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Email: timw@downtowndurango.org

Downtown year in review ... by you

Of the four guest columnists that contribute weekly to the Wednesday Business & Technology section of The Durango Herald, I drew the long straw and the last column of 2010. With that privilege and...

DATE: Dec. 28, 2010 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

Economy not only factor reshaping our downtown

The impacts of the prolonged economic recession have touched everyone in some negative way. Sure, there is a new economic reality, and it’s a few clicks down from the good life we’ve known. Sure,...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2010 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

Busking in Durango and the Old North State

I like street entertainment. You know, the enterprising venture of displaying talent, any talent, on the street to make a buck.Nonthreatening homeless types ham it up for locals and tourists on the...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2010 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

Road to recovery goes down Main Avenue

I recently attended the annual meeting of Downtown Colorado Inc., the statewide association of downtown managers and organizations, special-improvement districts and professional service vendors...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2010 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

Downtown rally parade returns with a purpose

You either love it or you don’t … and either plan to attend or plan to leave. But before you decide, read on.This Labor Day weekend, the Fours Corners hosts the annual motorcycle rally. While this...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2010 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

Downtown rebounding, offers options

Once there was a family that lived in the suburbs. Mom and Dad worked hard and enjoyed the rewards of midlife and midcareer.The kids moved swiftly along through school, stuffing their rooms,...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2010 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

Lessons abroad apply at home to Durango

"We've always wanted to go there." At least that's what most people say when I tell them Family Kunkel recently retuned from our first visit to the Emerald Isle of Ireland. The difference is we...

DATE: July 14, 2010 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

Downtown proposes own weather prophet

At this point, you have got to be wondering if Old Man Winter will hang around for another several months or if springwill save us from more roof shoveling. That thought led me to wonder why...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2010 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

Downtown is winter elixir for moody blues

If you love winter, you must be having the time of your life. If, on the other hand, you dislike winter, you may haveconceded that you'll just have to put up with it until it's over.Come on … it's...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2010 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

Time to reveal sinister plot downtown

Another year has passed … no, make that 10 years since we moved to Durango. And because I spend a lot of time downtown,I see a lot of the same people day in and day out, year after year. For my...

DATE: Dec. 23, 2009 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

'HOLiDAZZLE' brings 36 days of downtown fun

What's the occasion? It's the 6th annual HOLiDAZZLE promotion. That's 36 days (Thanksgiving to New Year's) of holidaygood times in downtown Durango.There are 45 family-friendly events to enjoy....

DATE: Dec. 2, 2009 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

Scene No.1: Downtown sidewalk repair

Lights, camera, action ... Downtown Durango on a late fall afternoon. Starting next week, a downtown capital-improvement project that was introduced about four years ago will finally begin...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2009 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

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