Tim Walsworth

Position: Creating Community

Email: timw@downtowndurango.org

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

Durango economic numbers telling good story

The Durango Business Improvement District monitors statistics to help determine the economic health of downtown and north Main Avenue. BID tracks six statistics monthly: Durango Transit ridership;...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2016 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

Holidays are hot in and around downtown

Downtown Durango is the place to be this holiday season, with a wide variety of events coming the next couple of weeks. If you have not yet picked out your Christmas tree, consider taking a ride on...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2015 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

Science guides downtown parking prices

As part of the Durango Business Improvement District’s continuing efforts to provide education about parking in downtown Durango, here is some new information about the price of the downtown...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2015 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

On Halloween, downtown is for kids of all ages

Children’s Halloween is in downtown Durango from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday. I look forward to this event every year, as does my family. A record 96 businesses will be handing out treats, goodies and...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2015 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

Everything you want to know about parking

Downtown parking, or the perceived lack thereof, has been discussed in our community for a long time. Recent topics of discussion I have been included in have ranged from a residential...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2015 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

Panhandling? Support our local charities

What should we do about panhandling in downtown Durango? This is a tricky subject to say the least. Like many communities around the country, Durango has experienced a dramatic increase in...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2015 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

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