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Something’s Gotta Give

As the city heads into budget talks to address a deficit, no one wants to make cuts or increase taxes

Features No one wants to be the first to make a cut aimed at bringing the city budget into balance, but the reality is that with an estimated $15 million budget shortfall, someone will have to get the scalpel out.
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Feb. 03, 2016 by Elizabeth Miller

'Cleared of Wrongdoing'

NM attorney general exonerates 10 behavioral health providers in fraud case, leaving two investigations open

Local News The New Mexico Attorney General exonerated 10 health care providers of fraud charges Monday, a significant reversal for Gov. Susana Martinez’s administration, which accused 15 organizations of wrongdoing more than two years ago. ... More

Feb. 08, 2016 by New Mexico In Depth

Once Bite-en, Never Shy

Santa Fe Bite’s iconic burgers still live up to the hype

Food Writing When Santa Fe Bite (inside Garrett’s Desert Inn, 311 Old Santa Fe Trail, 982-0544) opened in downtown Santa Fe in 2013, there was a collective sigh of relief—and some trepidation—for green chile cheeseburger lovers everywhere.
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Feb. 03, 2016 by Rob DeWalt

It’s a Draw

Art, art as fast as you can

Art Features Render Bender, at the Center for Contemporary Arts on Saturday, Feb. 6, brings together 50 artists who will have one hour to create unique drawings.
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Feb. 03, 2016 by Alex De Vore

Hope Floats

Santa Fe weighs in on top presidential contenders, while Gary Johnson bolsters hope in repeat attempt for White House

Local News Plenty of Santa Feans, or at least those registered with major parties who plan to exercise their civic duties at the ballot boxes at the “closed primaries” come June, are just as focused on the top contenders as the rest of the nation. ... More

Feb. 02, 2016 by Thomas Ragan

Build a Better Bicycle Program

Bike share program resurfaces, but concerns about equity in access remain

Local News County Commissioner Miguel Chavez held up his flip phone, which he does not use to send or receive text messages, during the latest Metropolitan Planning Organization board meeting.
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Feb. 03, 2016 by Elizabeth Miller

World Records

Stepbridge Studios make way for Jono Manson’s Kitchen Sink Studios

Music Features In October, Manson took over, and by November, he was plugging along with a reinvigorated sense of purpose and a whole mess of improvements to the already stellar equipment boasted by the former Stepbridge. ... More

Feb. 03, 2016 by Alex De Vore

Chef Eric DiStefano Dies

Friend says longtime chef at Coyote Cafe and Geronimo passed away in sleep at health spa

Local News The news started to travel around downtown Santa Fe on Friday night, the way that news travels in our town. Word of mouth. Friend to friend. Text message. Facebook posts. Whispers in the corner. 
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Feb. 06, 2016 by Julie Ann Grimm

Much Ado about Some …Thing

The Bard was writing about sex and violence before it was cool

Art Features There’s been plenty of hoopla over Shakespeare’s First Folio exhibit opening at the Santa Fe Museum of Art this Friday at 5:30 pm. To be clear, it’s a book. An old book.
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Feb. 03, 2016 by Ben Kendall

Toast “Gung Hey Fat Choy” with Baijiu

Kiss My Glass Every few years, a new product explodes upon the global mixology scene, and bar folks’ ears perk up. A new toy! A few years back, genever, the Dutch predecessor to today’s gin, became the darling of the industry with its unique, malty flavor.
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Feb. 03, 2016 by Natalie Bovis

3 Questions

with Jason DeBoer

3 Questions New Mexico-made thriller Dead River is the directorial debut of Santa Fe filmmaker Jason DeBoer.
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Feb. 03, 2016 by Brianna Stallings

Get Medieval … on Guitars

Can we axe you a question?

Picks Everybody loves the guitar. Be they longtime player, newly initiated or just a fan, it is arguably the most universally adored and played instrument on earth, and its history is both ancient and fascinating. ... More

Feb. 03, 2016 by Alex De Vore

An Ounce of Prevention

Here's the Thing At the outset, let me say that I make no excuses for those who engage in criminal behavior. If you break the law, particularly if it is knowingly done, you should expect to assume the consequences.
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Feb. 03, 2016 by Andrea L Mays

Not Good Math

City finance director admits his calculation property tax rate's impact was way off, maximum increase is $310 not $10

Local News No one in this newsroom became a journalist to do math, so when the question came up for the Feb. 3 cover story, “Something’s Gotta Give” about just what a possible property tax increase could ... More

Feb. 05, 2016 by Elizabeth Miller

Rollin’ on the Dead River

A tense literary thriller from local filmmaker

Yay Write what you know. Never meet your heroes. Truth is stranger than fiction. There are two sides to every story. These ideas and more are at the heart of Dead River. ... More

Feb. 04, 2016 by Brianna Stallings

Panda-monium

Jack Black is the chosen one, again

Ok The CGI animated film has practically become old hat at this point, with countless productions from Pixar, DreamWorks, Fox, etc. over the years and no shortage of vehicles looming on the horizon. ... More

Feb. 03, 2016 by Alex De Vore

Letters to the Editor

02.03.16

Letters to the Editor Mail letters to PO Box 2306, Santa Fe, NM 87504, deliver to 132 E Marcy St., or email them to editor@sfreporter.com. Letters (no more than 200 words) should refer to specific articles in the Reporter. Letters will be edited for space and clarity.
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Feb. 03, 2016 by SFR

7 Days

02.03.16

7 Days Been under a rock for the last week? Here's what you missed. SFR's 7 Days is your one-stop shop for all the news that happens in and around Northern New Mexico. ... More

Feb. 03, 2016 by SFR

Savage Love

The Wilbur Theatre

Savage Love A large crowd braved a snowstorm to come out to Savage Love Live at Boston’s Wilbur Theatre last week. Questions were submitted on index cards, which allowed questioners to remain anonymous and forced them to be succinct. ... More

Feb. 03, 2016 by Dan Savage

MetroGlyphs

02.03.16

MetroGlyphs Russ Thornton is a Santa Fe local who has replaced his first passion, cooking, with a new love interest, the weekly SFR comic he's created called MetroGlyphs. Reach him at santafechef@hotmail.com ... More

Feb. 02, 2016 by SFR
 

Morning Word: WIPP Could Reopen This Year

New Mexico Environment Department cautiously optimistic

Morning Word The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant could reopen this year if everything falls into place.  ... More

Feb. 09, 2016 by Peter St. Cyr

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