June 27, 2017

Dispensary Land

Santa Fe’s five cannabis dispensaries serve a growing patient base

Features Long-standing federal limits on research into the plant’s medical uses have forced patients, doctors and dispensary owners to improvise their ways to wellness. ... More

May 24, 2017 by Aaron Cantú

The Heart of Darkness

A walk through the scorched landscapes where our forest used to be and a glimpse of our future fires

Features First there’s a spark, and then the fire. We all stare at the sky, smell the smoke. After the trees and brush and roots are gone, floods roar through arroyos and down hillsides. Weeds invade as soon as the ground has cooled.
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May 17, 2017 by Laura Paskus

Sugar Crash

After a bitter defeat in the sugary-drink tax election, a look what’s next for pre-K in Santa Fe—and for the man who pinned his name on the plan

Features The mayor was at home. After months spent talking about the futures of 966 children, he was presently concerned primarily with the immediate futures of two. ... More

May 10, 2017 by Matt Grubs

The Craft

Local breweries expand and reshape for a discerning audience

Features The Big Guy A seemingly endless line of students enrolled in brewing and beverage management courses at Central New Mexico Community College pours into the main brewery warehouse at the Santa Fe Brewing Company on the outskirts of town.
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April 26, 2017 by Alex De Vore

Rebel, Rebel

Photographs prove Frida Kahlo was her own muse

Features In only 47 years of life, Frida Kahlo made an everlasting mark on the world as a painter, an icon of individuality and a symbol of feminism, exoticism, self-love and suffering. ... More

May 03, 2017 by Maria Egolf-Romero

Everybody Loves (Hates) Steve

Santa Fe Opera reveals the man behind a 21st-century icon

Features On a late afternoon in early spring, the Santa Fe Opera’s Crosby Theatre is empty but for a few birds fluttering in the rafters.
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April 12, 2017 by Jordan Eddy

Made in New Mexico

With manufacturing on the decline, small makers still get it done

Features Manufacturing is a beast of a subject, and we set out to cover it from the perspective of those who make things. The idea: tour factories with assembly lines and report on people who work on them, timed by bells. We hit a ton of walls. ... More

April 19, 2017 by Maria Egolf-Romero

Sanitized Science

Why Are New Mexico schools teaching outdated science while new standards sit on the shelf?

Features A few weeks ago, in a cherry-wood-paneled committee room on the third floor of the Roundhouse, Lesley Galyas stood up and said what a lot of people seemed to be thinking. ... More

March 29, 2017 by Matt Grubs

Castles, Ruins & Mysteries

Uncovering the secrets of Santa Fe’s icons and eyesores

Features Santa Fe’s venerable position in the hierarchy of architecture of New Mexico cities is a hard-fought distinction.
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April 05, 2017 by SFR


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