Business Briefs

July 08, 2007

Durango Restaurant

Durango Restaurant, which specializes in fine Tex-Mex and Spanish cuisine, opened its doors in May at 10-12 E. Washington St. in downtown Hagerstown.

The restaurant serves lunch and dinner seven days a week. It has an extensive menu, with selections ranging from typical Mexican fare to seafood, steak, and vegetarian entrees. There is a children's menu and a carryout menu.

The dessert menu features such items as flan, sopapillas, and fried Mexican ice cream.

Durango Restaurant has seating for almost 90 people on the first floor and 50 people on the second floor, including a private dining area.


There is additional seating at the bar.

Freddie Canales and his brother-in-law Rigoberto Bonilla are co-owners of Durango Restaurant. Canales' wife Ana also works in this family business.

Durango Restaurant is open Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.


The Associated Builders and Contractors Inc. (ABC), Cumberland Valley Chapter, held its first luncheon meeting on June 14 at the Plaza Hotel in Hagerstown.

The speaker was Darren Boas, assistant professor of the Department of Economics and Management at Hood College. He spoke on "How to Market Your Company."

ABC is a national trade association with more than 24,000 firms across the nation. Locally, more than 200 employers are members of the Cumberland Valley Chapter.

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