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The Land of Summer

Get more amazed than at the amusement park in New Mexico’s great outdoors

Summer Guide Public lands. The two words conjure images of desert vistas and windswept mountaintops, forests and badlands.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 Laura Paskus

Reel Fun

Or: Learning to fish the tear-free way, from a total stranger

Summer Guide Learning a new physical skill is often a humiliating experience. Teaching your body to do something novel involves a period of repetition that eventually builds enough muscle memory so that you can think about ...

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 Gwyneth Doland

Pinkies Down

The wine of the summer is fun, un-fussy rosé

Summer Guide What should you be drinking this summer? Pink wine. When it’s as hot as an horno out there, and you’re as thirsty as a silvery minnow—but you want real wine, not the refreshing sports drink known as pino ...

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 Gwyneth Doland

Pack a Sandwich

The perfect lunch for a summer hike

Summer Guide There’s nothing like reaching the summit after a challenging hike and resting on a nice, flat rock to enjoy lunch with a gorgeous vista. … And then opening your pack to pull out a soggy dough ball that once...

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 Gwyneth Doland

Day Trips

Nothing says vacation like actually taking one

Summer Guide While most of what you read on these pages is about how to enjoy summer in Santa Fe, nothing says vacation like actually taking one—even if it’s just for the day.

Fore!

Darkness takes mall mini golf to the next level

Summer Guide Santa Fe Place might just be making a comeback. Two new storefronts face Rodeo Road, and just the other night, I heard some teenagers talking about waiting to catch the bus there. What were they doing? “Hangi...

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 Julie Ann Grimm

Run It Out

Boutique fitness is all the rage, but running never went out of style

Summer Guide On a cool Sunday morning, Eric Peters runs up a mountain incline near the Dale Ball Trails, steadily planting his feet between loose rocks. I lag behind, my lungs struggling to process the thin air.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 Steven Hsieh

Strangers in a Familiar Land

SITE Santa Fe biennial invokes the shared experience across continents and the value of the overlooked

Summer Guide In Paolo Soleri’s now-abandoned amphitheater at the Santa Fe Indian School, we see everything that SITElines.2016 is about. Free-form concrete is cast as art in biometric and geometric forms.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 Elizabeth Miller

What’s Opera, Doc?

The Santa Fe Opera is more accessible than you think

Summer Guide Show of hands, people. Been out to the opera recently? The Santa Fe Opera, that is? Thought so.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 John Stege

Pick a Fest

How to narrow down your summertime plans and avoid festival fatigue

Summer Guide It’s getting warm out there and that means tons more to do, but you’re a genius of a human with happy feelings all the time and a jam-packed social calendar.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 Alex De Vore
 
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Morning Word: Death Penalty Reinstatement Would Cost State Millions

Morning Word At the same time New Mexico lawmakers are trying to shore up the state’s budget, the New Mexico Public Defender's Office is questioning the costs associated with reinstating the death penalty.  ... More

Sept. 22, 2016 by Peter St. Cyr

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