Dgo woarrow

Nick Gonzales’ articles

Sunny Gable releases new Americana album “Audience of One”

Local Americana artist Sunny Gable released her first solo album, “Audience of One,” on Nov. 29. A deeply personal project, Gable recorded the entire album in her house.

“I wanted to record something that was very representative of me as a musician, and I play a lot of the instruments and do all the harmonies,” she...

Get Outta Town: See the machines that probe the secrets of the cosmos

Head 50 miles west of Socorro, New Mexico, and you’ll find one of the best locations on the planet to listen to outer space. Less “E.T.” and more “Contact” (in fact, it was a filming location), the Very Large Array is a collection of 27 radio antennas on the Plains of San Agustin.

The dish of each antenna is about 82...

Weird real estate: Ever want to live in an abandoned missle silo complex?

Considering buying real estate? For about $375,000 you might be able to get a three bedroom, two bathroom home on the outskirts of Durango. Or you could live in a decommissioned Titan II missle complex in Arizona.

It’s a bit of a fixer-upper, but if geopolitics go south and society collapses, where would you feel more...

Is Utah’s Uinta Basin connected to other worlds?

Ryan Skinner was headed down I-70 near the Utah-Colorado border in 2006 when something weird happened.

Skinner and his soon-to-be wife, Iryna, were making a long haul from Wisconsin to Las Vegas, and Iryna had taken the wheel, giving Skinner the chance to relax. There were no other vehicles on the road, but when they...

Feeling glum about how you look? Try getting naked

When many of us wake up and look in the mirror, we don’t love what we see. And that can be a problem.

According to the National Eating Disorders Association, people with negative body image, regardless of gender, are more likely to develop an eating disorder and suffer from feelings of depression, isolation, low...

Boon’s in Farmington features Thai barbecue and friendly atmosphere

Did you know that Farmington has a Thai barbecue place?

I didn’t – but then again up until recently, I hadn’t really explored the city’s downtown area. I’ve always been content shopping among the chains and big box stores on the northeastern side of town, venturing further south on trips to specifically visit Three...

Nemesis 5 Esports brings gaming arena to Four Corners

Are you a serious, competitive video gamer? Do you also need to get out of the house and at least be in the same room with some other people?

If so, Nemesis 5 Esports, Farmington’s new gaming facility might appeal to you.

According to the Durango Herald, the gaming arena officially opened on Nov. 22 and features...

Durango’s cheesesteak stand strives for authentic South Philly experience

If you’ve walked through downtown Durango around lunchtime between October and May, you’ve probably noticed the cheesesteak guy.

Tom Corrado’s stand, located these days in the parking lot of the Elks Lodge on Ninth Street and East Second Avenue, might not look like anything to write home about. But fans of regional fast...

Just-opened Mexican restaurant Mi Ranchito plans to stay open late

Pub crawlers, shift workers, and general night owls, rejoice! A new Mexican restaurant in downtown Durango plans to stay open late.

In an interview with the Durango Herald, restaurateur Jamie Lariz said he hopes to keep Mi Ranchito open until 3 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays starting in January. Occupying the former home...

Looking for chocolate? Creede has a festival for that

A rational person would use the two days after Thanksgiving to take it easy and eat light, leftover-based meals. Here’s an alternative: gorge on dessert.

Over the past few years, Southwest Colorado’s chocolate festivals have been vanishing. Durango’s impressive Chocolate Fantasia, a fundraiser for Volunteers of America,...

E.T. research now officially has a grad program

Ever want to search for space aliens ... from within the rigorous confines of scientific academia? Now you can.

Scientific American’s Sarah Scoles reports that after testing one out last year, Pennsylvania State University has officially added a graduate-level class on searching for extraterrestrial...

Indigenous, LGBTQ-friendly Albuquerque brewery opening Farmington taproom

Farmington fans of craft beer rejoice – your local options are growing rapidly.

Up until Lauter Haus Brewing Co. joined the scene in October, Farmington was a one-brewery town, with only Three Rivers brewery to slake its thirst. Come early 2020, however, a third brewery, Bow & Arrow Brewing Co., will join them, at...

Get Social