Retail

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

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

Durango Joes owner Joe Lloyd expands coffeehouse footprint to stay viable

Joe Lloyd had to be convinced to include his name in what is now one of Durango’s most ubiquitous retail storefronts. Chances are, if you need a caffeine boost to jump-start your morning batteries,...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Popular coffee shop reopens in Dolores

Loop’s Coffee House and Bistro has opened in Dolores at 795 Railroad Ave. Owner Mark Looper took over the former Pony Expresso building and, along with his girlfriend Misty Henderson, remodeled it...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Family of New Mexican tea lovers to open shop in downtown Durango

A family of New Mexico tea lovers plans to open its first shop in Colorado in the Main Avenue space previously occupied by Stuart’s of Durango. Bailey Huffmon said about 50 percent of The Old...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Discover Goodwill to open in Durango with all-day celebration

Durango’s first retail and donation center operated by Discover Goodwill of Southern and Western Colorado will open with an all-day celebration planned for Feb. 17. “We want to enhance the Durango...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Planning Commission approves 3-story building at College Drive and East Eighth

New businesses and condominiums will replace the former Kangaroo Express building at College Drive and East Eighth Avenue. The Durango Planning Commission unanimously approved a new three-story...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sun sets on Del Sol clothing shop on Main Avenue in Durango

Eileen Maddox, owner of Del Sol, a clothing shop at 858 Main Ave., plans to close the store at the end of January, but she will remain in Durango and plans to spend more time with her...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Main Avenue boutique closing after almost 11 years in Durango

After almost 11 years, Blu, a women’s clothing boutique on Main Avenue, plans to close this month. “It’s real sad. We love this place, we love this store, we love our customers. We have had an...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Road between Walmart and Home Depot may be complete by late spring

The long-awaited Escalante Drive extension between Walmart and Home Depot could be finished by late spring, but a developer will determine when the road opens to the public. NE Construction , a...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango’s lack of snow doesn’t deter Christmas shoppers

Christmas sales look merry and bright so far in downtown Durango despite the unseasonably warm weather or maybe even because of it. Downtown Durango shop owners and managers’ opinions varied on...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Mancos prepares for an ‘old-fashioned Christmas’

Mancos will celebrate this Christmas with two weeks of events in the Creative District, starting Dec. 1. The festivities will begin with the Rudolph Run race and end with a baking workshop at Zuma...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News