as we get fit, cut unhealthy habits, and try new things. Taking time out to work those kinks out before they turn into full-blown pains is important and if you live in the Golden area there is something you can do! Acupuncture!
Acupuncture has been around for centuries. The purpose is to balance the energy in the body by putting small needles in various physical places on the body. Needles? Don’t … (2 comments)

golden: You Forgot the Milk-Local Grocery in Golden - 01/12/12 10:31 AM
You Forgot the Milk-Local Grocery in Golden
So, you forgot the milk huh? Not to worry. Avoid heading back to the big box stores during peak shopping times and head to a local grocery! Local Grocery stores are conveniently located, have specialty goods you would not find otherwise, and support local growers and producers! Golden is fortunate to now have two near the historical downtown shopping area.
Golden Natural Foods
1205 Cheyenne St, Golden 303.279.3420
This corner grocery store is quite the local favorite around Golden. Their wonderful atmosphere, bodega-like selection of fresh grocery items, and helpful staff are more … (0 comments)

golden: Gear in Golden - 01/11/12 11:52 AM
Gear in Golden
Now that the holidays have passed, you may find yourself with extra gear. Instead of going through the long process of asking friends, family, neighbors, or strangers on craigslist, if they need the gear you no longer need, why not sell your gear at The Sports Mine in downtown Golden? The Sports Mine is a local Golden consignment shop that takes in gently used gear and clothing year-round.
The Sports Mine takes in gear like: backpacks, tents, Skis, boots, snowboards, sleeping Bags, climbing gear, kayaks, skateboards and more. If your gear is in good condition, the friendly, easy-going … (2 comments)

golden: Spyderco in Golden - 01/11/12 07:45 AM
Spyderco in Golden
We love to highlight local businesses that are unique to the Golden, Colorado area. Spyderco is a great Golden company that is known for making high-end, knives and cutlery.  The Spyderco Factory Outlet is still located in Golden, off of highway 93, to this day and features an impressive selection of Spyderco knives and accessories.
Started in 1976, Spyderco’s founders Sal and Gail Glesser used to travel around in a converted bread-truck to trade shows to sell the Portable Hand. This device looked like a spider, giving Spyderco their name. After settling in Golden, CO a couple years … (0 comments)

golden: First Fridays in Golden - 01/09/12 06:28 AM
 First Fridays in Golden
Fridays are cause for celebration! No, I’m not talking about beginning the weekend. I’m talking about First Fridays! The first Friday of every month you will find local Golden-ites celebrating art and culture in the downtown area. Galleries, shops, restaurants, museums, and more will be featuring a variety of activities, free for the whole Golden community. There will be artist signings, wine tastings, and carriage rides all around the downtown area. Bring a group of friends to experience the best of our local community. Free parking is available all around the downtown Golden area.
Afterwards, take the … (0 comments)

golden: Car Racing near Golden - 01/09/12 06:10 AM
Car Racing near Golden
 First, you hear a buzzing noise. It slowly builds to a roar and that is when you know you have arrived! During the warmer months, thousands flock to Bandimere Speedway to participate in the age-old, American custom of car racing. Car racing began not long after the creation of gasoline-powered vehicles were created and has since become one of the most popular sports to watch. Located in Golden right up against the Hogback, Bandimere Speedway has been in the forefront of the Golden and Colorado racing community for over 50 years.
In 1958, John Bandimere Sr. purchased … (0 comments)

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