It’s starting to look like the holidays

The wreaths are hung, the tree is lit, and the lights are up in downtown and in the North Main District. The holidays are here! The Durango Business Improvement District asks you to visit our local...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2018 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

Balloons, bikes and Boo!

Three fun, family-friendly events are coming up this month in and around downtown Durango. This Friday is the third annual Downtown Hot Air Balloon Glow. This unique offering is part of the Animas...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2018 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

Let’s make conference & events center a reality

I last wrote about an arts, conferences and events center in October 2017, nearly a year ago. A group has been meeting for nearly 18 months to create a plan for this type of facility for Durango,...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2018 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

Locals help businesses weather storm

The city of Durango released sales tax data recently which show how summer started this year for local businesses. As we all know, the 416 Fire started June 1, and it was a very slow start of our...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2018 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

Durango is open for business

Tourists are returning, we are getting rain late in the day and cool nights. The Durango-Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad is running to Silverton, the San Juan National Forest is open with no...

DATE: July 21, 2018 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

Add it up: Durango train crucial to city

What a month it has been since my last column. While the full impacts of the 416 Fire will not be known for some time, it feels like we dodged a bullet and things are slowly returning back to...

DATE: June 30, 2018 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

Cleaning up downtown for summer

Downtown Durango looks great this summer and will only get better in the coming weeks. The Durango Business Improvement District thanks the Chamber of Commerce and the city of Durango for their...

DATE: June 9, 2018 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

Event season in full swing downtown

Taste of Durango is this Sunday. The Taste will set up on Main Avenue in downtown from College to 12th Street. The food booths will be set up a little differently this year, which should help ease...

DATE: May 19, 2018 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

Wine lovers, foodies will feast in downtown

It’s one of the best times of the year in Downtown Durango, if you like wine and food. Two of my favorite events are coming up in May. First up is the 12th Durango Wine Experience Thursday through...

DATE: April 28, 2018 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

A Meltdown, then the MAIN Event

The Durango Bluegrass Meltdown is in its 24th year in 2018. Run by volunteers, the event is a labor of love and has become one of the best events early in our event season. Dates this year are...

DATE: April 7, 2018 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

Downtown ambassadors take to the streets

The Durango Business Improvement District offers many programs for businesses, as well as information and services for anyone visiting downtown Durango. One thing that fulfills both is the Downtown...

DATE: March 17, 2018 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

What’s in a name?

Even though the name of this column is “What’s Up Downtown,” today I am writing about north Main Avenue. Many people do not know that Durango Business Improvement District (BID) works for north...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2018 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

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