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Santa Fe History

Lighting Up Santa Fe at Christmas

Farolitos, the small paper bag lanterns that dot the landscape and their electronic counterparts on public buildings magically appear in December throughout the city. It’s

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Santa Fe History

The Streets of Santa Fe

The roads of Santa Fe were historically named according to their destinations—Agua Fría, Cerrillos, Galisteo, Pecos and Taos. Camino de Chimayó once lead as the

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Santa Fe History

Christmas Cultural Convergence

During the Christmas holidays in Santa Fe the blending of Moorish and Native American culture abounds. The traditional winter pageants, Los Matachines and Los Moros

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New Mexico History

New Mexico Piñon

While growing up in Santa Fe my parents, aunts and uncles waited in anticipation for the new crop of piñon. Every seven years a new bumper

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Artists

Canyon Road Genesis

Since the early part of the twentieth century the name Canyon Road has become synonymous with art. Early artists that lived and worked there include

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A Graveside Christmas

Santa Fe will always be the City Different. During Christmas everyone partakes in our unique traditions. Thousands of farolitos dot the landscape. Their electronic counterparts

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