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Canyon Road | Many Things to Many People

Canyon Road is many things to many people. For art collectors, it’s a world-renowned address, home of some of the finest galleries in the United States. For locals, it’s a place of celebration – where Christmas is welcomed with flickering … Continue reading

Joe and Mike’s Blog: El Ranch de las Golandrinas or Ranch of the Swallows

This beautiful rural and rustic museum to the south of Santa Fe is a wonderful experience for the whole family. Anyone interested in livestock, farming, culture and living conditions during the early Southwest’s history will find this restored one-time caravanserai … Continue reading

Mike’s Blog: The Heart of Santa Fe, The Plaza

Few cities are more inextricably tied to a central physical space than Santa Fe is to the Plaza. Santa Fe Plaza provided a definition and boundary between the state of ‘civilization’ for the Spanish and the ‘frontier’ without. In creating … Continue reading

Joe’s Blog: Kite Flying Styles, The American Science and the Japanese Artistic

Most of us think of Benjamin Franklin when we think of the first kites. His famous experiment in 1752 “discovered” electricity by capturing negative charges from static electricity passing overhead while he flew a kite with a metal key attached. … Continue reading

Joe’s Blog: 10th Mountain Division’s Role in the Ski Basins of the Rocky Mountains

The history of the ski industry in America has a special interest for Santa Fe, surprisingly combining our city’s beautiful ski basin with the defense industry that’s been such a major factor in New Mexican history.  If the US had … Continue reading

Joe’s Blog: Luminario or Farolito? Either Way it Makes Santa Fe Sparkle

The time around the holidays in Santa Fe is one of the most marvelous times of the year. Even if we do not have snow for the famous Christmas Eve Canyon Road walk, history has entrusted us with traditions that … Continue reading

The Agoyo Lounge

The Inn on the Alameda would like to welcome you to our NEW restaurant the Agoyo Lounge! Open 5:00pm-10:00pm EVERYDAY Organic Green Salad Pulled Pork Panini and Jicama Slaw Caprese Salad and our Chef Check out the Menu!

Happy Santa Fe Valentine’s Day

“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” ~ Lao Tzu ~ May you enjoy loving and being loved today.

A good world –

My cane hooked upon the wall, I lie at peace in moonlight Or, hearing water plashing on the rock, Sit up: none can purchase pleasure such as this: Spangled across the step-moss, a million coins! SHUTAKU (1308 – 88) For … Continue reading

Memorial Day Santa Fe

We honor…….we commemorate……we bless……

On the Santa Fe Chocolate Trail

You probably have your favorite secret vice, and if you’re like us, it might just be….CHOCOLATE! We know that this Old World substance has garnered new respect and resonance today, when it is actually considered healtly, albeit in smaller doses … Continue reading

Only ONE Santa Fe Performance!

Our Aspen Santa Fe Ballet continues to deliver, this month bringing the celebrated Momix troupe – and Santa Fe favorite – to perform at the Lensic Center for the Performing Arts. Not content with simply demonstrating their extremely complex dance … Continue reading

Merry Christmas to All….

And to all, a good night….and joyful day!

Georgia O’Keeffe Museum Welcomes Robert Henri Back to Santa Fe, New Mexico

Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, 217 Johnson Street, Santa Fe, 505-946-1000 There is nothing quite like a thoughtful retrospective of an artist’s work to encourage appreciation of that person’s talents and interests. With the good fortune to have the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum … Continue reading

Santa Fe Remembers

September 11, 2001….ten years….we remember…..

Cooking Up Santa Fe Flavor

The Santa Fe School of Cooking is located at 116 West San Francisco Street , Santa Fe, NM  1-800-982-4688 or 505-983-4511 On Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/SantaFeSchoolofCooking?sk=wall When people think of Santa Fe, frequently the first thing they think of is the food. … Continue reading

Santa Fe Dance puts Spring into Motion

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet appears on Friday, March 11 and Saturday March 12 at 7:30pm in the Lensic Performing Arts center on 211 West San Francisco Street in Santa Fe, NM Tickets at http://www.ticketssantafe.org/tsf We all know that our Santa … Continue reading

On the Road to Santa Fe

The Hotel Parq Central is located at 806 Central Avenue SE in Albuquerque, NM 87102. You can reach the hotel at 505-242-0040 or info@hotelparqcentral.com Sometimes when you’re traveling, you simply can’t get to your destination right away. That’s certainly true … Continue reading

The Summer Monsoon

Many people are surprised to find out that Santa Fe’s rainy season corresponds almost exactly to the height of the tourist season – July and August. They become even more alarmed when the locals refer to this as the “monsoon”. … Continue reading

The Butterfly Meadow

Santa Fe National Forest: The Aspen Vista Trail The Aspen Vista Trail is probably the most popular trail in the Santa Fe area. The trailhead, with abundant parking, is around 14 miles from downtown Santa Fe, right along Hyde Park … Continue reading

Making the Most of Free

Having just had a great free viewing experience at the Cleveland Museum of Art, I set out to explore other free art options here in my hometown. While not all museums have the luxury of an endowment that allows for … Continue reading

Santa Fe Paints the Town Red

Like many of our guests, hoteliers these days are staying closer to home themselves, but every now and then, business elsewhere beckons. In combination with the value of experiencing a hotel as a guest, a trip to the Big City … Continue reading

Pilobolus at Popejoy

Sometimes Santa Fe goes South! To Albuquerque, that is. In the past, when the Pilobolus troupe has had tour dates in the Southwest, our beautifully-restored Lensic has generally been one of their stops. This year, not. I don’t know whether the … Continue reading

Holiday Spirits

Have you been to Keshi? If you’re like me, the answer is “yes,” many times over. Whenever I need a unique  gift for a special person, this quiet little shop is the first place that comes to mind, and the … Continue reading

20 Years and Still Cookin’

Have an hour to spare this Saturday afternoon? On December 19th, from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., the Santa Fe School of Cooking celebrates its 20th year of welcoming locals and travelers alike into their kitchen for a taste of New … Continue reading

The Snowy Sangre

Winter is here in Santa Fe, and the ski bunnies were rushing up the mountain on Saturday for the official opening of Ski Santa Fe, with its 29 inch base, newly freshened late last week, as you can see in … Continue reading

Nutty for the Nutcracker

Snow is on the ground, Christmas lights are twinkling in the crisp air, and it’s time for the Sugar Plum Fairy! While it’s easy to think of the Nutcracker as a hoary old chestnut, it’s a fact that this ballet … Continue reading


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