Racers Fill South Main St. for TransRockies Start

by August 27, 2012 » Add the first comment.
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It was a real pleasure to host the start of the 6-day TransRockies Run from Buena Vista to Beaver Creek earlier this month! More than 300 racers from across the country and the globe filled the streets of South Main, snapping commemorative shots and filling the neighborhood with excitement. Covering 120 miles, and [...] Read more »

The BEACH is Rocking BV!

by August 1, 2012 » Add more comments.

“We’ve played a ton of festivals, theaters and outdoor venues all across this state- the scene for our set at The Beach was easily the most unique and and fun we’ve had in some time. The view from the stage was so cool: The crowd was great dancing or just listening-the Arkansas river [...] Read more »

Riverside Venue, The BEACH, Opens in South Main!

by July 3, 2012 » Add more comments.
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We are thrilled to announce the opening of The BEACH, a riverside grassroots venue in South Main!!! The beach will be open 7 Saturdays this summer (beginning 7/14), featuring a beer garden, live music, sandy floors, food vendors and great views! Each event will be a fundraiser for the South Main Arts and Parks [...] Read more »

The Evolving American Dream

by June 20, 2012 » Add the first comment.
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The American Dream: Phase II in the New York Times is yet another sign that a second option for new development – compact, walkable, mixed-use neighborhoods – is taking hold. It is great to see New Urbanism in the mainstream media. “Everything in our culture today reinforces this idea of home as castle [...] Read more »

Remote Working in Buena Vista- Part 2

by June 15, 2012 » Add more comments.
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This is Part 2 of my article about Remote Working in Buena Vista.  In Part 1 I discussed some of my personal experiences, which led us to the town of Buena Vista and the South Main neighborhood.  In this article I wanted to focus on what makes remote working/telecommuting (I will use these [...] Read more »

BV Pro-Am Photo Gallery & Results

by June 1, 2012 » Add the first comment.
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Despite low water levels, athletes and fans alike rallied this year to create one of the best BV Pro-Am Kayaking competitions to date. So many thanks to all the incredible volunteers and spectators who showed up to cheer, enjoy the beer gardens and support an amazing event. Photos of the action below, scroll [...] Read more »

Roots, Rapids N’ Reggae and Pickin’ N’ Paddlin’ in the Park Come to South Main, Free!

by May 30, 2012 » Add the first comment.
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Let us know you’re coming and get updates at the Roots, Rapids and Reggae Facebook Page! We are thrilled to announce that this season the South Main Arts Trust is bringing not one but two weekends of FREE live music back to South Main! July 6th and 7th, Roots, Rapids ‘N Reggae features [...] Read more »

How to Win the Party at Paddlefest 2012

by May 24, 2012 » Add more comments.
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Looking to throw down this weekend? Good, me too. On and off the water, this may the most epic weekend of entertainment in Buena Vista, Colorado history, and I never exaggerate. Waste no time with your party planning; here’s it is: The Perfect Paddlefest Party Program: Thursday, May 24th 1. Get on the River [...] Read more »

Buena Vista Seeks New Planner

by May 17, 2012 » Add the first comment.
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Calling all Urbanists! After the recent resignation of Town Planner Michael Yerman, the Town of Buena Vista is currently seeking applications for Community Development Director and will be accepting applications until June 8th. With the recent approval by voters of a $3 million bond to fund street improvements and continued support for multi-modal street [...] Read more »

Now is the Time to Buy a 2nd Home Says the Wall Street Journal

by May 10, 2012 » Add the first comment.
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“If you’re thinking of buying a second home in the next five years, this might be your best opportunity.” So says “Vacation Homes Beckon,” a recent article in the Wall Street Journal. Of course such a pronouncement depends heavily on the specific market, but we believe it holds true here in South Main. [...] Read more »