New Durango store caters to sleep time

When Cynthia and Tom Latter saw space available at 901 Main Ave. in downtown Durango, they jumped to lease it, and have now opened Lazy One Pajamas and Leisure Wear store. For 18 months, the...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Rod Barker ready to handover stewardship of Strater Hotel

Anyone who has entered the Strater Hotel can attest that history is important to Rod Barker. Barker, 64 – whose family has been involved in the operation of Durango’s iconic inn, the Strater Hotel...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

It’s the most wonderful time of the year

Christmas season is upon us. The Durango Business Improvement District loves Christmas, and we have a lot going on to get ready for the season. BID’s signature Christmas event is Singing With...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2019 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

Veterans Day Parade honors service of millions

Durango-area residents lined Main Avenue on Monday for the Veterans Day Parade to honor the millions who have served in the United States military. Durango Montessori School students in preschool...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Celebrate Halloween and Christmas downtown

Halloween and Christmas are about as different as you can get, but they do have one thing in common in Durango: Both are celebrated downtown! The Durango Business Improvement District leads the...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2019 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

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

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