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7 Reasons to Invest in South Main this New Year

by December 29, 2011 » Add the first comment.
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With 2012 upon us, we invite you to come find your place in South Main. Seriously, there will never be a better time to buy. Here’s why. 1) If you like South Main now, this place is going to blow your mind in 5-10 [...] Read more »

Death of the Fringe Suburb

by December 9, 2011 » Add the first comment.

“It was predominantly the collapse of the car-dependent suburban fringe that caused the mortgage collapse… Simply put, there has been a profound structural shift — a reversal of what took place in the 1950s, when drivable suburbs boomed and flourished as center cities emptied and withered.” So says Christopher B. Leinberger [...] Read more »

BV Christmas Opening Features Equine Parade and More

by December 1, 2011 » Add the first comment.
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Buena Vista’s Christmas opening is always a fun way to kick off the holidays. Come check it out! An Equine Parade, Chocolate Walk, Festival of Trees, Parade of Lights and much more all are on tap for this Saturday, December 3rd. Click the flyer to the left for more details, and [...] Read more »

Denver Post Features Kayaker Dustin Urban, of South Main

by September 6, 2011 » Add the first comment.
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South Main resident Dustin Urban is featured today in a Denver Post article about his accomplishments and thoughts on his future. “BUENA VISTA — Dustin Urban balances his son as he prepares lunch for his daughter. The ham is diced while the tow-headed 2-year-old on his hip sips and the darling in the [...] Read more »

Free Bluegrass Benefit July 2nd & 3rd in South Main Town Square!

by June 1, 2011 » Add the second comment.

We are excited to announce that on July 2nd and 3rd, the the South Main HOA will host in the Town Square Pickin’ n Paddlin’ in the Park, 2 nights of bluegrass music to benefit the local nonprofit Chaffee Housing Trust and the South Main Arts Trust! This new event grew [...] Read more »

Urban Adventure: South Main on Outside TV

by May 20, 2011 » Add the first comment.
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We are excited to announce the airing of a national segment on Outside Television about South Main. Sam Bricker of Outside TV Salida (Channel 63) filmed and produced the piece which is airing now through the summer season on a show called Outside Today. In his words “The local Salida crew recently filmed the segment [...] Read more »

Jed Presents River Park Check to the Town of BV

by January 25, 2011 » Add more comments.
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Jed presented South Main’s matching funds for the most recent Buena Vista river park GOCO Grant at the January 11, 2011 Board of Trustees meeting. Here’s the letter he read. Dear Town of Buena Vista Board of Trustees, It has been 8 years since the meeting when my sister Katie and I first approached this board to [...] Read more »

Missed the Boat Delivers an Amazing Show [Video]

by January 18, 2011 » Add more comments.
Buena Vista, colorado live music

I think it’s safe to say that most folks in Buena Vista aren’t totally accustomed to sold out live music in the middle of winter, but that’s just what the 200 or so people who showed up Saturday night got. Steamboat-based Missed the Boat delivered the goods to a full, dancing house. Great energy, great [...] Read more »

A Photo Tour of a Most Innovative Interior

by November 24, 2010 » Add more comments.
Any exposed wood is reclaimed, including the mixed hardwood floors

The 625-square-foot guesthouse of the Courtyard Home is substantially complete, and we’re awfully proud of the interior. Jed and Kennley put countless hours into the design and thinking through every detail, and the result is quite something. Once the rest of the home is complete, you will have the opportunity to experience this 1-bedroom apartment [...] Read more »

Fall Color “ELF” Boating on the Numbers

by October 7, 2010 » Add more comments.
ELF Boating on the Numbers, Arkansas River-8

ELFing, Extremely Low Flow paddling, is a term coined by Jim Snyder, one of kayaking’s founding fathers. ELFing extends our boating season, and here on the Arkansas it is possible to boat year round. At ELF flows large rocks that are covered at higher flows now loom overhead, and many have fantastic shapes on the downstream side caused by flowing water. Each of these flow rocks is unique and many of the shapes take on magical and mystical properties for us ELFers.