Cocktails in Santa Fe
Oct29

Cocktails in Santa Fe

A Drink in Santa Fe, New Mexico The bitters, on my pale hand, are dark like blackberry juice and sorghum molasses. I rub my sticky palms together and smell them. Cinnamon, willowbark, coffee. For an instant I step into another world. Flashing back to the present, I race after my bartender as he beckons me to his dim-lit kingdom filled with hiss and foam, fruit and flame. My cocktail, when it comes, is a flashy deep purple. Chris...

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New Mexico’s Salt Missions
Jan09

New Mexico’s Salt Missions

After almost two hours of breathtaking views of the New Mexican plains and eastern mountain ranges framed through the windshield of my rental car, I reach Mountainair. The drive was worth the schlep outside the Albuquerque city limits. The tiny town (pop: 1,116) could almost be described as a ghost town—consignment shops that look dusty inside and out, a hardware store boasting a sign that says nothing but “SHUT”– were it not...

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NM Magazine Photo Contest Dealine Extended

Prestige and prizes await amateur photographers entering the 9th annual New Mexico Magazine Photo Contest, co-sponsored by Eloquent Light Photography Workshops of Santa Fe. New Mexico Magazine is a division of the New Mexico Tourism Department The grand prize winner will receive a workshop from Eloquent Light Photography (estimated value: $1,000) as well as six-nights lodging at The Lodge at Santa Fe. “We’re thrilled to be building on...

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Roadtrip Culture Through the Eyes of England

It is not very often that I am able to do a road trip for the sake of a road trip. Road trips, for me, are usually a means to an end, a more leisurely and pleasant way to get from point A to point B than the stress of an airport, though all too often even leisure must go out the window for the sake of time. Either way, the small town shops, roadside scenery and other attractions have usually been a fringe benefit and not the reason...

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New Mexico Centennial Celebration

Happy Birthday New Mexico! Official State Centennial Logo will be unveiled During celebration in Capitol Rotunda February 19th SANTA FE—As New Mexicans observed the 97th anniversary of their statehood January 6, 2009, plans are moving forward for the state’s official centennial celebration, which will take place January 6, 2012. The Centennial of Statehood Steering Committee, a statewide collaborative group led by the New Mexico...

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