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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

Home Grown all started with an apple

A little over a year ago, a group of us started talking about what could be done with the excess of backyard apples that go to waste every year.As it happens, the questions expanded exponentially...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2009 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

New event much grander than Grand

If you blink, you might miss it.The Colorado Grand, now in its 21st year, is an exclusive group of classic-car owners who tour Colorado's scenic byways every fall. This year, they will pass through...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2009 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

Join procession to grand opening of transit center

At 10 a.m. Friday is the grand opening of the city's new Transit Center located downtown at Eighth Street and Camino del Rio next to the post office. Consider yourself invited to come down and...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2009 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

More scooters buzzing around city of Durango

In 1964, the Beach Boys released their "All Summer Long" album, and I couldn't resist the lure of the California surfer craze.I put lemon juice on my hair for the blond look and applied baby oil...

DATE: July 15, 2009 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

An invitation to a downtown birthday party

There are holidays or birthdays we regularly enjoy that become the traditions of our lives. They bring us together and strengthen our ties to the past.A number of years ago, I conducted a simple,...

DATE: June 21, 2009 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

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