Denver businesses are opening!
By Lindsey Corell

On May 13, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed a new proclamation which allows salons, barbershops, and massage and tattoo establishments to reopen throughout Iowa in a limited fashion with appropriate public health measures in place. It also allows restaurants, fitness centers, libraries, and race tracks to reopen in the 22 counties where they have remained closed. These changes went into effect at 5:00 a.m. on Friday, May 15.

The Sweet Spot reopened on May 15 and will be open on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays until they open daily on May 29. They will have carryout through their southeast window. Online ordering through their Facebook page is preferred.

AllyCatz GrubHouse and AllyCatz FireHouse will be providing carryout only through June 2. At this time, they will not open at 50 percent capacity. Orders can be made by going to their websites at and To order by phone contact AllyCatz GrubHouse at 319-404-1200 and AllyCatz FireHouse at 319-404-0457. Updates will be provided on their Facebook pages.

“A huge thank you to all the support we have received,” said AllyCatz GrubHouse and FireHouse owner Allyson McLaughlin. “We have appreciated the support and patience of everyone.”

Willow Run Country Club will be open daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The clubhouse will be open for drinks and cart rentals, but the staff encourages golfers to call ahead and a staff member will greet them at the door. Congregating inside the building will not be allowed. Separate carts and one group members on tees and greens at a time are encouraged. They remind everyone to stay safe.

Starting on May 19, the Denver Public Library has reopened the book drop-off. Patrons can call or email the library to request books or movies to check out, No-contact curbside pickup will be on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. and on Fridays from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. The library building will not be open to the public until further notice. The library can be reached at 319-984-5140.

McKayla’s Nails reopened on May 19. All services will be by appointment only. Clients will be required to wear a face mask upon entering the building and will need to wash their hands. If clients do not have face masks available, McKayla’s Nails will provide disposable ones. To make an appointment, McKayla can be reached at 319-404-2673. McKayla’s Nails will be celebrating their one year anniversary with an open house on June 20 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Duane’s Barber Shop reopened on May 15. Appointments must be made to allow cleaning between customers. A desk attendant will come out to tell clients when the chair is ready. To make an appointment, call 319-404-7314.

Headlines Styling Salon will be open by appointment only. Clients will be waved in when it is time for their appointment. Appointments may be made by calling 319-984-5360.

Mane Attraction Salon and Spa opened on May 15 and appointments are required. Only one client per stylist will be allowed in the building. Extra cleanings will be done between
appointments. Clients are asked to stay in their cars until a stylist calls you in. Appointments can be made by calling 319-984-5392.

The Hair Loft will be open by appointment only. Appointments can be made by calling 319-984-5435.

Wild Rose Salon & Spa will be opening soon by appointment. Updates may be found on the Wild Rose Salon & Spa Facebook page.

All businesses were reached by phone or information was taken from their Facebook pages. If you would like information on your business in the Denver Forum, please email

For more information regarding specific guidelines on the reopenings go to and click on the CoronaVirus Information tab.
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