Downtown Durango

Slew of new businesses coming to Main Avenue

Spring is a time for growth and renewal, an ethos apparently taken to heart in the downtown business district, with several new businesses sprouting with the season. Here’s a look at some of the...

DATE: May 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

New business incubator coming to downtown Durango

A new downtown business incubator, the Launch Pad, is planned in the 1100 block of Main Avenue by a longtime Durango family, the Turners. Launch Pad will offer flexible office space in some 5,000...

DATE: May 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Bread’s downtown shop to open Wednesday

The long wait is over: Bread’s new location in downtown Durango opens Wednesday. “It’s been a long time coming,” said Jeffe Morehart, co-owner of Bread. “It’s just such a beautiful spot.” For...

DATE: April 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

North Main Event returns May 4

The North Main Event will be held on Saturday May 4 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. It is a celebration both of what the North Main District is today and what it is becoming. The city of Durango created...

DATE: April 13, 2019 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

El Moro to hold CRAFT food and beverage pairing

El Moro Spirits and Tavern will reprise its CRAFT food and beverage pairing event from 6-8 p.m. April 18. This time, the pairing will have a “European Vacation” theme, with six food, wine and beer...

DATE: April 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

In split vote, Durango City Council approves sign code amendments

A split Durango City Council approved sign code amendments allowing for temporary, portable signs, including sandwich boards and banners, Tuesday night on a 3-2 vote. Mayor Sweetie Marbury and...

DATE: April 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Firefighters douse chimney fire Friday night on Main Avenue in Durango

Firefighters responded to the 700 block of Main Avenue for a report of smoke and flames coming from the roof of Derailed Pour House on Friday night in Durango. The fire in the chimney of the...

DATE: March 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police take proactive approach to problems at Colorado Pongas

Durango police decided more than a year ago that remedial measures would better address liquor license violations at Colorado Pongas rather than punitive ones. And it seems to be working, city...

DATE: March 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cantera pivots toward high-end cuisine

A year into its life at 1150 Main Ave., Cantera’s menu is changing. The restaurant wants to pivot away from stereotypical Mexican cuisine and focus on becoming a higher-end dining experience, said...

DATE: March 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

The Cavern restaurant now Down the Rabbit Hole

Basement bar The Cavern, at 640 Main Ave., went through an extreme remodel and is now Down the Rabbit Hole. An ownership group of 10 individuals hired Donald Fleming, who lives in Bloomfield, N.M.,...

DATE: March 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Save the date for these events

Now that 2019 is in full swing, here are key dates for events downtown and in the North Main District for your calendar. The North Main District Clean Day will be held on May 3. This event was...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2019 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

Campaign to dissuade handouts to homeless may expand in downtown Durango

An effort to funnel downtown shoppers’ donations away from panhandlers and toward human service agencies through the Make It Count campaign in downtown Durango may be expanding. Members of the...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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