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BIENVENUE

It’s a winter morning in the mountains. An icy, north wind cuts through downtown Durango. The sun is not quite shining on the sidewalks of Main Street as visitors eagerly search for a cozy haven. Suddenly, the heavenly scent of homemade gingerbread floats by with a warm e...

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BUILDING YOUR VISION

Imagine your perfect in-town oasis, or your getaway in the mountains overlooking a river valley. Whatever private paradise you can dream up, Kogan Builders can bring to life. The award-winning design-build firm listens to your visions and their team of skilled, profession...

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THE HEART OF COMMUNITY

Art, by virtue, is a communal experience. While it can be deeply personal and intimate, eventually art demands to be shared. Art is what connects us to one another without having to say or know why. In downtown Durango, there is a space where people can come and experi...

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ALL ABOARD

As the masses make their way into the train cars, settling into their seats for the breathtaking views and historically significant ride that awaits them, a few others will continue on past the ticket booth. They will go out the back door, pass the waiting train, cross th...

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HISTORY ANEW

Is there a secret to happiness? Some theories suggest finding happiness through human connections or having a strong sense of community. Others recommend finding happiness through the simple act of smiling. In downtown Durango,The Smiley Building might be the culmination ...

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SUI. MU.

The Southern Ute Museum in Ignacio, is a Southwest cultural resource and regional highlight. Designed by Jones & Jones Architects in Seattle, Washington, who fashioned the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, the exceptional architecture and beauty of the...

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REAL ESTATE ROUNDTABLE

Gathered around the table in the airy space of El Moro Spirits & Tavern, this fall’s Real Estate Roundtable was as educational as it was lively. The wine flowed, the appetizers disappeared and the conversation with this energetic and knowledgeable group of realtors travel...

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Studio Sisters

Life is easier when everything fits into place, and there is a group of women in Durango who want to help you to achieve that feeling of ease. Aspen Design Studio specializes in designing high-quality kitchens, and they offer a wide variety of kitchen and bath cabinetry, ...

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URBAN MOUNTAIN ESCAPE

The long-cliched mantra of the real estate industry is no less true in the lodging biz, and in a compact tourist mecca like Durango, locations are a vanishing commodity. So a few years ago, when 2nd Ave Sports owner Gary Provencher got a notice from his landlord that he’d...

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A DINING HISTORY:REINVENTED

The Ore House is so much more than Durango’s oldest restaurant. It has become a piece of the community. The steakhouse, in its original building on College Drive in the heart of Downtown, is a living, breathing, changing member of Durango. While having shifted and matured...