July 1, 2016

Cover Story


Game On: Inside Review

Developer Playdead nails it all over again with their follow-up to 2010's Limbo

Pop Culture Inside is, in a word, flawless. ... More

June 30, 2016 by Alex De Vore

The Outdoor Issue

Features We’re no strangers to the great outdoors in New Mexico. As home to the nation’s first wilderness area, we’ve long been aware that the blank places on the map can be some of our most valuable.
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June 29, 2016 by SFR

SFR Picks: Stand to Deliver

Santa Fe Bandstand hits its awkward teen years

Picks Let’s say you had a kid the year the Santa Fe Bandstand began its yearly run of free summer shows. That kid would now be 14.
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June 29, 2016 by Alex De Vore, Maria Egolf-Romero

Coffee Pops to the Rescue!

Upgrade your caffeine delivery mechanism

Food Writing There have been so many stories in here about drinks lately that you guys probably think SFR is on a liquid diet. Not true! We are voracious eaters.
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June 29, 2016 by Gwyneth Doland

Connect the Spots

Officials and volunteers are working to link the city’s trail networks

Outdoor Guide On a sweltering Friday morning, Tim Rogers carries his GPS unit to map an unmarked stretch of trail near the Dale Ball access lot at the intersection of Cerro Gordo and Upper Canyon roads.
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June 29, 2016 by Steven Hsieh

But Where Out There?

A few ideas for taking hikes and bikes

Outdoor Guide Open to hikers, bikers and horses, the trails surrounding Santa Fe provide free nature therapy 365 days a year.
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June 29, 2016 by Julie Ann Grimm

Heat Wave Cocktails

Food Writing Bourbon Monsoon This is a riff on the whiskey smash, an old drink related to the mint julep and the mojito. If you have mint growing in your garden, this is a great way to use it.
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June 29, 2016 by Gwyneth Doland

Darling, You Don’t Look 60

Santa Fe Opera hits a big milestone

Opera It was 1957, just Elvis and Ike and me. I’d made my Metropolitan Opera debut a year earlier (Aida: Ethiopian captive). Now—a bitter July night during the Santa Fe Opera’s risky-ambitious debut season, seven operas that wet first summer.
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June 29, 2016 by John Stege

Fire in Watershed Half Contained

Managers Credit Strong Response for Reining In Flames

Local News  The McClure Fire in the Santa Fe Municipal Watershed is considered 50 percent contained, according to Friday afternoon media advisories, and some of the many resources allocated to that fire hav ... More

June 24, 2016 by Elizabeth Miller

Health Department Under-Reports Medical Cannabis Sales

Who's growing and selling the most and where? SFR obtains financial data for the first time

Local News New Mexico’s Medical Cannabis Program is growing at an even more rapid pace than reported by the public health agency tasked with regulating the industry. ... More

June 23, 2016 by Peter St. Cyr

Guiding Principles

How New Mexico’s female raft guides persevere in a male-dominated industry

Outdoor Guide Raft guide Keren Mikva declares it “Ladies Day” at New Mexico River Adventures, as seven women step up to guide a group of IT employees from Albuquerque over the rapids of the Rio Grande Gorge. ... More

June 29, 2016 by Andrew Koss

Try the Tri

Santa Fe has all the right ingredients for a strong triathlon culture, but still hosts few triathlons

Outdoor Guide Last September, Silvio Lopez left his house off of West Alameda to go on a long ride, taking the 45-mile Galisteo Loop, via Hwy. 14.
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June 29, 2016 by Reid Singer

3 Questions

with Lani Ersfeld

3 Questions The Santa Fe Farmers Market kicks off its Southside location again this summer with a presence at the Santa Fe Place Mall on Tuesday nights, between July 5 and at least Sept. 27 (longer if the weather holds).
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June 29, 2016 by Julie Ann Grimm

The Long Run

Duo blazes the trail for Santa Fe’s first ultramarathon

Outdoor Guide On a refreshingly cool Monday afternoon, Peter Olson, Taylor Pardue and a remarkably well-behaved border collie named Sten take a breather at the northernmost tip of the Dale Ball Trails, where the juniper and piñón trees recede.  ... More

June 29, 2016 by Steven Hsieh

Free State of Jones Review: Civil Bore

Meh There’s just something about war movies that draw us in as audiences. Oh sure, there’s the history and the shaping of nations and all that, but there’s also much to be said for the stark realism of a well-done battle scene.
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June 29, 2016 by Alex De Vore

Last Cab to Darwin Review

Ok Last Cab to Darwin With a few notable exceptions, our modern culture does a piss-poor job of confronting mortality. We’re bad at dealing with our own impending death, and we’re worse when the death of a loved one is looming.
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June 29, 2016 by Julie Ann Grimm



Letters to the Editor Send your Overheard in Santa Fe tidbits to: eavesdropper@sfreporter.com ... More

June 29, 2016 by SFR

7 Days


7 Days News plus jokes equals the original listicle. ... More

June 29, 2016 by SFR

Savage Love

Douche Moves

Savage Love Is it a super douchey move to pretend to be a lesbian to avoid unwanted male attention? I’m a straight single woman in my mid-thirties and a very plausible lesbian in terms of sartorial stereotypes. ... More

June 29, 2016 by Dan Savage



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
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June 29, 2016 by SFR

Morning Word: New Poll Shows Meteor Crash Outshines Clinton, Trump

Morning Word  Out-of-this-world views in this year's strange political landscape. ... More

June 30, 2016 by Peter St. Cyr


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