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.
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
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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
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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