Restaurant and catering

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Homestyle Railroad Cafe opens in Dolores

Longtime Montezuma County resident Brian MacPherson plans to honor the past with his new Dolores restaurant, The Railroad Cafe. MacPherson has wanted to own a restaurant, and in late December he...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

Colorado House considers extending last call for alcohol

DENVER – College students on Monday had two different bills in the Colorado General Assembly to pay particular attention to.House Bill 1123, which extend hours when alcoholic beverages could be...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Lone Spur Cafe opens in Francisco’s building

Customers who visited the Lone Spur Cafes in Arizona kept telling the owner the cowboy menu would be a perfect fit for Durango. “When our guests talk, we try to listen because they usually know...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

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Taste of India restaurant opens in Cortez

Taste of India restaurant has opened at 1013 E. Main St. in Cortez with the promise of “100 percent healthier food.” Co-owner and Chef Raju Singh came from Utah to open the restaurant, which he...

DATE: July 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

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Chavolito’s comes to Dolores’ main street

A popular Mexican restaurant in Mancos has opened a new location in Dolores. Chavolito’s is owned and operated by Chavolo Ortiz, a veteran chef of authentic Mexican dishes from the Guadalajara...

DATE: May 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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City to consider downtown outdoor dining, drinking

City officials are expected to review a draft ordinance on Tuesday night that would allow downtown businesses to offer outdoor dining and alcohol consumption. According to the proposed three-page...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

Mancos Valley Distillery presents January lineup

The Mancos Valley Distillery has scheduled a January lineup of music that includes folk, rock and bluegrass, acoustic and spaghetti western. Here’s a sampling. The Outskirts “Gather round all you...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2015 | CATEGORY: Arts and entertainment

Community Calendar

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DATE: Dec. 14, 2015 | CATEGORY: Community calendar

Community Calendar

Email announcements to news@the-journal.com and include “Community Calendar” in the subject field. Items submitted less than two weeks in advance will be less likely to be published. Entries and...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2015 | CATEGORY: Community calendar

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Donuts, drinks and dinner

A donut shop by day and a full-service restaurant boasting items like escargot, seared ostrich, french-style frog legs, steamed New Zealand fresh green lip mussels, is the latest eatery to set up...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

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New Beny’s Diner coming to Main Street

Plans for a new Beny’s Diner were approved by the Cortez City Council last week, allowing ownership of the popular South Broadway restaurant to expand an existing building on Main Street. According...

DATE: June 14, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local news

Metate Room restaurant opens for 2015 season

The Far View Lodge at Mesa Verde National Park opened this week, including the award-winning Metate Room restaurant with its grand vistas. Known for its contemporary menu, the Metate Room features...

DATE: April 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: Living