Downtown Durango

Get ready for a fabulous fall in downtown Durango

Fall is a great time to get back downtown. Now that the summer tourists have gone home, the Durango Business Improvement District has several things planned over the next month for the locals to...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2019 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

Farmers Market: Gallery H fashions practically anything from wood

A woodworker for about 15 years and a Durangoan for about seven, Tim Hassemer makes everything under the sun. “You name it. I build everything – anything from earrings to cabinetry, furniture,...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Global Climate Strike draws large crowd, in Durango and beyond

Alexander Allport, 8, wasn’t sure Friday whether he’d rather be in home-school or in front of Durango City Hall. It was nice out – partly cloudy and around 70 degrees – and the day marked one of...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘Hogan’s Story’ is about family, volunteers who created a community

“Hogan’s Story: Here’s My Story, and I’m Sticking To It,” by G. Michael “Mickey” Hogan tells the story of a man, a family and a time in Durango when volunteers and city councilors worked together...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Seasons changing with addition of new chefs, manager

As summer draws to a close, Seasons of Durango is also changing. The restaurant’s previous executive chef, Dennis Morrisroe, has left to become the new general manager of the Sunnyside Farms...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Get ready for late summer, early fall events

Event season is going strong in Durango, and there are several fun events coming up as near as the end of summer. Durango PlayFest is Monday through next Saturday, and this new event offers you...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2019 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

Live music takes center stage at The Garage, new downtown bar

Chip Lile, owner of El Rancho Tavern, has purchased Colorado Pongas – renaming it The Garage with the aim of providing a comfortable, large downtown venue for live music. Lile and four partners...

DATE: July 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Italian restaurant, financial firm to occupy Guido’s space

Lovers of Italian food fear not: Most of the space previously occupied by Guido’s Pizza Pasta Panini will remain focused on the cuisine from the peninsula, and a small section will be split off to...

DATE: July 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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

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