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America's Most Amazing Meals For $10 Or Less

CheapTickets | Posted 06.29.2015 | Taste
CheapTickets

We scoured North America for bargain-priced, refreshingly creative plates, and found 11, all 10 bucks or under.

Maine Leading the Way on Government of, for and by the People

Benjamin T. Brickner | Posted 06.16.2015 | Politics
Benjamin T. Brickner

Public campaign financing has encouraged more diverse candidates to run, kept campaign costs under control, and enabled candidates to spend more time with voters, instead of the wealthy donors, corporations and PACs who fund traditional campaigns.

David Geist Opens Up About Events That Brought Him Closer To The 'Flame'

Dustin Fitzharris | Posted 06.08.2015 | Fifty
Dustin Fitzharris

From his home in New Mexico, Geist spoke about his journey and how he got to the place where he knew it was time to reinvent himself and create a new life.

Your 2015 Guide to Coast-to-Coast Gay Pride

Jim Werner | Posted 05.29.2015 | Gay Voices
Jim Werner

This past weekend wasn't just the unofficial start of summer; it's the official start of Pride season. In the coming month the sunlight will not only stay out longer but cities will start flying the rainbow flag to celebrate their LGBT communities.

Motor Lodges Can Be Cute (We Promise)

Oyster | Posted 05.19.2015 | Travel
Oyster

While motor lodges are almost always affordable, they're not always aesthetically pleasing. But with summer right around the corner, we were inspired to round up the five cutest motor lodges in the United States

How Not to Pitch Your Book at a Book Festival

Sandra Ramos O’Briant | Posted 06.22.2015 | Arts
Sandra Ramos O’Briant

There were years when I attended the Los Angeles Festival of Books with the eager anticipation of an avid reader who likes nothing better than to stroll outdoors and wander into open-air bookstores.

Leaving Well Enough Alone

Sandra Ramos O’Briant | Posted 05.26.2015 | Fifty
Sandra Ramos O’Briant

My father had warned me about high school boys on the day he returned me home to New Mexico after a year with him in Texas. He'd sat on my bed and wept, telling me how boys are. He knew because he'd been one of the bad boys.

The Tattoo Lady, Mother And Me

Sandra Ramos O’Briant | Posted 05.19.2015 | Fifty
Sandra Ramos O’Briant

I've come back to Santa Fe from my home in Los Angeles because Mother is ill with throat cancer and undergoing chemotherapy. All her teeth have been removed and her dentures look ridiculous, but I tell her she looks the same. She seems to believe me.

Among Santa Fe's Many Virtues? History, Art, Culture, Hospitality and Killer Vintage Clothing

Bob Richter | Posted 02.18.2015 | Travel
Bob Richter

It's also safe to say that I've never visited a city as friendly as Santa Fe. From the cab drivers to the staff at the hotel, to retailers to strangers on the street, this town is populated by people who clearly love it -- and love sharing it with others.

The Best Cities for Falling in Love This Fall

Oyster | Posted 01.24.2015 | Travel
Oyster

Cobblestone streets, stunning architecture, and culture-filled attractions are just a few of the things that landed the following seven cities on our list of the perfect cities to fall in love in this fall.

Route 66, Ride for the Relay, Day 7

Mary Anne Erickson | Posted 01.25.2015 | Travel
Mary Anne Erickson

The clock said 6:00 a.m. so I knew I was not going back to sleep. And I was curious about the wind, so I opened the window a crack and felt a spritz of moisture. The prediction was true, a storm was coming.

Santa Fe: Town or Country?

Andrea R. Vaucher | Posted 01.11.2015 | Travel
Andrea R. Vaucher

Ever since my first visit to New Mexico in the 1970s, I've harbored a fantasy that my life would have a kind of Georgia O'Keefe final chapter.

The Legacy of Lonesome George: Rescuing Tortoises From Extinction

Cecilia Alvear | Posted 11.16.2014 | Green
Cecilia Alvear

They look invincible-with their built-in body armor and their enormous bulk. But giant tortoises, the very symbol of the Galápagos, are among the most devastated creatures on the islands.

You Know Where You Are From the Very First Bite

Natalie Compagno | Posted 11.06.2014 | Travel
Natalie Compagno

I was discussing an upcoming New Orleans trip with friend and fellow foodie Jessica Collins. She said "When I took my first bite of turtle soup at Commander's Palace, I knew there was no other city I could be in than New Orleans." Truer words have never been spoken.

Santa Fe Council Votes To Decriminalize Pot

AP | Posted 08.28.2014 | Politics

The cost of getting caught with a little weed in Santa Fe will drop to just $25 max, thanks to a City Council vote Wednesday to decriminalize marijuan...

Sustainability of Traditional Art Forms

Ihitashri Shandilya | Posted 10.07.2014 | Arts
Ihitashri Shandilya

From the early civilization days, human beings believed in culture. Every society practiced one or the other form of art or craft.

The 10 Best Small Cities In America

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 09.21.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

By David Jefferys, CNTraveler.com Instead of planning a trip to New York City or Los Angeles, explore some of America's quainter cities. These spots,...

Art Collective Puts Nuclear History In Perspective

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.31.2014 | Arts

One day in 1943, Dr. Robert Oppenheimer, known to many as the "father of the atomic bomb," made a mundane request. According to an interoffice mem...

An Enchanting Road Trip to New Mexico's Hot Springs

Christine Buckley | Posted 09.09.2014 | Travel
Christine Buckley

Perhaps that's why a recent hot spring themed five day road trip through the State of New Mexico, the Land of Enchantment, has left me daydreaming about when I can go back to explore more.

The Key to Avoiding a Vacation From Hell? Don't Book One There

Christina Pesoli | Posted 09.06.2014 | Travel
Christina Pesoli

Every vacation destination has its own personality; and if that personality sucks, then chances are your vacation is going to suck, too. That's just math.

Being a Tourist in Santa Fe, New Mexico

Judith Fein | Posted 09.06.2014 | Travel
Judith Fein

Last week, some friends came to visit my hometown. "We know it's a drag to have to be a tour guide in your hometown, but what if you became a tourist with us?" one of them suggested.

International Folk Art Alliance Nurtures Cultural Entrepreneurs

John M. Eger | Posted 08.18.2014 | Arts
John M. Eger

UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization) was an early sponsor of Santa Fe and its International Folk Art program and...

"Miles to Go Before It Sleeps"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 07.27.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima Any motorist knows that the best way to ensure longevity is to regularly check your parts, monitor your fluids and make sure your und...

Your Guide to Coast-to-Coast Gay Pride

Jim Werner | Posted 07.19.2014 | Gay Voices
Jim Werner

Break out the white shoes and rainbow flags. Memorial Day is Monday, and gay Pride season isn't far behind. June brings long days and LGBT events across the land.

Bullied: Diversity, Differentiation, Distinction

Sandra Ramos O’Briant | Posted 07.20.2014 | Latino Voices
Sandra Ramos O’Briant

Diversity is a term I embrace, and not just ethnically. I hate being stereotyped and having my choices restricted, not only in my life, but in the lives I create for my characters.