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The Legacy of Lonesome George: Rescuing Tortoises From Extinction

Cecilia Alvear | Posted 09.16.2014 | 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 09.07.2014 | 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 08.10.2014 | 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 07.28.2014 | 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.

Kid-Friendly Itineraries in Five Western U.S. Destinations That Cater to Adults

Amy Whitley | Posted 07.07.2014 | Travel
Amy Whitley

The best say both. The following Western US destinations are world-renown as wedding destinations, wine regions, or spa retreats, but have a secret: they're all surprisingly kid-friendly.

10 Reasons Art Lovers Should Visit Santa Fe

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 02.19.2014 | Arts

Nestled in the Southwest corner of the United States, Santa Fe has long been home to a flourishing, sometimes feverish, artistic community. From folk ...

Santa Fe's One-time Treasure: See It Now!

Anne Z. Cooke | Posted 03.15.2014 | Travel
Anne Z. Cooke

Why, you might ask, did I find a bunch of black and brown scribbles compelling enough to make a hastily planned trip to inspect them?

Veterans Groups Look To Replenish Ranks

The Santa Fe New Mexican | Robert Nott | Posted 03.15.2014 | Politics

As a veteran of the Gulf War some 20 years back, Rosemary Morales-Vargas said she didn't think she initially fit in at the Veterans of Foreign Wars po...

Is Panama Truly a Retirement Haven? Santa Fe, Part 3 of 5

George Rajna | Posted 03.08.2014 | Fifty
George Rajna

The town was attractive with friendly locals and the restaurants served up tasty and cheap food. Affordable accommodation would not be an issue and the attractive surrounding mountains dotted with waterfalls amidst the green fertile forests and jungle seemed a no brainer.

'Game Of Thrones' Is Headed To The Big Screen

Posted 12.22.2013 | TV

"Game of Thrones" fans better plan a trip to New Mexico! The Jean Cocteau Cinema in Santa Fe will be screening every episode of the epic HBO fantas...

Francisco de Goya Drawings Make Their Way To The U.S.

AP | Posted 12.16.2013 | Arts

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A collection of drawings by Spanish artist Francisco de Goya is part of an international exhibition that's making only one sto...

Gift Guide: Travel Memories (Or Make New Ones)

Jim Werner | Posted 02.11.2014 | Gay Voices
Jim Werner

Gifting is hard work, but I'm here to help you give items that will ensure the recipient delights in your thoughtful present. Buy gifts that are iconic to or come from a place you've visited with your partner, friend, or family member. Here are some examples to get your wheels turning.

The 44 Cities Attracting The Most Baby Boomers (These May Surprise You!)

Moira McGarvey | Posted 01.25.2014 | Fifty
Moira McGarvey

I cannot believe how much fun I'm having thinking about where I might like to live, once the kids are gone and my husband and I are in a position to think about retiring. Well, maybe not retiring exactly, but doing something different than the same old thing. We very well may continue working but I'd like to have a new adventure.

The Top 10 Cities in the U.S.

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 10.16.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Earlier this year we all went mad for the "Friendliest and Unfriendliest U.S. Cities" list, and now we bring you the all around best. Napa's beautiful; Savannah, GA has "got it all"; New York is "electric." Agree? Disagree?

Why Georgia O'Keeffe ♥ New York

Posted 10.06.2013 | Arts

Georgia O'Keeffe reserved a special place in her heart for New Mexico. She chose the Southwestern paradise as a permanent home back in the late 1940s....

Investing in a Liberal Education

Christopher B. Nelson | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Christopher B. Nelson

The separation of knowledge into categories frustrates the human desire for unity. Each of us is a student of the world, a whole individual trying to make integral sense of the world, and striving to make that world our own.