Since 2005, the Laramie Main Street Alliance has sought to improve downtown infrastructure while preserving its historic integrity. Its efforts have reached national attention, and as of May 16, the LMSA and Downtown Laramie have been awarded the Great American Main Street Award.
While social distancing is an important step in weathering this storm together, let's make sure that those of us in the community that are worried about the economic impact know that we have their back. We love our local businesses.
The business that would one day take the place of Madam Opal's began as a dream of two coworkers sneaking off after work to have their own wine club. "It was very exclusive," said Lesley Young, co-owner of Cask 307. "Just the two of us sneaking ing to the back room of what was then Snowy Range Dodge when we were done with work. We'd always talk about opening a wine bar."