Woodys closed for renovation

A popular pizza eateries will be closed for renovations. Woody’s Wood-Fired Pizza, 1305 Washington Ave., closed its doors on April 8, to make time to expand the restaurant’s kitchen.

“We’re hoping to open on Wednesday, the 17th, at 11 a.m.,” Woody’s General Manager Mike Helms said, adding that he had some hope the restaurant could even reopen Tuesday evening.

Helms said demand on the kitchen had begun to outstrip its capabilities.

The renovation will create new prep space for the cooks, and provide more fryer space as well. Helms said that in addition to improved service, the new kitchen will open up new opportunities.

“We hope to have a new menu out by the first of June,” Helms said.

Orediggers help spruce up museum

On Saturday, March 30, 120 volunteers from the Undergraduate Student Government at the Colorado School of Mines helped clean up, fix up, paint up and plow up at The Golden History Center, Clear Creek History Park and The Astor House.

“Things got done today that otherwise would have taken a long time,” Katie Marsh, Interpretation Coordinator of the Golden History Museums, said.  “All of Golden is grateful for the energy and effort these folks have put into the work today. Doesn’t it look great?”

Inaugural Women in Business Expo

The community is invited to the first Golden Women In Business Expo on Wednesday April 17 from 5-9 p.m. at the Golden Hotel, hosted by Altitude Events and Marketing.

The event gives Golden women business owners the opportunity to showcase and share their products and services.

“We encourage everyone to come and see the energy and influence these women have in our community” states Lora Engesser, Owner, Altitude Events and Marketing.

Appetizers and discounted food and beverage specials from Bridgewater Grill will be available.

Vendors will include art, jewelry, health products, beauty products, clothing, photography, sporting gear, and books.

For more information, contact Lora Engesser, Altitude Events and Marketing, at or 720-291-2122.

City Council meeting tonight

The Thursday, April 11 regular meeting of the Golden City Council will include the awarding of a $2,500 i-Neighborhood Matching Grant to the Golden Ridge Condominiums to help pay for the cutting down of two dying cottonwood trees, and the carving of the stumps into sculptures.

The i-Neighborhood grant program encourages HOA’s and community groups to invest in building a more vibrant neighborhood and community. Council will review the application to determine if it meets the criteria for award. For more information, or to apply, contact City Clerk Susan Brooks,

Also at the City Council meeting, theCommunity Sustainability Advisory Board (CSAB) will present the 2013 Progress Report and Work Plan to Council as an update to the city’s progress toward the ten year sustainability goals.  CSAB will also provide recommendations for revising and updating several of the goals. 


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