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Join the River Park Clean Up on April 29th

by April 2, 2012 » Add the first comment.
buena vista co river park clean up day

Many thanks to Earl Richmond of Colorado Kayak Supply for continuing to spearhead this annual event! What:  Whipple Trail, BV River Park and Sports Fields Clean Up Day When: Sunday April 29th, 2012, 1:00 PM Who: Anyone, any age who wants to help clean up [...] Read more »

New Skatepark Under Construction on South Main Street!

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Buena Vista Skate Park Design Rendering

We were quite excited to see ground break this month on a new skatepark at the intersection of Cedar Street and South Main Street. Located on a piece of Town land near the entrance to South Main, the park grew from efforts of Chaffee County High School (CCHS) student Caleb Green who helped write a [...] Read more »

Spring Fly Fishing Conditions on the Arkansas River

by March 22, 2012 » Add the first comment.
Brown Trout Fly Fishing

Our good friend Bill Dobson has fished and guided clients on our local Arkansas River since the ’90′s and continues to study the behavior of bugs, trout, and fishermen.  Some of you will also recall that Bill played an important role getting South Main started. Bill shares his wisdom about current conditions in this [...] Read more »

Buena Vista’s Hwy 24 Needs a Road Diet

by March 15, 2012 » Add the second comment.
Leadville, Colorado public domain

“A road diet is one of the most cost-efficient ways to improve a roadway. You can do a mile of roadway for about $50,000, which is the cost of one sidewalk bulb-out, or to compare, a traffic signal could cost $300,000 or $400,000 -Mike Sallaberry, Transportation Engineer, San Francisco MTA “A road diet is [...] Read more »

Deerhammer Distilling Lifts Spirits on Main Street, Buena Vista

by February 27, 2012 » Add more comments.
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Early in Lenny Eckstein’s efforts to start up Deerhammer Distilling, someone asked him “Why Buena Vista?”. Before he could respond, someone else chimed in, “If you’d ever been to BV, you’d know why.” As a long-time kayaker, Lenny has been coming to Buena Vista since 1999, and his “wife/business partner/bar maid” Amy spent years raft [...] Read more »

Take a Watercolor Workshop with Rock Run Gallery’s Nora Larimer!

by February 26, 2012 » Add the first comment.
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Want to learn or improve your watercolor painting in a stunning mountain setting? Artist Norah Larimer of South Main’s Rock Run Gallery is offering a number of Plein Air watercolor workshops in 2012. These workshops will focus on outdoor painting in the beautiful Arkansas Valley near Buena Vista, Colorado and will [...] Read more »

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 »