BeLocal Lakewood

Discover Local Favorites in your hometown!

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Welcome! We’re here to help.

With BeLocal, there’s no need to wonder where longtime residents go for fun, food, shopping, activities, and more. Simply flip through the pages of your free BeLocal magazine to discover local favorites.

Thousands of new movers (and locals) have turned to BeLocal for guidance. Our magazine shares stories and descriptions of community gems — and so much more. BeLocal is the perfect resource to find dependable businesses to suit whatever needs you may have. As your go-to guide for all things local, we’re so happy you’re here.

When it comes to advice you can trust, who better to hear from than long-time community residents?

Take a peek inside the latest issue for words of wisdom and smart suggestions from true locals.

Starting over in a new hometown is never simple.

But through BeLocal, you can easily explore local living at its finest. Check out the articles below to learn more about some of the best “hidden gems” the community has to offer.

Meet Your Publisher

Karen Ryan

Karen Ryan

Karen has lived and worked in Lakewood, CO for the past 11 years and LOVES her community! She has extensive experience in community outreach, events, policy, programming, and marketing. In 2013 Karen founded Solterra Living, including managing the program's sales, advertising, content, social events, and social media. Seeing the growth coming to the community, Karen launched a multimedia resource guide for new movers to the city, called BeLocal Lakewood in 2019. In her free time, Karen enjoys running, hiking, cycling, yoga, and skiing, as well as spending time with her family.

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