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Tube Dream

Local design firm Anagr.am envisions better public transportation in Santa Fe

Local News The designers at local firm Anagr.am, a team that includes former SFR opinion columnist Zane Fischer, didn’t have Santa Fe Mayor David Coss in mind when they devised a hypothetical Santa Fe metro map, but the...

Wednesday, March 28, 2012 Alexa Schirtzinger

Ancient Ones

Can a new chef recast the Anasazi Restaurant? Should he?

Food Writing Pity chef Juan Bochenski.The former executive sous chef at Jumby Bay, a resort in warm, beachy Antigua, Bochenski moved to Santa Fe in cold, snowy November to become the Anasazi Restaurant’s new executive c...

Wednesday, March 28, 2012 Alexa Schirtzinger

Moveable Feast

The highs and lows of Restaurant Week

Food Writing I’ve never seen Azur so packed.I walk past the small Mediterranean bistro, the semi-new venture by Ristra owner Eric Lamalle, pretty much every time I scoot out of the house for a last-minute bottle

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 Alexa Schirtzinger

Souped Up

Santa Fe's new soup joint changes the lunch game

Food Writing Santa Fe isn’t exactly a mecca for early adopters. We’re still in the nascent stages of the cupcake craze that hit the coastal cities in the early aughts; we have yet to use weird contraptions to

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 Alexa Schirtzinger

Culture Club

Tom Aageson says involving Albuquerque and Taos in Santa Fe’s cultural identity can only help

Local Economy The plan: Create a “cultural corridor” linking Santa Fe to Albuquerque and Taos, and encourage collaborative efforts to preserve, expand and market each area’s unique culture.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 Alexa Schirtzinger

Storefronting the Money

Cramped entrepreneurs and empty storefronts, unite!

Local Economy The plan: Match young entrepreneurs and artists with empty retail spaces to create more vibrant, mixed-use spaces around Santa Fe.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 Alexa Schirtzinger

Let’s Get Together

Discussing Santa Fe’s challenges and opportunities is a crucial first step

Local Economy The plan: Start a meaningful conversation about Santa Fe’s future economy by organizing and engaging small, diverse groups of local residents. Schnieders says the groups would first address the question of wh...

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 Alexa Schirtzinger

The Process is the Point

Can we think past job creation to building a culture of entrepreneurship?

Local Economy The plan: “Ignite the entrepreneurial ecosystem” by creating a pilot program to assist selected “entrepreneurial fellows.”

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 Alexa Schirtzinger

Campaign Trail

Tom Udall isn’t up for re-election, but he has plenty to say about campaign finance

Local News In a recent story about the role of super PACs, The Economist highlighted a proposal by US Sen. Tom Udall, D-NM. Udall’s idea: a joint resolution calling for a constitutional amendment that would allow Congre...

Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Alexa Schirtzinger

Eating Wrong

End Game: Does Amavi's closing foretell the fate of youth culture?

Food Writing “Amavi is closed until further notice,” Megan Tucker, the restaurant’s petite, auburn-haired former executive chef, announces upon sitting down. We’re in a corner of the former Corazón space,

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 Alexa Schirtzinger
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