Tim Walsworth

Position: Creating Community

Email: timw@downtowndurango.org

Improving our bump-outs for downtown

The Bump Outs for Businesses program proved to be extremely successful this past summer downtown. Surveys of current users indicate that the new space is supporting 20% of total sales at those...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2020 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

Three easy ways to support local businesses

As we end the 20th week of our lives in a pandemic, the economic effects are starting to become clearer. Downtown and in the North Main District, we have seen a few business closures, and we know...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2020 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

Durango’s downtown businesses bump out

Happy Fourth of July to all visitors and locals in the Durango area! Fourth of July will be different this year without parades, street dances and fireworks, but we can still celebrate with our...

DATE: July 4, 2020 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

Open right, open once: The rules going forward

As the community conversation turns to slowly reopening some businesses and our economy, there are things we all can do to ensure we “open right and open once.” “Open right and open once” is the...

DATE: May 9, 2020 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

What a difference a month makes

In my last column in early March, I wrote about several events and promotions occurring in spring and summer. All of that has now changed, many things are canceled and others are in a holding...

DATE: April 11, 2020 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

From balloons and blues to brews and breads

The Durango Business Improvement District has been very busy at the beginning of this year finalizing plans to support BID businesses in the heart of our community. Here are a few things to note on...

DATE: March 14, 2020 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

Get ready for a Rockin’ Snowdown

It’s time for the great cabin fever reliever, Snowdown! This year’s theme is A Rockin’ Snowdown, so anything rock ’n’ roll-related is welcomed. I joined the Snowdown board of directors a year ago...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2020 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

Looking back and looking ahead to 2020

As we enter the final days of 2019, the Durango Business Improvement District encourages everyone to shop local for Christmas this season. Did you know that December has become the biggest shopping...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2019 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

It’s the most wonderful time of the year

Christmas season is upon us. The Durango Business Improvement District loves Christmas, and we have a lot going on to get ready for the season. BID’s signature Christmas event is Singing With...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2019 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

Celebrate Halloween and Christmas downtown

Halloween and Christmas are about as different as you can get, but they do have one thing in common in Durango: Both are celebrated downtown! The Durango Business Improvement District leads the...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2019 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

Get ready for a fabulous fall in downtown Durango

Fall is a great time to get back downtown. Now that the summer tourists have gone home, the Durango Business Improvement District has several things planned over the next month for the locals to...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2019 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

Get ready for late summer, early fall events

Event season is going strong in Durango, and there are several fun events coming up as near as the end of summer. Durango PlayFest is Monday through next Saturday, and this new event offers you...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2019 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

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