When I took a seat at Table, the Stanley Hotel’s exceptional dining experience, I didn’t know a soul. I introduced myself to several of them on the veranda of The Lodge prior to the main event. This building, located directly to the east of the Stanley Hotel is, essentially, a smaller copy of its neighbor.
Living in a tourist community with a seasonal economy takes a special kind of business person. One must adapt or fail. Downtown Estes Park took shape in 1905, when Loveland grocer Cornelius Bond formed the Estes Park Town Company and sold lots for $50 along newly formed Elkhorn Avenue. Fred Clatworthy bought two of those