OM BELAY: Four amazing concepts unite under one roof: Climbing, Yoga, Coffee and Community.

Climbing, Yoga, Coffee and Community...some would say that's a great combination. Finding them all in one place...now that's a 5.10. Walker Thompson, owner/founder of The Rock Lounge in Durango decided to open the climbing gym to bring back the indoor climbing that so many locals have missed.

Durango's New Hot Spot: Balcony Bar & Grill

On the Northwest corner of Main and College Ave., up a flight of stairs, and across a little bridge, you are going to find some pretty tasty fare partnered with excellent live music. The Balcony Bar & Grill opened earlier this spring at the location formerly occupied by El Patio- at 600 Main Ave. ShareThis

Toyed With :: A low-fi/alt-pro Photography Exhibition opens Friday, September 3 at the Open Shutter Gallery

PJs Precious Things" by Cally Iden C-print from color paper negative shot with a homemade pinhole camera (converted from a Chinese food delivery box)

Outsmart The Bears

Do you recall the "bear attack" that prompted the DOW to put down a bear earlier this summer? Unfortunately, the incident occurred all because a bear followed its nose. A man, whom happened to be sleeping outside near the Animas River, was bitten by a bear in the early morning hours (2:30am).


Colorado residents and visitors are well served by dedicated volunteer search and rescue teams, but search and rescue mission costs are often in the thousands of dollars.

Overend Mountain Park: Get Out and Get Dirty

Three hundred acres of prime single track are literally out your back door. You may know it as "Durango Mountain Park," or perhaps the "Test Tracks." Now formerly named "Overend Mountain Park" (after world cycling champ and local resident- Ned Overend)- this place is a mountain biker's paradise.

Eat Local Challenge

Starting on Monday, September 5th, Durango Natural Foods Co-op is partnering with Local First, Healthy Lifestyles La Plata and the FLC Environmental Center to bring the first EAT LOCAL CHALLENGE.

ZIA TAQUERIA: Locally Delicious

When you get a craving for fresh mex, nothing quite hits the spot like a bowl of yumminess at Zia Taqueria.  Start with lettuce filling the bottom of a deep, porcelain bowl.

AT THE MARKET: from the field, off the vine, out of the kitchen

Biting into that perfect tomato is one of the best summertime activities. Sliced tomatoes, tomatoes in the salad, roasted tomatoes for soup, tomatoes on bread, tomatoes with fresh basil and mozzarella.... sounds a little bit like Bubba Gump's Shrimp Co., doesn't it? Tomato Co.s, err..

15 Years of Good Beer

Have you tried Ska's award winning, True Blonde Ale, Special ESB, or their Nefarious Ten Pin Porter? If not... you should! Ska Brewing Co. has been making damn good beer for, well, a long time. "At first, all we wanted to do is brew great beer," says Bill Graham, co-owner of Ska Brewing Co.