Downtown Durango

Taste of Durango to kick off summer festival season

The Taste of Durango returns Sunday. The fiesta is both the city’s largest food celebration and, to many, the event that kicks off Durango’s summer festival season. While many features of Taste ...

DATE: May 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Maria’s Bookshop, mainstay on Main Avenue, is for sale

Maria’s Bookshop in Durango is for sale. However, Peter Schertz, the shop’s co-owner, said Thursday that book lovers shouldn’t be concerned: Maria’s isn’t going anywhere. “There will still be a...

DATE: May 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Old Car Club calls off motor expo this summer

For the first time in 35 years, iconic cars will not gather for Durango’s Motor Expo this summer. Durango Old Car Club members decided not to organize the car show this year, but it’s not...

DATE: May 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango City Council supports ban on sitting, lying on downtown sidewalks

Durango City Council supported a new ordinance during a work session Tuesday night that would prohibit sitting or lying on sidewalks or in alleys downtown. The proposal has been controversial...

DATE: April 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Proposed ban on sitting and lying on sidewalks splits residents

Residents were split on the need to prohibit people from sitting or lying on city sidewalks during a hearing Wednesday at Durango City Hall. Passionate residents said they were often afraid of...

DATE: April 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango City Council may prohibit sitting or lying down on sidewalks

A potential city ordinance could prohibit everyone from sitting or lying down on city sidewalks, but advocates worry it targets the poor. The law could improve safety downtown, especially for...

DATE: April 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango City Council may prohibit sitting or lying down on sidewalks

A potential city ordinance could prohibit everyone from sitting or lying down on city sidewalks, but advocates worry it targets the poor. The law could improve safety downtown, especially for...

DATE: April 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

What’s the heavy construction on Main Avenue? It’s pipe lining

A contractor is upgrading storm water pipes this week and next week underneath Main Avenue in downtown Durango. Rather than digging up the street to replace the pipes, AUI , a contractor from...

DATE: April 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Couple reimagines Old Tyme Photography

The worn, dark wood floors of Durango’s Old Tyme Photography have collected the steps of folks seeking affordable heirlooms for more than three decades. It’s a mainstay on Main Avenue, where...

DATE: March 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Schlotzky’s shop in downtown Durango closes

Passersby walking along the 800 block of Main Avenue may notice the absent aroma of Cinnabons mixed with cured meats emanating to the sidewalks of downtown Durango with the recent closing of the...

DATE: March 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

City of Durango may bar sitting, lying on downtown sidewalks

In their ongoing effort to find ways to reduce panhandling downtown, Durango city councilors are turning to Tempe, Arizona, where it is illegal to sit or lie on city sidewalks. “We certainly are...

DATE: March 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Katzin Music & Studios to close doors at end of month

Katzin Music & Studios, after 39 years serving musicians and music students in Durango and the Four Corners, will close its doors at the end of the month. “This is so hard to give it up,” said Ruth...

DATE: March 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business