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BID had very busy and productive 2016

2016 was another busy year for the Durango Business Improvement District. BID implemented new programs, continued existing work and created new items for 2017 to better serve the commercial...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2016 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

Downtown will have plenty to do this holiday

The holidays are right around the corner and downtown and North Main Avenue have plenty of activities with something for everyone. Downtown kicks things off with Singing with Santa on Friday Nov....

DATE: Nov. 15, 2016 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

BID’s efforts helped address homelessness

During the summer of 2016, the Durango Business Improvement District implemented a three-part plan to address panhandling in Downtown Durango. Here are the results of those efforts. The first part...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2016 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

It’s the third quarter; what’s the score?

It’s football season, and we’re back to keeping close tabs on our favorite college and professional teams. As far as the tourism season goes, the half-time highlights are a good indicator of how...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2016 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

Craft beer is big business in Durango

The Durango Business Improvement District represents commercial property owners in the Central Business District and along North Main Avenue, as well as the businesses in those properties. Four of...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2016 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

There’s still lots to do this summer

Summer is winding down and parents are starting to think about back to school time, with Durango schools starting in less than three weeks. Where did summer go? There still are plenty of events...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2016 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

San Juan Brewfest will be bigger than ever

The Durango Business Improvement District (BID) manages a handful of events each year that benefit Downtown and North Main Avenue businesses. We just wrapped a successful Fourth of July, with...

DATE: July 12, 2016 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

Homelessness in Durango: Finding a fix

About 100 people gathered for the Durango Homeless Summit on June 15 at the Durango Public Library to examine he issue of homelessness in the Durango area. Homelessness is a problem, so the Durango...

DATE: June 21, 2016 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

Downtown, north Main online directory offered

Durango and area residents are great at shopping locally. I hear from my friends all the time about how they try to go the extra mile to get goods and services from local merchants. The Durango...

DATE: May 31, 2016 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

Accessibility can open downtown to all

Good access is good business. This is what the Accessible Communities Team (ACT) in Durango has been promoting for the past year. ACT is a collaboration of organizations including the city of...

DATE: April 19, 2016 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

A look at BID’s board and parking

The city of Durango recently appointed two new board members to the Durango Business Improvement District board of directors. BID is excited to begin working with John Mahoney, formerly of...

DATE: March 29, 2016 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

Help define Durango’s future

One of the City Council’s goals is to “envision Durango’s sense of place by creating character districts” that embrace the unique characteristics of different areas of town. Ten distinct areas have...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2016 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

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