Downtown Durango

December snow could help close tough retail year in Durango

Shop owners and managers on Main Avenue are looking for Christmas shoppers to put in a strong final month to what has been a tough retail year that was pinched by little winter snow, the 416 Fire,...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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DATE: Dec. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Black Friday a boon for local businesses, but not necessarily the busiest day

Black Friday isn’t a big deal for Danielle Chick, co-owner of Urban Market in downtown Durango. While the week has been busy for Chick and her business with all the tourists in town for the...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Late-night food options few and far between in Durango

The Durango food, cafe and bar scenes are not friendly to night owls, hospitality workers after long shifts or college students cramming for exams. Walk around after midnight and Main Avenue is a...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Durango’s Main Avenue retail merry-go-round takes a spin

Autumn is a time for change and that is true not only for the weather but for the retail scene on Main Avenue, where several shops and restaurants are relocating and some new ones have opened....

DATE: Nov. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Lady Falconburgh’s drinking wall to come down

A noted landmark honoring long nights drinking in downtown Durango – the brick wall associated with the now-closed Lady Falconburgh’s Barley Exchange – will be coming down. The Cavern Bar and Grill...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Seasons restaurant, a mainstay in downtown Durango, is for sale

Karen and Wayne Barger, owners of Seasons Rotisserie & Grill, a mainstay on Main Avenue in Durango, have listed the fine dining restaurant for sale for $2.25 million. Karen Barger said after the...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Downtown Durango restaurant to take down ‘slavery’ sign

A sign in the bathroom of the Lone Spur Cafe, a restaurant on Main Avenue in Durango, will be taken down after a woman complained the placard is offensive. Nikki Moss, an African-American woman who...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

2nd Deli & Spirits owners wanted proper Italian sub, so they opened a restaurant

You would think Durango residents had never eaten a sandwich before when looking at the line out the door at the new 2nd Deli & Spirits. The restaurant at 601 East Second Ave. opened on Aug. 13...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

San Juan Brewfest celebrates 20 years of beer

The San Juan Brewfest is celebrating two decades as the largest beer fest in the Four Corners on Saturday, but it’s still just shy of drinking age. “It’s almost legal. In one more year, it will be...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Train owner floats new idea for conference center near Buckley Park

Al Harper is adding another idea to the decades-old conversation about building a conference, arts and cultural center in Durango. The owner of the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad ...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Downtown ambassadors help tourists, watch for troublemakers

For Cathy Roberts, working a few shifts as a downtown ambassador is an ideal fit. “I get to walk and talk. It’s the perfect job for me,” Roberts said during a shift early in the tourist season. “I...

DATE: July 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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