Durango Business Directory

Rendezvous Doughnuts – The Taste of Home
Jan05

Rendezvous Doughnuts – The Taste of Home

Doughnuts remind Charlie Shew of home. That’s why he started Rendezvous Doughnuts in Downtown Durango.

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Durango Farmers Market
Jun05

Durango Farmers Market

  The Durango Farmers Market will be starting the 10th of June this year. Get ready for good produce and great people! The Farmers Market will be held every Saturday until the 28th of October this year.   Durango Farmers Market a fun stop for the whole family!! The Farmers Market brings in farmers from our community to share the products from there farms straight to you! Trying to bring in a healthy lifestyle to our community....

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In Celebration of Local Bookstores
May05

In Celebration of Local Bookstores

Local bookstores are not obsolete, even in the age of Amazon.com. In fact, the number of independent bookstores has grown nationwide. We visit Maria’s Bookshop to celebrate Independent Bookstore Day.

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Music in the Mountains Benefit event at Sorrel Sky
Mar17

Music in the Mountains Benefit event at Sorrel Sky

DURANGO, CO. – Sorrel Sky Gallery in Durango will be hosting a benefit event, Cocktails with the Conductor, on Saturday, April 8th, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Not only does this event allow you to be the first to hear about the much anticipated festival season from Music in the Mountains own Music Director Guillermo Figueroa, you’ll also be celebrating with Music in the Mountains as the organization celebrates 31 years within...

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Chocolate extraordinaire… “chocolate with a passion!”
Feb23

Chocolate extraordinaire… “chocolate with a passion!”

Chocolate extraordinaire… YUM!!   Animas Chocolate Company Not your average chocolate shop! It’s Chocolate with a passion! At least these chocolatiers are passionate about it! Some of  you may know that I am a chocolate connoisseur so when we happened upon this little business, tucked sweetly into the the quaint and scenic Durango, you know I’d have to drop in. Walking through the door, we were promptly greeted...

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LA PLATA COUNTY REAL ESTATE
Feb01

LA PLATA COUNTY REAL ESTATE

LA PLATA COUNTY REAL ESTATE APPRECIATION One of the benefits and reasons to purchase real estate is the concept that it will appreciate over time. Most of us look at our homes as an investment; an asset that will appreciate as time goes on. In the last several years, we have seen the real estate market both decrease and increase. Because of this, it can be very helpful to look at market trends to gain and understanding of the state of...

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ZIA TAQUERIA for Snowdown!
Feb01

ZIA TAQUERIA for Snowdown!

ZIA TAQUERIA: FAST, HEALTHY, GOOD! Snowdown is this weekend, and you may be trying to brainstorm the perfect restaurant to help make meal planning easy! One of the local favorites is Zia Taqueria, a healthy, fast, fresh-Mex style restaurant. With burritos, nachos, tacos, bowls, and salads, there are several combinations and an excellent selection. It’s a popular restaurant around Durango—the food is consistently tasty! One of the...

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Donald Trump inaugurated as new USA president!
Jan20

Donald Trump inaugurated as new USA president!

Donald Trump has been inaugurated as the new president of the United States of America, January 20th, 2017.                                           (Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)   President Trump’s full Inagural Speech can be found: President Donald Trump’s inaugural address! Durangodowntown.com’s standard editorial policy is to limit political articles as we are mostly a local entertainment and...

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New General Manager for Purgatory Ski Resort
Jan06

New General Manager for Purgatory Ski Resort

Purgatory Resort Announces New General Manager!   Durango, Colo. —  Purgatory Resort officials announced the appointment of Colin McBeath as its new General Manager.  McBeath was most recently the general manager at the Sheraton Anchorage Hotel and Spa in Alaska and has more than 20 years of international and national experience as a general manager and hotel manager for groups such as the Sheraton, Kimpton Hotels,...

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Breast Cancer Awareness & Women’s Resources
Dec01

Breast Cancer Awareness & Women’s Resources

Nothing has ever made me feel so powerless as the day my sister — my confidante, my best friend, my hero — was diagnosed with breast cancer. She was fortunate enough to catch the disease early (and has since entered remission!), but it’s gotten me thinking a lot about the need for better access to women’s health information. Many thanks for all that you do to support the amazing power of women! Helen Carter of http://selfexam.org/ In...

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Modern Herbalism in the Southwest
Aug27

Modern Herbalism in the Southwest

  It’s been five years since I interned with Deb Buck. At the time I was an ambitious college student looking for some practical knowledge about the ecosystems of the Southwest. I bought a few guide books about native edible and medicinal plants and very quickly realized how hard it was to learn about plant identification from books.  After explaining my challenges to a good friend, who recommended I talk with Deb, I got...

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La Plata County Economic Development Alliance
Jan17

La Plata County Economic Development Alliance

The La Plata County Economic Development Alliance – The La Plata County Economic Development Alliance is a diverse group of private businesses and public agencies working together towards a common goal: to foster the economic success of our community.  Our mission is to serve as the gateway for individuals looking to start, own, grow, or relocate their business to La Plata County, by providing advocacy, relevant information, ...

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Local First
Jan17

Local First

Local First Durango – Local First is a not-for-profit organization comprised of 200 locally-owned, independent businesses and organizations in La Plata County.  We support locally owned, independent businesses through marketing programs, events, and promotion – driving customers to Think Local First.  The mission of Local First is to provide locally-owned, independent businesses and organizations opportunities to thrive as we...

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Durango Chamber of Commerce
Jan17

Durango Chamber of Commerce

The Durango Chamber of Commerce – The Durango Chamber of Commerce is a member based organization that promotes and supports the local business community. With more than 800 members, the Durango Chamber of Commerce acts as a resource of information for its members, the community, and relocation inquirers. It communicates business related issues and advocates on the behalf of its members. The chamber operates networking and...

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