The Durango Telegraph
“When Carley Snider discovered an old leather book filled with chocolate recipes, she had no idea it would change her life. Naturally curious, she tried making some of the truffles and found she liked making chocolate. In 2011, her hobby morphed into a business: Animas Chocolate Co.
“We started super small, just renting some commercial kitchen space in The Chip Peddler’s kitchen,” she said.
After a few months, the company moved into a retail space in the Rivergate Center and then expanded to its current location on North Main in 2013.”
The Durango Herald
“A bar and a new home for food trucks is coming to 11th Street and Main Avenue this summer.
Jaime Wisner and his son, Marcos, are remodeling the former home of the Durango Downtown Smoke Shop to look as it did in the 1950s when it was a gas station. Plenty of gas station memorabilia will be incorporated into the bar.
“We’ll have a lot of urban art,” Jaime Wisner said.”
11th Street Station is like a casino. You could stay there all day and night, and never have to leave. There’s booze, coffee, and food. What more do you need?
The property on the corner of 11th Street and Main Avenue is home to a bar, a coffee shop, and five food trucks. Each establishment is individually owned and lease space from Ernie’s Bar.
The novel business idea provides lots of outdoor sitting and standing space to enjoy lunch or a late night drink. Furthermore, the business gives an answer to tight city restriction on food trucks, as well as brings big-city culture to Durango.